Texas Golf Association, Since 1906
Texas Golf Association, Since 1906
Harwell Wins Second Straight Texas Mid-Amateur Title
Colby Harwell made a two-putt par from 35 feet on the first playoff hole Sunday at River Oaks Country Club to successfully defend his Texas Mid-Amateur title. He becomes the first amateur in Texas to win back-to-back Mid-Amateur Championships since John Grace won four in a row from 1991-94. For the full story, click here

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Player Information

Entries Open: May 15th, 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: July 5th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Exempt Deadline: July 5th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
TGA Staff Contact: Manager, South Texas - John Cochran
Weekday Qualifying Fee: $110
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $140
Tournament Fee: $150
Exempt Entry Fee: $260
Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers with a GHIN Handicap index of 8.4 or less, and who are 25 years of age or older by the first round of the Championship. 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) Last five (5) Texas Mid-Amateur Champions;
b) Top 15 finishers (and ties) in the current year’s Texas Amateur;
c) Last five (5) Texas Amateur Champions;
d) Top 20 Finishers in the previous year’s Mid-Amateur;
e) Mid-Master Champion in previous year’s Mid-Amateur;
f) Current year Mid-Amateur Match Play Winner & Runner Up;
g) Three (3) Host Club selections;
h) Top three (3) finishers and ties in current year’s TGA Regional Mid-Amateurs, not already exempt, within the top ten (10) finishers;
i) Mid-Master Champion in current year’s TGA Regional Mid-Amateurs;
j) Winner & Runner Up in Current year’s TGA Regional Amateurs;
k) Previous year and current year Texas Senior Amateur Champion;
l)  Previous year’s TGA North and South Region Player of the Year;
m) Top five (5) players on the previous year’s TGA State Player of the Year Points list;
n) Low Mid-Amateur finisher in the current year’s West Texas Amateur;
o) Current year’s TGA Medalist North, TGA Medalist Hill Country and Medalist Golf Association (Houston) Player of the Year as of September 1st, not otherwise exempt.
p) Previous year's Senior Player of the Year
q) Top 1500 in the R&A/USGA World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) at 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 ProceduresExempt players must enter by the published deadline or they will lose their exempt status and spot in the final field. 

For additional Championship and Qualifying Information, please click here, or use the links under the 'Related Information' menu to the top-right of the page.

Schedule of Events

All events will take place at River Oaks Country Club, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions.
Thursday, September 13th  
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM                          Registration & Practice Rounds
8:00 AM                                               Practice Round Starting Times - #1 Tee
6:30 PM                                               Golf Course Closes
6:30 PM                                               Player Welcome Reception
Friday, September 14th  
8:00 AM                                               Round 1, Wave 1 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM                       Player Lunch
1:00 PM                                               Round 1, Wave 2 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Saturday, September 15th 
8:00 AM                                               Round 2, Wave 1 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM                       Player Lunch
1:00 PM                                               Round 2, Wave 2 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play                                   Field Reduced to the Low 54 Players & Ties
Sunday, September 16th  
8:00 AM                                               Final Round Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
12:00 – 2:30 PM                               Player Lunch (available for purchase)
Following Play                                   Awards Presentation


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