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Texas Golf Association, Since 1906
Gary Durbin Wins Texas Senior Amateur 

Gary Durbin of Houston won the 82nd Texas Senior Amateur on Sunday after he started the Final Round six strokes behind the 36-hole leader. The 2012 Greater Houston Men’s Senior Amateur Champion adds his first TGA Major Championship to his decorated amateur career after rounds of 73-71-73 for 1-over-par 217 to win by one stroke at Deerwood Club. Read ful recap here
 

Player Information

Date: September 27th-29th, 2019
Host Club: Deerwood Club
Address: 1717 Forest Garden Dr., Kingwood, TX 77345
Phone: (281) 360-1060
TGA Staff Contact: Senior Tournament Director – John Cochran IV
 
 
Entry & Eligibility Information
 
Entries Open: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Exempt Deadline: Wednesday, August 21st, 2019* @ 5:00 PM
 
Entry Fee: $325
 
Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers with a GHIN Handicap Index of 6.4 or less and who are 55 years of age or older as of the tournament start date (first round of tournament play). All players will be competing in one division from the same tees and yardage.  Please reference Texas Golf Association 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:
  1. Last five (5) Texas Senior Amateur Champions;
  2. Top 20 (and ties) in previous year’s Texas Senior Amateur;
  3. Finished in the top 20 (and ties) in current year’s Texas Amateur;
  4. Finished in the top 20 (and ties) in previous year's Texas Mid-Amateur;
  5. Any player that qualified for the final field of the current or previous year’s U.S. Senior Open;
  6.  Any player that qualified for the previous year's U.S. Senior Amateur;
  7. Top five (5) finishers (and ties) in current year’s West Texas Senior Division;
  8. Top fifteen (15) finishers (and ties) in the current year’s Regional Senior Amateurs;
  9. Low two (2) Seniors that make the cut in the current year’s Texas Amateur;
  10. Previous year's Texas Senior Player of the Year;
  11. Current Year Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play Winner and Runner-Up; 
  12. Top three (3) finishers (and ties) in current year’s Texas Super Senior Amateur;
  13. Three (3) Host Club exemptions.
The TGA reserves the right to select players to be in the field. For exemption request details, please reference Texas Golf Association Policies and ProceduresExempt players must enter by the published deadline or they will lose their exempt status and spot in the final field. 

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Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 26th  
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration & Practice Rounds
8:00 AM Practice Round Starting Times - #1 Tee
6:00 PM Golf Course Closes
6:30 PM Placer Welcome Reception
   
Friday, September 27th  
8:00 AM Round 1, Wave 1 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM Player Lunch
12:30 PM Round 1, Wave 2 Begins (#1 & 10 Tees)
   
Saturday, September 28th  
8:00 AM Round 2, Wave 1 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
111:30 AM - 3:30 PM Player Lunch
12:30 PM Round 2, Wave 2 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
   
Sunday, September 29th  
8:00 AM Final Round Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play Awards Presentation
   

All events will take place at the Deerwood Club, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions; players who are selected for the championship field will receive additional information in advance of the championship.
 

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Kingwood, TX

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