2020 Kansas Senior Series Championship
Schedule of Events
Monday, September 21st -- First round (18 holes) - 8:00 am - #1 tee only
Tuesday, September 22nd -- Second round (18 holes) - 8:00 am - #1 & #10 tees
Host Club Information
Firekeeper Golf Course
12524 150 Road
Mayetta, KS 66509
Head Golf Professional: Randy Towner
Superintendent: Rob Christie
Qualifiers from regular season Senior Series events. Top fifteen (15) male players gross & net in each age division from the final Senior Series points standing qualifying for the championship. Players must have played in a minimum of five (5) regular season Senior Series events to be eligible for invitation to the Senior Series Championship. The five event requirement includes events that were cancelled and/or rescheduled due to weather.
Entry Fee, Deadline and Procedure
$90. Deadline for entry is Monday, September 14th at 11:59 pm.
Players that qualify for the championship will receive an email invitation. Qualifying players must enter online or submit entry fee payment prior to the entry deadline. Players that fail to enter prior to the entry deadline will not be entered into the championship.
36 holes of individual stroke play with gross and net scoring with two age divisions. Overall Champion to be determined in each division. The event may be shortened to 18 holes if weather cancels either round. Gift certificates from the host club will be awarded in amounts to be determined based on the number of total entries within each division.
Optional Skins Game
We will be running a daily optional skins game (gross and net) within the two age divisions for players that wish to participate. The cost is $20 per player which gets the player into the game for both days of the championship. If you wish to participate, please bring cash to the first day of the championship and give it to a staff member. Note: a player can only win one skin per hole (i.e. can't win a gross & net skin on same hole).
Two age divisions with gross and net scoring:
- 50 to 64
- 65 & Older
The golf course will be set-up at approximately:
- 6,300 yards (50 to 64 Division)
- 6,000 yards (65 & Older Division)
Box lunch will be provided each day of the championship as part of your entry fee.
No official practice round is offered. Contact the host course for availability and rates.
Clubhouse and Practice Facilities
Clubhouse and practice facilities open one hour prior to the first starting time. Practice facilities are for tournament contestants use only.
Wichita resident Tracy Chamberlin was victorious at the 2019 KGA Senior Series Championship at Reflection Ridge Golf Club. In the Super Senior Division, Edmond's Tom Nielsen claimed his first tournament title.
Senior Cup Teams (teams expanded for 2020)
Following the championship, the Ozark Senior Challenge Team will be named based on final results from the Senior Series Championship. The players, age 50 to 64, with the best six final gross scores and the best six final net scores (after eliminating any gross qualifiers), plus two gross “captains’ pick” will comprise the fourteen member Kansas Senior Team that will compete against a team from the Missouri Golf Association. The event will be held October 13-15, 2020 at Twin Hills Golf & Country Club (Joplin, MO). Details of that event will be given to players that qualify.
Note: Players age 65 and over must indicate which cup team they would want to compete on before beginning play of the Senior Series Championship. Otherwise they will be placed on the Super Senior Team.
The Association Senior Cup Team will be selected based only on the final results of the Senior Series Championship. The players, age 65 & over, with the best four final gross scores and best four final net scores (after eliminating any gross qualifiers) and two gross “captains pick” will comprise the ten member Association Senior Cup Team competing against a team from the Missouri Golf Association. The event will be held October 13-15, 2020 at Twin Hills Golf & Country Club (Joplin, MO). Details of that event will be given to players that qualify.
Carts, Spectators and Caddies
Carts are provided for both rounds of the championship as part of your entry fee. Spectator carts will not be available. Caddies are not allowed for events due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Click here for read information on Hard Card, Terms of Competition, Pace of Play, and Conduct policies.
There will be no registration at this event. You are responsibile to be at your assigned starting tee at least five (5) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time. This will give you adequate time to receive instructions and information from the Starter.
Scores from each round of this championship will be posted to the GHIN Handicap System.
Players can stay at the Prairie Band Hotel located across the street from the golf course for the preferred rate of $69/night. Please contact the hotel and reference "Senior Series" to receive the preferred rate when making your reservation. (785) 966-7777.
Method of Payments
The host club accepts all payment forms for purchases.
When Competition is Final
The competition is final when the trophy has been presented to the winner or, in the absence of a prize ceremony, when all scores have been approved by the committee. The Result of a match is final when the Committee has approved the result as posted on the public scoreboard.
Good luck to all contestants and thank you for your support of your golf association. Your expressions of thanks to the staff of the host club and rules volunteers are always appreciated!