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2017 Golf Event Guide

Dear Member, Welcome to the 2017 National Golf Season. The Professional Golf Staff has worked diligently to provide a full complement of tournaments and activities while taking into account when the golf course will be in its finest condition.

In this Golf Event Guide you will find all the pertinent information for the upcoming golf season including:     

Professional Golf Staff Contact Information Golf Shop Hours of Operation Complete Tournament List Instruction & Clinic Information Event Details

Our golf season is highlighted by our four majors here at The National including The White Alloe, Morning Belle, Doubler & Club Championship. Be sure to sign up in advance to hold your spot. Our staff is always here to help, so please let us know if there is ever anything we can do to help throughout the season. Fairways & Greens, Nicholas Ingram, PGA Director of Golf

The National Golf Shop Professional Staff Nicholas Ingram, PGA – Director of Golf

Office: 816-741-0634 ext-127 Cell: 816-914-9056

Kyle Golos, PGA — Head Golf Professional

Zac Gavlak, PGA — Director of Instruction Cell: 480-586-7615

Ryan Davis — Golf Professional

Important Times First Starting Time:

1/1— 4/24: Weekdays: 9:00 AM & Weekends: 9:00 AM

4/25 — 5/26: Weekdays: 8:00 AM & Weekends: 8:00 AM

5/27 — 9/4: Weekdays: 8:00 AM & Weekends: 7:00 AM

9/5 — 10/30: Weekdays: 8:00 AM & Weekends: 8:00 AM

10/31 — 12/31: Weekdays: 9:00 AM & Weekends: 9:00 AM Booking Starting Times: Starting times are available ten days out. If you are booking through ForeTees, the tee sheet will open at 5:00 AM ten days out. Each member is allowed to book up to three times in a row. Golf Shop Hours: Golf Shop will open sixty minutes before the first tee time and will stay open until all golfers are off the course. Practice Facility: Practice Facility will open forty-five minutes prior to the first tee time and will remain open until sixty minutes before sunset.

The National Directory Clubhouse 816-746-0200 Golf Shop 816-741-0634 Golf Course Maintenance 816-741-2150

Accounting 816-746-9844 Mixed Grill 816-505-4290 Snack Bar (Memorial Day—Labor Day) 816-505-4257 Steven Shrawder — President Ext-110 Nicholas Ingram — Director of Golf Ext-127 Spencer Roberts — Director of Golf Course Maintenance Ext-602 Tom Russell — Director of Food & Beverage Ext-140 Janice McConnaughy — Director of Events Ext-111 Kenneth Hornbeck — Executive Chef Ext-131

The National Event Schedule April Summer Sports Extravaganza White Alloe Sign Up Masters Shotgun Demo Day L.G.A. Opening Day M.G.A. Opening Day

Sunday, April 2nd Friday, April 7th Saturday, April 8th Saturday, April 15th Tuesday, April 18th Wednesday, April 26th

May Ladies Golf Happy Hour Match Play Begins The Hangover Couples Golf

Friday, May 12th Tuesday, May 16th Saturday, May 20th Friday, May 26th

Junior Elite Team Begins Little Linksters Begins Wednesday Juniors Begins White Alloe Couples Golf

Tuesday, June 6th Tuesday, June 6th Wednesday, June 7th Thursday—Saturday, June 8th-10th Friday, June 30th

Fourth of July Shotgun Father / Son Watson Cup Couples Golf

Tuesday, July 4th Sunday, July 9th Saturday, July 15th Friday, July 21st

Junior Club Championship Doubler Family Golf Morning Belle

Wednesday, August 9th Friday—Sunday, August 11th-13th Sunday, August 20th Wednesday—Friday, August 23rd-25th




September Couples Night Golf M.G.A. Closing Day Ladies Club Championship Men’s Club Championship

Friday, September 1st Wednesday, September 27th Tuesday, Sept. 26th & Wednesday, Sept. 27th Saturday, Sept. 30th & Sunday, Oct. 1st

Men’s Club Championship L.G.A. Closing Day

Saturday, Sept. 30th & Sunday, Oct.1st Tuesday, October 17th


November Veteran’s Day Shotgun

Saturday, November 11th

Member Rewards Cost: $200 per membership Details: By joining the Member Rewards program you are entitled to:    

$200 in Golf Shop Credit 10% off clubs, gloves, & golf balls 20% off clothing One-time clothing purchase of 40% off - No limit to what you can buy!

