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Missouri Amateur Awards Ceremony

Watch the awards ceremony for the 2015 Missouri Amateur and see the new Champion, Mitch Mather. As MGA Exec Director Scott Hovis points out, defending Champion Joey Johnson didn’t go down without a fight, and is now 17-2 in match play at the Am–a record. Congrats to both of these Missouri State golfers. Well done!

Quarter Finals Complete at Missouri Amateur

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (June 27, 2015) – The semifinals are set in the Missouri Amateur Golf Championship. After today’s quarterfinal round Teddy Jones (University of Central of Missouri), Mitchell Mather (Missouri State University), Alex Springer (University of Central Missouri), and Joey Johnson (Missouri State University) advance to the Semi Finals. Jones vs. Mather will tee off […]

Missouri Amateur Day Four

RIDGEDALE, Mo. – Day 4 of the Missouri Amateur kicked off Friday with the second round of match play. The first match consisted of Brevin Giebler vs. Griffen Locke at 8:00 A.M. Due to multiple weather delays, the third round, began Friday afternoon, but is slated to finish Saturday morning.  Championship play resumes Saturday, June […]

Missouri Am Match Play Starts Today

The low 64 players are now set and match play begins at 8 am today at the Missouri Amateur at Buffalo Ridge GC. There was a 7 for 5 playoff last night at 150 to get to the low 64. Brevin Giebler of Cape Girardeau and 1996 Amateur Champion Wayne Fredrick of Springfield shared medalist honors at five […]

Jones Leads Qualifying at Missouri Am After First Day

Missouri Amateur Round One Qualifying Recap   Teddy Jones of St. Louis and the University of Central Missouri golf team led the 36 hole qualifying at Buffalo Ridge GC in Branson with a four-under 66 after day 1. Six other players broke par on the challenging Buffalo Ridge (formerly called Branson Creek) layout as the Missouri […]

Branson Golf News

State Championship is Underway The Branson/Lakes Area continues the high-profile season it is enjoying when Tom Fazio-designed Buffalo Ridge Springs hosts the Missouri Golf Association’s 108th Annual Amateur Championship, June 23-28, 2015. The tournament dates back to 1905 and features 144 of the state’s best amateur golfers. Sixty-four players will advance to match play after […]

PGA Tour’s US Open Fun Facts

The US Open kicks off today. Here are some facts about the field of 156 players: It includes 16 amateurs and over 80 pros and ams from the US. We can’t find any “home town” stories about Missourians in the field. About the closest we get is PGA Tour pro Robert Streb, a Kansas State grad who […]

US Reclaims Palmer Cup

The US team, including Carr Vernon from Poplar Bluff, MO, successfully reclaimed the Palmer Cup with an 18-12 win June 12-14 at Rich Harvest Farms outside Chicago. The ten man squad of US collegians took a commanding lead over team Europe after Friday morning’s four ball matches. Vernon, a junior at DII Cal State Monterey Bay, […]

East Side Amateur Results

Skip Berkmeyer of St. Louis came from one shot back to win his third East Side Amateur title Sunday at Spencer T. Olin GC in Alton, IL with a two round total of 139. Berkmeyer got off to a hot start with birdies on the first two holes Sunday and cruised to a three shot win in the […]

Golf Quotes

UMKC Men’s Golf NCAA Championship Quotes
Antoine Rozner: “Before coming here this week, I knew anything inside the top-10 would be a very good performance. Being able to compete with the best in the world makes me truly believe the best is yet to come. With…

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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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