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PGA Champions Tour Returns to Lakes Region for Tournaments in August

Press Release Some of the biggest and most legendary names in golf are returning to Big Cedar Lodge and the Ozarks next month. PGA TOUR Champions and Big Cedar Lodge announced today two new events that will be contested as part of the Tour’s combined 2020-21 schedule. The Charles Schwab Series at Bass Pro Shops’ …

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Farmington Golfer Wins Missouri Amateur Championship

by: Scott McCaulley Nick Westrich of Farmington emerges as the winner of the weeklong Missouri Amateur Golf Championship at the Ozarks National Course in Hollister, winning Sunday’s Championship Match 5 & 4 over Maxwell Kreikemeier of Chesterfield. The two golfers took to the course for the scheduled 36 Hole Match with Kreikemeier leading for the …

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Missouri Amateur Golf Championships Underway at Ozarks National

Press Release The Missouri Golf Association is conducting its 113th Missouri Amateur Championship at Ozarks National Golf Course in Hollister today through Sunday.  This year’s field is made up of 172 players from across the state, all hoping to see their name engraved on the Amateur trophy among Missouri’s best players including Payne Stewart and …

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Brandon Burlsworth Among Three College Football Hall of Fame Nominees with Arkansas Ties

by: Matt Sharp, KTLO Three former football players with Arkansas ties, including one from the area, are among the nominees for the College Football Hall of Fame. Harrison High School alumnus and former Arkansas Razorback offensive lineman Brandon Burlsworth will be on the ballot for the Class of 2021. Burlsworth joined Arkansas as a walk-on …

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Shepherd to be Inducted into the Missouri Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame

Press Release The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association recently released their 2020 Hall of Fame class to be inducted at a ceremony this coming September.  One of the inductees is College of the Ozarks’ athletic director and men’s basketball head coach Steve Shepherd. Shepherd has just completed his 18th year at the helm of the Bobcats’ basketball …

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FCA Announces High School Christian Athletes of the Year

by: Scott McCaulley The South Central Fellowship of Christian Athletes Chapter has announced the 2020 Male and Female High School Christian Athletes of the Year. Kathryn Anderson of Crane and Nathan Garnett of Blue Eye each receive a $1000 Scholarship named in honor of longtime Lakes Area Businessman and FCA Supporter Jerry Lilly. The winners …

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