Savings: Example of typical member savings:  Buys six dozen Pro V1’s: Saves $32  Buys new irons for $999: Saves $100  Buys new driver for $399: Saves $40  Buys five golf shirts: Saves $70  Buys three pairs of shorts: Saves $40  Buys six golf gloves: Saves $14  One-time clothing order of $500: Saves $200  Total Savings of $500 and could be more

Please inform a member of the Professional Staff if you would like to join

Summer Sports Extravaganza Sunday, April 2nd Time: 1:00 PM—3:00 PM Information: Come kick off the Junior golf Season and take advantage of some great discounts from golf vendors. We will offer free snacks for all juniors. Please register with the Golf Shop.

Masters Shotgun Saturday, April 8th Time: 9:00 AM Shotgun Format: Your net score combined with Saturday’s score of any professional at the Masters. Please Register Through ForeTees. Entry Fee: $20 per player plus applicable cart fees will be billed to your account. Entry fee will cover winner’s payout and breakfast.

Demo Day Saturday, April 15th Time: 9:00 AM—12:00 PM Information: Come to the Practice Facility to try out all the new equipment for 2017 from Titleist, Callaway, Taylor Made, Ping, Nike, Cobra, Cleveland & Mizuno. You will have the opportunity to be professionally custom fit for anything you may need.

The Hangover Saturday, May 20th Time: 9:00 AM Shotgun Format: Two-Person teams playing Better Ball of Partners with 90% Handicap Entry Fee: $20 per player plus applicable cart fees will be billed to your account. Entry fee will cover winner’s payout and breakfast.

Match Play Time: Matches begin Tuesday, May 16th Format: Match Play — please register through ForeTees

Divisions: Men’s Gross — Watson Tees Men’s Team Gross — Watson Tees Men’s Net — Kintyre Combo Tees Men’s Team Net — Kintyre Combo Tees Men’s Senior Gross — Champion Tees Ladies Net — Forward Tees Ladies Team Net — Forward Tees Entry Fee: $25 per player per division Matches: All players must schedule their own matches which may not take place during any other club event. Deadlines for all matches will be set once the field is finalized.

Prizes: Golf Shop credit will be awarded for the top places as well as trophies for First Place.

White Alloe Thursday, June 8th — Saturday, June 10th

Format: Round Robin Better Ball of Partners Match Play. Each two-person team will play five nine-hole matches against the other teams within their flight. Entry Fee: $1,000 per team to include three rounds of golf, cart, tee gift, breakfast, lunches, dinners, all beverages, prizes and much more.

Registration: Begins April 7th at 6:00 PM in the Mixed Grill. No entries will be accepted prior to this date. The field is limited to the first sixty teams. The club could expand the field if needed. Defending Champions: Ryan Springer & Chris Roberts

Couples Golf Time: 5:30 PM Shotgun Format: 9-Hole four-person scramble Please register through ForeTees. Tees: Men: Kintyre Tees Ladies: Forward Tees Entry Fee: $55 per couple plus carts for members and $80 per couple plus carts for guests. Fee includes golf, awards & dinner. Night Golf will be $125 per couple. Food & Beverage: Dinner will be provided for all participants in the Main Dining Room after the conclusion of play. Dates: Friday, May 26th Friday, June 30th Friday, July 21st Friday, September 1st—Night Golf

Fourth of July Shotgun Tuesday, July 4th Time: 8:00 AM Shotgun Format: Individual Gross & Net Skins Please Register Through ForeTees. Pairings: All members are able to make their own pairings and groups. You must notify the Golf Shop of all pairings before July 2nd. Guests: Guests are welcome to play at a discounted rate of $75 per player. Entry Fee: $20 per player plus applicable cart fees. Food & Beverage: Breakfast is included and will be served before the shotgun. Lunch will be available for all participants in the Mixed Grill following play for an additional fee. Prizes: All Gross & Net skins will be awarded with Golf Shop Credit.

