94th Texas Junior Amateur

Horseshoe Bay Resort
July 27-29

Zach Heffernan and Lauren Nguyen Win 94th Texas Junior Amateur

HORSESHOE BAY – Zach Heffernan of Fair Oaks Ranch cards a final round 1-under-par 70 at Horseshoe Bay Resort’s Ram Rock Golf Course to defend his title and win back-to-back Texas Junior Amateurs. Katy’s Lauren Nguyen fired a closing 6-under-par 66 to come from behind and win the Girls Division by one stroke at Apple Rock. READ MORE

Tournament Information

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines

Date: July 27-29, 2020
Host Club: Horseshoe Bay Resort
Address: 200 Hi Cir N, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657
Phone: (877) 611-0112
Tournament Director: Kevin Porter

Boys Division: Ram Rock, 54 holes
Girls Division: Apple Rock, 54 holes
14 & Under Divisions: Apple Rock, 36 holes
Course Address: 1 Bay W Blvd, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Entries Close: Monday, June 15, 2020
Tournament Fee: $325 (Boys & Girls) | $310 (Boys and Girls 14 & Under)
Boys Division Qualifier Fee: $60
Divisions: Boys | Girls | Boys 14 & Under | Girls 14 & Under
Field Limit: 120 contestants | 60 contestants | 45 contestants | 15 contestants

Boys Tournament Eligibility: All players must be a resident of Texas and have not yet enrolled in college. All players will need to qualify through one of 12 qualifying sites across Texas, unless otherwise exempt.

Girls and 14 & Under Tournament Eligibility: All players will be added to the field based off the Priority Entry System for the Texas Junior Amateur. Guidelines for Priority Entry can be found by clicking here

Entry Procedure: Players in the Boys Division will exemptions will be added to the field while players without an exemption must qualify through one of the Texas Junior Amateur qualifiers. Players in the Girls Division as well as the Boys and Girls 14 & Under Division will be added based off the LJT Priority Entry System once registration closes. 

Championship Information

Cancellation/Withdrawal Policy: The cancellation deadline is 10 days prior to the tournament start date. For refund details please check the LJT Championship Policies.

Caddies: Caddies will NOT be permitted for the Texas Junior Amateur.

Spectator Carts: Spectator carts are allowed and can be rented from the club for $30 per person. Spectator carts will not be allowed during the practice rounds. Carts will be limited to one cart per player each day. Spectators that rent carts must follow all LJT Spectator Policy when operating the cart. All carts must remain on the path at all times.

Please click here for full player information for the Texas Junior Amateur 

Wednesday, March 4
9:00 AM - Entries Open

Monday, June 15
5:00 PM - Entries Close

Wednesday, June 17
11:00 AM - Players added to Girls Division, 14 & Under Divisions
2:00 PM - Boys Division Qualifying Information Released

Sunday, July 19
10:00 AM - Players May Begin Reserving Tee times for Practice Round with Horseshoe Bay Resort

Thursday, July 23
2:00 PM - Pairings Released for All Divisions

Sunday, July 26
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Official Practice Rounds

Monday, July 27
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM - Boys Division Round 1 Tee Times off No. 1 at Ram Rock
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Girls Division Round 1 Tee Times off No. 1 at Apple Rock
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Player Lunch
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Boys and Girls 14 & Under Division Round 1 Tee Times off No. 1 at Apple Rock

Tuesday, July 28
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM - Boys Division Round 2 Tee Times off No. 1 at Ram Rock
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Boys and Girls 14 & Under Division Round 2 Tee Times off No. 1 at Apple Rock
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Player Lunch
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Girls Division Round 2 Tee Times off No. 1 At Apple Rock
6:00 PM - Cut Made in Boys and Girls Division

Wednesday, July 29
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Boys Division Round 3 Tee Times off No. 1 at Ram Rock
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Girls Division Round 3 Tee Times off No. 1 at Apple Rock
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Player Lunch

