9th Kanza Players Cup
(785) 842-4833 ext. 2
Updated July 22nd - This event has been rescheduled for October 26-28, 2020. Details will be sent to previously entered players.
2020 Team Rosters
East - William Gantz, Kit Grove, Jeff Bell, Josh Williams, Matt Kelley, Park Ulrich, Conrad Roberts, Brent Mertz
West - Elliot Soyez, Spencer Christian, Keaton Lewis, Brian Fehr, Alec Heinen, Andrew King, Pete Krsnich, Trenton Specht
Schedule of Events
Monday, October 26th -- Practice Round - 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Tuesday, October 27th -- Four-Ball Matches - 8:00 am to 8:30 am, Modified Pinehurst Matches - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Wednesday, October 28th -- Singles Matches - 8:00 am to 8:30 am
Host Club Information
Flint Hills National Golf Club
#1 Flint Hills National Dr.
Andover, KS 67002
Director of Golf: Dave Henson
Superintendent: Paul Jonas
Team Composition & Tie Breakers
Top eight (8) available players from the East and West Squads (16 players total) from the 2019 KGA Mid-Amateur Player of the Year points list.
Tie Breaker: If a tie exists for the final qualifying position(s) on either team, the tie shall be broken based on the following criteria, in order of their application:
1. Head-to-head player finish in the final KGA championship of the prior season (i.e. Mid-Amateur Championship). If still tied,
2. Total number of events participated in where KGA Mid-Amateur Player of the Year points were earned during the prior season. This includes KGA championships, USGA qualifiers, USGA championships, select cup team events. If still tied,
Boundary & Residence for Team Qualification
U.S. Highway 75 is boundary for determining whether a player is on the East or West team. Cities that sit on Highway 75 are deemed to be on the East team (i.e. Topeka, Burlington, Holton, Independence).
A player that moves residence will be determined to be on the team that his residence was at during the majority of the playing season.
Qualifying is open to male mid-amateur age (25 to 49) golfers. Eligible golfers must have completed in at least one Kansas Championship event to be eligible for invitation to the Kanza Players Cup.
Entry Fee and Deadline
$150 ($280 for new players/new golf bag). Entry is by invitation only.
Ryder Cup style format (Four-Ball, Alt Shot, Singles matches).
Groupings and pairings for the matches will be determined using an open draft format with each team's captain. This will be determined at the player's dinner following the practice round.
A player's only dinner will be held at the club following the practice round at approximately 6:00 pm. Information on this function will be passed on to qualifying players.
Lunch is provided on both days of the championship. Lunch is not provided on the practice round day.
The golf course will be set-up at approximately:
- 7,000 yards (all participants)
Practice round is included as part of your entry fee on Monday, October 26th. Practice round starting times will begin at 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm. The West Team will play first followed by the East Team.
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.
The East Team of Matthew Quandt, William Gantz, Bradley Lane, Kit Grove, Conrad Roberts, Jeff Bell, Josh Williams and Sam Wempe bested their counterparts from the West Team in 2019 at Wolf Creek Golf Club.
Carts, Spectators and Caddies
Carts are provided for all rounds of the championship as part of your entry fee. Spectator carts will NOT be available for this championship. Caddies are NOT allowed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Method of Payments
The host club accepts credit card for all 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!