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Kansas Golf Associaition

The Railer, Kansas Stroke Play Championship

Sand Creek Station Golf Course, Newton
June 22-24, 2018

Tournament Links

Schedule of Events

Friday, June 22nd -- First round (18 holes) - 8:00 am & 12:30 pm waves - #1 & #10

Saturday, June 23rd -- Second round (18 holes) - 7:30 am & 12:00 pm waves - #1 & #10
Sunday, June 24th --
Third round (18 holes) - 7:30 am & 12:00 pm waves - #1 & #10

Host Club Information

Sand Creek Station Golf Course

920 Meadowbrook Drive
Newton, KS  67114
(316) 284-6161

General Manager: Chris Tuohey
Head Golf Professional: Chris Tuohey
Superintendent: James Houchen


Open to any male amateur regardless of age or affiliation.

Entry Fee and Deadline

$200.  Deadline for entry is Thursday, June 14th at 4:00 pm.


54 holes of individual stroke play (gross scoring only) with two age divisions.  Overall Champion to be determined in each division.  The event may be shortened to 36 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.
Sand Creek Station GC # 14

Two age divisions:

  • Open (any age)
  • Senior (age 50 & Older)

Complimentary Player's Lunches

Lunch will be provided to all players on Friday and Saturday as part of your entry fee.  Lunch will be available from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately:

  • 7,000 yards (Open Division)
  • 6,500 yards (Senior Division)


Groupings and starting times for rounds one and two will be pre-determined and posted to the KGA website following the entry deadline.  Groupings for the final round will be based on two-round scoring results.  Groupings for all rounds will be paired in groups of three players. 

The Senior Division of the championship will play in the following waves:

  • Round One - afternoon wave
  • Round Two - morning wave
  • Round Three - morning wave

Practice Round

No official practice round is offered.  Contact the host club to schedule a practice round in the week prior to the championship (cost is $25).  Please call (316) 284-6161 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.

Defending Champion

In 2017, Goodland native and Wichita State standout golfer Gage Ihrig claimed the crown with an impressive scoring performance.  Ihrig posted rounds of 70-70-66--206 to take an eight shot victory over the Railer field.  Dodge City Community College golfer and Thailand native Witchayapat Sinsrang finished in second at 2-under par 214 total.  In the Senior Division, Salina's Greg Goode earned his first KGA individual title after collecting rounds of 70-71-75--216.  KGA veteran Don Kuehn of Kansas City finished in the runner-up position at 2-over par 218 total.

Carts, Spectators and Caddies

Carts are included as part of your entry fee.  Only two carts are allowed per starting time (no exceptions).  Spectators and caddies are always welcome at KGA Championships.  Spectator carts may be available at the discretion and cost determined by the host club.

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

Sand Creek Station 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!