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Kansas Golf Associaition

20th KGA Public Links Championship

Colbert Hills Golf Course, Manhattan
May 31-June 1, 2014

Tournament Links
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Ø Pairings
Ø Results
Ø Prize Distribution
Ø Past Champions
Ø Photo Gallery

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 31st -- First round (18 holes) - 8:00 am - #1 tee

Sunday, June 1st -- Second round (18 holes) - 8:00 am - #1 tee

Host Club Information

Colbert Hills Golf Course

5200 Colbert Hills Drive
Manhattan, KS  66503
(785) 776-6475

General Manager: Steve Lambert
Head Golf Professional: TBA
Superintendent: Matt Gourlay

EligibilityColbert Hills # 7

Male amateurs who are bona fide public course players with an active GHIN Handicap account at a KGA member club and have not held privileges at any course which does not extend playing privileges to the general public. 

Click here to determine if you are eligible for this championship.

Entry Fee and Deadline

$160.  Deadline for entry is Sunday, May 25th at 4:00 pm.


36 holes of individual stroke play with gross and net scoring.  Overall Champion to be determined.  The event may be shortened to 18 holes if weather cancels either round.  Gift certificates from the host club will be awarded in amounts to be determined based on the number of total entries within each division.


Three age divisions with gross and net scoring: 25 & Under, 26 to 49, 50 & Older.

Course Set-Up

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

Practice Round

Colbert Hills Golf Course is a public facility.  Practice rounds are available at the discretion and fee set by the host club.  Please call (785) 776-6475 to arrange a practice round.

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.

Benjamin Lowman - 2013 ChampionDefending Champion

Manhattan's Benjamin Lowman claimed his first KGA championship in 2013 at Auburn Hills Golf Course in Wichita.  Following an opening round 2-over par 74, Lowman rallied with a final round 4-under par 68 to close the championship at 2-under par 142 total.  Wichita's Steve Newman finished one shot back at 72-71--143.

Carts, Spectators and Caddies

Carts are included for both rounds of the championship as part of your entry fee.  Only two carts are allowed per starting time.  Spectators and caddies are always welcome at KGA Championships.

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 responsible 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.

Score Posting

Scores from each round of this championship will be posted to the GHIN Handicap System using ESC (equitable stroke control).


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Method of Payments

Colbert Hills Golf Course accepts cash or credit card 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!