He said he didn't play his best, but Midland's Terence Begnel holds a one-shot lead through 36 holes at the 31st annual Texas Mid-Amateur Championship. Played at Escondido Golf & Lake Club in Horseshoe Bay, the final round begins Sunday at 8 a.m.
Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Women’s Senior Stroke Play. The championship will be held Oct. 20-22 at Fair Oaks Ranch G&CC. The format is 54-hole stroke play with three age division competing: Senior, Super Senior, and Super-Super Senior.
The 2014 Women’s Texas Pinehurst will be held Nov. 10-11 at Mira Vista CC in Fort Worth. Introduced only last year, the event proved to be wildly popular, so don’t miss out on a chance to get together with old and new friends one last time before the end of the year.
With the State Senior Amateur being played at Shady Oaks CC from Sept. 26-28, we corralled our four Fort Worth directors – Bill Hanley, Vern Spurlock, Hollis Sullivan and Ron Norman – and asked them where the best places are to chow down in Cowtown, as well as what to do after you’ve signed your scorecard.
For all the latest news and information regarding women’s amateur golf in Texas, from upcoming championships to latest tournament results to special events and everything in between, click on the “Read More” link below.
In the latest issue of Lone Star Golf, Justin Poynter, Lead Master Instructor of the Jim McLean Golf School, gave some tips on improving your bunker play. Does it work? Well, it certainly worked for one of his star pupils, Kristen Gillman.
There are two ways an individual can become a TGA member: 1) Apply in person at one of 500+ Member Clubs near one's home or work, or 2) Join online at txga.org by selecting a "home" club from a list of participating Member Clubs located across the state.
The USGA's "Play 9" campaign seeks to rally golfers to play nine-hole rounds as a way to fit the game into their busy lifestyles. In addition to promoting nine-hole rounds, "Play 9" encourages other activities like driving range practice and putting.
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