Women’s Fore State – by Invitation
28th Annual Fore State Team Championship
Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas
Aug 1-2, 2022
Canyon Farms Golf Course, Lenexa KS
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 its turn to host the event. The new rotation schedule (because of COVID in 2020) is now Kansas 2022, Oklahoma, 2023, Arkansas 2024 and Missouri 2025, Kansas 2026 …
Team Missouri Captain: Stephany Powell, MGA Director
NEW age groups 2019: 12 players in each State
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 the Women’s Point List for the 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.
Entry Deadline: 7 days before the start date
Entries must be correctly completed, including mandatory Hcp/I information.
All entries are subject to approval by the Board of Directors of the Missouri Golf Association.
Entry fees shall be refunded less a $30.00 administrative fee, if withdrawal occurs prior to the entry deadline stated above, or if the field is full on the first day of play. If the field is not full, there shall be no refund for a withdrawal made after the Entry Deadline.
All entrants are expected to complete tournament play. If one withdraws for a reason deemed unacceptable by the Tournament Committee, she shall be ineligible to play in Association competitions.
Sunday – July 31
Practice Round 11:30
6 PM Welcome Party
Monday – Aug 1
7:10 Team Pictures
8 AM First Round, Four-Ball Matches – 12 players in each state
2 PM Second Round, Foursome Matches – 12 players in each state
Tuesday – Aug 2
8 AM Final Round, Singles Matches – 12 players in each state
1:30 PM Awards luncheon
MEMBERSHIP / ENTRY FEE
Have to be a current member of the MGA
Entry Fee $175
Entry Fee Includes team shirts, 2-night hotel accommodations, social event, luncheons, and 4 rounds of golf.
Course Name - Canyon Farms Golf Club
Age Group - All Ages
Format - Alt Shot, Four Ball, Singles
Membership Fee - 40.00
Entry Fee - 175.00
Registration Opens - July 27, 2022