The Watson Cup Friday, July 14th & Saturday, July 15th Time: Friday, July 14th: Loch Lloyd Saturday, July 15th: National & Deuce Format: Loch Lloyd: Deuce: National:

1:00 PM 8:30 AM & 1:30 PM

Better Ball Alternate Shot Singles

Teams and Tees: 2 Golf Professionals, 6 Scratch, 4 Senior Scratch, 4 Net, 4 Senior Net Qualifying: Members can qualify for one of the divisions by playing an 18-hole round the month of June. Members may play up to one round per day and must be accompanied by another member. You must be available for both days of the competition. Winners of the 2017 White Alloe and the 2016 Club Championship Flights are prequalified. Entry Fee: $150 per player Includes golf and carts, 2 team shirts, hat, dinner and beer July 14th, breakfast and lunch on July 15th, awards ceremony with hors d’oeuvres.

Junior Club Championship Wednesday, August 9th Time: Tee Times starting at 8:30 AM at The Deuce Format: Individual Stroke Play Divisions: 9 & Under / Boys & Girls: 4 Holes 10 & 11 / Boys & Girls: 7 Holes 12—14 / Boys & Girls: 7 Holes 15—17 / Boys & Girls: 9 Holes Entry Fee: $15 per Junior Food & Beverage: A cookout is included for all participants after their round is complete. Family members are welcome to join for an additional fee. Prizes: Trophies will be awarded to 1st & 2nd place in each division for both boys & girls. Register: Please call the Golf Shop

Doubler Friday, August 11th — Sunday, August 13th Time:

Friday: 5:30 PM Shotgun—9 Holes Saturday: 9:00 AM Shotgun—18 Holes Sunday: 9:00 AM Shotgun—18 Holes & Horserace Format: Five different 9-hole formats to include Scramble, Best Ball, Stableford, Alternate Shot & Shamble. Points will be awarded for each format within flight. Please Register Through ForeTees. Entry Fee: $150 per player to include 45 holes of golf, tee gift, food & beverage and prizes. Applicable cart fees apply. Food & Beverage: Entry fee includes dinner on Friday night as well as breakfast and lunch on both Saturday & Sunday. Prizes: Golf Shop credit will be awarded for the top places in each flight as well as trophies. The Grand Champions of the Horserace will also receive trophies.

Morning Belle Wednesday, August 23rd — Friday, August 25th Time:

Wednesday: All Day Thursday: 9:00 AM Shotgun Round 1 Friday: 9:00 AM Shotgun Round 2 Registration: To register please contact Tiernan Good at Prizes: Golf Shop Credit will be awarded for the top three places in each flight. Information: This is the premier ladies member guest event of the season sponsored by the LGA. Aside from three rounds of golf, the event will also include Closest-To-The-Pin Contests, Horserace, Skins, Chip in Pot and the ever-so-popular Raffle. Please contact Tiernan Good for information or register.

Father/Son Sunday, July 9th Time: 1:00 PM Shotgun Format: Eighteen holes: 2-Person Scramble Please register through ForeTees. Entry Fee: 14 & over: $35, 13 & under: $25 Eligibility: Sons must be 17 years old or younger. Food & Beverage: Family Style dinner is included.

Family Golf Tournament Sunday, august 20th Time: 3:00 PM Shotgun Format: Nine-Hole Scramble Please register through ForeTees. Entry Fee: 14 & over: $35, 13 & under: $25 Food & Beverage: Family Style dinner is included.

Men’s Club Championship Saturday, September 30th & Sunday, October 1st Time: Tee Times starting at 9:00 AM each day

Format: Individual Stroke Play for 36 holes Please register through ForeTees. Divisions: Men’s Gross: Watson tees Men’s Net: Kintyre Combo Tees (Multiple flights) Men’s Senior Gross: Champion Tees Men’s Senior Net: Member Tees Entry Fee: $25 per player plus applicable cart fees Prizes: Golf Shop credit will be awarded for the top places in each division as well as trophies for First Place & Runner-Up.

