KANSAS CITY — The Greater Kansas City Sports Commission and William Jewell College have been selected by the NCAA Division II Championships Committee to serve as hosts for the 2021 Men’s NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Central/Midwest Regional and the 2022 Division II Women’s Golf East Regional.
“We are proud and humbled that the NCAA Championships Committee continues to trust Kansas City with their events,” said Kathy Nelson, president and CEO of the Kansas City Sports Commission. “We look forward to working with our partners at William Jewell and Shoal Creek to host these tremendous championships for the student-athletes, coaches, and fans.”
The 2021 Men’s NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Central/Midwest Regional will be May 6 to 8, and the 2022 Division II Women’s Golf East Regional will be May 2 to 4. Both Regional Championships will be held at Shoal Creek Golf Course.
“On behalf of all of us at William Jewell College, we are incredibly excited to host these events alongside our friends at the Kansas City Sports Commission and Shoal Creek Golf Course,” said Tom Eisenhauer, director of athletics at William Jewell College.
Shoal Creek Golf Course opened in the fall of 2001. This 6,950-yard, par 71 golf property was sculpted by golf course architect Steve Wolfard. It boasts a 4-Star rating by Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play” and was ranked the No. 1 course in Missouri by GolfAdvisor.com in 2017 and 2018.
“We are excited to work with William Jewell College and the Kansas City Sports Commission to host these two national events. Shoal Creek is a spectacular course and these events will contribute to our reputation as the premier public course in the Kansas City area,” said Brett Plymell, PGA general manager of Shoal Creek Golf Course.