South Senior Amateur

Beaumont Country Club

March 30-31, 2022

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General Information

Date: March 30-31, 2022

Host Club: Beaumont Country Club

TGA Staff Contact:  Tournament Coordinator - Owen Kinney

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: February 9, 2022 at 9:00 AM 

Exempt Entry Deadline: March 2, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: March 24, 2022 at 5:00 PM 

Entry Fee: $220 

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are 55 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 for the Senior division and 10.0 or less for the Super Senior division. Please reference TGA Competition Policies for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Terms of Competition.

Entry Procedure:  The field will be established in the order in which entries are received with a priority for exempt players in each division until the published exemption deadline of March 2, 2022 at 5:00 PM. Once the exemption deadline has passed, and if the field or a division is not full, the TGA will fill the remaining spots in the field with waitlisted entries, which may affect the size of each division. These entries will be accepted into the field in the order in which they were received, regardless of division.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 36 holes of stroke play. The field will be limited to 84 players, 60 seniors and 24 super seniors.

Divisions: The field will be split up in two divisions; Senior (55 or older as of the tournament start date) and Super Senior (65 or older as of the tournament start date). Each division will play from different tees/yardage with a separate champion being crowned in each division. Super Seniors must declare on application if they wish to compete in the Senior division.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) practice round at the rate of $45.00, plus applicable taxes. Practice round availability includes Tuesday, March 29th (primary day) and limited availability at club’s discretion any other day. Players must contact the host club directly to schedule a practice round.    

Registration Information: There is no no official registration for TGA Regional Events. Players are asked to arrive to their respective starting tee 8-10 minutes prior to their starting time. 

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times / pairings for the first round will be made no later than March 25, 2022 online at www.txga.org. Final round starting times/pairings will be available in the evening preceding play (approximately one hour after the completion of play) online at www.txga.org. Final round starting times/pairings will be re-drawn based on total score following the previous round of play.

For complete championship information, click here    

 

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 30

8:00 AM - Round 1 

Thursday Match 31 

8:00 AM - Round 2 

Following Play - Awards Presentation

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

a) Top ten (10) finishers (and ties) in previous year's South Senior (Senior Division);

  • David Ortego, Mike Booker, John Pierce, Andrew Hydorn, Scott Smith, Thomas Immenschuh, Pat Young, Todd McGrew, Blake Ross, Jed Shreve, BK Cody, John Dowdall.

b) Top five (5) finishers (and ties) in previous year's South Senior (Super Senior Division);

  • Mike Vacek, Kent Samuel, Chuck Ellenwood, David Pocknall, David Wagner. 

c) Last five (5) South Senior Amateur Champions (Senior Division);

  • 2021 -David Ortego
  • 2019 - Scott Smith  
  • 2018 - John Pierce
  • 2017 - Mike Booker
  • 2016 - Mike Booker

d) Last five (5) South Senior Amateur Champions (Super Senior Division);

  • 2021 - Mike Vacek
  • 2019 - Mike Arnold
  • 2018 - Kent Samuel  
  • 2017 - Mike Arnold
  • 2016 - Peter Kirchner

e) Two (2) Host Club exemptions.

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