KANSAS CITY – Nicklaus Mason from Shawnee came out on top today at the Oakwood Qualifier at Oakwood Country Club in Kansas City. Mason finished with a score of 3-under par, 69. 

Tragdon McCrae (Plainville) and Hudson Dubinski (Columbia) tied for the second lowest score of the day after shooting par.

The top 18 players, plus two alternates, qualified for the 115th annual Missouri Amateur Championship, which will take place at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis on June 20-25. The cut to qualify was 6-over par, 78, with a playoff occurring to determine who would be the final player to make the cut. Nicholas Sheppard (Springfield) was the 18th player to make the cut, with Tanner Collins (Kansas City) taking the first alternate spot and Jared King (Shawnee) taking the second.

Congratulations to all the qualifiers! Stay tuned to see how they do at the Missouri Amateur next week.

You can view the full results of the Oakwood qualifier here: https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/3368184

For more information on upcoming qualifiers or other MGA tournaments, visit www.mogolf.org.


ABOUT MGA: 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 Missouri Golf Association was started in St. Louis in 1905 to run the Amateur Championship. Four founding clubs would be the ones in existence in St. Louis in those early years – St. Louis Country Club, Algonquin Golf Club, Glen Echo Golf Club and Normandie Golf Club. Four years later, the invite-only Missouri Amateur was held in Kansas City at Evanston Club. 1911 marked the real organization of the MGA with Bonner Miller as Secretary and Executive Director. Ever since then, the MGA has striven to provide tournaments and spaces for Missouri golfers to sharpen their skills and enjoy the game. 

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