Franklin County Country Club

On Tuesday September 10th, Amateur Players Tour traveled to Franklin County Country Club. Established in 1924 Franklin County Country Club has long set the standard in Franklin County as the place to belong for a country club experience. Located in the Ozark foothills just south of Washington, MO.

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Chris Isom
St. Clair Country Club

On Monday July 28th, Amateur Players Tour traveled to St. Clair Country Club in Belleville IL. It was a hot and humid day on the historic course. The 18-hole championship golf course was completed in 1927 and has matured into one of the very finest in the area. At 6502 yards from the championship tees, the par 72 course is both challenging and enjoyable for golfers of all skill levels. PGA Touring Profession

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Chris Isom
Far Oaks Golf Club

On Tuesday July 28th, Amateur Players Tour traveled to Far Oaks Golf Club on a beautiful summer day. The front nine of Far Oaks Golf Club has a Scottish links-style feel with open fairways and fast greens. The back nine offers a mountainous feel while traversing past trees and rivers. Players enjoyed the large, well-protected Bent Grass greens. The lakes, mounds, natural surroundings, and numerous bunkers make Far Oaks a challenging yet rewarding exp

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Chris Isom
The Club at Porto Cima

On Tuesday July 23rd, Amateur Players Tour Traveled deep into Missouri to play at The Club at Porto Cima! With near perfect weather the players took the field for an experience of a lifetime! During a 1993 holiday to Italy, the Koplar-Brown family visited the quaint coastal village of Portofino. Upon their return, they brought back with them a vision of what they wanted to do with this parcel of land. Their vision was to create the finest golf and boat community in the Midwest, with a subtle Mediterranean theme. Porto Cima — roughly translated "Hillside by the Harbor" — was born. Although the property was very primitive, development began and utilities were soon brought in. A relationship with Jack Nicklaus began and the construction of Missouri's only 18-hole waterfront Jack Nicklaus signature golf

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Chris Isom
Old Kinderhook

On Sunday July 14th, Amateur Players Tour Traveled deep into Missouri to play at Old Kinderhook! Nestled among beautiful valleys at the Lake of the Ozarks, lies one of America’s most spectacular courses. Old Kinderhook, a Tom Weiskopf signature course, is a 6,726-yard par 71 featuring zoysia tees and fairways with large bentgrass greens. It will challenge the most serious golfer, yet plays on the friendly side. The course is renowned for its unsurpassed drama: valleys, waterfalls, hills, trees and water hazards, plus its beautiful lake setting. The elevation changes and breathtaking views will thrill you at every hole. The 18-hole, par 71, golf course is

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Chris Isom
Persimmon Woods Golf Club

On Monday June 24th, the St. Louis Tour traveled to the beautiful Persimmon Woods Golf Club in Weldon Springs, MO. The championship golf course, designed by architect Keith Foster, ranks among the best courses in St. Louis, as evidenced by the major championships contested at Persimmon Woods. The club has hosted top-tier events ranging from the Missouri State Amateur, PGA National Professional Championship, U.S. Senior Open and U.S. Open Men’s and Women’s Qualifying. In 2013, Persimmon Woods hosted both the Gateway PGA’s National Professional Championship Qualifying Tournament and the Metro

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Chris Isom
Annbriar Golf Course

On Sunday June 9th, the St. Louis Tour traveled to the beautiful Annbriar Golf Course in Waterloo, IL. Ann Nobbe envisioned turning her family’s farm into a golf course. After her tragic death in an automobile accident in January 1990, her parents pursued her dream, naming the course in her honor and beginning construction on May 13, 1991. Two years later, on Memorial Day weekend, May 28, 1993, Annbriar was opened for public play. For 26 years, Annbriar Golf Course in Waterloo, Illinois has welco

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Chris Isom
Spencer T Olin Results

On Sunday May 20th, the St. Louis Tour traveled to the beautiful Spencer T. Olin Golf Course in Alton, IL. Spencer T. Olin Golf Course was built to offer a number of scenic views of the surrounding countryside. It is approximately 30 minutes from downtown St. Louis in the 750 acre Gordon F. Moore Community Park. This nearly 7,000 yd. 18 Hole Championship layout challenges golfers of all skill levels. Arnold Palmer designed this course layout at the request of his life long friend of over forty years, Spencer T. Olin, founder of Olin Industries. Mr. Palmer’s goal was to design a course challenging enough for the skilled golfer, but yet enjoyable for the average golfer. Proving it high “Palmer” standards, Spencer T. Olin hosted the 1996 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Link Championship and the ESPN televised 1999 U.S. Men’s Amateur Public Links Championship.

