Sunrise Beach, Mo. (June 24, 2021) — The Club at Porto Cima in Sunrise Beach, Missouri, is hosting the 114th Missouri Amateur Championship June 22 - 27. The week-long tournament will conclude Sunday with the final 36-hole match.
The Club at Porto Cima (pronounced chima) is holding the Championship for the first time. The 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Design course was rated the No. 4 “Best New Private Courses” by Golf Digest and has been a top-10 course in the state since it’s opening in 2000. The Nicklaus Signature Course is the focal point of The Club at Porto Cima with seven holes that play beside or over the lake. From the black tees, the course plays 7060 yards for a par-72
“The Missouri Golf Association is excited for the opportunity to conduct the 114th Missouri Amateur Championship at The Club at Porto Cima,” said MGA executive director Scott Hovis. “The course offers a fantastic challenge for the players.”
The Amateur features a handful of past champions, including collegiates Nick Westrich (Farmington, 2020), who competes collegiately for Central Missouri and Walker Kesterson (Ashland, 2019), who competes for Missouri. Other past champions competing at Porto Cima include Wayne Fredrick (Springfield, 1996), Tyler Shelton (Fairview, 1994) and Sam Migdal (St. Louis, 2016). The youngest player in the field is 14-year old Jaxon Bailey (Monett). He is one of 38 players in the field under 20-years old.
Two rounds will be conducted Friday and Saturday, respectively, with the semi-final round being held on Saturday afternoon. The final 36-hole match will be held on Sunday.
For more information on the tournament, visit MoGolf.org/championship-championship-details/. For more information on The Club at Porto Cima, visit www.portocima.com or call (573) 207-8700.
The Club at Porto Cima is managed by Troon Privé, the private club division of Troon. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 585-plus locations around the globe, including managing 630-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 620-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina; Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas; and Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.