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Cole Gritton Leads 2019 High Plains Amateur


Manhattan's Cole Gritton leads after round one of the 2019 High Plains Amateur at Dodge City's Mariah Hills Golf Course.  Gritton, a senior on the Fort Hays State University golf team, posted a 3-under par 68 and will take a two shot lead heading into Sunday's final round.  Washburn golfer Andrew Beckler and Salina junior golfer Tate Herrenbruck are tied for second with 1-under par 70's.  Current KGA Mid-Am Player of the Year points leader Elliot Soyez of Goddard and Junction City's Andrew King round out the top five with even par 71's.  In the Masters Division, Dodge City's Tyson Clark leads with a 3-over par 74.  Salina's Sean Robertson sits one stroke back in the Masters Division.  In the Senior Division, Garden City's Sean Thayer holds a three stroke lead after opening round 2-under par 69.  Shawn Audrain of Garden City and Grant Porter of Castle Pines, Colorado are tied for second with 1-over par 72's.

Groupings and starting times for Round Two on Sunday, August 25th will begin at 8:00 am from #1 & #10 tees.  Click here for player information, pairings and results.

Mike Holloway Wins 39th Kansas Senior Amateur
Peter Robbins Takes Super Senior Title

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Wichita's Mike Holloway claimed another KGA title on Tuesday at the 39th Kansas Senior Amateur Championship after Firekeeper Golf Course.  Holloway, who recently turned 50 last October, started the day two shots off the lead, but rallied for the victory with a second round 4-under par 68 to finish at 5-under par 139 total.  Round one leader Mark Elliott of Topeka finished in second at 3-under par 141 total.  Garden City's Sean Thayer finished in third at 2-under par total which included a final round 4-under par 68.   In the Super Senior Division, Olathe's Peter Robbins was victorious after an impressive 36-hole performance that saw him finish as the only player under par at 2-under par 142 total.  Prairie Village's Frank Roth took runner-up honors at 3-over par 147.  Salina's Doug Durr and Overland Park's Dave Harris tied for third at 6-over 150 total.  

Thank to the membership and staff at Firekeeper Golf Course and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation for hosting the championship.
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Lois Deeter Wins Sunflower Girls Championship

After a hiatus in 2018, the Sunflower Girls Championship made its return at Hesston Golf Course. Leading after round one, Lois Deeter of Topeka had another great round of 73 to back up her day one score of 70. Deeter's two-day total of 143 (+1) was enough to secure her the title over Alyssa McMillen of Garden City by four strokes. Deeter had six total birdies over her two rounds and played exceptional at Hesston GC.

McMillen played great as well, totaling seven birdies of the course of two rounds. Kate Tilma of Wichita finished in third place after posting two consecutive 75's. Tess Roman of Prairie Village finished in fourth by one stroke with a two-day total of 151 (75, 76).

Thank you to Grady Pauls and all the staff at Hesston GC who helped out these past two days. Thank you also to all the ladies who came out and played and hung in despite the weather issues. We hope to see everyone back next year! Congrats Lois! See full results here.

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