This Is Your Perfect Chance to Play Golf in Ireland!
Whether it’s a Christmas present or just a “bucket list” experience, you won’t find a better way to have the unbelievable trip of a lifetime than the KGA’s September 2017 journey to Southwest Ireland to play six of the world’s best golf links.
The Kansas Golf Association is once again presenting this opportunity in conjunction with Sullivan Golf Travel, which is based in Ireland. The seven day excursion will include rounds at Waterville, Ballybunion, Old Head, Lahinch, Doonbeg and Tralee.
Click here for more information on this once in a lifetime trip!
Missouri Teams Take 2016 Senior Cup Matches
Ozark Senior Challenge
Association Senior Cup
Team Missouri regained the cup at the 2016 Ozark Senior Challenge on Tuesday at The Country Club of Missouri in Columbia. Missouri was victorious by a 13 to 11 point margin over Team Kansas after the day two singles matches were split 6 to 6. After day one four-ball and foursomes matches, Team Missouri led by a 7 point to 5 point margin over Team Kansas. Congratulations to both teams on a great competition!
In the Association Senior Cup, Team Missouri retained the cup after the two teams ended the two day competition tied at 6 points each. Kansas led by a 4 point to 2 point margin after day one four-ball and foursomes matches, but Team Missouri rallied during day two singles matches and took 4 of the 6 available match points to end the competition in a tie for the second straight year. Congratulations to both teams on a great match!
The Ryder Cup style goodwill competitions between the Missouri and Kansas Golf Associations are played each year with players for each team qualifying for these competitions through each associations respective Senior Series programs. Four-ball and foursomes matches will be played on Monday, October 17. The competitions will conclude with singles matches on Tuesday, October 18. Click here for more information including team rosters, match pairings and results!
Jeff Bell Wins the 28th KGA Mid-Amateur
Pairings & Results
Overland Park's Jeff Bell claimed the 28th KGA Mid-Amateur Championship on Tuesday at Firekeeper Golf Course in Mayetta. Bell, a former KU golfer, posted a second round 1-under par 71 to go with his opening round 3-under par 69 to take a two shot victory over Wichita's Charlie Stevens. Stevens recorded back to back 1-under par 71's to finish at 142 total. Topeka's Ben Moser and Lawrence's Bradley Lane finished in a tie for third place at 1-under par 143 total.
Thank you to the staff at Firekeeper Golf Course for hosting and to the players for your participation! Click here for pairings and results.