The 103rd Kansas City Match Play began at Swope Memorial today.

78 players teed off this morning attempting to add their name to an illustrious list of past champions.

Brad Welch fired the low qualifying score of 67 to claim the #1 seed.

Eight players tied for the last qualifying spot at 76. Scott Schaeffer emerged from that playoff to claim the #32 seed.

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