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2015 Championship Schedule -- 2015 Senior Series Schedule
2015 Junior Golf Schedule -- 2015 Mid-Am Series Schedule




Record Field Size for 17th KGA Father-Son

A record number of 74 entries were accepted for the 17th KGA Father-Son Championship to be held at Lake Quivira Country Club on August 10-11, 2015.  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).  Groupings and starting times on Monday, August 10th will be posted to the KGA website on Tuesday, August 4th.  Click here for more information including the player information memo, pairings and results!



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!




Tim McKinnis Wins 35th Senior Amateur


Results

Photo Gallery

Lyons' Tim McKinnis cruised an easy five shot victory at the 35th Kansas Senior Amateur Championship at Indian Hills Country Club in Mission Hills, KS.  The 50-year reinstated amateur used rounds of 68 and 67 to finish at 5-under par 135 total for the 36-hole championship.  Past Senior Amateur champion Kevin Handlan, Leawood, finished in second at even par 140 total.  Wichita's Tracy Chamberlin continued his stellar play with a third place finish at 2-over par 142 total. 

In the Super Senior Division, Lawrence's Richard Stuntz also cruised to an easy victory.  Stuntz finished the championship at even par 140 total to best the field by six shots.  Michael Carey took second place honors at 6-over par 146 total.  Lenexa's Jim Lodes rounded out the top three in the super senior set.


A big thank you to the professional staff at Indian Hills Country Club for hosting the 35th Kansas Senior Amateur Championship.  Click here for more information including the player information memo, pairings and results!



Sam Stevens Wins 105th Kansas Amateur




Daily Recap & Photo Gallery

After two consecutive heart-breaking losses in the Kansas Amateur Match Play finals, Sam Stevens prepared his game, his strategy and his mind for a championship this year at his boyhood golf course, Wichita Country Club.  On Sunday his golf skills and mental toughness propelled him to his first Kansas Amateur championship title in an unbelievably competitive see-saw battle with Matt Green, a collegian of impressive talent as a Kansas State junior.

Stevens, an Oklahoma State sophomore, began the week-long championship with “statement” rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday, the stroke play days.  His 11-under par total of 131 gave him the #1 seed as the medalist, four strokes better than two others at 135, one of whom was Matt Green.  The only reason Green was the #3 seed was that #2 went to Conrad Roberts based on his earlier finish.  Both Stevens and Green marched through the match play bracket knowing that the two Big 12 Conference golfers could meet in the finals.  Stevens had his toughest early matches against other Wichita Country Club members in Pete Krsnich and Christian Spencer.  Green had to take out another Wichita CC member in Max Lazzo in the semifinals.  After five match wins the hole-by-hole review of the two finalists showed that both Stevens and Green could make a lot of birdies, maybe an eagle or two, and that the finals could be very exciting.  They did not disappoint.

Both players birdied the opening hole for a halve and those few spectators arriving for the 7:30 a.m. start knew they were about to witness a classic battle.

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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!







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