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One of the oldest African American golf clubs in the country, McAdams Golf Club, will hold their 91st annual golf tournament August 13-15th at Auburn Hills Golf Course, Wichita..

The fee to enter is $180 per golfer, which includes 18 holes of golf, carts, and food, along with an awards presentation. The money made from the tournament benefits McAdams Golf Club Junior Golf Program and the McAdams College Scholarship Fund.

The deadline to register is August 10t and the application is online only at https://mcadamsgolfclub.org/registration.

“We are very excited to bring the McAdams classic back, we hope that people of all ages and race come to enjoy a fun and competitive weekend,” said Eddie Wells, director of the McAdams Golf Classic. 

Fri., Aug. 13 

Practice Round on White Tees. Tee Times Reserved Rounds 12 – 2 p.m.

Registration at Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton 5-9 p.m. Hospitality food & drinks.

Sat., Aug. 14 

Shotgun Start 8:30 a.m. Food provided at the end of play.

Prizes will be awarded saturday for: Hole #13 Hole in One,  Hole #4 Closest to Pin, Hole #16 Closest to Pin,  Hole #9 Longest Putt, Hole  #18 Longest Putt, and Hole  #2 Longest Drive.

Sun., Aug. 15 

Shotgun Start 8 a.m.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Awards given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each flight. Food provided at end of play.

MCG has a history rich in cultural and community heritage. The club began in approximately 1920 by a small group of local caddies. Due to the era of segregation and Jim Crow, Black players could only play on the designated Black golf course in McKinley Park, renamed McAdams Park in 1966 in honor of the park’s long-time director Emerson McAdams. The caddies had lobbied the City of Wichita to build the  course — originally three holes — in McKinley Park. It wasn’t until 1941 that the course was expanded to 9 holes. 

The Club has played a vital role in the community, and is responsible for breaking down cultural barriers in golf and creating scholarships and programs to mentor generations of Wichita youth.

Tournament sponsors include Intrust Bank, the American Legion, and The Community Voice.

The Hampton Inn is the tournament host hotel.  You can still register by phone or in person and get the special tournament rate.  https://bit.ly/30yvy5D.

Contact Eddie Wells (316) 304-7363 for questions and sponsorship inquiries.

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