The MWGA would like to congratulate Kayla Eckelkamp once again for a great season!
Kayla lives and works as an intensive care unit nurse in Washington, MO where she is a member of Franklin County Country Club.
Kayla was also the 2015 Player of the Year!
How Kayla accumulated points during the season.
Kayla won the MWGA Mid-Amateur at Silo Ridge Golf Course in Bolivar with a 2 day total 77/72 149 (8 over par). She finished tied for 9th in the MWGA State Amateur at Twin Oaks Country Club with a three round total of 78/75/74 227 (5 over par). Her biggest accomplishment was qualifying for the US Mid-Amateur in Alton, Il. She went on to The Kahkwa Club in Erie, Pa. in September. She finished tied for 14th in the Stroke Play portion 79/74 153 (9 over par) and went on to win her match in the round of 64, and then wins her match in the round of 32! She lost in the round of 16 to the number 1 seed Shannon Johnson. Johnson went on to play in the final against our own Mizzou Golf Team graduate and MGA Boatwright Intern Julia Potter. Potter wins for the US Mid-Amateur for the 2nd time.
Kayla was also a member of the winning 2016 Fore State Team!
Congratulations Kayla and have a great winter! See you next season!
To find out more about how to accumulate points for player of the year go here