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Matt Minder
Lake Forest Country Club Results

On Sunday May 5th, the St. Louis Tour traveled to the beautiful Lake Forest Country Club in Lake St. Louis Mo. Lake Forest has been host to many prestigious tournaments, including a Nike Tour Event and numerous USGA Qualifiers.  Players faced wet conditions, with tight, tree-lined fairways and fast, undulating greens on a beautiful early May Sunday.

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Matt Minder
South Side Country Club Results

On Sunday April 28th, the St. Louis Tour traveled to the historic South Side Country Club. Opened in 1903, South Side features a uniquely challenging layout with small, undulating greens and tightly lined fairways. The course is a challenging par-71 layout.

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Chris Isom
Florissant Results

On Saturday, the St. Louis Tour traveled to Florissant Golf Club. First opened to the public in 1964, Florissant features great vistas and shot values of the championship par 73 layout have attracted some of the best golfers in the state for over 50 years. The conditions were nearly perfect, as 73 players enjoyed temperatures about 70 degrees, sunshine and little wind for the second event of the year in the St. Louis area.

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Chris Isom
Norwood Hills Results

On Monday, the St. Louis Tour traveled to the famed Norwood Hills Country Club (West Course), where Ben Hogan won a PGA Championship in 1948 and the USGA held its Women’s Mid-Amateur in 2018. The conditions were nearly perfect, as 87 players enjoyed temperatures about 70 degrees, sunshine and little wind for the first event of the year in the St. Louis area.

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Matt Minder
Railwood Results

Railwood Golf Club hosted the inaugural event of the Ozarks Chapter of the Amateur Players Tour.  The weather was pleasant ant the course was in good condition with fast, firm greens to challenge all the competitors.  Matt Borgmeyer earned a first place finish in Division 1 with a solid 83.

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Matt Minder
Ozarks Schedule Released!

Amateur Players Tour is pleased to announce the 2019 golf tournament line-up for the Ozarks Tour. The schedule is anchored by some of the best clubs in Central Missouri, featuring The Club at Porto Cima, Old Kinderhook and The Ridge and the Cove at The Lodge at Four Seasons.

“We are excited to bring the Amateur Players Tour to the Lake of The Ozarks,” said Ozarks Tour Director Les Edwards. “The Ozarks feature top-notch golf courses that will challenge players of all skill levels and we are excited to partner with the St. Louis tour for the Season Kickoff at Tunica National, the 2-day major in Decatur, IL and an event at Old Kinderhook.”

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Matt Minder
Rules Blog #2

What Happened To Rickie Fowler on Sunday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

I have to be honest. I was watching the tournament on Sunday and saw Rickie Fowler make birdie on the 10th hole to gain what I thought was an insurmountable lead. I stayed around to watch him hit it into the right rough on 11 and smartly lay-up to what I thought would be an easy up and down.

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Matt Minder
Rules Blog #1

As we are nearing the start of our 2019 registration opening on January 1st, I wanted to take a few minutes and update everyone on the 2019 Rules changes that are going to take place on January 1. The USGA and R&A have released a new set of rules with the goal to make the game easier and to speed up pace of play. The Amateur Players Tour will adopt these new rules in 2019.

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Amateur Players Tour Announces 2019 Schedule

St. Louis, MO, December 1, 2018 -- Amateur Players Tour is pleased to announce the 2019 golf tournament line-up. The schedule is anchored by some of the best private clubs in the St. Louis area, featuring Norwood Hills Country Club (West), Lake Forest Country Club, Persimmon Woods Golf Club, St. Clair Country Club, Franklin County Club and South Side Country Club.

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Tournament Results at Annbriar

60 players teed it up at Annbriar Golf Course for the inaugural Amateur Players Tour event. The course was in phenomenal condition and players battled the high winds to shoot some great scores. Congratulations to all of our champions!

In the Spieth Division (0-3.9), John Todd kicked off the fall season with a great opening nine of 33 that propelled him to the only under-par round of the day

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