Defending Champion: Frank Booth

Little Linksters Time: 9:00 AM & 10:00 AM Dates:

Session I June 6th, June 13th, June 20th & June 27th

Session II July 11th, July 18th, July 25th & August 1st Ages: Any Junior between the ages of 4-7 Entry Fee: $75 per Junior Information: The Little Linksters is available for junior golfers from ages 4-7 years old and is a great introduction to the game of golf. This program is geared to be FUN and will utilize the SNAGÂŽ system of golf to teach solid fundamentals and etiquette. Two sessions are offered with classes meeting each Tuesday for 45 minutes. Register: Email Kyle Golos at

Wednesday Juniors Time: Class I: 8:00 AM—10:00 AM Class II: 9:00 AM—11:00 AM Class III: 10:00 AM—12:00 PM Dates: June 7th: Deuce, June 14th: National June 21st: National, June 28th: Deuce July 5th: Deuce, July 12th: National July 19th: Deuce, July 26th: National August 2nd: National (Make up if necessary) Ages: Any Juniors between the ages of 8-17 Entry Fee: $200 per Junior

Information: Our popular Wednesday morning program is back and better than ever! Boys and girls will be grouped together in teams and will spend one hour at the Practice Facility and one hour on the golf course each session. We will cover swing fundamentals, short game, course management, basic rules & etiquette. Register: Email Kyle Golos at

Junior Elite Team Dates:

Practice Eight Tuesday mornings between June 6th & August 1st from 11:00 AM —12:00 AM Matches The Junior Team will represent and compete in the Junior Kansas City Cup throughout the summer. Ages: Competitive Juniors 15 & Under Entry Fee: $400 per Junior Information: The National Junior Elite Team is a great way to introduce your child to competitive golf. We will meet on Tuesday mornings for practice and will also have multiple matches against other clubs. Each team member will also receive two (60-minute) private lessons. Register: Email Kyle Golos at

Ladies Get “Golf Ready” Entry Fee: $129 per person Information: a fun, unique and cost-effective program designed to help beginning golfers or lapsed women golfers learn the game in a fun group environment. A minimum of four students is required and you receive five one-hour lessons in a group setting with the last clinic being on-course play. Register: Email Zac Gavlak at

Fit Days Time: 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM Dates: Saturday, May 27th: Putters, Wedges, Irons, Woods Saturday, June 24th: Wedges Saturday, July 29th: Irons and Woods Saturday, August 26th: Putters Information: Fit Days are your opportunity to try out the latest technology and be professionally custom fit for anything you may need. There is no cost or registration required for this event.

Private Instructional Rates Zac Gavlak, PGA

Director of Instruction 1/2 hour Lesson: $60 Hour Lesson: $100 Half Day (4 hours) with Lunch: $250 Nicholas Ingram, PGA

Director of Golf & Kyle Golos, PGA

Head Golf Professional 1/2 Hour Lesson: $50 Hour Lesson: $80 Junior 1/2 Hour Lesson: $30 Junior Hour Lesson: $60 2—Hour Playing Lesson: $100 3—Hour Lessons: $200 5—Hour Lessons plus Playing Lesson: $320 Ryan Davis

Golf Professionals 1/2 Hour Lesson: $40 Hour Lesson: $60 Junior 1/2 Hour Lesson: $30 Junior Hour Lesson: $45 2—Hour Playing Lesson: $75 3—Hour Lessons: $150 5—Hour Lessons plus Playing Lesson: $240

~Junior is 17 & Under~

Instructional Packages Zac Gavlak Season Long Package (March1—October 1) Individual: $1,600 - Includes 20 Hours of Instruction - On-Course Lessons Game Improvement Packages 5 Half-Hour Lessons: $275 5 One-Hour Lessons: $465 1/2 Day Lesson - Includes 1.5 Hours of Instruction - 2 Hours on the Course $250 2 Hour Playing Lesson: $175 Individual AimPoint Express Putting Lesson 1 hour AimPoint Putting Lesson - Level 1 & 2: $225 Group Lessons:1 Hour 2 Person Group Lesson: $50 / Person 3 Person Group Lesson: $40 / Person 4 Person Group Lesson: $30 / Person Corporate Clinics Customized clinics for corporate outings can include:  Playing Lessons  Full & Half Day Golf Schools  Video Swing Analysis with V1 Sports  FlightScope Launch Monitor Club Fitting

