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State Amateur Championship...

TULSA - The State Amateur Championship is complete. Congratulations to Brendon Jelley on capturing his 3rd championship in 4 years. Jelley defeated Cody Burrows 4 and 3. Historic Southern Hills Country Club hosted the event on July 17-19. This has been a wonderful tournament and we like to thank Nick Sidorakis, Cary Cozby, staff and membership of Southern Hills Country Club for everything they did this week. For the full story, click on the Golf Oklahoma banner above. Click below for more details:

State Amateur Championship
Match Play Bracket
Match Play Results
Finals (Live Scoring)
Cody Burrows vs Brendon Jelley
Semifinals
Cody Burrows vs Mason Overstreet
Bryce Newell vs Brendon Jelley


Brendon Jelley, 2017 State Amateur Champion


State Amateur Trophy on the #1 tee at Southern Hills.


(L to R) Brendon Jelley, 2017 State Amateur Champion & Cody Burrows, State Amateur Runner-Up


Senior Stroke Play Championship...

SHAWNEE - The Senior Stroke Play Championship was in Shawnee on July 10-11 at the Shawnee Country Club. Congratulations to Jon Valuck (won playoff), Senior Stroke Play Champion and Jack Steinmeyer, Super Senior Stroke Play Champion. The final round is complete. We had 2 divisions, Senior and Super Senior. The weather was great and we want to thank Derek Clayborn, members and staff at Shawnee Country Club for a fun tournament! For the full story, click on the Golf Oklahoma banner above. Click the links below for more information:

Results Statistics


Jon Valuck, Senior Stroke Play Champion


(L-R) Craig Collins, Sr. Stroke Play Runner-Up & Jack Steinmeryer, Sr. Stroke Play Champion


Stroke Play Championship...

MUSKOGEE - The Stroke Play Championship is complete with Brady Richardson capturing the championship over Mason Overstreet in a one hole playoff. The event was at Muskogee Country Club on June 26-28. Players who scored 149 or better qualified for the final round. The OGA would like to thank Mark Budler, staff and membership for an tremendous event. The new clubhouse is outstanding with great food! This was a 54 hole stroke play event with a cut to the low 30 and ties after 36 holes. The weather was great all week! To read the full story and more pictures, go to the Golf Oklahoma website at this link. Click below for more details:

Results Statistics


(L-R) Brady Richardson, 2017 Stroke Play Champion & Mason Overstreet, Runner-Up


Plaque of William Nichols, multiple OGA Champion from early 1910's, on 1st Tee at
Muskogee Country Club


Senior State Amateur Championship...

EDMOND - The Finals are complete! Congratulations to defending champion Kirk Wright in capturing the championship. Oak Tree Country Club (East Course) hosted the Senior State Amateur on June 19-22. The weather was perfect all week. We would like thank Devon Davenport, staff and membership of Oak Tree Country Club for a great championship. Golf Oklahoma has the full story. Click below for more details:

Qualifying
Results Statistics
Match Play Bracket
Live Finals
Kirk Wright vs Jon Valuck

Kirk Wright, 2017 Sr. Amateur Champion

USGA Amateur Qualifying...

STILLWATER - The USGA Amateur Qualifying was played at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater on July 10g. The Amateur is being played at Bel-Air Country Club and Riviera Country Club on August 14-20. Good luck to the qualifying players. Click here for the results.



USGA Rule Change for 2017...

FAR HILLS, NJ -The USGA and The R&A announced the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green. The Local Rule will be available for any committee in charge of a competition to use starting Jan. 1, 2017. It will be adopted by the USGA and The R&A in all of their championships, qualifying competitions and international matches. For more information, click here.


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