Sand Creek Station Golf Course, Newton
June 23-25, 2017
Schedule of Events
Friday, June 23rd -- First round (18 holes) - TBA tee/time
Saturday, June 24th -- Second round (18 holes) - TBA tee/time
Sunday, June 25th -- Third round (18 holes) - TBA tee/time
Host Club Information
Sand Creek Station Golf Course
920 Meadowbrook Drive
Newton, KS 67114
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 15th 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.
Two age divisions:
Complimentary Player's Meal
TBA on this function.
The golf course will be set-up at approximately:
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:
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.
In 2016, Lyons' Tim McKinnis claimed another title after cruising to a four shot victory at the 2016 Railer. McKinnis used rounds of 73-70-68--211 total to finish at 5-under par and best University of Kansas golfer Alex Moorman and Kansas State University golfer Jack Rickabaugh by four shots. Max Lazzo and Tyler Chapman, both of Wichita, finished in a tie for fourth place at even par 216 total. In the Senior Division, Wichita's Tracy Chamberlin continued his 2016 domination with another addition to the trophy case. Chamberlin's rounds of 70-72-66--208 put him at 8-under par and six strokes better than Wichita's Steve Newman. Salina's Greg Goode finished in third.
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.
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.
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!