Staley Farms Golf Club in Kansas City North hosted the Kansas Senior Series on Tuesday May 20. The Kansas Golf Association sponsors the senior series. Members of the series must be at least 50 year of age and a member of a KGA member golf club. No player was able to break par for gross scoring on the 18-hole championship course.
Gross scoring in the Overall Group ended with Michael Carey of Shawnee Mission, Kan. and Dave Kirschbaum of Kansas City, Mo. posting four over par 76 for a tie for first place. Third place resulted in a three way tie between Doug Kaup of Phillipsburg, Kan., Bill McDonald of Topeka, Kan., and Mark Worthey from Kansas City, Mo. at five over par 77. Net scoring resulted in Jeff Holmes of Leawood, Kan. finishing at three under par for first place. Second place with an adjusted score of two under par 70 went to Dave Steeples of Hays, Kan. Third place resulted in a four-way tie between Ron Brewer, Bob Hunter, Jerry Kruger, and Mark Kays.
The 50 to 54 Age Group gross scoring resulted in Kirschbaum finishing in first place at four over par and Worthey taking second at five over par. Third place went to Jeff Holmes of Leawood, Kan. with a posted score of seven over par 79. Holmes moved to first place in the net scoring with an adjusted score of three under par. Second place resulted in a tie between Kruger and Kays at even par.
At nine over par 81 two players, Tim Tyner of Council Grove, Kan. and Mike Naegele of Lee’s Summit, Mo. tied for first place in the 55 to 59 Age Group gross scoring. Third place honors went to Peter Robbins of Olathe, Kan. Net score resulted in a tie for first place between Larry Nelson of Salina, Kan. and Naegele at one over par. Eddie Rodgers of Topeka, Kan. finished in third with an adjusted score of four over par 76.
In the 60 to 64 Age Group gross scoring Kaup took first place at five over par 77. Greg McLeod of Overland Park, Kan. finished at 11 over par for second and one stroke back for third was Dan Buck of Wichita, Kan. Bob Hunter of Lee’s Summit, Mo. took first place in net scoring with an adjusted score of even par. Second place went to Phil Frigon of Clay Center, Kan. at two over par and Buck and McLeod tied for third at four over par.
Carey finished in first at four over in the 65 to 69 Age Group gross scoring. Second place went to Leawood, Kan. resident Ron Brewer at eight over par and one stroke back was Duane Creekmore of Wichita, Kan. Dave Steeples of Hays, Kan. climbed to first place in net scoring with an adjusted score of two under par 70. Brewer remained in second at even par and Carey dropped to third at one over par.
In the 70 and Over Age Group gross scoring Bill McDonald of Topeka, Kan. finished in first place at five over par 77. Chase Yi of Topeka, Kan. finished in second with a 16 over par 88 and Jim Deines of Hill City, Kan. finished in third at 23 over par. In net scoring, McDonald remained in first place with an adjusted score of four over par. Jerry Roberts of Olathe, Kan. and Ron Elliott of Olathe, Kan. finished in second at five over par.