The Aurora graduate shot a 5-over-par 221 to win the three-round event by eight strokes, becoming the event's 11th multi-time champion.
Badura, Taake, and Omaha’s Kaitlyn Hanna, who sits in third place at 5-over 77, will play together in Tuesday’s second round.
Brandon Crick has bigger things ahead this year than trying to climb the Korn Ferry Tour standings. But the McCook native and former Husker golfer took an important step in the right direction in that regard Sunday.
Alex Schaake is joining his older brother at Pinnacle Bank Championship.
The Pinnacle Bank Championship, scheduled for July 30-Aug. 2 at Elkhorn's Indian Creek, will not be played in front of spectators.