2017 Senior Player of the Year

//2017 Senior Player of the Year

MGA Men’s Senior Player of the Year

Steve Groom
Missouri Golf Association
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Missouri Golf Association is excited to announce Steve Groom as this year’s
Senior Men’s Player of the Year. This is the ninth year the Raytown native has
earned the prestigious honor.

This season, he played in almost every MGA event. At the Amateur Championship
at the St. Joseph Country Club, he qualified and went on to compete in the Match
Play portion of the tournament and made it to the Round of 16.

Groom went on to tie for fifth place at the MGA Mid-Amateur Championship at
Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, tied for seventh at the MGA Senior Amateur
Championship at Bogey Hills Country Club in St. Charles and tied for fourteenth at
the MGA Stroke Play Championship at Winghaven Country Club in O’Fallon.

In addition, Groom competed and accumulated points from the Ozark, POE,
Stewart and JC Memorial Invitationals.

“I am very proud to be Senior Men’s Player of the Year for the seventh year in a
row, and eight of the last nine,” Groom said. “I like traveling the state and
competing with the Mid-Amateur players and youngsters.”

Groom also spent time this past summer playing in the British Senior Amateur
where he tied for eighteenth place.

Congratulations, Steve and thank you for your commitment and dedication to the

The Missouri Golf Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to
promote the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf throughout the
State of Missouri. The MGA conducts several statewide championships each year.
The MGA distributes an annual schedule of tournament events and entry forms
for each event. Provides advice and information for golf, handicap and rules
chairpersons, and provides educational seminars.
Missouri Golf Association
P.O. Box 104164
Jefferson City, MO 65110
(573) 636-8994