Ellen Port, 2014 Curtis Cup Captain, talks about the upcoming tournament at St Louis Country Club.
Brad Demo has been Executive Director of the Midwest Section PGA based in Blue Springs, MO since 2005. Before that, he spent 20+ enjoyable years at one of the best courses in the midwest—Alvamar CC in Lawrence, KS. Born and raised in Emporia, KS, Brad and his Board of Directors oversee one of the largest […]
St. Louis—Practice rounds for team competition typically follow an established blueprint: lots of repetition, mixed with a steady diet of analysis and game planning. It can at times be a mundane and monotonous process, so the competitor in Ellen Port decided to take a different approach to the three-day Curtis Cup practice session held at […]
Sunrise Beach, MO – Another full field of both “open” players and seniors showed up April 12-13 for the 4th annual Porto Cima Four Ball. The winning team in last year’s open division, Wayne Fredrick and Kory Bowman, was absent this year—and Judd Easterling lost last year’s partner, Jace Long, to the professional ranks. So, the many […]
Norwood Hills, called “North Hills” in 1931, hosted its first of two State Ams in the 30s. A strong wind swept the course all day during qualifying, causing scores to be quite high. Richard Bockenkamp of Midland Valley (old Meadowbrook) and Don Lambert of St. Louis CC tied for medalist honors with 3-over par 74s. […]
Our February issue includes the upcoming 2014 tournament schedules for all major golf associations throughout Missouri. This includes: the Missouri Golf Association; the Missouri Women’s Golf Association; the Kansas City Golf Association; and the Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association. Check out page 20 of our February digital edition to learn more about locations, dates, and how […]
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 […]
Jeff Johnson’s first title came at the 21st Metropolitan Senior Amateur Championship at Sunset Country Club. Read more about his victory at http://www.metga.org/2013/08/20/johnson-wins-senior-title-by-4/