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2016 Playoff Information

Firekeeper Golf Course - 2016 Champions
Firekeeper Golf Course - 2016 Champions


QUARTERFINAL ROUND

The winner of each division plus one (1) “wildcard” team will qualify for the 2016 Kansas Cup Playoffs.  The Quarterfinal Round matches and host courses is detailed below.  Tie breaking procedures to determine playoff qualifiers is detailed below.  The Quarterfinal Round playoff matches must be played by September 14th.

Note: New in 2016, regular season divisional matches that end in a 4.5 to 4.5 point tie will count as a half point win when calculating total wins when breaking ties for playoff qualification to determine division winners, the wildcard playoff team qualifier and playoff bracket seeding.


BREAKING TIES FOR DIVISION WINNERS:

The team with the most overall wins (including ties) will be the division winner.  If two teams in a division end up the regular season with the same number of division wins (including ties which count for a 1/2 point match win), the tie shall be broken based on the following criteria, in order of their application:

  1. Head-to-head division wins between the tied teams.  If teams split divisional matches;
  2. The team with the largest number of points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied,
  3. The team with the largest number of singles points earned in its division matches.  If still tied,
  4. Lot


BREAKING TIES FOR PLAYOFF “WILDCARD” TEAM:

To determine the one (1) “wildcard” team that will advance to the playoffs, the “wildcard” team will be determined based on the following criteria, in order of their application:

  1. The team that is not a division winner with the most overall wins (including match ties which count as a 1/2 point match win) in divisional play will advance to the playoffs as the wildcard team.  If still tied;
  2. The team with the largest number of points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied;
  3. The team with the largest number of singles points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied;
  4. Lot


DETERMINING SEEDS FOR PLAYOFF QUARTERFINAL BRACKET:

All teams in the playoffs shall be seeded, but in no event shall the “wildcard” team be seeded higher than a division winner.  The “wildcard” team will be the #8 seed in the playoff quarterfinal match bracket.  Teams will be seeded based on the following criteria, in order of their application:

  1. Largest number of division wins (including match ties which count as 1/2 point match win).  If still tied,
  2. Largest number of points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied,
  3. Largest number of singles points earned in its division matches.  If still tied,
  4. Lot

DETERMINING HOST VENUE FOR PLAYOFF QUARTERFINAL ROUND:

Division winners will be bracketed and seeded #1 through #7 with the playoff quarterfinal match being hosted by the team with the better seed.  The “wildcard” team will be the #8 seed in the playoff quarterfinal match bracket. 

Quarterfinal #1

#1 seed (Terradyne CC) defeats #8 seed (Great Life-Salina) - 7.5 to 1.5

Quarterfinal #2

#4 seed (Wellington GC) defeats #5 seed (Crestwood CC) - 9 to 0

Quarterfinal #3

#7 seed (Eagle Bend GC) defeats #2 seed (Salina CC) - 5.5 to 3.5

Quarterfinal #4

#3 seed (Firekeeper GC) defeats #6 seed (Wichita CC) - 6 to 3

SEMIFINAL ROUND

The four quarterfinal winners will advance to the "final four weekend" championship matches at Wamego Country Club (Wamego, KS) on Friday, September 1
6, 2016.  Starting times are detailed below.

Semifinal #1 - Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner

Terradyne CC defeats Wellington GC - 6.5 to 2.5

10:00 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Modified Chapman
10:10 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Sr. Modified Chapman
10:20 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Pro/Am Four-Ball
10:30 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Open Handicap Four-Ball
10:40 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Senior Handicap Four-Ball
10:50 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Open Four-Ball
11:00 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Open/Senior Four-Ball
11:10 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Open Singles and Senior Singles


Semifinal #2 - Quarterfinal #3 winner vs. Quarterfinal #4 winner

Firekeeper GC defeats Eagle Bend GC - 5.5 to 3.5

12:30 p.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #2 Modified Chapman
12:40 p.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #2 Sr. Modified Chapman
12:50 p.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #2 Pro/Am Four-Ball
1:00 p.m. #1 tee               Semifinal #2 Open Handicap Four-Ball
1:10 p.m. #1 tee               Semifinal #2 Senior Handicap Four-Ball
1:20 p.m. #1 tee               Semifinal #2 Open Four-Ball
1:30 p.m. #1 tee               Semifinal #2 Open/Senior Four-Ball
1:40 p.m. #1 tee               Semifinal #2 Open Singles and Senior Singles


COOKOUT

Following completion of the semifinal matches on Friday, September 16th, a buffet cookout with beverages will be provided to all contestants.

 

FINAL ROUND

The two clubs advancing to the championship round of the Kansas Cup shall compete for the title at Wamego Country Club (Wamego, KS) on Saturday, September 17, 2016.  Starting times begin at 9:00 am.

Firekeeper GC defeats Terradyne CC - 5.5 to 3.5

9:00 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Modified Chapman
9:10 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Sr. Modified Chapman
9:20 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Pro/Am Four-Ball
9:30 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Open Handicap Four-Ball
9:40 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Senior Handicap Four-Ball
9:50 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Open Four-Ball
10:00 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Open/Senior Four-Ball
10:10 a.m. #1 tee             Semifinal #1 Open Singles and Senior Singles

Trophy presentation and team photos following the completion of the final match at the course for both teams that advance to the Kansas Cup Finals. 

PLAYOFF MATCH TIED AFTER COMPLETION OF INDIVIDUAL MATCHES (IN PLAYOFFS ONLY):

In the event of a 4.5-point to 4.5-point tie at the conclusion of the nine matches, a playoff shall be conducted according to the following procedures and matches involved:

The Open (non-Senior) Singles Match players, the Senior Modified Chapman Match teams, and the Open Four-Ball Match teams.  There will then be three matches played, each at sudden death starting from hole #1.  This means there will be three points at stake in sudden death.  The team that wins two points shall win the match.  Note: all three sudden death matches must be contested against the same opponent.  In the interest of time and as a convenience to the players involved, the sudden-death points may be contested prior to the conclusion of the remaining matches.


WAMEGO COUNTRY CLUB COURSE RATING/TEE INFORMATION:

Black - 6,074 yards - 71.3/127
White - 5,616 yards - 68.8/123