The Pro-Am will be held on the 5th,67th, and
7th of August 2005. The tournament will be held in Garden
City, Kansas. The Southwest Kansas Pro-Am raises thousands of
each year for the New Born Intensive Care and Pediatric Units
of St. Catherine Hospital. Set on two of the finest golf courses
in the state, the event is hosted by one of Kansas' most friendly
communities, Garden City. Professionals are invited to three
days of great tournament play, all social events, and festivities.
Professionals will play a 54-hole stroke play format alternating
courses. Each professional will play with four amateurs Friday
and Saturday. The final round, for professionals only, will
be held Sunday at Southwind Country Club. The professional
field will be cut to 40 and ties. Threesomes will tee off
#1 tee starting at 9:00 a.m. Sunday. All professionals making
the cut on Sunday will be paid a minimum of $450.
The Pro-Am entry fee is $600, which includes free practice
rounds prior to the tournament, as well as invitations to all
events and beverages on the course during tournament play.
Entry deadline is July 26th and all cancellations must be received
by 7:00 p.m. on August 2nd for full refund. (No exceptions.)
The professional purse stands at a total of $82,500, with the
winner collecting $15,000 and the top 26 places winning $1,000
minimum. The tournament pays through 40th place and ties.
The following is a partial list of local hotels and their phone
numbers. Hotel reservations are the responsibility of the Professional.
Due to unusual demand we recommend calling early for reservations.
Plaza Hotel – 1-800-875-5201
Best Western Wheat Lands Hotel – 1-800-333-2387
Best Western Red Baron Hotel – 1-800-333-4164
National 9 Inn – 1-800-33-4164
Private housing will once again be offered on a limited basis.
Professionals wishing to stay in private homes in Garden City
will be assigned first-come-first-served. To make arrangements
please call Lynn Schoonover, at 620-272-2530.
WHEN TO REGISTER
All professionals are requested to register at Southwind Country
Club by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4th. If you plan to
be late or need to make other arrangements, please contact
registration desk at 620-272-4122 on Thursday, August 4th
or at 620-272-2530 prior to tournament week.
Please complete the following as thoroughly as possible and return
with a check to St. Catherine Hospital for $600 and send
to: PO Box 935 Garden City, Kansas 67846
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