Prominent Kansas Golfer and Leader, David Dennis, passes at 88
“He was a fierce competitor and a true gentleman, and those are qualities you rarely find in one man,” was the reaction of 5-time KGA Senior Player-of-the-Year Ron Brewer upon learning of death of David Dennis.
Hundreds of golfers throughout Kansas and the nation would have a similar thought about the Independence, Kansas native. David Dennis was passionate about the game of golf while experiencing his greatest joy from the friends he made along the way in an amateur golf career that stretched over 50 years. Dave passed away peacefully on March 16th at an adult care facility in his hometown with many family members and friends nearby. Read more about the life of Dave Dennis.
KGF Tee Time Auction for Scholars Opens March 27
The Kansas Golf Foundation is set to host its 6th Annual Tee Time Auction for Scholars! This auction raises money for the Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship fund which provides $25,000 a year to kids attending college in Kansas. The auction features 20 Kansas golf courses such as Prairie Dunes, Flint Hills National, Shadow Glen and Hallbrook. Unless noted, each auction is a round of golf for four players, including carts. Want to know more, CLICK HERE to check out this years complete lineup and get a registered bidding account. This is a great chance to play one of the many great courses in our state, or buy one as a gift for family, friends or a colleague. You won't want to miss it!
USGA Handicap Seminar Scheduled for Wichita
The USGA has released its 2015 Handicap Systems Seminar schedule. There will be one seminar in the state of Kansas. The seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22nd at Crestview Country Club in Wichita. The seminar is open to anyone and will focus on content within the USGA Handicap System Manual. PGA Professionals are eligible for MSR hours for attendance. Click here for more information and to sign up!
KGA Online Apparel Shop
Looking for a gift for the golfer in your family? The KGA is happy to announce the launching of an online apparel store through our partners at Planet Pro Shop, where you can buy KGA logo gear from Nike, Adidas, Puma and other brands. Apparel can be customized with different KGA logos and KGA championships. Click here to check it out!