Grant Jabenis
Grant Jabenis

Honors & Awards

  • Two Career Top Five Finishes (2, 2022-23)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2022)
  • Blue River Classic Individual Champion (2020)

Junior (2023-24)
Grant Jabenis opened his second season at Nebraska by shooting a 220 (+10) over three rounds at the Visit Knoxville Collegiate (Sept. 8-10). The junior from Omaha was Nebraska's No. 4 golfer in the lineup and matched fifth-year senior Will Marshall as NU's No. 3 finisher at the tournament, tying for 53rd overall after rounds of 77-73-70 on the par-72, 7,280-yard layout of the Tennessee National Golf Club in Louden. 

Sophomore (2022-23)
In his first season as a Husker, Jabenis made regular contributions to the lineup, competing in 20 rounds while posting a 74.50 stroke average. 

He earned his first lineup appearance at the Purdue Fall Invitational (Oct. 10-11). The Omaha Westside product finished 33rd in Indiana, before closing the fall with a tie for 59th at the White Sands Bahamas Invitational.

His 74.83 stroke average helped Nebraska establish a record for fall stroke average (289.64).

Jabenis opened spring stroke play at The Prestige in Indio, Calif. (Feb. 20-22). He opened with back-to-back rounds of 71 and finished in third place at 215 (-1) to match Nebraska’s top individual finish of the season 

He competed in the Husker lineup at the Desert Mountain Collegiate before notching a fifth-place finish at the Stampede at the Creek. His performance at Indian Creek in Elkhorn, Neb., included a career-best second-round 67 (-5) to finish with a career-best 54-hole score of 210 (71-67-72, -6). 

He took 28th at the Fighting Illini Spring Collegiate with a 226 (+13), before concluding the season with a 153 (80-73) over two rounds at the rain-shortened Big Ten Championship in Galloway, N.J. (April 28-29). 

Before Nebraska
Jabenis helped Iowa Western CC to a third-place finish at the NJCAA District III Championships in April of 2021, carding a three-round total of 222. In the fall of 2020, Jabenis captured his first individual title and led the Reivers to a team championship at the Blue River Classic. During the spring, Jabenis took seventh individually to help the Reivers to a team title at the Eagle Spring Classic in Bartlesville, Okla.

Jabenis did not compete collegiately in 2021-22, delaying his continued collegiate enrollment while focusing on his game in Arizona.

At the Nebraska Amateur in July of 2020, Jabenis fired a 66 (-5) in the opening round at Happy Hollow Club in Omaha. He finished fourth with a four-round total of 287 (+3) that also included a third-round 69 (-2). Jabenis added a 10th-place finish at the 2021 Nebraska Amateur in Hastings.

As a junior in 2018, Jabenis tied for fifth at the Nebraska Class A High School Championship in Norfolk. He added a tie for 10th at the 2019 high school championship to help Omaha Westside tie for fifth in the team standings. He also tied for 16th as a sophomore in 2017 to help the Warriors to an eighth-place team finish.

The son of Jon Jabenis and Dacia Goldstein, Grant was born Sept. 5, 2000. The human development and family science major earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2022-23.    

Career Statistics 

Year Rounds Strokes Average
2022-23 20  1,490 74.50
2023-24 3 220 73.33
Career Totals 23    1,710 74.35

Career Bests 
*Best Tournament Finish - 3rd (The Prestige, 2/21/23)
*Low 54-Hole Score - 215 (The Prestige, 2/21/23)
*Low Round - 67 (Stampede at the Creek, 4/10/23)
Career Rounds Under Par - 6

*Competed as individual outside Nebraska lineup