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Schedule for 2016 Volunteer Training
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Schedule for 2016 Volunteer Training

The schedule for the annual Volunteer Training has been released. For 2016, there will be four (4) separate training's in each of Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Click more for registration.

2017 PGA-USGA Rules of Golf Workshops
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2017 PGA-USGA Rules of Golf Workshops

2017 USGA/PGA Rules of Golf Workshops forthcoming late summer. Click more to stay posted

USGA, R&A Detail Rules Changes for 2016
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USGA, R&A Detail Rules Changes for 2016

Most golfers know about the ban on the anchored putting stroke that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2016. In addition, the R&A and USGA also announced several other significant changes to the upcoming 2016 edition of the Rules of Golf that applies worldwide to all golfers.

Changes to Handicap System for 2016 Released
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Changes to Handicap System for 2016 Released

In tandem with the 2016 updates to the Rules of Golf, the USGA has announced revisions to its Handicap System™, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Six significant changes are among those noted in the upcoming edition, which will impact approximately 10 million golfers who hold a Handicap Index®.

    Volunteer Update
    2016 USGA/PGA Rules of Golf Workshops Released

    The PGA and USGA have released their 2016 Rules of Golf Workshop Schedule to the public and those looking to expand or freshen up their knowledge on the rules of golf will have two options in Texas. The first workshop, in Dallas, will be conducted from January 15-18, 2016 by USGA instructor John Van der Borght and PGA instructor Jim Deaton. The second and final workshop in Texas will be in San Antonio on February 12-15, 2016 with USGA President, Tom O’Toole Jr. and Jesse Barge instructing the session.
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    2016 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshop
    September 11th 2015 - The PGA and USGA have released their 2016 Rules of Golf Workshop Schedule to the public and those looking to expand or freshen up their knowledge on the rules of golf will have two options in Texas. The :: continue »

    2015 Volunteer Training
    February 12th 2015 - Volunteer Training - San Antonio March 1, 2015 @ Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & CC 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Volunteer Training - Houston March 15, 2015 @ Sterling Country Club 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Volunteer :: continue »

    2015 PGA-USGA Rules of Golf Workshops
    The PGA and USGA have released their 2015 Rules of Golf Workshop Schedule and residents of Texas will have two options to choose from. The first workshop will be held in Dallas/Fort Worth area on January :: continue »

    Volunteer Training Schedule
    Each of the following Volunteer Trainings will begin at 9:00 AM on the morning of with registration open at 8:00 AM. Sessions will be taught by both TGA staff members and by your peers through the use of PowerPoint Presentation and hands-on activities. 

