112th Texas Amateur

Midland Country Club
June 17-20


Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who reside in the state of Texas with a WHS Handicap Index of 6.4 or less. Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for further details, including Terms of the Competition.

Provided players are otherwise eligible, exemptions are given to the following:

1) Last five (5) Texas Amateur Champions;
  • 2020: Trey Bosco
  • 2019: Ryan Grider
  • 2018: Mitchell Meissner (ineligible)
  • 2017: Zander Lozano (ineligible)
  • 2016: Frederick Wedel (ineligible)
2) Top 15 finishers (and ties) in the previous year’s Texas Amateur;
  • Trey Bosco
  • Caleb Hicks
  • Tommy Morrison
  • Jun Min Lee (Jimmy)
  • Jacob Sosa
  • Andres Acevedo
  • Reid Davenport
  • Austyn Reily
  • Stephen Campbell Jr.
  • Christopher Wheeler
  • Ryan O’Rear
  • Michael Heidelbaugh
  • Jack Randle
  • Tyler Uhlig
  • Mark Reppe

3) Last five (5) Texas Mid-Amateur Champions;

  • 2020: Ryan O’Rear
  • 2019: Christopher Wheeler
  • 2018, 2017: Colby Harwell
  • 2016: Joshua Irving

4) Top five (5) finishers (and ties) in the previous year’s Texas Mid-Amateur;

  • Ryan O’Rear
  • Colby Harwell
  • Padden Nelson
  • Blake Parks
  • Danny Simmerman
  • Justin Kaplan
  • Johnathan Schnitzer

5) Previous and current year’s Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play Winner & Runner-up;

  • Aaron Hickman (Winner)
  • Colby Harwell (Runner-up)

6) Previous year’s Texas Senior Amateur Champion;

  • John Derrick

7) Top 10 finishers (and ties) on the previous year’s TGA Statewide Player of the Year Points List;

  • Colby Harwell
  • Aaron Hickman
  • Ryan O’Rear
  • Trey Bosco
  • Caleb Hicks
  • Padden Nelson
  • Christopher Wheeler
  • Jacob Sosa
  • Tommy Morrison
  • Andres Acevedo
  • Jun Min Lee (Jimmy)

8) Top three (3) finishers (and ties) on the previous year’s TGA Regional Player of the Year Points List;

  • North: JT Pittman, Jansen Smith, Michael Heidelbaugh
  • South: Kevin Liberto, Jack Anderson, Shawn Stoute, Toby Zeringue

9) Three (3) Host Club exemptions;
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

10) Top three (3) finishers (and ties) in the previous year’s TGA Regional Amateur, not already exempt, within the top ten (10) finishers;

  • Not applicable due to COVID-19

11) Winner and Runner-up in the current year’s TGA Regional Mid-Amateur;

  • North: Paul McNamara (Winner); Anthony Estorga (Runner-Up)
  • South: Robert Gwin (Winner); Todd Albert, Kevin Liberto (Tied Runner-Up)

12) Current year’s LJT Byron Nelson Junior Champion;
  • TBD

13) Previous year’s LJT Texas Junior Amateur Champion (Boys 15-18);

  • Zach Heffernan

14) Previous year’s Texas LJT Player of the Year (Boys 15-18);

  • Matthew Comegys

15) Winner and Runner-up in previous year’s West Texas Amateur Championship;

  • JT Pittman (Winner)
  • Jansen Smith (Runner-up)

16) Top 850 in the R&A/USGA World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) at time of entry.

For complete past results, click here.

The TGA reserves the right to select players to be in the field. Exempt players must complete registration for the event by the published exemption deadline or they will lose their spot in the field.

NOTE: All players who are not exempt under the categories listed above for the 112th Texas Amateur must participate in an 18-hole individual stroke play sectional qualifier. For 112th Texas Amateur Qualifying Information, see the Qualifying Information Tab.