OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brandon Crick of McCook and Braden Thornberry of Olive Branch, Mississippi, have been granted exemptions to play in the Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha next month.

The 31-year-old Crick played at Nebraska and turned professional in 2010. His best performance this year was a tie for 19th in the Dormie Network Classic in San Antonio.

The 22-year-old Thornberry played at Mississippi, where he was the 2017 individual NCAA champion, and turned pro last year.

The Pinnacle Bank Championship also announced an extension of its contract with The Club at Indian Creek to host the Web.com Tour event for three years through 2022.

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