Jeff Klauk, Woody Austin among Scholfield Shootout participants

06/09/2013 6:41 PM

06/09/2013 6:42 PM

Former Air Capital Classic champion Jeff Klauk and three-time PGA Tour winner Woody Austin are scheduled to be part of the Scholfield Shootout, a free event Monday that kicks off the Tour’s week-long visit to Crestview Country Club.

Klauk, who won the Air Capital Classic in 2003, and Austin, a Derby resident, will be joined by five other touring pros and seven local pros for the Shootout, which starts at 6 p.m. on the 10th tee of Crestview’s North course. The touring pros are paired with local pros for the six-hole “horse race,” in which one team is eliminated after each hole.

Spectators are allowed to walk the fairways with the golfers during the competition.

Other touring pros scheduled to play include Ryan Spears, a former Wichita State golfer who is a rookie on the Tour; Jason Gore, a seven-time winner; Josh Broadaway, a tour veteran who plays with a cross-handed grip; Andres Gonzales, who tied for 29th in last year’s Air Capital Classic; and Michael Sims, who tied for ninth in last month’s BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Auburn Hills, Sand Creek host Monday qualifiers – More than 200 golfers will battle for 12 spots in this week’s Air Capital Classic in Monday qualifying tournaments at Auburn Hills and Newton’s Sand Creek Station.

A field of 102 players is entered at Auburn Hills, while Sand Creek will feature 99 golfers. The top six at each location will advance to Thursday’s tournament at Crestview.

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