KGA Mourns Passing of Ross Randall
The Kansas Golf Association and golfers from across the country mourn the passing of legendary University of Kansas golf coach Ross Randall who passed at his home on April 21st. Randall, a former PGA Tour player, coached the Jayhawk men's golf team from 1980 to 2007 and doubled as women's coach from 1981-1984. Under his tenure the Jayhawks won the Big XII Conference Championship in 1999 at Prairie Dunes Country Club, where the 2017 Championship will be conducted the week of April 23-25. Randall was a three time Big 8/Big XII Coach of the Year who groomed five All Americans and 27 all conference players during his time. In 2014, Randal was honored for his accomplishments by induction into the Kansas Golf Hall of Fame.
Mid-Am Team/Senior Team at Reflection Ridge GC
The 2017 KGA championship season will kick off in Wichita on May 1-2 at Reflection Ridge Golf Club. The 54-hole stroke play team championship is contested over two days. 36-holes will be played on day one with the morning round Shamble and afternoon round Foursomes. Day two will be 18-holes featuring a Four-Ball format. Three age divisions will be available: Mid-Am, Senior and Super Senior.
There is currently one open spot for this championship. Contact the KGA office to be added to the field for the season opening championship.
Click here for more information including the player information memo, pairings and results Groupings and starting times for rounds one and two on Monday, May 1st will be published to the KGA website on or before April 24th.
Flint Hills National to host 2017 USGA Boys Junior
USGA national championship golf is coming to Kansas this summer! Flint Hills National Golf Club near Wichita is hosting the 2017 USGA Boys Junior Championship on July 17-22. Interested in volunteering? Take a look at the volunteer opportunities by clicking here.