113th Texas Amateur

Willow Brook Country Club
June 16-19, 2022

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General Information

Date: June 16-19, 2022
Host Club: Willow Brook Country Club
TGA Staff Contact: Senior Tournament Director - Christopher Untiedt

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: February 1, 2022 at 9:00 AM
Exempt Deadline: March 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: March 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Weekday Qualifying Fee: $160
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $160
Exempt Entry Fee: $160

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.

Qualifying: All players who are not exempt must qualify via an 18-hole qualifying round. Please see “Exemptions” tab for list for the list of exempt players. Qualifying round starting times, pairings and additional information, including practice rounds, is available to view on the Qualifying Information page.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 72 holes of individual 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.

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.

For complete championship information, click here.

Schedule of Events

Qualifying: April 5 - May 27, 2022

Last Chance Qualifying: Monday, June 6, 2022

Monday, June 13
First and Second Round Pairings Released

Wednesday, June 15
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 16
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 17
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 18
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 19
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

**Schedule of events are subject to change

Tournament Exemptions

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

1) Last five (5) Texas Amateur Champions;

  • 2021: Austyn Reily
  • 2020: Trey Bosco
  • 2019: Ryan Grider (ineligible)
  • 2018: Mitchell Meissner (ineligible)
  • 2017: Zander Lozano (ineligible)

2) Top 15 finishers (and ties) in the previous year's Texas Amateur;

  • Austyn Reily, Jake Doggett, JT Pittman, Clayton King, Michael Heidelbaugh, Chris Berzina, Shaheen Momin, Paul McNamara, Connor Adams, Christopher Wheeler, Trey Bosco, Matthew Comegys, Andres Acevedo, Alex Clouse, Cody Winkler, Ryan O'Rear

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

  • 2021: Freddie Janneck
  • 2020: Ryan O'Rear
  • 2019: Christopher Wheeler
  • 2018, 2017: Colby Harwell

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

  • Freddie Janneck, Clay Fullick, Aaron Hickman, Ryan O'Rear, John Yerger, William Aycock, Eric Lodge

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

  • Christopher Wheeler (Winner); Andrew Lawson (Runner-Up)

6) Previous year's Texas Senior Amateur Champion

  • Gary Durbin

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

  • Christopher Wheeler, Aaron Hickman, Austyn Reily, Ryan O'Rear, Jake Doggett, Freddie Janneck, Colby Harwell, Gary Ezmerlian, Chris Berzina, JT Pittman, Travis Vick

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

  • North: Gant Bills, Robert Johnson, Christopher Wheeler, Rob Couture
  • South: Padden Nelson, Kevin Liberto, Todd Albert

9) Three (3) Host Club exemptions;

  • 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;

  • North: Jason Schultz, Alex Higgs, Brody Hanley
  • South: Joshua Lim, Hayes Hamilton, Niko Nebout, Broc Haymon

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

  • TBD (North Mid-Amateur: TBD)
  • TBD (South Mid-Amateur: March 18-20, 2022 at Forest Creek Golf Club)

12) Current year's LJT Byron Nelson Junior Champion;

  • TBD (June 7-9, 2022 at Lakewood Country Club)

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

  • Aaron Pounds

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

  • Sam Dossey

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

  • Garrett Leek (Winner); Jansen Smith (Runner-Up)

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

Qualifying Information


Entries Open: February 1, 2022 at 9:00 AM
Exempt Deadline: March 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: March 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Qualifying TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Coordinator - Duffy Suhr

Weekday Qualifying Fee: $160
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $160
Exempt Entry Fee: $160

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who reside in the state of Texas with a World Handicap System (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.

113th Texas Amateur Qualifying Schedule

Date
Region
Course
City
April 2
DFW 1 (Weekend)
Hawks Creek Golf Club
Westworth Village
April 6
East 1
Crown Colony Country Club
Lufkin
April 18
Houston 1
Golf Club of Houston (Member Course)
Houston
April 20
DFW 2
Coyote Ridge Golf Club
Carrollton
May 1
Houston 2 (Weekend)
Quail Valley Golf Course
Missouri City
May 9
West 1
Abilene Country Club (South Course)
Abilene
May 10
DFW 3
Dallas Athletic Club (Blue Course)
Dallas
May 12
Hill Country 1
Vaaler Creek Golf Club
Blanco
May 23
Houston 3
Pine Forest Golf Club (Green-Gold)
Houston
TBD
Hill Country 2 (Weekend)
TBD
TBD
TBD
East 2
TBD
TBD
TBD
West 2
TBD
TBD


Last Chance Qualifying

Date
Region
Course
City
June 6 or June 7
DFW
TBD
TBD
June 6 or June 7
Houston
TBD
TBD

*see Last Chance Qualifying for information, including entry and eligibility information

Qualifying for the Championship: All players who are not exempt must qualify via an 18-hole sectional qualifying round. Please see "Exemptions" tab for list for the list of exempt players.

For complete qualifying information, click here.