Texas Super Senior

Sugar Creek Country Club

April 25-27, 2022

General Information

Date: April 25-27, 2022

Host Club: Sugar Creek Country Club (Trent-Jones)

TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director - Justin Guthrie

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Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: February 23, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Exempt Deadline: March 16, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Entries Close: April 13, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $325

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers residing in the state of Texas age 65 or older as of the first round of tournament play, with a certified WHS Handicap Index of 12.4 or less. To be eligible for the Legends Division, golfers must be age 75 or older as of the first round of tournament play, with a Handicap Index of 16.4 or less. 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 16, 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 wait listed 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 54 holes of stroke play. The field will be limited to 88 players, 62 Super Seniors and 26 Legends.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round after 11:00 AM on Sunday, April 24, only. Players must contact the host club directly to schedule a practice round. Golf shop phone number is (281) 494-9131.

Registration Information: There is no official registration for the Texas Super Senior. 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 first round play.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times/pairings for the first and second rounds will be made no later than April 22, 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 rounds of play.

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Schedule of Events

Sunday, April 24

11:00 AM -Practice Rounds

Monday, April 25

8:30 AM - Round 1

12:30 - 3:30 PM - Player Lunch

Tuesday, April 26

8:30 AM - Round 2

12:30 - 3:30 PM - Player Lunch

Wednesday, April 27

8:30 AM - Round 3

Following Play - Awards Presentation

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

a) Last five (5) Texas Senior Amateur Champions;

  • 2021 - Gary Durbin
  • 2020 - John Derrick (ineligible)
  • 2019 - Gary Durbin
  • 2018 - Lewis Stephenson (ineligible)
  • 2017 - Ed Brooks

b) Last five (5) Texas Super Senior Amateur Champions;

  • 2021 - Wayne Wright
  • 2020 - Canceled due to COVID-19
  • 2019 - Ed Brooks
  • 2018 - Mickey Jones
  • 2017 - Wayne Wright

c) Top 15 finishers (and ties) in previous year’s Texas Senior Amateur;

  • Gary Durbin, Kyle Kelting (ineligible), Hollis Sullivan, Chuck Gardner, Lee Sandlin, Lewis Stephenson (ineligible), Jed Shreve (ineligible), Alan Hill (ineligible), John Pierce (ineligible), John Dowdall (ineligible), Steve Love (ineligible), Mike Lohner (ineligible), Larry Corson (ineligible), Rob Teets (ineligible), Vern Spurlock, Jacky Lee (ineligible), Michael Jones (ineligible), John Derrick (ineligible), Rob Addington (ineligible)

d) Top 15 finishers (and ties) in previous year’s Texas Super Senior Amateur;

  • Wayne Wright, John Grace, Mike Booker, Ed Brooks, Chuck Gardner, Steve Moran, James Peebles, Kent Samuel, Jim Grubbs, Rick Lindsay, Doug Hopton-Jones, Ford Cartwright, Lee Sandlin, Mickey Jones, Jamey Freisleben

e) Last two (2) Legends Division Champions of Texas Super Senior Amateur;

  • 2021 - Mike Rice
  • 2020 - Cancelled due to COVID-19

f) Top three (3) finishers (and ties) in the Legends Division of previous year’s Texas Super Senior Amateur;

  • Mike Rice, Denny Alexander, Rich Schreder

g) Any player that qualified for previous year’s U.S. Senior Open;

  • Contact TGA for exemption details

h) Any player that qualified for previous year’s U.S. Senior Amateur;

  • Contact TGA for exemption details

i) Top five (5) finishers (and ties) in Super Senior Division of previous year’s West Texas Amateur;

  • Craig Urban, Russell Cox, Denny Alexander, Lee Roy Pearson, Bobby Haney, Bill Holstead

j) Top ten (10) finishers (and ties) in Super Senior Division of previous year’s Regional Senior Amateurs;

  • North: Gary Kirwan, John Grace, Tom Takes, Scott Munse, Dub Huckabee, Gary Tully, Rick Lindsay, Dick Stone, Jim Kirby, Michael Juneau
  • South: Mike Vacek, Kent Samuel, Chuck Ellenwood, David Pocknall, David Wagner, Ivan Lawson, Dickie Williams, Jamey Freisleben, David Thornally, Bobby Haney

k) Last three (3) Texas Senior Play of the Year recipients;

  • 2021 - Lewis Stephenson (ineligible)
  • 2020 - Mike Lohner (ineligible)
  • 2019 - John Pierce (ineligible)

l) Previous year’s Texas Super Senior Player of the Year;

  • John Grace

m) Three (3) host club exemptions.