Several Alvamar employees will represent the course at the Kansas Open today through Saturday on the public side.
Ross Randall, director of instruction; Randy Towner, head pro at the Country Club; Dick Stuntz, vice president of golf course facilities; and John Sherman, pro at Alvamar's Dub's Dread, were to tee it up in the first of three rounds today.
"Randy and I are both in a situation where we can play well," said Randall, who doubles as Kansas University golf coach. "But we're not prepared. Randy hosted the Kansas Amateur last week and I've just completed six straight weeks of golf camp. We'll both have to rely on prior experience. Everybody is kind of tired. That's the way it is for pros this time of year."
STUNTZ COMPETED in last week's Kansas Amateur. He shot 74-78 152 and tied for 13th in stroke play competition. He beat Bill Mosimann of Topeka 5 and 4, then lost to Kansas State golf coach Mark Elliott in the second round of match play, 2 and 1.
"I did OK. I guess I should be satisfied," said Stuntz. "But the match I lost, I putted unusually poorly. I'm not that great a putter anyway, but I was disappointed because I felt I gave it away. Had I won, the next round I would have faced Loomis. In golf, you never know what might happen."
Wichita's John Loomis was the eventual champ.
"I like the format of the Kansas Open," Stuntz said. "I like stroke play better. I like the consistency of a three-day stroke play tournament. I've played a fair amount, with the Amateur four rounds and practice here, plus the Pro-Am." NOTES
KU golfer Casey Brozek, a sophomore-to-be from DePere, Wis., won the Wisconsin Amateur championship last week. Brozek shot 2-over-par 290 in medal play and won by a stroke. He's expected to rank as one of KU's top seven golfers next season. . .