Return of the Classic

2020 KC Doubles Finalists

The PBR Classic returned to action after an eight-year hiatus yesterday at the Kansas City Croquet Club and saw 16 players battle on two courts through the afternoon and into the evening. The 2020 PBR Classic featured three events with the KC Croquet Doubles Championship held in the afternoon. My partner Susan Goodwin and I battled Greg and Shelly Lloyd in a thriller that saw Susan score the game-winner with the last ball in last turns on an angled hoop for an 18-17 win in the final.

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2020 PBR Classic / KC Doubles Schedule

The schedule is set and provisional line-ups are available for this Saturday’s PBR Classic and Kansas City Croquet Club Doubles Championship. The action starts at 1:00 p.m. with the doubles event and all teams are asked to be on hand 30 minutes prior to start time. A quick rules refresher and tutorial will be offered in advance of the start.

The PBR Classic Singles Six-Ball Championship is slated for a 5:20 p.m. start with three qualifiers and two players advancing from each to play in the championship final estimated to start at 7:50 p.m.

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2020 KC Doubles Championship / PBR Classic

The Kansas City Croquet Club is hosting a club doubles championship and a revival of the six-ball PBR Classic to be held September 26, 2020 at the Willow Creek courts in Kansas City, Missouri. The doubles championship is open to all KC Croquet Club members and legacy PBR Tour players. The event will start at 1:00 p.m. and is limited to eight teams in a single-elimination format. The seeding will be random.

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2020 KCCC #20.07 Ladder Update

Great action yesterday in the 2020 KC Croquet Club Bisque Ladder as higher handicap players a nice haul of tracking points. One game saw a four-round last turns one-ball finish.

Note that the ladder is somewhat unforgiving in that upward movement occurs in game order. For example, had game 10 actually finished prior to game nine as listed below, the ladder ranking would be 1. VAN 2. JRA 3. DGO 4. JMA. As it is the order remains the same.

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