The Iowa Golf Coaches Association named Gladbrook-Reinbeck's Jacob Smoldt Class 1A Player of the Year this summer. This was voted on by the golf coaches in Class 1A that are part of the Iowa Golf Coaches Association. This is the first time a Rebel Golfer has been named Player of the Year. Jacob was runner-up in the Class 1A State Golf Tournament that was held at Lake Panorama and was also on the All-Tournament Team. Jacob was also named to the IGCA's 1st Team All-State this year.
To see Jacob's results for the year, you can visit www.iahsgca.org. With these honors, Jacob was invited to play in the Iowa Masters, which was held at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames. Jacob plans to take his golf game to Wartburg College this fall in Waverly.