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Challenge Cup (2017 – Idle Hour Country Club)
Golfers topping the Player of the Year lists from the Kentucky Golf Association and the Kentucky PGA are annually invited to compete in team and individual matches for bragging rights and to earn the Cup. The president of each organization participates as team captains with hopes of guiding their team to victory.
Kaiser Cup (2017 – Belterra Golf Resort)
Named for the Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame’s, Bill Kaiser, top playing professionals of the Kentucky PGA representing the Member’s Team or the Assistant’s Team will compete in a Ryder Cup style match play format. This event is by invitation only.
Kentucky Open (2017 – Hurstbourne Country Club)
Kentucky has a long tradition of great golfers and most have added their name as champions of the flagship competition of the Kentucky PGA. Every player hopes to be crowned the Kentucky Open Champion and join such storied champions as Byron Nelson, Jack Ryan, Larry Gilbert, Jodie Mudd, Ted Schulz, J.B. Holmes and Keith Ohr. The championship brings together Kentucky’s top amateurs and professionals at some of the state’s most noted venues. A field of 156 players will either qualify through sectional sites or have been guaranteed a spot through exemption for this 54 hole competition. The field will be cut to the low 70 and ties after 36 holes. The initial registration fee is $130 with additional fees applied after the field is set.
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Kentucky Senior Open (2017 – Elizabethtown Country Club)
Kentucky’s senior golfers, both professional and amateurs, will compete for top honors in this prestigious 36-hole event. The field is limited to the first 144 paid entries and the $160 entry fee includes golf car, first round lunch and prizes.
Kentucky Women’s Open (2017 – Harmony Landing Country Club)
Since 1997, Kentucky’s top female players have vied for honors at the Kentucky Women’s Open. LPGA Tour Members Whitney Wade, Leah Wigger and Mallory Blackwelder are just a few of the past champions. This 36-hole competition field is limited to 90 players and features a Mid-Amateur Division. The entry fee is $130 and includes golf car, lunch and prizes.
Kentucky PGA Championship (2017 – University of Louisville Golf Club)
As one of the 41 Sections of The PGA of America, Kentucky annually hosts a championship dedicated just to members of the Kentucky PGA. The winner’s list is a “Who’s Who” in Kentucky Golf and includes Kentucky Hall of Fame members: Larry Gilbert, Gordon Leishman, Bill Kaiser, Jack Ryan and Ralph Landrum. The champion and other qualifiers will advance to the PGA Professional Championship the summer following the year they qualified.
Kentucky PGA Senior Championship (2017 – Keene Trace | Champions Course)
Kentucky PGA senior members, age 50 and over, compete annually for the title of Kentucky Senior PGA Champion. All members who have reached that age are eligible and registration is conducted by The PGA of America. The winner and other eligible participants advance to the Senior Professional National Championship later in the season.
Kentucky PGA Assistants Championship (2017 – Wildwood Country Club)
Members and apprentices of the Kentucky PGA compete in this 36-hole, stroke play event to find out who will advance to the PGA Assistant National Championship later in the season. Participants must register for this event through The PGA of America, which includes a $30 entry fee for the National Championship. The entry fee for the KPGA Assistants Championship is $255.
Kentucky PGA Match Play Championship (2017 – Persimmon Ridge Golf Club)
Participants compete in regional zones during the preliminary phase of the KPGA Match Play Championship in hopes of advancing to the quarter, semi and final matches to claim the title of KPGA Match Play Champion. The entry fee is $60 and covers all costs.
Kentucky PGA Senior Match Play Championship (2017 – Heritage Hill Golf Club)
Using the previous year’s Player of the Year list, the top KPGA senior golfers will compete to determine the KPGA Senior Match Play Champion. The entry fee is $60 and covers all costs.
Kentucky PGA Assistants Match Play Championship (2017 – Idle Hour Country Club)
KPGA Assistants and Apprentices will vie for the final four spots when they begin their match play elimination brackets throughout the Commonwealth. One qualifier comes from each of the four zones across the state to determine the KPGA Assistants Match Play Champion. The entry fee for this championship is $60 and covers all costs.
Pro-Pro / Individual Events
Pro- Pro Series Kick-Off (2017 – Oxmoor Country Club)
This tournament kicks off the season and is the first of the Pro-Pro Series events. Two-man teams will compete in this fun 18-hole Shamble Four-Ball Competition. The entry fee is $110 per player.
Pro- Pro Series Pro-Assistant / Team (2017 – Keene Trace | Champions Course)
Supervising Professionals join their assistants and compete in this fun 18-hole Four-Ball Competition. The entry fee is $210 per team with $105 for each additional Assistant.
Pro-Pro Series 2-Man (2017 – Griffin Gate Marriott Resort)
One of the most anticipated tournaments of the year, the KPGA Pro-Pro Championship provides players the chance to team with their fellow professional at work, a friend in the section or any other combination of two players. The formats vary with each nine-holes (of the 36-hole competition) played including: scramble, best ball, alternate shot and a team total. The entry fee is $210 per team.
Pro-Pro Series Tournament Championship (2017 – Keene Trace | Keene Run)
The KPGA annually concludes its season with the Tournament Series Championship. This event has been combined with the Pro-Pro Series and includes a team event as well. KPGA Members and apprentices will compete over 36-holes in two divisions, regular and senior, for top points and prizes and as a team. The entry fee for this event is $160.
The Kentucky PGA conducts several Pro-Am Events throughout the season to allow Professionals to compete alongside their loyal customers. These events are beneficial to professionals and amateurs alike. The fields are limited to 56 teams and the entry fee for each event is $360 per team. These events include:
- National Car Rental Pro-Am #1 – Big Spring Country (2017)
- National Car Rental Pro-Am #2 – Greenbrier Golf & CC (2017)
- Pro-Senior #1 – Harmony Landing Country Club (2017)
- Mega Pro-Am – Wildwood Country Club (2017)
- Team Championship – Gay Brewer, Jr. Golf Course (2017)
- Pro-Am 2×2 – Cherry Blossom Golf Club (2017)
- Lake Forest Pro-Am – Lake Forest Country Club (2017)