Some of the best golfers in the Kansas City/Lawrence area descended Monday on Twin Oaks, a golf learning center that features a driving range, a nine-hole pitch-and-putt course and lessons from teaching pro Jeff Burey, located off K-10 on the western edge of Eudora. By Tom Keegan
More than 40 years ago, Ross Randall noticed that a young boy at his summer golf camp didn’t have a pair of golf shoes. He also noticed the boy had unusually large feet for his age. So Randall grabbed a pair from his garage and gave them to the boy, who was delighted to find that his first pair of golf shoes fit just right and not only that they were worn by a golfer who used to compete against Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino.
Chris Thompson of Lawrence, a two-time golf All-American at University of Kansas, shot rounds of 70 and 74 to finish 2-over par, five strokes off the cut line in the Lincoln Land Charity Championship, a web.com tour event in Springfield, Ill.
Vermeer, 39, made the field on his first try after winning the Nebraska Section championship and then finished in a seven-way tie for ninth in the PGA Professional Championship earlier this week. The top 20 in a field of 312 club professionals earned a spot in the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 10-13.
The mad scientist in long-time club pro Jeff Burey has come up with another terrific idea for an unconventional, entertaining day of golf.
Too many big numbers dotted too many Kansas scorecards Tuesday during the second day of the NCAA men’s golf regional at The University of Texas Golf Club in Austin.
The Kansas men’s golf team dug itself a hole Monday in Austin, Texas, that it will need to dig out from the next two days in order to advance to the NCAA championships in Sugar Grove, Ill.
Big 12 individual men’s golf champion Chase Hanna and Kansas teammate Daniel Hudson moved on to the sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open, each carding a 4-under par 67 Monday at The Legends Country Club in Eureka, Mo.
The fifth year of a rebuilding project generally is considered the first truly fair time to take the temperature of a college coach in any sport. Enough time has passed that the entire roster was brought in by the coach, who also has had ample opportunity to establish a culture.
Kansas senior Chase Hanna left himself a brutal up-and-down to save par from behind the 18th green at Prairie Dunes in the final round Wednesday in the Big 12 men’s golf championship.
Riding the hot hands of senior Chase Hanna and junior Daniel Sutton, the Kansas men’s golf team enters Wednesday's fourth and final round of the Big 12 Championship at Prairie Dunes in fourth place.
Kansas golfer Daniel Hudson shot a 2-over 72 and held the lead after the first round of the Big 12 men’s golf tournament Monday at Prairie Dunes in Hutchinson. The Jayhawks held second place in the team standings.
Forever armed with a phenomenal short game and wry wit that kept his playing partners laughing and his opponents crying for 18 holes, former Kansas golf coach Ross Randall did some of his best work telling stories on the 19th hole.
Ross Randall, Kansas golf coach for 28 years before stepping down in 2007, died of an apparent heart attack Friday night in the Florida home he shared with wife Linda.
Junior Daniel Hudson fired a final round of 2-under-par 70 to tie for sixth place and lead Kansas’ men’s golf team to a second-place finish Tuesday at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic in Phoenix.