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St. Louis Golf Expo is set for Feb. 7-9

Thinking about golf? You are in luck. Area golfer can, get a jump-start on the 2020 golf season when SSM Health welcomes the 11th annual St. Louis Golf Expo to the region. The Expos will be held Feb. 7-9 at the St. Charles Convention Center. The St. Louis Golf Expo is the can’t-miss event of the year for golfers in the St. Louis metropolitan area, giving golfers their first chance to see and swing the clubs which will be the talk of the golf world in 2020. You can take advantage of the lowest prices of the year on name-brand ...

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2019 Mid-America Junior Cup team set

The 2019 Mid-America Junior Cup team is set. The Mid America Junior Cup is a collaborative event between MAGA and the Kansas City Golf Association. Each team consists of eight junior golfers, four boys and four girls, from each side of the state and play several match play formats including Four-Ball, foursomes and singles. The event will be hosted by the KCGA this year and will be played at Kansas City Country Club in Mission Hills, Kan. KGCA retained the Cup at Bogey Hills CC last year, while MAGA leads the overall matches 9-7-3. Players on the Mid-America Junior Cup ...

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MICDS’ Perry earns medal in her final appearance in Class 1 state golf tournament

MICDS senior Parker Perry earned all-state honors in the Class 1 state girls golf tournament. Perry, a captain, finished fifth with a 165 in the two-day tournament at Fremont Hills Golf Course in Nixa. She shot an 84 in the first round and followed it with an 81. MICDS senior Parker Perry hits a putt during the Class 1 state girls golf tournament. She finished fifth to earn all-state honors. (Photo by Stacey Goltermann) “Parker was disappointed with round one,” MICDS coach Steve Johnston said. “(She) Had difficulty adjusting to the winds and many approach shots came up short. But ...

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St. Joseph’s Armando plays on four state championship golf teams for the Angels

Senior Grace Armando is in the record books at St. Joseph’s Academy. Aromando is the first Angel to play on four state champion golf teams. St. Joseph’s Academy senior Grace Aromando holds the state trophy. She played on four state title teams with the Angels. “I always thought it was possible but the real question was could we execute the plan,” Aromando said. They did. St. Joseph’s shot a 299 in the first round and finished with a 607 at Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club in Bolivar. That’s the best Angels score at state. It gave them a 15-shot ...

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St. Joseph’s Academy wins fourth consecutive Class 2 state girls golf championship

Junior Drew Nienhaus believed before the season the St. Joseph’s Academy Angels would repeat as state golf champions. “I was very confident in our team’s ability,” said Nienhaus, who spent her summer playing in numerous tournaments around the country. “I knew that we would start the season strong and only get better throughout the fall.” The St. Joseph’s Academy girls golf team celebrates winning its fourth consecutive state championship. They certainly did. St. Joseph’s  Academy earned its fourth consecutive Class 2 girls golf state title. In the two-day tournament playing in windy conditions at Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club ...

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MICDS senior Parker wins sectional, advances to state tournament with two other Rams

MICDS senior Parker Perry heads into the Class 1 state golf tournament with a head of steam after winning the district and sectional championships. Parker shot a 5-over 77 in the Sectional 1 tournament at the Country Club of Missouri in Columbia to earn a berth in the state meet. MICDS senior Parker Perry won the sectional golf tournament and she will play in the Class 1 state meet. (Photo by Stacey Goltermann) Two other Rams also will be heading to the state meet, set for Monday and Tuesday at Fremont Hills Golf Course, a par 71 course in Nixa. ...

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