Krsnich ahead at Kansas Match Play
MISSION HILLS, KS (July 23, 2013) — Former KU golfer and Wichitan Pete Krsnich leads after round one of the 103rd Kansas Amateur Championship at Indian Hills Country Club.

Krsnich used a 4-under par 66 to snag the day one lead. Fellow Wichita resident and current KSU golfer Alex Carney trails by one after an opening round 3-under par 67 in round one. Future KSU golfer Connor Knabe of Leawood carded a 2-under par 68.

Seven additional players broke par with 1-under par 69's.

The projected cut following round one is 8-over par 148 heading into round two.

The 2013 championship will continue on Wednesday, July 24th with the second round of stroke play qualifying. After 36-holes of stroke play, the low 64 players will be seeded into a single elimination match play bracket which will begin on Thursday and run through Sunday.

This will be the third time that Indian Hills Country Club has hosted the Kansas Amateur. Previous years were 1985 and 2003.

Past Kansas Amateur champions entered into the 2013 championship are William Hess, Bryan Norton, Corey Novascone and Sean Thayer. Groupings and starting times for the stroke play portion of the championship are now posted.

ABOUT THE Kansas Amateur Match Play

36 holes of individual stroke play qualifying to determine low 64 players advancing to single elimination match play bracket. Any player that is not exempt from regional qualifying must go through one of the five regional qualifying sites or the second chance qualifier to advance to the championship. Open to any male amateur golfer with an active USGA/GHIN Handicap Index through a KGA member club.

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