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Kansas Golf Associaition

2018 KGA Senior Series Championship

Topeka Country Club, Topeka
September 24-25, 2018


Tournament Links

Schedule of Events

Monday, September 24th -- First round (18 holes) - 11:30 am shotgun

Tuesday, September 25th -- Second round (18 holes) - 8:30 am shotgun

Host Club Information

Topeka Country Club

2700 SW Buchanan
Topeka, KS  66611
(785) 354-8563
www.topekacc.org


Head Golf Professional: Levi Lambing
Superintendent: Kent Morgison

Eligibility


Qualifiers from regular season KGA Senior Series events.  Top fifteen (15) male players gross & net in each age division from the final KGA Senior Series points standing qualifying for the championship. Players must have played in a minimum of five (5) regular season KGA Senior Series events to be eligible for invitation to the KGA Senior Series Championship.

Entry Fee, Deadline and Procedure

$87.  Deadline for entry is Monday, September 17th at 4:00 pm.

Qualifying players must enter online or submit entry fee payment prior to the entry deadline.  Players that fail to enter prior to the entry deadline will not be entered into the championship.

Format

36 holes of individual stroke play with gross and net scoring with two age divisions.  Overall Champion to be determined in each division.  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.

Divisions

Two age divisions with gross and net scoring:

  • 50 to 64
  • 65 & Older


Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately:

  • 6,350 yards (50 to 64 Division)
  • 6,000 yards (65 & Older Division)


Players' Lunch

Lunch will be provided each day to contestants as part of your entry fee.  Please arrange to eat around your playing schedule by either eating before or after completion of your round.  If your starting time creates a conflict, please take your lunch with you on the golf course.

Practice Round


No official practice round is offered.  Practice rounds are at the discretion and fee set by the host club.  Contact the golf shop at Topeka Country Club at (785) 354-8563 to inquire about 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 Champions

Nashville resident John Bailey was victorious at the 2017 KGA Senior Series Championship at Rolling Hills Country Club. In the Super Senior Division, Wichita's Duane Creekmore claimed his first KGA title.

Senior Cup Teams

Following the championship, the Ozark Senior Challenge Team will be named based on final results from the Senior Series Championship.  The players, age 50 to 64, with the best six final gross scores and the best four final net scores (after eliminating any gross qualifiers), plus two “captains’ pick” will comprise the twelve member Kansas Senior Team that will compete against a team from the Missouri Golf Association.  The event will be held October 16-18, 2018 at Highland Springs Country Club (Springfield, MO).  Details of that event will be given to players that qualify.

Note: Players age 65 and over must indicate which cup team they would want to compete on before beginning play of the Senior Series Championship.  Otherwise they will be placed on the Super Senior Team.

The Association Senior Cup Team will be selected based only on the final results of the KGA Senior Series Championship.  The players, age 65 & over, with the best three final gross scores and best two final net scores (after eliminating any gross qualifiers) and one “captains pick” will comprise the six member Association Senior Cup Team competing against a team from the Missouri Golf Association. The event will be held October 16-18, 2018 at Highland Springs Country Club (Springfield, MO).  Details of that event will be given to players that qualify.

Carts, Spectators and Caddies


Carts are provided for both rounds of the championship as part of your entry fee.  Spectator carts may be available at the discretion and fee set by the host club.  Caddies are welcome, but only two carts are allowed per starting time.

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.

Registration

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.

Score Posting


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

Hotels

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Method of Payments

Topeka Country Club accepts TBA payment 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!

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