Boys Division Exemptions

A. Past Champions: Zach Heffernan, Jacob Sosa, Ben Delarosa, Jase Summy, Gaven Lane, Evan Vo
B. Top 10 - 2020 Veritex Bank Byron Nelson Junior Championship: Daniel Zou
C. Top 15 - 2019 Texas Junior Amateur: 
Stephen Campbell Jr., Michael Heidelbaugh, Shaheen Momin, Jaivir Pande, Truett Burns, Hanseung Chang, Jackson Naeger, Henry Frizzell, Rohit Madireddi, Hunter Bott, Jacob Borow, Kaelen Dulany, Zachary Kingsland, Connor Adams, Ethan Fang
D. To 10 - 2020 Texas Cup Invitational: Brandon Massey, Byungho Lee, Jackson Drake, Andrew Spaulding, Nicholas Hance, Trevor Mierl, Songge Jiang, Garrett Endicott, Shivam Patel
E. Top 5 - 2019 George Hannon Junior Invitational: Jackson Davenport, Jack Wehman, Jacob King
F. Top 5 - 2020 Collegiate Preview: 
Sam Dossey, Sam Bumgardner, Cody Winkler
G. Top 5 - 2019 Texas Junior Golf Alliance Invitational: 
Kevin Watts, Xing Luo, Patrick Kahanek
H. Top 3 - 2020 Winter Classic: Andrew Baucum, Ty Holbrook
I. Top 3 - 2020 Jimmy Demaret Junior Classic: Joshua Lee
J. Top 3 - 2020 Spring Preview: Jack Gilbert, Drew Wagner
K. Top 3 - 2020 Flodder Financial Shootout: Ben Gregg, Christian Clark
L. Top 3 - 2020 Lanny Wadkins Junior Championship: 
Seth Bearden, Matthew Comegys
M. 2019 LJT Tournament Champions: 
Matthew Watkins, Reed Foster, Brian Boles, Dallas Hankamer, Jacob Salazar, Brody Hanley, Jeffrey Zatorski
N. 2019 Boys 14 & Under Player of the Year: Grant Yerger
O. Top 10 - Junior Golf Scoreboard Class of 2020 as of March 4: Vishnu Sadagopan, Cole Sherwood, Nathan Petronzio, Trey Bosco, Randall Fojtasek Jr.
P. Top 10 - Junior Golf Scoreboard Class of 2021 as of March 4: J. Holland Humphries, Matthew Griggs, Ethan Dial, Jay Pabin, Alejandro Alonso
Q. Top 5 - Junior Golf Scoreboard Class of 2022 as of March 4: Keaton Vo, Sean-Karl Dobson, Daniel Choi
R. NTPGA: Cameron Beck, Ryder Cowan, Preston Stout, Jack Beauchamp, Joshua German, Logan ZurnRyan Shellberg, Reese Roberts, Brayden BareDylan Arthur, Connor Adams, Alex Huang, Davis Seybert, Thompson Huthnance, David Watts
Andrew Tan, Brayden Ingebrigtsen, Matthew Spaulding, Treed Huang, Spencer Gray, Aaron Pounds, Colt Tenpenny, Tyler QuinnPatrick KahanekParker Mitas, Trevor Walsh, Tyler Thomas, Christian Barber, Preston Rouse, Grant Doggett, Daniel Zou
U. Host Club Exemptions:
V. Committee Exemptions:

The LJT reserves the right to select players to be in the field. Exempt players must complete registration for the event by the published deadline or they will lose their spot in the field. 

Texas Junior AmateuBoys Division Qualifying

Players wishing to compete in the Boys Division of the Texas Junior Amateur must compete in a qualifier unless they are previously exempt for the event.

All qualifiers are 18 holes of stroke play competition. Once Pairings are available, they will be emailed out to each player along with how many players are competing and how many spots are being taken for the Texas Junior Amateur. Qualifiers are $60 and players can only sign up for one LJT qualifier. Players that earn spots into the tournament will be charged the remaining $265 fee once they are added to the field.

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July 15The Cascades ClubTylerClick HereClick Here

Any player that fails to qualify for the Texas Junior Amateur in the events above may choose to play in a Last Chance Qualifying Event listed below. The fee is $60 and the first round score will be used for the qualifier.

Last Chance Qualifying Events

NTPGA July 20
Holleytree Country Club
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STPGAJuly 12The Golf Club at Texas A&MCollege StationClick Here

Players that compete in an LJT Qualifier will automatically be placed on a waiting list for the Texas Junior Amateur based on their finish in their respective qualifier. As spots open up in the field, the Legends Junior Tour Staff will reach out to players on the waiting list to fill any spots if available.