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KJGA Junior Golf Deadline Extended Until Tuesday May 21st
KGA Mourns Passing of KGA President Terry Duncan
The Kansas Golf Association is deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of current KGA President and committeman Dr. Terry Duncan. Dr. Duncan passed away on May 13, 2013 in Wichita, Kansas following a short battle with cancer. Terry had a lifelong passion for the game of golf. He will be fondly remembered by all that had the pleasure of knowing him on and off the golf course. Click here to read more about Terry’s life and to see information on celebration of life services.
Steve Newman wins 25th Mid-Amateur at Topeka CC
After round one, Wichita's Steve Newman was three shots off the pace from leader Pete Krsnich, who shot an opening round 1-under par 70. Newman overcame that deficit in round two and held on to win the 25th Mid-Amateur Championship at Topeka Country Club. Newman posted a final round even par 71 to finish the championship at 2-over par 144. A group of players including Tj Vilkanskas, Zac Burton, Kit Grove, Conrad Roberts, Corey Novascone and Pete Krsnich all finished one shot back with 3-over par 145 totals. Thank you to the membership and staff of Topeka Country Club for hosting the championship and to all the competitors for your participation! The championship is open to KGA golfers age 25 & older and features gross & net scoring within three age divisions (25 to 34, 35 to 49, 50 & over). Defending champion is Wichita's Aaron Sheaks. Click here for more information and to see round one results and round two starting times.
Norton/Addington come from behind at Sr Four-Ball
With a final round 8-under par 63, Bryan Norton and Mark Addington came from behind to win the 25th Senior Four-Ball Championship at Terradyne Country Club. Norton/Addington trailed by two shots going into the final round. Steve Groom & Karl Elbrecht finished two shots back at 11-under par 131 total. In the Super Senior Division, Ron Brewer & David Anderson used rounds 68 and 66 to win the Super Senior by two shots over the team of Doug Kaup/Bob Vidricksen. In the Net Division, back to back rounds of 10-under par 61 were good enough to claim victory Willie Scott and Bob Hunter. Thank you to all the participants and to Terradyne Country Club for hosting this year's Senior Four-Ball Championship! The 36-hole two-person team championship is open to KGA golfers age 50 & older and features gross & net scoring within three divisions. Click here for more information and final results.
West team wins shortened Kanza Players Cup
The West team won the 2nd Kanza Players Cup on Friday by 7.5 point to 4.5 point margin over the their opponents from the East team. The competition being held at Mission Hills Country Club was shortened by one day and the foursome matches cancelled following a wild weather day on Thursday that saw strong winds, cold temperatures, rain, sleet and snow. The West team took 2.5 points of the 4 available points in the four-ball matches that were played on Thursday. On Wednesday,the West team won five of the eight singles matches to take an early lead in the competition. Congratulations to West team members Zac Burton, Tyler Chapman, Corey Novascone, Grant Vollertsen, Pete Krsnich, Mike Holloway, Tj Vilkanskas and Aaron Sheaks on their victory! The Kanza Players Cup is a Ryder Cup style team competition for Kansas mid-amateurs. Players are divided into East and West squads based on a pre-determined dividing line in the Sunflower State. The top eight available players from the east and west (16 players total) based on the KGA Mid-Amateur Player-of-the-Year points list from 2012 qualify for the championship. Click here for more information and results.
2013 Scholars Announced
The Kansas Golf Foundation has awarded Kansas Junior Golf Scholarships to five high school seniors for the 2013-2014 academic year. This year's class joins 16 Junior Golf Scholars from past years whose grants are being renewed. The 2013 Kansas Junior Golf Scholars are: Marissa Bland, Lucas, Cody Hearn, Shawnee, Ryan Helus, Wamego, Abbie Thelen, Meriden and Jevin Yoder of Topeka. To view a complete list of current Kansas Junior Golf Scholars please click here.
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KGA Mobile, the official app of the Kansas Golf Association, is now available for use on Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. The app offers a personalized mobile experience for easy access to manage your game as well as news updates and other features. Downloading the free app is easy! Click here to learn more.