Ryne Fisher claims K.C. Amateur victory
2015 K.C. Amateur winner Ryne Fisher (left) (KCGA photo)
2015 K.C. Amateur winner Ryne Fisher (left) (KCGA photo)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 2015 KC Amateur Championship came to a close as Ryne Fisher defeated Mark Terranova by two-strokes.

After taking the lead in the second-round, Fisher was unstoppable. He had a bogeyless 18-hole final-round, including five birdies to post 66 (-5), the lowest 18-hole round of the tournament by any division. Fisher’s final 54-hole total was 71-68-66—205 (-8). Fisher adds the KC Amateur Championship to his list as he won the KC Match play earlier this year in May, to complete a Fisher Slam. Terranova finished runner-up as he inked 67 (-4) in the final round to make a three-round total 69-71-67—207 (-6).

Matt Foster won the Players division as he posted a 79 (+8) to make a three-round total of 79-82-79—240 (+27). Two-strokes behind Foster is the runner-up in the Players division is Christian Guild as he posted a three-round 92-73-77—242 (+29).

Steve Groom from Raytown, Missouri, maintained his lead as he dominated the Seniors division winning by nine strokes. Groom posted a final-round 68 (-3) to win his division posting a three-round 68-69-68—205 (-8). The runner-up was Dave Cunningham with a three-round 71-73-70—214 (+1).

Andy Smith, an assistant women’s golf coach at UMKC, destroyed the Legends division as he posted a three-round 71-70-70—211 (-2) to win the division. Nine-strokes behind Smith was the runner-up Richard Landon at 220 (+7).

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54 holes stroke play with a cut after 36 holes in each flight. Number of players to make the cut will vary based upon number of players in each flight.

Open to male amateurs who have an active USGA Handicap Index. A USGA Handicap Index of 5.4 or less is required to enter the Open Flight. A Handicap Index of 18.2 or less and at least 50 years of age by the first day of the competition to enter the Senior Flight. A Handicap Index at least 1.0 but not more than 18.4 is required for the Players Flight (gross and net scoring). A player must be at least 60 years of age by the first day of the competition to enter the Legends Flight (gross and net scoring).

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