25th Annual Fore State Team Championship
Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas
July 28-30, 2019
Shadow Valley CC, Rogers, Arkansas
The Fore State Team Championship was established in 1995 to promote a friendly rivalry among amateur women golfers from the four border states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. The competition is held annually in August with each state taking their turn to host the event. The rotation schedule is Kansas 2016, Missouri 2017, Oklahoma 2018 and Arkansas 2019…
Team Missouri Captain: Stephany Powell, MGA Director
NEW age groups 2019:
Each Fore State Team shall be comprised as follows: four (4) players shall be designated as Amateur players who will be age 39 or less by July 14 of the Championship year; four (4) players shall be designated as Mid-Amateur players who will be age 40 to 59 by July 14 of the Championship year; and four (4) players shall be designated as Master players who will be age 60 or older by July 14 of the Championship year.
Team Captains may choose to move players “down” in age categories, but players may not be moved “up” in age categories (e.g., a Captain may move a 57-year-old competitor into the Amateur Division; but may not move a 36-year-old to the Mid-Amateur division).
Players are chosen to represent Missouri based on Women’s Point List for current year and prior year and how they finished in the MGA Amateur and MGA Mid-Amateur and MGA Senior Amateur
Time – Tee times should begin at 8:00 a.m. each day of the competition.
Course – The course will be set at 6000-6200 yards for Amateurs, 5600-5800 yards for Mid-Amateurs, and 5200-5400 yards for Masters.
Monday – July 28
Practice Round 11:30 Missouri
6 PM Welcome Party
Tuesday – July 29
7:10 Team Pictures
8 AM First Round, Four Ball Matches – 12 players each state
2 PM Second Round, Foursome Matches – 12 players each state
Wednesday – July 30
8 AM Final Round, Singles Matches – 12 players each state
1:30 PM Awards luncheon
MEMBERSHIP / ENTRY FEE
Have to be a current member of the MGA
Entry Fee $150
Entry Fee Includes: team shirts, 2 night hotel accommodations, social event, luncheons, and 4 rounds of golf.