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Kansas Golf Associaition

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2020 Men's Championships -- 2020 Women's Competitions

2020 Senior Series Schedule -- 2020 Junior Tour Schedule

 

Central Links Golf

The Kansas and Kansas City Golf Associations are announcing a new brand under Central Links Golf.  Central Links Golf will continue the tradition of those founding organizations by providing top-notch competitive opportunities for everyone.  We strive to link people across generations, communities, and clubs through these competitive opportunities, and then strengthen these links to build a thriving golf community in our area. 

Check back soon to experience the new Central Links Golf website.



2020 Tournament Schedules

The Kansas Golf Association is working to finalize the 2020 tournament schedules and are pleased to release the sites and dates that have been confirmed.  Many great venues are featured this year across the Sunflower State for male and female golfers of all ages and abilities.  Click the links above to the confirmed events!  Entries for all events will open at 10:00 am on Monday, March 2nd.

Highlighting the men's championship schedule is a return to Colbert Hills Golf Course for the 110th Kansas Amateur in July.  The Senior Amateur will head to Crestview Country Club in Wichita in August and the Mid-Amateur will be played at Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate in October.  We will continue to offer many weekend championship events across the state in 2020.

The 2020 Kansas Women's Amateur will be contested at Sand Creek Station in mid-July while Manhattan Country Club will host the Women's Senior Championship in September.  Team events will be held at Smoky Hill Country Club, Rolling Hills Country Club and Country Club of Leawood during the 2020 season.  

Another great lineup of venues is being assembled for the 2020 Kansas Senior Series/Mid-Amateur Series schedule.  The tour will return to great venues like Wichita CC, Kansas City CC, Mission Hills CC, Crestview CC and Topeka CC.  Several new courses are debuting on the schedule in 2020 including The Jayhawk Club and Spring Creek Golf Club in June and Cimarron Golf Club in August.

2020 Kansas Junior Tour and junior championship schedules are being finalized.  Season ending junior cup team competitions will be held at Prairie Dunes Country Club for the boys and Country Club of Missouri for the girls.




Bill Conrey Named Recipent of Virgil Parker Award

Bill Conrey, of McPherson, KS, a past president of the Kansas Golf Association who has volunteered as a KGA Rules official for more than 25 years, has been chosen by the KGA as a 2019 recipient of the Virgil Parker Award.  Conrey has served on the Kansas Golf Association Board of Directors representing Salina Country Club since 2005 and was the Kansas Golf Association president in 2007.

Created in 1997, the Virgil Parker Award is given at the discretion of the KGA’s Executive Committee to those individuals that have made an impact on golf and golfers in Kansas through significant volunteer efforts.

Click here for the full release on this award and past winners.




2019 Bushnell Men's Players of the Year Announced

The Kansas Golf Association is pleased to announce the four Bushnell KGA Men’s Player of the Year award winners for the 2019 season!  These four players exceled in competition during the tournament season and rose to the top of their respective player age category.

Topeka’s Andrew Beckler, a senior on the Washburn University golf team, is the 2019 Bushnell KGA Player of the Year winner.  17-year old Tate Herrenbruck of Salina, a Kansas University golf commit now completing his final year of high school at Sacred Heart High School, is the 2019 Bushnell KGA Junior Player of the Year.  Wichita’s Elliot Soyez, left little doubt in the 2019 Bushnell KGA Mid-Amateur Player of the Year race.  Soyez, 29, earned his first title by more than 300 points over his nearest competitor.  61-year old Greg Goode of Salina repeated as Bushnell KGA Senior Player of the Year for 2019. 

Click here to read more about the accomplishments of our Bushnell KGA Men's Players of the Year!



2019 Women's Players of the Year Announced


As the 2019 season comes to an end, the Kansas City Golf Association and Kansas Golf Association would like to recognize the top talent in our women’s sector of competition. These three players exceled in tournaments all year long and proved themselves to be consistently atop the leaderboard. Congratulations to the following women for their excellent seasons!

Julia Misemer, a sophomore at Blue Valley West, dominated the 2019 Girls Player of the Year division, besting her competition by over 1100 points with three outright wins and a couple runner-up finishes. Rachel Stous of Topeka edged out a close race with Sera Tadokoro, Kansas University golfer, in the KCGA/KGA Women’s Player of the Year division with a win in the Women’s KC Match Play and a Kansas Women’s Amateur runner-up finish. Susan DeVoe of Overland Park, Kansas clinched the KCGA/KGA Senior Women’s Player of the Year award with her runner-up finish at the Kansas Women’s Senior Championship.

Click here to read about the accomplishments of the KCGA/KGA Women's Players of the Year!