Courtesy: UMKC Athletics/MSH Photography
‘Roos Shine On The Links In Summer Events
Courtesy:UMKC Athletics
Release:07/24/2013

(Kansas City, Mo.) – This summer several current and former members of the Kansas City men’s golf team have been busy on the links, obtaining high results in the process.

Senior Nathan Hughes qualified for the Oklahoma State Amateur at the Tulsa Qualifier, while Sophomore Antoine Rozner placed eighth in the Biarritz Cup held at the Parcours de la Biarritz, firing a -7.

At the 2013 OGA State Amateur Championship, Hughes claimed the title at the match play event at the Oklahoma City Golf & CC, knocking off a pair of Oklahoma State linksters, including the Cowboys No. 1 golfer Talor Gooch.

Former ‘Roos Korbin Kuehn made his professional debut in the Midwest Classic at the Nicklaus Golf Club at Lionsgate and was featured in an article in the Kansas City Star.

“I was just lucky enough (to debut at LionsGate),” the Overland Park, Kan., native told the Star.   “It was just perfect. I just graduated from college. It was just perfect. It was perfect timing.  I know I have what it takes to play with these guys.”

Incoming junior Mitch Tucker, meanwhile, won the 76th Iowa Masters Golf Tournament at -7.  The Iowa Masters is one of the Iowa Golf Association’s "major" tournaments that determine the IGA Amateur and IGA Senior Amateur of the Year awards. The Iowa Masters is also a World Amateur Golf Rankings event.

Nic Scrymgeour claimed the title at the Frank Lindsay Alberta Junior Championship with a final round 66 including birdies on Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 9 on the front nine to finish the tournament at -10 at the Edson Golf Club.

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