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USGA and R&A Adopt Rule 14-1b (Club Anchoring)
The United States Golf Association and The R&A, golf’s governing bodies, today announced the adoption of Rule 14-1b of the Rules of Golf that prohibits anchoring the club in making a stroke. The new Rule will take effect on January 1, 2016, in accordance with the regular four-year cycle for changes to the Rules of Golf. Rule 14-1b, which was proposed on November 28, 2012, has now been given final approval by the USGA and The R&A following an extensive review by both organizations. The decision to adopt the new Rule came after a comprehensive process in which comments and suggestions from across the golf community were collected and thoroughly considered. Read the full release and see infographic.
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). Click here for more information and final results.
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.
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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.