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Kansas Golf Associaition

7th Kanza Players Cup

Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover
May 14-16, 2018

Tournament Links

2018 Team Rosters

Bradley Lane

Spencer Christian
Park Ulrich

Jack Courington
Jeff Bell

Pete Krsnich
William Gantz

Corey Novascone
Conrad Roberts

Brian Fehr
Matthew Quandt

Elliot Soyez
Kit Grove

TJ Vilkanskas
Sam Wempe

Matt Lazzo

Schedule of Events

Monday, May 14th -- Practice Round - 1:30 - 2:00 pm
Tuesday, May 15th -- Four-Ball Matches - 8:00 am, Modified Pinehurst Matches - 2:00 pm

Wednesday, May 16th -- Singles Matches - 8:00 am

Host Club Information

Flint Hills National Golf Club

#1 Flint Hills National Drive
Andover, KS  67002
(316) 733-7272

General Manager: Bobby Conner
Director of Golf: Dave Henson
Superintendent: Paul Jonas

Team Composition & Tie Breakers

Top eight (8) available players from the East and West Squads (16 players total) from the 2018 KGA Mid-Amateur Player of the Year points list.

Tie Breaker:  If a tie exists for the final qualifying position(s) on either team, the tie shall be broken based on the following criteria, in order of their application:

1. Head-to-head player finish in the final KGA championship of the prior season (i.e. Mid-Amateur Championship).  If still tied,

2. Total number of events participated in where KGA Mid-Amateur Player of the Year points were earned during the prior season.  This includes KGA championships, USGA qualifiers, USGA championships, select cup team events.  If still tied,

3. Lot

Boundary & Residence for Team Qualification

U.S. Highway 75 is boundary for determining whether a player is on the East or West team.  Cities that sit on Highway 75 are deemed to be on the East team (i.e. Topeka, Burlington, Holton, Independence).

A player that moves residence will be determined to be on the team that his residence was at during the majority of the playing season.


Qualifying is open to KGA male mid-amateur age (25 to 49) golfers.  Eligible golfers must have completed in at least one KGA Championship event to be eligible for invitation to the Kanza Players Cup.  Must be a KGA member.

Entry Fee and Deadline

$150 ($280 for new players/new bag).  Entry is by invitation only.


Ryder Cup style format (Four-Ball, Foursome, Singles matches).

Match Pairings

Groupings and pairings for the matches will be determined using an open draft format with each team's captain.  This will be determined at the player's dinner following the practice round.

Player's Banquet

A player's only dinner will be held at the club following the practice round.  Information on this function will be passed on to qualifying players.

Player's Lunch

Lunch is provided on both days of the championship (Tuesday and Wednesday).  Lunch will not be available at Flint Hills National GC before the Monday practice round as the clubhouse is closed on Monday.

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately:
- 6,900 yards (all participants)

Practice Round

Practice round is included as part of your entry fee on Monday, May 14th.  Practice round starting times will begin at TBA time.  The West Team will play first followed by the East Team.

Clubhouse and Practice Facilities

Clubhouse and practice facilities open one hour prior to the first starting time.  Practice facilities are for tournament contestants use only.

Defending Champions

The East Team of Park Ulrich, Tyler Cummins, Jeff Bell, Bradley Lane, Chris McGown, Matthew Quandt, Conrad Roberts and William Gantz bested their counterparts from the West Team in 2017 at Lawrence Country Club.

Carts, Spectators and Caddies

Carts are provided for all rounds of the championship as part of your entry fee.  Spectator carts will not be available for this championship.  Club caddies may be available.  Contact the host club to inquire.

Championship Policies

Click here for read information on Hard Card, Conditions of Competition, Electronic Devices, Pace of Play, Withdrawal, Conduct, Dress Code, Footwear and other policies.


There will be no registration at this event.  You are responsibile to be at your assigned starting tee at least five (5) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time.  This will give you adequate time to receive instructions and information from the Starter.


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Method of Payments

The host club accepts TBA for all purchases.

Close of Competition

The competition shall be deemed to have closed when the symbolic prize for the event has been presented, or if no ceremony, when all scores and results have been approved by the Committee.

Good luck to all contestants and thank you for your support of your golf association.  Your expressions of thanks to the staff of the host club and KGA volunteers are always appreciated!