On July 13th, 2023, the Auggie Navarro Scholarship Foundation hosted an auction event held at Wichita CC.
The following players participated:
Sam Stevens – Joined the PGA in 2018 with earnings just under $2MM. Ranked 114 in the world PGA standings, 2 top 10 finishes in 2023, & 2nd place in the Valero Texas Open.
Katherine Kirk – Joined the LPGA in 2003 with earnings near $6MM.
Asher Whitaker – Senior at Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School. Winner of the Kansas Amateur at the age of 17. He is the youngest to win this event in 97 years.
Hanna Hawks – High school at Trinity. In 2018 her record shows: 4A Kansas State Champ, 2nd place in 2019 Oklahoma Jr Golf Tour Championship. In 2020, she was the Number 1 ranked player of 2020 graduating class from KU. Lastly, Two Time Kansas Girls Jr. Amateur Champion.
Chadd Brown – High school at Augusta, KS. As a senior, he finished 2nd at the 4A State Championship. Last year, he was a recipient of a $10,000 Auggie Navarro College Scholarship. He is now attending Hastings, Nebraska.
Funds raised from this event was just under $5K & combined with the proceeds raised from the Auggie Navarro Pro-Am Invitational.