Congratulations to Charles Gessler for winning a new car with a Hole-In-One!

Congratulations to Charles Gessler from Leawood, Kansas for scoring an ACE on Hole #8 at Crestview CC (North Course). His ACE won him a 2024 Audi sponsored by WALSER OF WICHITA.

Congratulations once again Charles Gessler!!!!

Highlights from the 9th Annual Auggie Navarro Pro Am

Thank you again everyone for all of your support of the Auggie Foundation this last week during the Wichita Open! Wichita of course came out in record numbers yesterday to support Sam Stevens it was very cool to see, Sam helps the Auggie along with The First Tee.

Congrats to Matt Snyder for scoring minus 7 on the Crestview CC North Course and qualifying for the 2024 Wichita Open. He scored lower than 33 other golf Professionals.

Matt went on to make the cut at the Wichita Open, making it 4 years in a row that the Auggie Winner has gone on to do so. Congratulations Matt.

Thank you KORN FERRY GOLF PROFESSIONALS for supporting the Auggie Navarro Pro-Am. You guys are awesome.

It’s impossible to tell each and everyone of you VOLUNTEERS individually how much I appreciated your help today so THIS IS MY THANK YOU TO EVERY LAST ONE OF YOU.

Another THANK YOU to Dusty Buell & his fantastic staff for keeping us on track!!

Yes…another THANK YOU to Brad Kipper (director at CCC) for everything his staff assisted with.

You didn’t think I’d forget my drink cart & XLUSIVE SERVERS, A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU!!!

Auggie Navarro Scholarship Foundation auction event held at Wichita Country Club.  

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.

Special Thanks to Walser of Wichita

Special thanks to Walser of Wichita for pledging a new black, fully loaded 2023 Acura for the first hole-in-one on hole #8 at Crestview CC on the north course.

Also, thanks to Mandi Calderon and Ariel Nixon for being a witness to every shot made.

The 11th Annual Auggie Navarro is in the books!

The 11th Annual Auggie Navarro is in the books!

We had 29 teams & 32 PGA golf professionals attempting to win our single exemption into the actual Wichita Open this Thursday – Sunday.

We haven’t finalized the amount raised but it we are sitting over $70,000.00!

Thanks to all of you who supported our event for the kids.

Congratulations to our Iceland Trip winners!

Congratulations to Brandi Colbert & Kameron Tauer for being the high bidder for the ICELAND TRIP (donated by Kelly & Larry Womack). The winning bid was $5,100. The trip includes:

7 days, round trip airfare, hotel, expert guided tours, float trip to the Blue Lagoon & experience the Phenomenal Midnight Northern Lights.

On behalf of The Auggie Navarro Scholarship Foundation, we greatly appreciate everyone listed above for their contribution.

Special Thanks To Our Volunteers

Special Thanks to our volunteers for this years event.

These are kids that have been awarded a $10,000 Auggie Navarro college scholarship from previous years.

They greet the players on the 4 pars 3’s & become a witness for possible Hole-In-Ones.

This years prizes on the par 3’s were as follows:

#5 – A trip for 2 for the 2024 Masters Tournament in April.
#8 – A 2023 Brand New Acura fully loaded car pledged by Walser of Wichita.
#12 – $10,000 cash
#17 – A beautiful hand crafted, one of a kind necklace designed & pledged by Debra Navarro.

Zach Bauchou wins Wichita Open exemption at the Auggie Navarro Pro-Am

Congratulations to Zach Bauchou for winning our Auggie Navarro exemption into the Wichita Open. Zach fired -6 under par which tied 2 other pros.

The 3 players had a sudden death playoff that began on Hole 18 at Crestview’s North Course.

Zach made a snake on the first play off hole making him the low pro in the Auggie Tournament & giving him the opportunity to play Thursday & Friday in the Wichita Open this week.

Best of luck to Zach!!!!

Auggie Players that also Monday qualified were:

Dodge Kemmer – Wichita
Cooper Schultz – Wichita
Blake McShea – UNC Wilmington

4 out of our 32 pros made the Wichita Open!

Inaugural Top Golf Auggie Navarro Fund Raiser

On Thursday, May 18 we hosted the inaugural Auggie Navarro Top Golf Fund Raiser with a total of 13 teams participating in the event. 

There were 3 flights in this event:
1st Flight – Mull Drilling
2nd Flight – MV Purchasing – Team Allison Igo
3rd Flight – MV Purchasing – Team Gragg Pape

The net profit from this event will be combined with our actual 11th Auggie Navarro Pro-Am Invitational, which will be held on June 11th at Crestview CC. 

Tee sponsors for this event $100 – $1,000.

Thanks to all that participated.

5th Annual Marathon Golf Tourney held at Sim Park Golf Course 

The 5th Annual Marathon Golf Tourney was held at Sim Park GC. All donations are used to pay green fees at all 4 public golf courses all year round. Our goal this year is to raise $25,000.00 between the 2 events explained below.

This is an event within an event. Players have the choice to play sun up till sun down. Others, seen in the pictures below only played 18 holes as a scrabble. 

The low score was 59 shot by Gary (President of MVP) & Elea Navarro (KU – RockChalk), Mike Traylor (Maclaskey), & 
Kyle Wright (MVP).

Congratulations to Pete Krsnich for having the 1st hole-in-one in our 5th Annual Marathon Golf event held at Sim Park GC.  It was extra special because he made the ace while playing an MV Purchasing golf ball. His ace was on #13.

Way to go Pete!!!

Other players & teams were: 
Representing Ascent Midstream (Larry Durham – owner) coming up from Tulsa along with his son Cory Durham, & Jamie Osterhout.
Allison Igo (MVP) , Dick Schremmer (Bear Petroleum -owner), Amber Keith (Daharrha Oil Co), Phil Pierpoint (Daharrha Oil Co).
Rick Navarro (MVP), Nick Hess (Cobalt Energy LLC – owner) 
Joe Hullings Spencer Alefs (Petro Power), 
Jamie Jimenez, Jamie Jimenez, Seth Evenson all played for the co.
Paragon Geophysical Services, Inc. 

Thanks again to everyone that helped pay for kids green fees at all public golf courses anytime!!!!!!