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Steve Sloan Wins 37th Kansas Senior Amateur
Stephen McKinney Takes Super Senior Title


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Pittsburg's Steve Sloan claimed his first KGA championship on Tuesday at the 37th Kansas Senior Amateur Championship at Wichita Country Club.  Sloan followed up his round one 2-under par 69 with an even par 71 in the second round to finish at 2-under par 140 total.  Wichita's Eric Mork posted a second round 1-under par 70 to finish in second place at 4-over par 144 total.  Lyons resident and past KGA champion Tim McKinnis tied for third with Leawood's Charlie Schorgl.  RJ Opliger, Michael Rack, John Alefs and 2016 Senior Amateur champion Kevin Belknap all finished tied for fifth place.  In the Super Senior Division, Wichita CC member Stephen McKinney took the title after a second round even par 71 propelled him past the field.  2016 Super Senior champion Dick Stuntz of Lawrence finished one shot back at 5-over par 145 total.  Fran Matthias, Jim Lodes, James Seward and Michael Carey all finished in a tie for third place at 8-over par 150 total.   

Thank you to all the participants and to the membership and staff of Wichita Country Club for hosting the 37th Senior Amateur!
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Bell & Soyez Win 2017 Heart of America Four-Ball

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Overland Park's Jeff Bell and Wichita's Elliot Soyez teamed up to win the 2017 Heart of America Four-Ball Match Play Championship at Topeka Country Club.  Bell & Soyez bested the the Manhattan team of Brian Fehr & TJ Vilkanskas by a 5&4 margin in Wednesday's 36-hole final match.  For Bell & Soyez, it is the second team title of 2017 after they claimed the KGA's Mid-Amateur Team Championship back in May.  Thank you to the membership and staff at Topeka Country Club for hosting and to the participating teams!   

The 32-team match play bracket is comprised of the top 16 available teams from the KGA's Kansas Four-Ball Championship and the KCGA's Kansas City Four-Ball Championship events that were held back in mid-June with seeds for match play determined from those events.
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Team Kansas Wins 32nd Junior Cup Matches


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Axtell, NE - Team Kansas captured its seventh straight win at Awarii Dunes Golf Club on Tuesday winning the 32nd Kansas-Nebraska Junior Cup Matches, 9-7. Kansas won five of the eight singles matches on the final day after both teams were tied at 4-4 after the first day. Both teams played magnificent rounds and were neck and neck until the end. Clinching the 8th point was current Kansas Junior Amateur Champion Jacob Lackey, McPherson, after he rolled in a birdie on No. 17 to win his match 2 and 1. Garden City's Sion Audrain and Wichita's Zach Sokolosky lead team Kansas by winning all three of their matches securing 4 total points for team Kansas.  Additional team members included: Taylor Larsen, Garden City, Ryan Bender & Jack Lee, Overland Park, Tate & Grant Herrenbruck of Salina. The Kansas-Nebraska Junior Cup Matches annually meet during the month of August pairing the top juniors from each state in a Ryder Cup style competition. Kansas now leads the series 19-13. Special thanks to Awarii Dunes Golf Club and the Nebraska Golf Association for hosting another great competition.



KGA Partners With Affinity Travel Benefits

The Kansas Golf Association announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Affinity Travel Benefits, a leading edge, online travel aggregation platform providing exclusive discounts up to 70% off retail rates at hotels and resort properties.

This new member benefit is exclusive to KGA members and more information on this service can be found by clicking here.




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