The TGA is excited to announce that Westwood Golf Club will be hosting the 2020 South Mid-Amateur on March 27 – 29. Westwood GC has been a huge supporter of the TGA through the years hosting multiple qualifiers and Men’s competitions. Westwood most recently hosted the 2019 Houston area U.S. Open Local Qualifying and are also scheduled to host a U.S. Amateur qualifying this year and the 2021 Texas Senior Amateur.
Registration for the 54-hole individual stroke play event will open on Tuesday, February 4 at 9:00 a.m. and close on Friday, March 20 at 5:00 p.m.
Westwood was redesigned in 2002 by Keith Foster with the goal of making Westwood one of the premier private clubs in Houston. Along with the redesign, the club recntly completed golf course renovations which included both putting green and bunker work. The course can play to an overall length of 7,175 yards and will prove to be a strong test for competitors in the South Mid-Amateur field.
Entries Open: February 4th, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: March 20th, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Exempt Deadline: February 26th, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Manager, Justin Guthrie
Entry Fee: $290
Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are 25 years of age or older by the first round of tournament play, and reside in the South Texas region (31’ parallel, Salado, TX and South is the break point). Applicants must have a certified WHS Handicap Index of 8.4 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:
a) Top five (5) players (and ties) on previous year’s Medalist Hill Country points list;
b) Last five (5) South Mid-Amateur champions;
c) Last five (5) South Amateur champions;
d) Previous year’s South Mid-Amateur Low Mid-Master;
e) Previous year’s South Senior Amateur champion (Senior Division);
f) Top ten (10) finishers (and ties) in previous year’s South Mid-Amateur;
g) Three (3) Host Club exemptions.
Entry Procedure: The field will be established in the order in which entries are received with a priority for exempt players until the published exemption deadline of Wednesday, February 26th at 5:00 PM. Once the exemption deadline has passed, and if the field is not full, the TGA will fill the remaining spots in the field with waitlisted entries. These entries will be accepted into the field in the order in which they were received. For additional information regarding the wait list and when the number of applicants exceeds the field capacity, please refer to the TGA Policies and Procedures.
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.
|Tuesday, February 4th|
|9:00 AM||Entries Open|
|Wednesday, Febraury 26th|
|5:00 PM||Exempt Deadline|
|Friday, March 20th|
|5:00 PM||Entries Clise|
|Friday, March 27th|
|8:00 AM||Round 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)|
|Saturday, March 28th|
|8:00 AM||Round 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)|
|Sunday, March 29th|
|8:00 AM||Final Round begins (#1 & #10 Tees)|
|Following Play||Awards Presentation|
a) Top five (5) players (and ties) on previous year's Medalist Hill Country points list;
- Kiley Hardy
- Jay Reynolds
- Daniel Gurtner (ineligible)
- Alan Crosswell-Karam (ineligible)
- Alex Woodward
- Devin Young - 2019
- Broc Haymon - 2018, 2017
- Danny Simmerman - 2016
- Jay Reynolds - 2015
- Cody Banach - 2019 (ineligible)
- Jacob Davis - 2018
- Tim Hamm - 2017
- Danny Simmerman - 2016
- Nick Thornton - 2015 (ineligible)
- Kurt Lilley
- Scott Smith
- Devin Young
- Kevin Liberto
- Kurt Lilley
- Will Griffin
- Broc Haymon
- Alex Woodward
- Barrett Sandefur
- Bob Kearney
- Todd Albert
- Wesley Hansen
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.
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