Flint Hills National Golf Club Selected For 2007 USGA Senior Amateur

June 4, 2004
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Far Hills, N.J. - Flint Hills National Golf Club in Andover, Kan., has been selected to host the 2007 USGA Senior Amateur championship, the United States Golf Association has announced. The championship will be played from Sept. 1-6.

Opened in 1997 and designed by Tom Fazio, Flint Hills will offer the challenge of a highly rated golf course on hilly terrain with plenty of bunkers.  Flint Hills previously was host to the 2001 U.S. Women's Amateur, won by Meredith Duncan.  It also was host to the 2003 Trans-Mississippi Amateur Championship.

"We are very pleased that the USGA has accepted our invitation to host the 2007 Senior Amateur, said Jeff Johnson, president of Flint Hills National Golf Club.  "This will be our second national championship, and we are looking forward to offering the best senior amateurs a warm welcome and a challenging test of golf."

The Senior Amateur, open to amateurs age 55 and older who meet the handicap index requirement, is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs.

Prior to 2007, the Senior Amateur will be played from Oct. 9-14, 2004, at Bel Air Country Club in Los Angeles, Calif.; from Sept. 17-22, 2005, at The Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Ga.; and from Sept. 16-21, 2006, at Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Ind.
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