    San Antonio
    Oak Hills Country Club
    February 7th, 2016

    Austin
    Austin Country Club
    February 21st, 2016

    Dallas/Fort Worth
    Bent Tree Country Club
    March 13th, 2016

    Houston
    Sterling Country Club
    March 13th, 2016
     
    Photo Gallery
    Bobby Grabstald, Kevin Porter, and Jim Brown pose for a photo during the Texas Amateur.
    Bobby Grabstald, Kevin Porter, and Jim Brown pose for a photo during the Texas Amateur.
    Marion Dantzler and Chris Untiedt confirming a decision in the scoring tent.
    Marion Dantzler and Chris Untiedt confirming a decision in the scoring tent.
    Live scoring volunteer getting a player's score on the last hole.
    Live scoring volunteer getting a player's score on the last hole.
    Rick Turner, walking referee for the group, shaking hands with Mason Greenberg.
    Rick Turner, walking referee for the group, shaking hands with Mason Greenberg.
    AJ Triggs poses with Emily Heyrman during starting during the 105th Texas Amateur at Brook Hollow Golf Club.
    AJ Triggs poses with Emily Heyrman during starting during the 105th Texas Amateur at Brook Hollow Golf Club.
    AJ Cortez monitoring pace of play.
    AJ Cortez monitoring pace of play.
    Carey Schulten patiently waiting for his group on the 10th tee before play.
    Carey Schulten patiently waiting for his group on the 10th tee before play.
    Guy Mason and Dennis Wood gather on the 1st tee.
    Guy Mason and Dennis Wood gather on the 1st tee.
    Starter Jim Brown running over the Notice to Players with players and caddies.
    Starter Jim Brown running over the Notice to Players with players and caddies.
    AJ Triggs ready to begin players at the 105th Texas Amateur.
    AJ Triggs ready to begin players at the 105th Texas Amateur.
    Rex Aymond beginning his walking referee assignment.
    Rex Aymond beginning his walking referee assignment.
    Carey Schulten and Chris Untiedt try to keep dry during the inclement weather during play.
    Carey Schulten and Chris Untiedt try to keep dry during the inclement weather during play.
    2013 South player of the year, Ed Sanchez, being awarded during the players banquet.
    2013 South player of the year, Ed Sanchez, being awarded during the players banquet.
    Paul Marchand receiving Volunteer of the Year award from Mr. Jim Brown.
    Paul Marchand receiving Volunteer of the Year award from Mr. Jim Brown.
    Bill Brown and Carey Schulten enjoying the cocktail and hors-d'oeuvres.
    Bill Brown and Carey Schulten enjoying the cocktail and hors-d'oeuvres.
    Scott Beaty and Jason Smith grab a snapshot with TGA's Managing Director & Competition's Ryan Finn.
    Scott Beaty and Jason Smith grab a snapshot with TGA's Managing Director & Competition's Ryan Finn.
    TGA past president, Reggie Howell, strikes a photo with Texas Amateur players
    TGA past president, Reggie Howell, strikes a photo with Texas Amateur players
    John Bearrie and Ron Norman.
    John Bearrie and Ron Norman.
    Kelly Rose teaches helps out volunteers with live scoring tablets at the Texas Amateur
    Kelly Rose teaches helps out volunteers with live scoring tablets at the Texas Amateur
    Carey Schulten helps out during the US Open Qualifying at Lakewood CC.
    Carey Schulten helps out during the US Open Qualifying at Lakewood CC.
    Sandy Dalehite and Chris Meadows at the US Open Qualifying Round at Lakewood CC.
    Sandy Dalehite and Chris Meadows at the US Open Qualifying Round at Lakewood CC.
    Mickey Jones and Guy Mason pose for a photo at the Texas Amateur.
    Mickey Jones and Guy Mason pose for a photo at the Texas Amateur.
    A few of the volunteers at the 105th Texas Amateur located at Brook Hollow Golf Club.
    A few of the volunteers at the 105th Texas Amateur located at Brook Hollow Golf Club.
    TGA Director of Rules and Competitions, Ryan Finn, walks with TGA Past President Mickey Jones during the Texas Amateur.
    TGA Director of Rules and Competitions, Ryan Finn, walks with TGA Past President Mickey Jones during the Texas Amateur.
    Houston volunteers Peggy Spann and Woody Fail.
    Houston volunteers Peggy Spann and Woody Fail.
    Marty Javors and John Kragh at the 2013 Mid-Amateur Match Play at Oak Hills CC.
    Marty Javors and John Kragh at the 2013 Mid-Amateur Match Play at Oak Hills CC.
    Jon Norman and Rick Turner prepare to start their day.
    Jon Norman and Rick Turner prepare to start their day.
    Jim Brown and Guy Mason talk before the start of the final round at the 104th Amateur.
    Jim Brown and Guy Mason talk before the start of the final round at the 104th Amateur.
    Bobby Grabstald serving as a walking Referee.
    Bobby Grabstald serving as a walking Referee.
    Benbrook's D.R. Richardson helps out at USGA Qualifying.
    Benbrook's D.R. Richardson helps out at USGA Qualifying.
    Al Grazis serves as a rover during the 2013 Father-Son Championship.
    Al Grazis serves as a rover during the 2013 Father-Son Championship.
    Houston Volunteer AJ Cortez.
    Houston Volunteer AJ Cortez.
    2012 Texas Amateur Referees
    2012 Texas Amateur Referees
    2012 North Mid-Amateur referees
    2012 North Mid-Amateur referees
    Director, Jim Todd, at the 2012 Four-Ball
    Director, Jim Todd, at the 2012 Four-Ball
    Director of Rules & Competitions, Ryan Finn, with D.R. Richardson at the 2012 Mid-Amateur
    Director of Rules & Competitions, Ryan Finn, with D.R. Richardson at the 2012 Mid-Amateur
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