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Sion Audrain Wins 108th Kansas Amateur

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17-year old Sion Audrain of Garden City captured the 108th Kansas Amateur Match Play Championship on Sunday at Firekeeper Golf Course in Mayetta, KS.  Audrain, a KU golf commit and senior to be at Garden City High School, rallied from three down to come back to defeat Wichita State golfer and Mooreland, Oklahoma native Zac Owens by a 1 up margin in the 36-hole final match.  Thank you to the players and the staff at Firekeeper Golf Course for a great Kansas Amateur!

In Saturday's afternoon semifinal action, Sion Audrain defeated KU standout Andy Spencer by a 3&1 margin.  Zac Owens, a 19-year redshirt freshman at Wichita State, bested Park University golfer Evan Shartzer by a 2&1 margin.  In the Saturday morning quarterfinal matches, Evan Shartzer defeated Justice Valdivia 6&4.  In Quarterfinal #2, Zac Owens defeated Lawrence mid-am Conrad Roberts in 19 holes.  Andy Spencer downed Washburn University golfer Andrew Beckler by a 5&4 margin in Quarterfinal #3.  In the final Quarterfinal match, Garden City's Sion Audrain defeated Emporia's Colton Massey 4&2.   

Friday's action included the morning Round of 32 matches and the afternoon Round of 16 matches.  Thursday's Round of 64 matches produced several upsets including #64 seed Jared Burns taking out top seed Sam Wempe by a 4&2 margin.  In total, thirteen lower seeded players advanced to Friday's Round of 32 match play.  Click here for more information on the 108th Kansas Amateur including pairings and results!

2018 KJGA Junior Section Team Information

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With the completion of the 2018 KJGA Junior Section event program, invitations have been sent out to the top finishers in each age division of the five sections for the 2018 KJGA Junior Section Team Championship.  The 2018 Junior Section Team Championship will be held on July 24-25 at Wellington Golf Club in Wellington, KS.  The event features a team and individual stroke play competition for all players that accept invitation to the season ending championship. 

A practice round is included on Monday, July 23rd.  Groupings and starting times for Round One on Tuesday, July 24th are now posted.

2018 Boys Junior Match Play Information

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The 2018 KJGA Boys Junior Match Play Championship will be played at Wellington Golf Club on July 26-27 following completion of the KJGA Junior Section Team Championship.  The Boys Junior Match Play is a 16-player invitational event which is open to the top 16 available players from the KGA Boys Junior Player of the Year points standings after the Junior Section Team Championship.  The competition features a round robin format where all players will play four matches over the two days of the tournament.

The Junior Match Play Championship will also serve as the last point event before the 2018 Kansas-Nebraska Junior Cup Team is announced.  The top 8 available players from the KGA Boys Junior Player of the Year points list will be invited to participate in the Kansas-Nebraska Junior Cup Matches on August 7-9, 2018 at Lawrence Country Club.

Credit Card Processing for Online Entries

The KGA has been notified of some recent issues with Visa credit and debit cards for players attempting to enter online for KGA competitions.  The issue is generally isolated to Visa brand cards that are issued by various banking institutions across the country.  The KGA is working with our credit card processing company to identify specific credit or debit card providers that are experiencing issues. 

If you experience any issues with the tournament online entry process for KGA events, please call or email the KGA office and we will be able to assist you in getting entered.  Thank you for your support of the KGA and its competition programs!

New Online Entry System

Please be aware of a significant change in terms of how you will register for all KGA events in 2018. The KGA has upgraded to a new online entry system. The USGA Tournament Management system, powered by Golf Genius, has replaced the old online entry system. The new system features vast improvements to streamline the registration process and enhance the player experience.

As it is a new system, everyone will need to register for a new account (i.e. create new player profile and a password).  Click here for more information!


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