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Missouri Wins 2019 Senior Cup Matches

Ozark Senior Challenge

Association Senior Cup

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Team Missouri won the 2019 Ozark Senior Challenge at Crestwood Country Club in Pittsburg, KS on Thursday.  Missouri held a 7 to 5 lead going into the final day Singles matches and extended the lead by winning 7 of the 12 Singles match points to finish with a 14 to 10 overall match win.  Congrats to Team Missouri!

In the Association Senior Cup, Team Missouri retained the cup after finishing in a 6 to 6 tie with Team Kansas.  Team Missouri led Team Kansas by a 4 to 2 margin after day one play.  During day two Singles matches, Team Kansas won 4 of the 6 match points to force the overall match tie.  Team Missouri retains the cup by virtue of being the defending champion. Congrats to Team Missouri!

The Senior Cup Matches are comprised of two separate Ryder Cup style team competitions between the Kansas Golf Association and the Missouri Golf Association.  The Ozark Senior Challenge is for players age 50 to 64 and each state is represented by 12 players each.  The Association Senior Cup is for players age 65 and older and each state is represented by 6 players each.  Match formats include Four-Ball, Alternate Shot and Singles matches.  Teams are determined by each state's respective Senior Series program.

Champions Crowned at Fall Triple Threat

Results & Recap

The Women’s Fall Triple Threat enjoyed a great fall afternoon for golf at Terradyne CC in Andover, Kansas.  Women from all over the state came together for the final championship of the season which features six holes of Four Ball, six holes of Chapman Alternate Shot, and six holes of Scramble.

Former Wichita State golfer Dani Rugeles (Bogota, Colombia) and partner Sabrina Esterline (Wichita) started the round with a rocky performance in the Four Ball format, but were flawless in the difficult Chapman Alternate Shot and the closing Scramble holes to win the Overall Gross championship with a 67 (-4).  The eagle on the par-5 17th hole helped seal the tournament over Alex Beury (Wichita) and Meghan Houtsma (Syracuse.)  Beury and Houtsma had a 3-stroke lead after the opening Four Ball, but couldn’t match Esterline/Rugeles’s firepower in the Chapman and Scramble.

In the Net Division, Brandi Dusenberry and Heather Yacenda, both of Wichita, dominated the Four Ball format and rode the early lead to claim the Overall Net title. Marcia Alterman/Patricia Sherwood (Wichita) and Lori Payne/Susan Cummings (Wichita) had strong performances, but were not able to overcome the five net eagles Dusenberry and Yacenda posted.

31st Senior Four-Ball at Wichita CC


The final men's championship of the 2019 KGA season will get underway on October 22-23 at historic Wichita Country Club with the playing of the 31st Kansas Senior Four-Ball Championship!  The 36-hole four-ball championship includes gross & net scoring with two age divisions (Senior and Super Senior).

The field is full with wait list developing at this time.  Groupings and starting times will begin at 8:00 am each day from #1 tee.  Round one pairings are now posted.  Click here for tournament information, pairings and results.

Park Ulrich Wins 31st Mid-Amateur Championship


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Stilwell's Park Ulrich claimed his second Kansas Mid-Amateur Championship title on Tuesday at his at historic Topeka Country Club.  Ulrich started the dfinal round three shots behind leader Matt Kelley, but rallied with a final round 4-undar par 67 to finish six shots clear of Kelley at 4-under par 138 total.  Lawrence's Kit Grove, Garden City's Grant Vollertsen and Wichita's Pete Krsnich all tied for third place at 3-over par 145.  Salina's Greg Goode took low honors in the senior division and Garden City's Sean Thayer took second in the senior division.    

Thank you to the membership and staff at Topeka Country Club for hosting the championship!  This is the third time Topeka CC will host this championship.  Previous years were 1996 and 2013.  The 36-hole stroke play championship features two age divisions (25 to 49, 50 & Over) with all participants competing for the overall title from the same tees.  Carts are included for both rounds of the championship as part of your entry fee.   

Chamberlin, Nielsen Win KGA Senior Series

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Cup Teams

Wichita's Tracy Chamberlin repeated as KGA Senior Series Championship champion on Tuesday at Reflection Ridge Golf Club in Wichita.  Chamberlin, a member at Reflection Ridge, finished the 36-hole championship at 3-under par 141 total to finish three shots ahead of Salina's Greg Goode.  Garden City's Sean Thayer took third.  Council Grove's Tim Tyner took low net honors in the senior division. 

In the Super Senior Division, Tom Nielsen led wire to wire to claim his first KGA championship title after finishing at 1-under par 143 total.  Phillipsburg's Doug Kaup took second at 2-over par 146 total.  Glenn Hartnett of Palco took low net honors. 

Following the championship, the senior cup teams were announced for the 2019 Ozark Senior Challenge and Association Senior Cup against the Missouri Golf Association.  The cup matches will be held at Crestwood Country Club in Pittsburg, KS on October 15-17.

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