112th Texas Amateur

Midland Country Club
June 17-20

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General Information

Date: June 17-20, 2021
Host Club: Midland Country Club
Address: 6101 TX-349, Midland, TX 79705
Host Club Phone: (432) 682-4378
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director, Christopher Untiedt

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: February 2, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m.
Entries Close: March 31, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.
Exempt Deadline: March 31, 2021@ 5:00 p.m.

Weekday Qualifying Free: $160

Weekend Qualifying Fee: $160

Exempt Entry Fee: $130

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

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

  1. Last five (5) Texas Amateur Champions;
  2. Top 15 finishers (and ties) in the previous year’s Texas Amateur;
  3. Last five (5) Texas Mid-Amateur Champions;
  4. Top five (5) finishers (and ties) in the previous year’s Texas Mid-Amateur;
  5. Previous and current year’s Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play Winner & Runner-Up;
  6. Previous year’s Texas Senior Amateur Champion;
  7. Top 10 finishers (and ties) on the previous year’s TGA Statewide Player of the Year Points List;
  8. Top three (3) finishers (and ties) on the previous year’s TGA Regional Player of the Year Points List;
  9. Three (3) host club exemptions;
  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-Amateurs;
  12. Current year’s LJT Byron Nelson Junior Champion;
  13. Previous year’s LJT Texas Junior Amateur Champion (Boys 15-18);
  14. Previous year’s Texas Legends Junior Tour Player of the Year (Boys 15-18);
  15. Winner & Runner-Up in previous year’s West Texas Amateur;
  16. Top 850 in the R&A/USGA World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) at the time of entry.

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 72 holes of stroke play. The field is limited to 144 players; at the completion of 36 holes the field will be cut to the low 54 players and ties.

What’s Included: The championship entry fee includes greens, cart and range fees for all championship rounds including the championship practice round. The entry fee also includes championship gifts, breakfast and lunch during all competitive rounds, and food/beverage at the Player Banquet.

Hotel: The TGA has contracted with the following hotels to be the host hotel(s) for the 112th Texas Amateur Championship. Participants are responsible for individually booking their room for the championship, if needed. TGA members also have the ability to utilize Affinity Travel Benefits with their membership to the TGA.

Midland Staybridge SuitesMidland Home2 SuitesMidland Fairfield Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Address1505 Catalina Drive, Midland, TX 797061401 Cataline Drive, Midland, TX 797062300 Faulkner Drive, Midland, 797055309 W. Loop 250 North, Midland, TX 79707
Phone Number
(432) 689-0555(432) 699-4040(432) 570-7155(432) 520-3600
PricingQueen: $129; King: $124
Queen: $124; King: $119Queen: $119; King: $114Queen: $89; King: $89
Room Block ‘Cut-Off’ DateMay 26, 2021May 26, 2021May 26, 2021June 2, 2021
Hotel WebsiteClick hereClick hereClick hereClick here

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round on Wednesday, June 16 only. Players must contact the Midland Country Club Golf Shop on or after Tuesday, June 8, to schedule a practice round tee time.

Registration Information: Player registration will be held on Wednesday, June 16 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. If a player cannot make registration, he must notify a TGA Official that he is unable to make the registration deadline, but will be competing in the championship. Those players not contacting a TGA Official by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, June 16 are subject to forfeiting their playing position.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times/pairings for the first round will be made no later than Monday, June 14 online at www.txga.org. Third and final round starting times/pairings will be available in the evening preceding play (approximately one hour after the completion of play) online at www.txga.org. Final round starting times/pairings 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, Terms of Competition and Local Rules (Hard Card), as established by the association. For more information, please click here. For information specific to the Terms of Competition applicable to this championship, please see below:

Automated Transportation Prohibited: Players and their caddies must walk at all times during the practice round and all stipulated rounds of the championship, unless being shuttled by a member of the Committee or authorized shuttle. Push/pull carts will be permitted, but players are responsible for supplying their own.

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.

TGA Medical Cart Request Policy

Spectators carts are prohibited. However, spectators in accordance of ADA compliance may request golf carts. Requests for golf carts must be supported by complete documentation, including the fully-completed Cart Request Form and the required accompanying medical documentation specified in that form for all first-time requests. Any medical cart request that is granted by the TGA will be good for that individual for the remainder of that calendar season. A request will not be deemed complete until all required information and documentation has been provided. For further information and details contact Director of Competitions – South Texas, John Cochran IV, [email protected].

Score Posting: At the conclusion of each round, each player’s score will be automatically posted to the World Handicap System (WHS). Please do not enter your own scores from the competitive rounds, as this will result in double posting.

Schedule of Events

All events will take place at Midland Country Club, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions; players who are exempt or successfully qualify will receive additional information in advance of the championship.

Wednesday, June 16
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Practice Rounds
8:00 AM – Practice Round Starting Times (#1 Tee)
6:00 PM – Golf Course Closes
6:30 PM – Player Banquet

Thursday, June 17
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Player Breakfast
7:30 AM – Round 1, Wave 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:30 AM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
12:30 PM – Round 1, Wave 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Friday, June 18
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Player Breakfast
7:30 AM – Round 2, Wave 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:30 AM – 3:30 PM – Player Lunch
12:30 PM – Round 2, Wave 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play– Field cut to low 54 players (and ties)

Saturday, June 19
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Player Breakfast
7:30 AM – Round 3 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch

Sunday, June 20
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Player Breakfast
7:30 AM – Round 4 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
Following Play – Awards Presentation