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Texas Golf Association, Since 1906

South Mid-Amateur Information

South Mid-Amateur Information

Date: March 23rd - 25th, 2018
Host Club: The Club at Falcon Point
Address: 24503 Falcon Point Dr., Katy, TX 77494
Phone: (281) 392 7888  
 

Entry & Eligibility Inform​ation
 
Entries Open: February 6th, 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: March 19th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Exempt Deadline: February 27th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
TGA Staff Contact: South Tournament Coordinator - Justin Guthrie 

Entry Fee: $270
Partners Program Entry Fee: $240   
 
Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are 25 years of age or older by the first round of tournament play, and reside in the South Texas region (31st parallel, Salado, TX and South is the break point). Applicants must have a GHIN Handicap index of 8.4 or less.  Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Conditions of Competition.
 
Exemptions: Provided players are otherwise eligible, exemptions are given to the following:
a) Top five (5) players (and ties) on previous year’s Medalist Hill Country points list;
b) Last five (5) South Mid-Amateur champions;
c) Last five (5) South Amateur champions;
d) Previous year’s South Mid-Amateur Low Mid-Master;
e) Previous year’s South Senior Amateur champion (Senior Division);
f) Top ten (10) finishers and ties in previous year’s South Mid-Amateur;
g) Three (3) host club exemptions.
 
 The TGA reserves the right to select players to be in the field.  For exemption request details, please view TGA Policies and Procedures.  Exempt players must enter by the published deadline or they will lose their exempt status and spot in the final field. 


Championship Information

Format/Field Size:  Play will be contested over 54 holes of individual stroke play with no cut. The field is limited to 84 players.

Mid-Master Recognition: In addition to the overall champion, an award will be given to the low Mid-Master finisher. (Mid-Master – any player 40+ years of age

What's Included:  The championship entry fee includes greens, cart and range fees for all championship rounds.

Practice Round Information:  Each player is allowed one (1) practice round at the negotiated rate of $45, including cart.  Please contact the host club golf shop to schedule a practice round.    

Registration Information:  There is no official on-site registration or check-in required.  Players should arrive to the tee approximately 8 minutes prior to their starting time.
 
Pairings/Tee Time Information: Pairings/tee times for the first and second rounds will be made available no later than Wednesday, March 21st online at www.txga.org.  Final round pairings/tee times will be available in the evening preceding play (approximately one hour after the completion of play) online at www.txga.org, in the Texas Golf Association Tournament Office and the Golf Shop. Final round starting times will be re-drawn based on total score following the previous rounds of play.
 
 
Policies & Procedures
 
To ensure that competitors have the best possible experience when competing in the championship, it is helpful to be knowledgeable of Texas Golf Association (TGA) Policies and Procedures, Conditions of Competition and Local Rules (Hard Card), as established by the association.  For more information, please click here.  For information specific to Conditions of Competition applicable to this championship, please see below:

 

Caddies:  Caddies are permitted during the championship.  Players are responsible for supplying their own caddie for the competition.  Caddies must abide by the host facility dress code.
Transportation:  Players are encouraged to ride in carts during all championship rounds. Cart fees for all championship rounds are included in the entry fee. Carts will be limited to two (2) riders at a time and two (2) carts per group. There are no spectator carts allowed during TGA championships.
USGA Groove Condition of Competition (Condition NOT in Effect): The USGA Groove Rules effective January 1st, 2010 are NOT in effect for this competition.

 
Score Posting:  At the conclusion of the championship each player's score will be automatically posted as a "T” or tournament score to the GHIN handicap system.  Please do not enter your own scores from the competitive rounds, as this will result in a double post.


Schedule of Events
 
All events will take place at The Club at Falcon Point, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions; players will receive additional information in advance of the championship.
 
Friday, March 23rd
8:00 AM                       Round 1 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
 
Saturday, March 24th
8:00 AM                       Round 2 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
 
Sunday, March 25th
8:00 AM                       Round 3 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play                Awards Presentation

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