Missouri Golf Post


A Special Need for Golf

“Daddy, I have a question.” “Yes, Will?” “How far do you think I hit my driver on average – 72 yards, 73 yards, or 74 yards?” “I dunno, buddy.” “It’s 74.” “Okay.” “Daddy?” “Yes, Will?” “Do you think I will be very good at avoiding laser beams?” I’m typing this at 36,000 feet flying across […]

8th Metropolitan Open

Drew Stoltz, winner of the 8th Metropolitan Open held July 11-13 at the Country Club of St. Albans, had never even heard of the event until earlier this summer.  A mini-tour friend told Drew that he and St. Louis native Justin Bardgett were playing in the Met Open before heading to KC after the event […]

Links for Life

Author: Jim Vastyan   Scott Hovis, Executive Director of the Missouri Golf Association, put it succinctly when he told the audience at the kick-off fundraising luncheon for the “Links for Life” project—the pro-am tournament preceeding the MGA’s Missouri Open. “This is the #1 goal of the MGA. We’re excited about the lives we’re going to […]

The 106th Missouri Amateur Championship

Author: Jim Vastyan   Joey Johnson, a sophomore at Missouri State, captured the 106th Missouri Amateur Championship at Blue Hills Country Club outside Kansas City on Sunday, June 23rd.  Johnson’s 7 & 6 victory came over Mizzou standout Ryan Zech – who was runner-up in the 36-hole qualifying segment and probably the slim favorite in the […]

Rules & Tools of the Game

Come with me on a journey through time and I’ll tell you about the summer a set of golf clubs changed our lives. It was the summer of 1954, the summer after my brother was burned in a gruesome childhood incident, the target of a troubled neighborhood boy. It was the summer Dad came home […]

Kansas Wins With Strong Finish at 2013 Fore State Women’s Team Championship at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club

Missouri’s lead going into the singles matches was slim, with only two points over the powerful Kansas team at the Fore State Women’s Championship at Twin Hills Country Club in Joplin.   Oklahoma’s defending champion status wasn’t reflected in their first day’s point total as they began today with only four points, but singles matches would prove otherwise.  The Missouri […]

2013 Southern States Junior Cup Matches: Final Results

    The 2013 Southern States Junior Cup Matches have concluded. Here are the final results for Missouri. Singles Matches – Boys (MS) Griffin Agent  2 UP             (MO) Tanner Elder (MO) Taylor Woods                       (AR) Davis Trice  3 & 2 […]

2013 Southern States Junior Cup Matches: Update

The 2013 Southern States Junior Cup Matches are underway at Jackson Country Club in Jackson, MS.  The annual tournament pairs twelve junior golfers from four states (Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi) together in a two-day Ryder Cup style tournament. The Missouri team is made up of 6 Girls & 6 Boys from across the state. Nichole […]

About Us

The Missouri Golf Post is a monthly digital magazine that “celebrates the people who play the game.” Each monthly issue contains several “feature” stories on golfers, golf courses, and/or major tournaments of interest statewide. Each issue contains a number of regular departments on topics such as Tournament Summaries, Fitness, “The Superintendent’s Corner,” Instruction, and Rules.


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