Pickens Amateur Championship

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Pickens Amateur Championship

Pickens Amateur Championship

June 24th & 25th 2023

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For the past twenty-two; years, CrossWinds Golf Course, thanks in large part to our sponsors - Pepsi, Michelob Ultra, Kentucky 811, John Scott Moving Co, WBKO, Ferguson, A1 Electrical, Oak Tree Awards, ChemDry, Meijer, Montana Grill, and Double Dogs - has hosted one of the largest amateur tournaments in the area. The Pickens Amateur Championship is a 36-hole medal-play golf tournament held annually on the last full weekend in June.

Coach Jim Pickens, who the tournament was named in honor of, was a widely recognized and respected figure in this area. He coached baseball at Western Kentucky University for years and then he directed the Intramural Sports Department before retiring. “Coach” was also well-known for his partnership with Todd Hamilton in covering high school football games for G-107 Radio, as well as rangering for us here at Hartland/CrossWinds for 10 years.

The tournament continues to get bigger and better and we are hoping to improve upon it again this year. This individual stroke play tournament will be open to the first 130 players competing for over $16,000 in total prizes. Prizes will be given to the top 6 finishers in all 6 flights. Every player will also receive a Pickens Amateur Titleist hat and a sleeve of AVX golf balls upon checking in on Saturday. The entry fee also entitles the participant to lunch each day provided by Jersey Mikes.

Jim Pickens Biography Pickens Storybook

Previous Champions

Pickens Amateur Championship


Year Winner  
2022 Casey Toley 136
2021 Blain Turner 136
2019 Blain Turner 134
2018 Chase Landrum 134
2017 Jared Brown 137
2016 Jared Brown 137
2015 Brandom Beckham 138
2014 Trey Shirley 132
2013 Trey Shirley 137
2012 Eric King 134
2011 Andy Roberts 133
2010 Josh Matney 136
2009 Jordan Blann 139
2008 Brian Eaton 139
2007 Justin Perry -4
2006 John Kirby 138
2005 Jordan Blann 139
2004 Jeremy Lindsey 136
2003 Jared Topmiller 134
2002 Rodney Norris 138
2001 Adam Gary  
2000 John Kirby 139
Hartland Amateur
Year Winner  
1999 John Mullendore 140
1998 Mike Tinnat 141
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