Missouri Golf Post

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Old Kinderhook Announces New Lodge and Conference Center

Old Kinderhook, the Lake of the Ozark’s premiere golf and lake resort, unveils The Lodge at Old Kinderhook, a new 84-room lodge and conference center. “The lodge completes the destination resort experience at Old Kinderhook. For nearly 15 years, Old Kinderhook has built a reputation for exceptional golf, outstanding dining venues, marina facilities and lake […]

KCGA launches Golf Hall of Fame

Watson, Thirsk headline Hall of Fame inaugural class  Local golf legend, Tom Watson and long-time Kansas City Country Club Head Professional, Stan Thirsk headline the inaugural class of the Kansas City Golf Hall of Fame. Created in 2012 to cap the celebration of the centennial of the Kansas City Golf Association (KCGA), the Hall of […]

Interview Series: Liz Green

We met recently with Liz Green, President of the St. Louis Women’s Golf Association (SLWGA), to learn more about that organization. Here is a bit of their history: The St. Louis Women’s Golf Association began in 1975 in the mind of its founder, Pam Rothfuss Whalen. With a background of competitive golf in the state […]

The Rebirth of The Legends

The bad news came in late January in the form of a letter from Patricia Natoli to the membership of the Country Club at The Legends. (Natoli is the daughter of the former owner of The Legends, the late Carmelo Natoli, who passed away in November,2012.)  Following their customary January closing—“the Club will not open […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Mayor And The Golf Club Of Florissant

A number of passionate interests dominate Florissant Mayor Tom Schneider’s life; Faith, Family, Florissant, and Fitness. Tom and his wife Rachel have six adult children and a grandson and are part of a large extended family. He was hired by the late Mayor Jim Eagan in 1976 to be City Engineer and in 1979  was […]

Randy On Tour

Our colleague Randy Minchew had us green with envy last week as he departed dreary, snowy Columbia for sunny Phoenix. He had a specific purpose for the trip—to get  a “professional” fitting at Karsten Manufacturing Corp, better known as the home of PING golf. “I wanted to make the trip last year, but hurt my […]

Caddying for “Red”

So here we are at the dad-gum 2005 US Senior Open. There was no advance plan to offer my caddying services to Red should he qualify. In fact, it was somewhat unexpected that he got it around his home course, Norwood Hills C.C., with a low enough score to grab one of the two spots […]

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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