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KCGA Retains Mid-America Junior Cup

This past weekend at Fox Run GC in Eureka the eight juniors from the Metropolitan Golf Association battled their counterparts from the Kansas City Golf Association for possession of the Mid-America Junior Cup. The team from the KCGA retained the cup with a 4-4 standoff in the four-ball matches Saturday and the mixed foursomes competiton on Sunday. […]

Remembering Payne Stewart…

Today is the 15th anniversary of Payne Stewart’s death as the private plane he and five other people were in crashed in South Dakota after losing cabin pressure and flying for hours on auto-pilot. Payne was a son of Springfield, Missouri and Hickory Hills CC. His dad Bill was a passionate golfer won the Missouri Amateur in 1953 […]

Patrick Britt Wins His 2nd Jim Jackson Invitational Title

Pat Britt of Norwood Hills CC birdied the par-five 18th at Algonquin GC on Sunday to edge fellow Norwood player Phil Caravia by one shot and win the 30th playing of the Jim Jackson Invitational. On 18 Britt hit the pin with his third, a pitch from inside 100 yards, and tapped in for a four and […]

Nurski and Groom Named MGA Players of the Year

Brad Nurski of St. Joseph and Steve Groom of Raytown won the MGA points race and thus earned MGA Player of the Year honors in the open and senior divisions respectively. They received their awards at the recent players’ dinner during the Hieronymus Cup matches at the Country Club at St. Albans. Nurski finished as […]

Hieronymus Cup Teams Split at Country Club at St. Albans

Yesterday in singles play the West “open” division team continued their recent mastery over the East team  with a 7.5 to 2.5 point total leading to a 13 to 7 overall total and retention of the “open” division Hieronymus Cup. However, eight of the ten singles matches came down to the 18th hole and made the […]

Hieronymus Cup Saturday Matches Set for “Open” Players

West Captain Antonio Serrano and his counterpart for the East squad, Skip Berkmeyer, have set their four-ball and foursomes matches for Saturday at the CC at St. Albans Tavern Creek course. The senior captains, BJ Curry (West) and Jeff Johnson (East), will make their pairings at the Friday evening players’ dinner. Sat. morning four-ball 1. Haskell-Serrano […]

US Four-Ball Championship Qualifying Results

Monday at Bellerive CC 50 teams competed in better ball play for the three available spots in the first USGA Four-Ball Championship to be held next May at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. The wind strengthened as the day went on and made club selection and scoring difficult as the teams played into the early afternoon. The Four-Ball […]

Team Missouri Places 4th in US State Team

The Missouri team of Phil Caravia and Skip Berkmeyer from St. Louis and Brad Nurski from St. Joseph completed the best finish ever for a Missouri team last Thursday at the Pete Dye Course at the French Lick Resort in Indiana. The team finished one stroke out of third (and a USGA medal) behind the Iowa […]

Betz Wins Gateway PGA Section Championship

Adam Betz, Assistant Professional at Meadowbrook CC, came from four shots behind to tie leader Mike Suhre in the last round and force a playoff for the Gateway section championship. On the second playoff hole, the par-five 18th at St. Clair CC in Belleville, Betz hit a drive of well over 300 yards and made eagle […]

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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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