Kansas City Four-ball Stroke Play Championship
Stone Canyon Golf Club | June 8 & 9
This event also serves as a qualifier for the Heart of America Four-ball Finals
Open to amateur golfers. At least one player on the side must have a handicap index through Central Links Golf in order to be eligible for this event. If you are out of the region, you can join the Eclub of Kansas City through this link.
The field will be comprised of a maximum of 64 players (32 sides).
36 holes of Four-ball Stroke play, played over 2 days.
The top 8 sides will qualify for the Heart of America Finals to be held August 1 & 2 at Lawrence CC.
Low Senior will be awarded for sides that both players are 50 years or older.
At the conclusion of the event, if a tie for the champion occurs, a sudden death play-off will commence. If a tie for the 8th seed occurs, a sudden death playoff will be conducted to determine the side(s) who will advance to the Heart of America Finals.
Entries and Fees
Players may enter the event by registering online at KC Four-ball Registration. Entries open March 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM. The entry fee is $310 per side ($155 per player).
The entry fee includes Golf, Cart, Range Fees and prizes.
Wednesday, June 8: 18 holes Four-ball Stroke Play, 8:00 Tee times every 12 minutes
Thursday, June 9: 18 holes Four-ball Stroke Play, 8:00 Tee times every 12 minutes
Rules of Golf, Competition is Final
Play will be governed by The Rules of Golf as approved by the USGA. Questions will be settled by the on-site Rules Committee, whose decision will be final. The competition is final when the winner has been awarded the Championship trophy.
All golf balls and clubs must conform to USGA specifications. Any unusual equipment or devices such as gloves, unusual tees, alignment aids, braces and the like are prohibited by the Rules of Golf.
Proper golf attire is required. Jeans, halter tops, tank tops and athletic t-shirts are not permitted. Shoes with metal spikes are not permitted.
Golf carts are included in the entry fee. Cart rules during the competition are subject to the discretion of the golf course superintendent at the host facility based on course conditions and may change at any time without notice during the competition. ADA requests for special exceptions to this rule are handled on a case-by-case basis and will be granted provided they would not alter the fundamental fairness of the competition by providing a player with an advantage over other players. Transportation requests are subject to change based on evolving conditions.
Caddies and Golf Carts
Caddies are allowed for this event and the actions of the caddie during the round are the responsibility of the player (Rule 10.3c). This is the default postion for caddies for Central Links events, but availability may vary from event to event or any other factors affecting this policy. Caddies are allowed to ride on and operate the golf cart, provided space is available. Central Links Golf has a strict 2 carts per group policy and the carts are reserved for the players first. If a side has more than one caddie, arrangements must be made within the group to accomodate the cart policy.
Spectators are allowed and may walk along to watch the event. Golf carts may be rented by spectators if they are available, but carts for an event must be reserved for players, Rules officials and Central Links staff first. Spectators (riding or walking) are asked to remain on the cart path during the play of a hole. Spectators may help search for golf balls but must not function as a caddie.
On-site registration will not be required. Please arrive at your starting tee 10 minutes prior to your starting time to receive instructions.
Practice Round & Practice Privileges
Practice rounds are permitted, but are NOT included in the entry fee. The host facility will determine availability and rate for such practice rounds, please contact the golf shop directly.
Practice facilities are included and will be available 1 hour before the first starting time each day.
Terms of the Competition, Code of Conduct, Pace of Play
Visit https://centrallinksgolf.org/competitions/conditions-of-play/ for complete information on terms of the competition, code of conduct and pace of play guidelines.