Field Set for 104th Kansas Amateur
Player Information Memo
The 156-player field is set for the 104th Kansas Amateur following the completion of the five local qualifiers and the 2nd Chance Qualifier. The 2014 championship will be held July 21-27 at Mission Hills Country Club. This will be the fourth time Mission Hills CC has hosted the Kansas Amateur. Previous years were 1979, 1989 and 2001. Groupings and starting times for the stroke play qualifying are now posted. Contact the KGA office to schedule your Monday practice round. Click here for more information on the 104th Kansas Amateur Match Play Championship!
Beckler, Ihrig Collects Junior Wins in Salina
Jr. Match Play Results
Section Team Results
Topeka native Andrew Beckler, pictured left, shot a second round 2-under par 68 to win the 2014 Junior Section Team Championship. Beckler becomes the third player in the events history to win multiple section titles. First round leader Kale Reynolds, Wichita, finished one stroke off the pace to take overall runner-up while another Wichita native, Caleb Haight, took third place honors. In the Girls Division, Hannah Perkins of Wichita won by 6 strokes over Milford's Madison Roether. Other age division champions include: Parker Krob, Plainville, 11 & Under, Peyton Wilson, Andover, 12 - 13, Nicholas Kagy, Overland Park, and Wells Padgett, Wichita share 14 - 15 honors. The South Central Section was crowned team champions with a two day total of 1641. Following the Section Team Championship at Salina Municipal, 16 of the top juniors in our state competed in a round robin style match play event at Salina Country Club. Gage Ihrig, Goodland, was crowned 2014 Jr. Match Play Champion after besting all others winning four consecutive matches in two days. Both Beckler and Ihrig will be confident going into the 104th Kansas Amateur this week at Mission Hills Country Club. They will be among the 31 juniors competing at this prestigious championship. We'd like to thank both Salina Municipal Golf Course and Salina Country Club for their support of the Kansas Golf Association and junior golf in our state.
Kansas Volunteer Plays Key Annual Role
Charlie Pierce’s thirst for learning is seldom quenched, and thankfully for the USGA, he is willing to travel the country in his quest. Pierce, 55, of Hutchinson, Kan., began his affiliation with the USGA when he was appointed marshal chairman for the 2002 U.S. Women’s Open at his home course, Prairie Dunes Country Club. He performed the same role in 2006, when the U.S. Senior Open was played at Prairie Dunes, and Pierce and the USGA have been entwined ever since. Click here to read the full article.
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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!