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High Plains Amateur Returns to Garden City
Buffalo Dunes Pairings/Results
A strong field of golfers will again converge upon Garden City this coming weekend for the annual High Plains Amateur. The popular 36-hole stroke play championship will be held this year on August 29-30 at The Golf Club at Southwind. Buffalo Dunes Golf Course will again be used as the companion course for the second round of play. Players can choose from three divisions: Open, Masters (35 & older) or Senior (50 & older). Lunch is provided both days of the championship as part of the entry fee.
Groupings and starting times will begin at 7:30 am each day from #1 tee. Round one pairings are now posted. Click here for more information on the 2015 High Plains Amateur!
Norton's 3-Peat as KGA Father-Son Champions
Two time defending champions Bryan & Johnnie Norton made it three in a row at the 17th KGA Father-Son Championship at Lake Quivira Country Club. Following an opening round 9-under par 62, the Norton duo posted one shot better in round two with a 10-under par 61 to finish at an impressive 19-under par 123 total. George & Michael McDonnell finished in second at 13-under par 129. In the Net Division, Craig & Dan Cooper of Topeka took low honors.
In the Junior Division, Shawnee's Darrel & Koy Holden took top honors at 12-under par 130 total. Mark & Cooper Steiner of Wichita took second at 7-under par 135. In the Junior Net Division, Liberal's Rod & Cameron Riley were low finishers followed by David & Joe Porter of Leawood.
Thank you to the membership and staff at Lake Quivira Country Club for hosting the championship and big thanks to the record number of 79 entries were accepted for the 17th KGA Father-Son Championship. The annual team championship is a 36-hole four-ball stroke play championship featuring gross and net scoring within two age divisions (Open and Junior). Click here for more information including the player information memo, pairings and results!
Wichita's Wells Padgett Wins Big I at Prairie Dunes
Wichita native Wells Padgett continued his hot summer of golf with a national championship. Padgett, a junior at Maize South High School, claimed the 2015 Big I National Junior Championship on August 6th at historic Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson. Padgett finished the 72-hole stroke play championship at 5-over par 285 total to edge out a one shot victory over a loaded field of some of the top junior golfers in the United States. For Padgett, it capped off a great summer which saw a top five finish in the Kansas Boys Junior in June and followed by qualifying for match play in July at the USGA Junior Amateur Championship. Congrats Wells! Click here for the Big I results and photo gallery website.
Whitaker Defends Martin Park Girls Junior
Stroke Play Results
For the second time in this events short history we have a two-time champion. However, Wichita native and Oklahoma State Cowgirl commit Emma Whitaker became the first to successfully defend her title. Whitaker fired two consecutive rounds of four over par 76, while ending in style with an eagle on the par 5 finishing hole at Hesston Golf Course. India Gaume of Mission Hills finished in second place with a two day total of 157 and Lenexa's Tatum King came in solo third with a total of 160. Emily Donaldson, Topeka, and Abbey Sauber of Wichita round out the top five respectively.
Thank you to the staff at Hesston Golf Course for hosting the 5th Martin Park Sunflower Girls Junior Championship. Click here for more information including yardages, pairings and results!
KGA Online Apparel Shop
Looking for a gift for the golfer in your family? The KGA is happy to announce the launching of an online apparel store through our partners at 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!