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24th Annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament

Regier Family 10/16/15

Friday, September. 16, 2022
1 p.m. Tee-Off
Colbert Hills, Manh., Kan.


The Johnson Cancer Research Center is hosting the 2022 K-State Cancer Research Week on September 12th-17th. The Research Week is a week full of cancer research-related events to inform the public about the basic cancer research performed on K-State and fundraising events. The events will be held in the Manhattan area on campus and at local businesses around the campus.

On the weekend of the K-State Cancer Research Week, the Johnson Cancer Research Center will be focusing on raising donations to help fund research, equipment, and student awards.

The 24th Annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, September 16th, 2022, at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Registration opens at 11 am and the tee-off will be at 1 pm. Registration is requested by September 2nd, late and same-day registrations will be accepted. The golf tournament that is hosted by Rob’s family offers a steak dinner, silent auction, souvenir items, and prizes.

To register for the golf tournament, please visit:


This tournament honors Rob Regier 1988 K-State pre-dentistry graduate, who died of cancer in 1992. He was just 26 years old. The tournament was started in 1998 by some of Rob’s Sig Ep fraternity brothers in Kansas City. Rob’s parents Les and Sandy continued it with help from Rob's twin brother Randy and Randy's wife Juli and daughter Ryann.


Read about the Regiers in our 2016 Conquest magazine.

2022 Tournament Details

11 a.m. Check-In/Registration opens
Advance registration/payment requested. Same-day registration accepted.
1 p.m. Tee-Off
- Shotgun start
Immediately following tournament - Awards Banquet
Prize distribution, steak dinner and silent auction at Colbert's Restaurant

Where: Colbert Hills Golf Course
5200 Colbert Hills Drive, Manhattan, Kan.
Ph: 785-776-6475

Cost: $150/person, teams of four (assemble your own or be put with others)
Covers green fees, half a cart, dinner, prizes and souvenir gift

Prizes: Top 3 teams, longest drives and putts, closest to pin, hole-in-one

Registration: Advance registration/payment preferred to help check-in run smoothly. Mulligans can be purchased along with registration (2 for $20, 2 per golfer max). Registration requested by Sept. 2. Late and same-day registrations will be accepted. 

Registration Form/Brochure  (/newsevents/RegierBrochure2022.pdf) (pdf for downloading)
Register to play golf, order additional dinner(s), buy mulligans and sponsor the tournament. Send tear-off form and payment to address on brochure.  Online registration is available with QR Code below or
You may also call the center to register by phone, 785-532-6705qr code

Sponsorship: Sponsors are key to the success of this tournament! Various sponsor levels are offered. All sponsors are greatly appreciated and recognized in a variety of ways. Learn more and register as a sponsor using the tournament brochure/registration form (coming soon). (See previous tournament sponsors thanked below.)

Questions? Feel free to call or email the center at 785-532-6705 or cancerresearch@k-state.edu. We can also put you in touch with the Regiers if needed.

Follow the Facebook event page (coming soon) to get updates and help spread the word.


We appreciate all the work the Regier family does! We thank them and all the participants and sponsors for their generosity and commitment to K-State cancer research. 

Photos from past tournaments

2021, 2019201820172016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

Thanks to our 2022 sponsors!

PLATINUM SPONSOR ($2,500-$5,000)

Grand Mere Development logo   

Grand Mere Development, Mary Vanier, Manhattan





Bayer Construction, Manhattan


Briggs Auto Group, Manhattan


Bluemont Hotel, Manhattan

Bob & Kathy Chesner, Austin, TX

Peg Goodwin, Overland Park

Kevin and Brenda Harden, Shawnee Mission

Kansas Farm Bureau, Manhattan

Lighthouse Ventures, Overland Park

Dennis and Chris Olin, Stockton, CA

Mike & Lorene Oppy, Manhattan

Rose Stucky, Newton

The Trust Company, Manhattan

Pete and Connie Winans, Newton




Colin Leach

2022 Winners

1st Place -

2nd Place -

3rd Place -



Thanks to our 2021 sponsors!

PLATINUM SPONSOR ($2,500-$5,000)

Grand Mere Development logo   

Grand Mere Development, Mary Vanier, Manhattan




Bayer Construction, Manhattan
Brent & Carrie Winans Family, Winans Oil Co., Dodge City


Briggs Auto Group, Manhattan


The Lester Family, Overland Park
Steve & Kim Packebush, Wichita


Larry & Edie Dahlsten, Lindsborg
Mark Keener, Richmond, Tex.
Joey Purpura, Midwest Land Group, Leawood
The Regier Family, Overland Park


Bayer Construction, Manhattan
Brent & Carrie Winans Family, Winans Oil Co., Dodge City


Briggs Auto Group, Manhattan


Aubrey Enterprises, Overland Park
Steve & Brenda Barbour, Winnebago, Mo.
Ray & Raena Borth, Leawood
Bob & Kathy Chesner, Austin, Tex.
Daniel & Courtney Clausen, Peoria, Ariz.
Mark & Amy Dobbins, Olathe
Jason & Lisa Embick, Gig Harbor, Wash.
Susan Felts, Lawrence
Kurt Folmer, Argyle, Tex.
Doug & Kathy Gaumer, Village of Loch Lloyd, Mo.
Scott Giersch, Los Angeles, Cal.
Peg Goodwin, Overland Park
John Harbison, Florence
Kevin & Brenda Harden, Shawnee Mission
David & Debbie Harris, Overland Park
Richard & Sheila Henry, Olathe
E.G. Herl, Overland Park
Larry & Mary Jo Heyka, Manhattan
Larry & Marlene Hummel, Grimes, Iowa
Kansas Farm Bureau, Manhattan
Kstate Credit Union, Manhattan
Karen McCulloh, Manhattan
James & Barbara Nunns, Rio Verde, Ariz.
William Nunns, San Diego, Cal.
Phil & Verna Ochs, Overland Park
Harlan & Kathy Oltjen, Olathe
Mike & Lorene Oppy, Manhattan
Mark & Judy Schrock, Hazelton
Don & Carolyn Srajer, Omaha, Neb.
Rose Stucky, Newton
Dianne Swann, Overland Park
Marlene Trenkle, Olathe
Lori Webster, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Jerry & Jeny Williams, Mobile, Ala.


Bud & LaDonna Bailey, Neodesha
Sage & Kori Davis, Scott City
David & Kay Ediger, Newton
Nicholas Geutterman, Bucyrus
Colin Leach, Kansas City, Mo.
Jean Leeper, Carmel, Ind.
Rudy & Diane Ludwig, Salina
Carl & Barbara Meyer, St. George
Bruce & Kathleen Myers, Topeka
John Ross, III, Leawood
Bob & Kathy Sailors, Overland Park
Kurt & Angela Schell, Overland Park
E.J. Stonner, Morgantown, Ga.


Betty Book, Manhattan, crocheted afghan
Jim Colbert, autographed hat
Colbert Hills, four golf passes & $100 gift certificate
GoPowercat.com, Tim Fitzgerald, Manhattan
K-State Athletics, Football & Basketball
K-State Super Store
Jeff Montgomery, Leawood, autographed baseball
Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity
Taco Lucha, Manhattan
Tom Watson, autographed golf club
Tournament Golfers

2021 Winners

1st Place - Scott Jury, Dan McEntee, Nick Sheppard, Robert Zahner 

2nd Place - Lucas Renz, Parker Renz, Tyler Struckhoff, Luke Henes

3rd Place - Doug Gaumer, David Rudicel, Randy Regier, Erick Dahl, David Harris