Grand Pines Golf Club
October 29-30, 2022
Date: October 29-30, 2022
Host Club: Grand Pines Golf Club
Address: 100 Grand Pines Dr., Montgomery, TX 77356
Phone: (936) 597-2676
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director – Justin Guthrie
Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open: Invitation Only
Entries Close: Invitation Only
Entry Fee: $175
Selection for Invitations (Mid-Amateurs): Of the eight (8) mid-amateurs chosen from each region, four (4) will be selected from the TGA Regional Player of the Year point standings, and four (4) will be selected from the TGA Statewide Player of the Year point standings.
The respective point-earning period for regional selection will include all regional events up to the completion of the current year’s Regional Amateur Championships to earn points towards the event. For complete information on Regional Player of the Year point-earning events, point breakdowns and current standings, please click here.
The respective point-earning period for statewide selection will include the TGA statewide and USGA Championship events found in the statewide performance points breakdown; all statewide players will have up to the completion of the current year Texas Mid-Amateur Championship and U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifying period to earn points toward the event. For complete information on Statewide Player of the Year point-earning events, point breakdowns and current standings, please click here.
Once a player earns a spot via Regional Player of the Year Points, he utilizes a spot from that category and is no longer a factor in determining selections from the State Player of the Year points list.
Selection for Invitations (Senior Amateurs): Of the four (4) senior players chosen from each region, each will be selected based on the TGA Senior Statewide Player of the Year point standings.
The respective point-earning period for senior selection will include the TGA statewide and USGA Championship events found in the senior performance points breakdown; all senior players will have up to the completion of the current year’s Texas Senior Amateur Championship and the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship to earn points towards the event. For complete information on Senior Player of the Year point-earning events, point breakdowns and current standings, please click here.
The four (4) highest ranked players from each region (North/South), regardless of their overall position on the points list, will be selected.
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.
Field Size: Each team will consist of 12 players representing the North and South regions of Texas. Of the 12 players, eight (8) will be Mid-Amateurs and four (4) will be Seniors.
Format: Foursome and Four-Ball Matches will be played on Day 1 and Singles Matches will be played on Day 2.
- Foursome Match: A match in which two (2) partners compete as a side by playing one ball in alternating order on each hole.
- Four-Ball Match: A match in which two (2) partners compete as a side by playing their own ball. The side’s score for the hole is the lower score of the two (2) partners on that hole.
- Singles Match: A match in which one (1) players plays against another player.
Scoring: Each match is worth 3 points; 1 point for the front nine, 1 point for the back nine and 1 point for overall winner of the match. In case of a tie, each side will receive a half point. The first team to accumulate 36.5 points will win the Shootout. If, at the conclusion of the scheduled matches there is a tie for the overall team championship, the prior year’s winning team will retain the trophy.
Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round on Friday, October 28 only. Practice rounds will be scheduled according to each team roster, with scheduled starting times for each team.
Registration Information: Registration will take place on Friday, October 28 prior to practice round starting times. If a player is not able to register that must communicate ahead of time with the TGA staff.
Match Pairings/Starting Times Information: Match pairings and starting times for Day 1 (Foursome & Four-Ball Matches) will be determined Friday evening. Day 2 Singles Match pairings and starting times will be determined on Saturday evening.
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. Spectators must walk at all times.
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.
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.