Texas Golf Association, Since 1906
Texas Golf Association, Since 1906
The TGA conducts some of the nation's oldest and most prestigious competitions that help promote and conserve the best interests, traditions, and true spirit of the amateur game of golf. With a full-time professional staff, abundant resources, and well-trained volunteers the TGA is recognized as a leader in championship administration. By offering a wide variety of tournament formats, the TGA provides an enjoyable competitive experience for all ages and skill levels. By working closely with our dedicated Member Clubs, the TGA is proud to offer abundant opportunities for players across the state to compete on some of the most renowned courses in Texas.

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Statewide Championships

Since the inaugural Texas Amateur Championship in 1906, the Texas Golf Association (TGA) has conducted the state’s most prominent amateur competitions on an annual basis. Ten (10) annual statewide championships are contested by the TGA each year, in an effort to crown the Lone Star State’s best amateur golfer(s) in various championships.

Regional Events

Catering to different age divisions, Texas Golf Association (TGA) Regional Events provide a competitive opportunity in the North and South regions of the state for Amateur, Mid-Amateur and Senior-aged players on an annual basis. In addition, a Four-Ball competition is also held to start each season.

Medalist Series

With three (3) events played in the North Texas and Hill Country regions, the Texas Golf Association (TGA) Medalist Series provides competitive opportunities conducted in conjunction with TGA Member Clubs. The Medalist Series provides players with an organized, enjoyable, competitive environment with fewer eligibility parameters than Regional and Statewide Championships.

Men's Competition Policies and Procedures

Texas Golf Association (TGA) policies and procedures are comprised of championship-specific policies, conditions of competition and local rules (hard card). These policies and procedures govern all competitive play in TGA Competitions in an effort to ensure the best possible competitive experience for TGA members and clubs.

USGA Rules of Golf & Amateur Status

For any golfers that reside in the state of Texas wishing to regain their Amateur status, the Texas Golf Association can help. An application for reinstatement to amateur status must be completed in duplicate before the USGA will consider you for reinstatement. Once the applications are completed, they must first be sent to the Texas Golf Association for review.

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Texas League Play

A spring tradition for many Texas Golf Association (TGA) Member Clubs, Texas League Play affords competitive opportunities for clubs in various geographic regions throughout the state. Each geographic region comprises a conference where teams from TGA Member Clubs vie for a birth in the Statewide Playoffs each June.

USGA Qualifying - Texas

Annually the Texas Golf Association in collaboration with local United States Golf Association (USGA) Committee Members administrate over 37 qualifiers for USGA national championships held by the USGA. Players from around the world can attempt to qualify for nearly every one of the 14 USGA national championships held each year.

Performance Points

During the year players earn points towards TGA selected teams and Player of the Year awards. Player of the Year awards are awarded in the following categories: Statewide, Senior, North and South Regional. These awards are presented annually to the players that accumulate the most points throughout the calendar year in their respective category.

TGA Volunteer Program

The Texas Golf Association is a membership-based, nonprofit organization that represents, promotes and serves the best interest of golf in Texas. The TGA Volunteer Program is designed to assist the TGA in providing the highest level of service to golfers and golf clubs all across Texas. The TGA Volunteer Program is comprised of of two general categories: Course Rating and Championship Administration.