Park University Golf Scramble Set for Oct. 12 at The National Golf Club of Kansas City

Monday, August 3, 2015

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The 2015 Park University Golf Scramble, a four-person tournament that benefits the University’s athletic programs, is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 12, at The National Golf Club of Kansas City.

The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m., followed by the University’s Athletics Wall of Honor induction ceremony and breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Golfers get on the course with a shotgun start at 10:30 a.m. An awards program immediately follows the completion of the tournament at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Tournament registration is $175 per golfer or $700 per four-person team, and includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, lunch on the course, driving range access prior to the event, on-course games and contests, and refreshments. In addition, a variety of sponsorship packages are available, ranging in price from $1,200 to $5,000. To register for the tournament or for more information, visit

Park University is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the American Midwest Conference. The University competes in 13 intercollegiate sports: men’s and women’s basketball, cross country, soccer, track and field, and volleyball; men’s baseball; and women’s golf and softball. In 2014-15, Park had 98 academic all-conference honorees, 34 all-conference performers, 10 All-Americans and two Capital One Academic All-Americans of the Year. The Pirates also had 28 student-athletes win the NAIA’s most prestigious academic award as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. The 2014-15 year was highlighted by the women’s volleyball program’s 40-0 run to the NAIA national championship in Sioux City, Iowa, in December, and three programs won conference titles.

The National Golf Club of Kansas City is a 7,037-yard, par 72, 18-hole Tom Watson signature designed course featuring five sets of tee locations plus two combination sets of tees. The course, located a few miles north of Park University at 6700 N. National Dr. in Parkville, just off Tom Watson Parkway (45 Highway/NW 64th St.) between I-29 and I-435, opened in 2001 and features stunning elevation changes, zoysia fairways and bentgrass greens. The National serves as one of two home courses for Park’s women’s golf program and will host the first round of the Park University Fall Classic on Monday, Oct. 19.

For questions about the tournament or sponsorship levels, contact Nathan Marticke, associate vice president of constituent development, at or (816) 584-6844.