Entries by The Wichita Open

Wichita Open Announces New Title Sponsor, Tournament Name

WICHITA, Kansas – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, a longtime partner and supporter of community activities and health initiatives throughout the state, will become the title sponsor of Wichita’s premier professional golf event on the Korn Ferry Tour, as announced today by tournament officials. Renamed the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas […]

FORTY WICHITA OPEN ALUMS GRADUATE TO THE PGA TOUR

At the conclusion of the Korn Ferry Tour Championship presented by United Leasing & Finance on Sunday, 25 Korn players received their 2023 PGA TOUR cards.  They joined 25 other professionals who received their cards at the conclusion of the regular Korn Ferry Tour season. Of the 50 new graduates: Forty have played in past […]

A third generation Wichita golfer has made it to the sport’s highest level.

Sam Stevens joined his father and grandfather as a PGA TOUR professional after carding a top finish in a season-ending qualifying event this past weekend in Newburgh, Ind. The 26-year old Wichita golfer competed against a field of 100 professional golfers at the United Leasing Korn Ferry Tour Championship. The Top 25 finishers earned the […]

Phoenix Home Care & Hospice and Commerce Bank become Wichita Open Ambassadors.

Wichita Open has most-ever Ambassadors in its History!     Phoenix Home Care & Hospice and Commerce Bank are Wichita Open Ambassadors. With their addition, the Wichita Open has the most ambassadors since the inception of the Wichita Open Ambassador program in 2013. “Commerce Bank is excited to expand our relationship with the Wichita Open […]

Wichita Open Purse to become $1 Million in 2023

The Korn Ferry Tour has announced it will significantly increase its purses over the next two seasons. The Wichita Open purse will increase from $600,000 to $750,000 in 2022. In 2023, the purse will be $1 Million. When founded in 1990 as the Ben Hogan Tour (1990-92), the Korn Ferry Tour featured a total purse of $3 […]

Southwestern Electrical joins other community leaders as Wichita Open Ambassador. Wichita Open has most-ever Ambassadors in its History!

Southwestern Electrical is a Wichita Open Ambassador.  With their addition, the Wichita Open has the most ambassadors since the inception of the Wichita Open Ambassador program in 2013. “Southwestern Electrical has supported our event since our arrival at Crestview in 2001,” said Roy Turner, Tournament Director.  We are honored that they have chosen to step […]