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The 95th edition of the City Championship golf tournament is scheduled for June 6-13 at the Country Club of Jackson.
Entries are now being accepted for the tournament, which begins with a qualifying round June 6 to set the 32-player match play field. Match play starts June 7, leading to the 36-hole championship match June 13.
Entry fee for the tournament is $120, or $75 for high school students. The Jackson Golf Committee increased the entry fee in order for the tournament to continue to be played at the county’s highest-quality courses and to offer an ample prize fund. Players who do not qualify for match play will receive a $20 gift certificate.
In addition to all Jackson County residents being eligible, the tournament is open those living outside the county if they meet one of three criteria: They graduated from a Jackson County high school or college; previously played in a Jackson Masters or City Championship; or are employed in the county. In addition, there is no longer a handicap limit.
Registration can be made online, above under "Tournaments." Entry forms are also available at the Country Club of Jackson, Cascades, Sharp Park, and Arbor Hills pro shops, and an entry form can be printed out from the Tournaments link above, and entries can be returned to the Country Club of Jackson pro shop by June 3 at 5 p.m.
For more information, contact Dave Gilpin at 688-4046.
Congratulations to Riley Hestwood on his victory Sunday in the Spring Thaw at Cascades Golf Course. Hestwood shot 2-over 74 in both rounds for a 148 total to win his first major local tournament title 24 years after his father, Mike, won the Spring Thaw. Hestwood finished a stroke ahead of Tom Butterfield, and Cody Lysher was third at 150. See JTV's coverage of the tournament here: https://jtv.tv/hestwood-earns-spring-thaw-golf-win/. See complete results above under "Tournaments" and the first Honor Roll points listing above under "Honor Roll."
Recently updated on the "History" link above, the all-time results of the Jackson Masters. You can now view the scores for all tournaments since the Jackson Masters was started in 1949, along with the playing records for everyone who has appeared in the tournament, and all the tournament records. All scores and records are complete for the City Championship and Spring Thaw as well, and research continues on the other tournaments.