Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play

Denton Country Club

July 21-14, 2022


General Information

Date: July 21-24, 2022
Host Club: Denton Country Club
Address: 1213 Country Club Blvd., Argyle, TX 76226
Phone: (940) 464-499
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director – Justin Guthrie

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Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: June 1, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Exempt Entry Deadline: June 22, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: July 13, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $250

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who reside in the state of Texas age 25 or older as of the first round of tournament play, with a WHS Handicap Index of 5.4 or less. Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures 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 until the published deadline of Wednesday, June 22 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. After the close of entries, players that withdraw will be filled based on the waitlist. For additional information regarding wait list and when the number of applicants exceeds the field capacity, please refer to the TGA Policies and Procedures.

Exemptions: Provided players are otherwise eligible, exemptions are given to the following:
a) Last three (3) Texas Amateur Champions;
b) Last three (3) Texas Mid-Amateur Champions;
c) Players advancing into the Round of 16 in the match play portion of previous year’s Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play;
d) Top 10 finishers in the previous year’s Texas Mid-Amateur;
e) Top 10 finishers in the current year’s Texas Amateur;
f) Winner and Runner-up in the current year’s Regional Mid-Amateurs;
g) Low Mid-Master from previous year’s Texas Mid-Amateur;
h) Three Host Club Exemptions.

The TGA reserves the right to select players to be in the field. For exemption request details, please view TGA Competition Policies. Exempt players must enter by the published deadline or they will lose their exempt status and spot in the final field.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: The championship is scheduled for 18 holes of stroke play qualifying on Thursday, July 21. The low 32 players from stroke play qualifying will advance to match play beginning on Friday, July 22. The field is limited to 90 players.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round on Wednesday, July 20 only. Players must contact the Denton CC golf shop to schedule a practice round tee time.

Registration Information: There is no official registration for the Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play. Players are asked to arrive to their respective starting tee 8-10 minutes prior to their starting time.Tee gifts will be distributed in the scoring area following stroke play qualifying on Thursday, July 21.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times/pairings for stroke play qualifying round will be made available no later than Monday, July 18 online at www.txga.org. Match play starting times/pairings will be made available in the evening proceeding stroke play qualifying (approximately one hour after the completion of play) online at www.txga.org. Match play draw will be based on the stroke play qualifying score and position.

Caddies: Caddies are permitted and must adhere to all TGA Competition Policies and host club policies.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Procedure: Prior to the entry deadline players looking to withdraw should do so online through their Golf Genius user profile or by contacting the TGA Staff Contact directly. After the entry deadline has passed players should either call the Texas Golf Association at (214) 468-8942 or email the TGA Staff Contact directly. Only withdrawals on the day of the competition should be directed to the host club golf shop.

Transportation: Players may walk or ride at their own discretion. Cart fees are included in the players entry fee. The TGA ‘One-Seat’ Policy is in effect. Spectators must walk at all times. For more information on TGA ‘One-Seat’ Policy, click here.

Medical Cart: Spectators in accordance of ADA compliance may request golf carts. Requests for golf carts must be supported by complete documentation, including the fully-completed Cart Request Form and the required accompanying medical documentation specified in that form for all first-time requests. Any medical cart request that is granted by the TGA will be good for that individual for the remainder of that calendar season. A request will not be deemed complete until all required information and documentation has been provided. For further information and details contact Director of Competitions – South Texas, John Cochran IV.

Score Posting: The TGA will post all scores for individual stroke play events to players GHIN number. Players are asked to not post scores for individual TGA stroke play events as it will result in a duplicate posting.

Policies & Procedures

To ensure competitors the best experience at all Texas Golf Association (TGA) events, it is helpful to be knowledgeable of TGA Policies & Procedures. For complete TGA Competition Policies, click here.