Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2019)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2016, 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

Senior (2018-19)
Dylan McCabe began his senior year by shooting a 234 (+18) at the Duke/Rod Myers Invitational. The second round of the tournament saw him shoot a 73 (+1),  just two strokes off his career-best mark of 71, which he hit twice last fall. At the Cardinal Regional Challenge, McCabe fired a 232 (+19) over a three-day span. He finishes the fall season with a 77.66 stroke average and a low-round of 74 (+2).

McCabe participated in three of the four Big Ten Match Play competitions for the Huskers (Feb. 8-9). He went 1-2 on the weekend in his matches. He also participated individually at the Husker Invitational (April 13), where he fired a 159 (+17) to finish 36th. The Sioux City, Iowa native finishes his senior year with a 78.13 stroke average.

Junior (2017-18)
McCabe saw action in four of Nebraska's 10 stroke-play tournaments on the year while also going 2-0 at the Big Ten Match Play Championships. He finished the year with a 76.67 stroke average across 12 rounds during his junior season. McCabe made the Husker lineup three times and competed as an individual at The Jackrabbit. His best tournament of the season was at the Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational where he shot three-over par (219) and tied for 55th. He shot a season-best 71 on day one and three of the tournament as well. McCabe's last appearance of the year came at the Desert Mountain Invitational. He shot 242 (+24) and tied for 64th-place overall.

Sophomore (2016-17)
McCabe did not appear in any tournaments during the season. Off the course, McCabe earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. 

Freshman (2015-16)
McCabe made one stroke-play appearance and went 0-2-0 at the Big Ten Match Play. He finished 91st at the Seattle Redhawk Invitational as an individual.

Before Nebraska
McCabe was a standout at Bishop Heelan in Sioux City, Iowa. McCabe captured 2014 Sioux City Journal Siouxland Player-of-the-Year honors after becoming the youngest golfer to win the Tri-State Masters in May of 2014 at age 16. McCabe was also the youngest winner of the Green Valley Club Championship.

McCabe competed in the U.S. Junior Amateur during the summer of 2014. He advanced to the match play portion of the tournament.

In the summer of 2015, McCabe made the cut at the Iowa Amateur after posting rounds of 77, 79 and 80. He added a fifth-place finish at the Interstate Tournament with a pair of 74s.

McCabe was a four-time all-conference selection at Heelan High School. He was also an honor roll student.

Dylan is the son of Rhonda and Mark McCabe and has one brother, Brett. Dylan was born on July 17, 1997. He majored in finance and earned his bachelor's degree from Nebraska in May of 2019. Dylan was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll during the spring semesters of 2016 and 2017. He was Nebraska's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner for men's golf in 2019. He earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017.


Year Rounds Strokes Average
2015-16 3 268 89.33
2016-17 - - -
2017-18 12 920 76.67
2018-19 8 625 78.13
Career Totals 23 1,813 78.83

Career Bests
Low Round - 71 (Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational, 10/24/18)
Low 54-Hole Score - 219 (Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational, 10/24/18)
Best Tournament Finish - T-55th (Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational, 10/24/18)
Rounds Under Par - 2