NPHS golf coach earns 2019 Nebraska Golf Coach of the Year

Following this 2019 boys golf season, North Platte head golf coach Jim Orcutt decided to retire after 35 years at the helm.

But Monday night in Lincoln, he was named the 2019 Nebraska Golf Coach of the Year by the Nebraska Coaches Association.

He to led the North Platte boy's team to a district championship and a Class B state title with three of his golfers placing in the top twelve.
That became the first team golf title in more than 60 years for North Platte High School.

Orcutt also coached the girls team to a Class A runners-up trophy this past 2018 season.