Two Rounds Completed at Mid-Am Team/Senior Team
Round Three Pairings
A tougher format and windy conditions combined for higher scores during the second round of the 2014 Mid-Amateur Team & Senior Team Championships at Crestview Country Club's North Course on Tuesday. In the Mid-Am Division, round one leaders Jack Courington & Spencer Christian, both of Wichita, maintain a slim one shot lead after two rounds over Wichita's Aaron Sheaks & Wellington's Derek Harrison. Courington & Christian are at 12-under par 132 total following a second round 2-under par 70 today in the Modified Chapman Alternate Shot format. In the Senior Team, defending champions Steve Newman & Tracy Chamberlin extended their 36-hole lead to a staggering 9-shots after posting a 5-under par 67 in round two. The teams of Dakin Cramer & Randy Vautravers and Peter Robbins & John Bailey are tied for second at 3-under par 141 total and will look to close the gap in the final round. In the Super Senior Division, the Overland Park team of Rob Gleissner & Lynn Dickey are in the lead after 36-holes at 10-under par 134. Benn Sledge & Michael Carey are right on their heals one shot back. In the Senior Net, Phil Frigon & Frank Stucky hold a commanding lead at 14-under par 130 total. The Mid-Am Team is open to KGA golfers age 25 & older. The Senior Team is open to KGA golfers age 50 & older. Pairings for rounds three are now posted with tee times beginning at 8:30 am off #1 & #10 tees. Click here for player information, pairings and results.
Chamberlin, McDonald Win KGA Senior Series Titles
Senior Cup Qualifiers
Wichita's Tracy Chamberlin won the 2014 KGA Senior Series Championship on Tuesday at Salina Country Club. Chamberlin posted a final round 2-over par 73 to finish the 36-hole championship at 1-over par 143 total. Chamberlin edged Andover's Randy Vautravers who finished at 2-over par 144 after rounds of 73 and 71. John Bailey and Doug Kaup finished in a tie for third at 3-over par 145 total. In the Net competition, Clay Center's Phil Frigon and Wichita's Calvin Clough in the first and second positions.
In the Super Senior Division, KGA veteran Bill McDonald claimed his fifth Super Senior crown after finishing one shot clear of Salina CC member Bob Vidricksen. McDonald finished the championship at 2-over par 144 total after a final round even par 71. Frank Roth of Salina finished in solo third at 4-over par 146. Net competition winners were Frank Stucky of Newton followed by Oskaloosa's Chris Luck.
Round two of the championship got underway with a 10:20 am shotgun following a 1 hour, 50 minute rain delay on Tuesday at Salina Country Club. The season ending championship is open to Senior Series program players that qualified by finishing in the top fifteen (gross and net) within each age division in the final Senior Series points standings following the 17-event schedule. Players at the championship will play 36-holes of stroke play to determine overall champions as well as the qualifiers for the annual Senior Cup Matches played against our counterparts from the Missouri Golf Association. The 2014 Senior Cup Matches will be held this year at Jefferson City (Mo.) Country Club on October 14-16. Click here for more information on the KGA Senior Series Championship including player memo, pairings and results!
Manhattan Country Club Wins 2014 Kansas Cup
Manhattan Country Club claimed their first Kansas Cup title today defeating Salina Country Club. Manhattan Country Club and Salina Country Club were tied at 4.5 points each following the nine match points. In sudden death, Manhattan CC claimed two of the three match points to secure the victory. Thank you to Wellington Golf Club for hosting the Kansas Cup Final Four!
In Semifinal #1, Manhattan Country Club defeated Great Life-Salina by a tally of 6 to 3. In Semifinal #2, Salina Country Club got the best of Wamego Country Club by a margin of 6 to 3. Click here for complete playoff information.
KGA Online Apparel Shop Now Open
The KGA is happy to announce the launching of an online apparel store through Planet Pro Shop, where you can buy KGA logo gear from Nike, Adidas, Puma and other brands. Apparel can be customized with different KGA logos and KGA championships. Click here to check it out!