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John Bailey Wins KGA Senior Series Championship
Duane Creekmore takes Super Senior Title


Results

Cup Team Information

John Bailey rallied to win the 2017 KGA Senior Series Championship on Tueday at Rolling Hills Country Club in Wichita. Bailey entered the final round trailing the round one leader by four shots, but put together a 1-under par 71 in very windy conditions to rally for a three shot victory after finishing at 2-over par 146 total.  Round one leader Michael Casamento of Wichita finished in a tie for second after posting a 6-over par 78 to finish at 5-over par 149 total.  Prairie Village's James Seward also finished in a tie for second place.  In the Super Senior Division, Wichita's Duane Creekmore bested defending champion Doug Kaup of Phillipsburg in a playoff after both players finished at 5-over par 149 total.  Abilene's Ray Wyatt finished in third place in the Super Senior Division.   

The 36-hole championship finale also served as the qualifying tournament for the annual Senior Cup Matches against the Missouri Golf Association.
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Team Kansas Third at Directors Cup Matches


The Kansas Team took third in the 2017 Directors Cup Matches at The Tournament Club of Iowa near Des Moines.  Leading after the day one Four-Ball and Foursomes matches, Team Kansas was overtaken by the Nebraska and Iowa teams in the final day Singles matches.  Team Nebraska ended up with the victory after edging Team Iowa by a half point.  Team Missouri ended up in fourth place.  The Directors Cup is a goodwill competition between the golf associations of Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri.  It is staged every other year and consists of round-robin Four-Ball, Foursomes and Singles matches.  Each state is represented by six players.  Each match has three points available (one point for the front nine, one point for the back nine, one point for the overall match result).  The Kansas team members this year are Brian Fehr, Conrad Roberts, Jeff Bell, Bradley Lane, William Gantz and Max Lazzo. Click here for more information including match pairings and results!



Eagle Bend Golf Course Wins 2017 Kansas Cup


Eagle Bend Golf Course claimed the 2017 Kansas Cup title on Saturday at Crestview Country Club in Wichita.  Eagle Bend defeated defending champion Firekeeper Golf Course by a 6 to 3 margin to win the first Kansas Cup crown for the course.  Thank you to all the member clubs for your participation in the 2017 Kansas Cup!

In the semifinal matches at Crestview (South) Country Club, Eagle Bend defeated Great Life-Salina by a 5.5 to 3.5 margin to advance to the championship.  Firekeeper Golf Course bested Reflection Ridge Golf Club by a 5.5 to 3.5 margin to advance to the finals.  The championship match will begin at 8:00 am on Saturday, September 16th at Crestview (North) Country Club in Wichita. 

In quarterfinal match action, #8 seed Firekeeper Golf Course upset top seed Salina Country Club to advance to the semifinals.  #2 seed Eagle Bend Golf Course advanced after besting #7 seed Terradyne Country Club.  #3 seed Great Life-Salina after taking down #6 seed Emporia Golf Course.  #4 seed Reflection Ridge Golf Club defeated #5 seed Colbert Hills Golf Course.  Click here for more information on the 2017 Kansas Cup Playoffs!





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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