~Contact Zac Gavlak for more information~

Wedge Clinic Thursday, May 25th — Callaway Tuesday, June 13th — Titleist Time: 5:00 PM—7:00 PM Entry Fee: $175 per student which includes a two-hour Short Game Clinic and a FREE custom fit wedge. Information: Learn how to properly utilize all of the wedges in your bag while being professionally fit.

Custom Club Fitting Have you been custom fit for your equipment? If you haven’t, you may not be playing to your full potential. Contact one of the following golf staff members and inquire about getting custom fit for your next set. Zac Gavlak, PGA: Nic Ingram, PGA: Kyle Golos, PGA: Ryan Davis:

Ladies Golf Association Time: Tuesday Mornings at 9:00 AM in April, May, September, October & 8:30 AM in June, July, August. Information: Please contact Doris McBride for more information at

Men’s Golf Association Time: Wednesday Evenings at 5:30 PM between April & September Information: Please contact Ryan Davis for more information at Defending Champion: Ted Burchett

Ladies Clinics Time: 4:00 PM—5:00 PM & 5:00 PM—6:00 PM Dates: Ladies Clinics are available Tuesday evenings on the following dates:

May 16th & 23rd June 6th & 20th July 11th & 25th August 1st & 15th Entry Fee: $30 per session Information: This is a great way to learn the game of golf in an unintimidating setting with other ladies. Clinic details:  All skill levels are welcome  Focus on fundamentals, rules & course management  Emphasis on the basics of the golf swing  Camaraderie with other female golfers  Limited spots are available each week Register: Email Zac Gavlak at

We Got Game are you looking for a pick-up game or to join a group that plays each week? If so, please look at the member groups below to find the right group for you. If you do not know the best group for you, please call the Golf Shop and we will assist you.

Taco Tuesday Ken Borum Tuesday Afternoon 3:00 PM—3:30 PM 30—60 years old 0—15 handicaps Lew Linville Everyday 9:00 AM—10:00 AM 50—80 Years old 10—18 handicaps Jeff Hensley Wednesday & Friday: 12:30 PM—1:30 PM Saturday & Sunday: 9:30 AM—11:00 AM 30—60 years old 0—15 handicaps Gail Michels Ladies Group

2016 Champions White Alloe Ryan Springer & Chris Roberts Men’s Club Champion Frank Booth Ladies Club Champion Trish Herzog Doubler Jill Henderson & Sue Untersee Father/Son Mark & Cole Elling Family Tournament Good Family Men’s Match Play Gross Dave Cunningham Men’s Match Play Net Ted Burchett Men’s Team Match Play Gross Ryan Springer & Bob Becker Men’s Team Match Play Net Ted Burchett & Rich O’Connor Men’s Match Play Senior Gross Tim Barry Men’s Match Play Senior Net Rick Hass Ladies Match Play Net Karen Hass Ladies Team Match Play Net Gail Michels & Doris McBride

2016 Hole in Ones Mark Jansen Hole #14 125 Yards 9 Iron April 10th

Damian Gerstner Hole #4 164 Yards 5 Iron July 29th

Mark Henderson Hole #14 142 Yards 8 Iron May 14th

Tom Wood Hole #14 125 Yards Pitching Wedge August 5th

Jim Bowman Hole #14 106 Yards Pitching Wedge May 22nd

Vic Rodman Hole #16 183 Yards 5 Hybrid August 21st

Kathy Dale Hole #4 115 Yards 5 Wood June 5th

Jeff Hensley Hole #14 138 Yards 7 iron October 21st

Matt Barry Hole #14 110 Yards Gap Wedge June 19th

Jerry Felker Hole #6 167 Yards 7 Iron October 26th

Golf Event Guide - The National