TGA Medalist Series

About the Series

General Information

Medalist North

February 18 -19 - Indian Creek Golf Club (Lakes), Carrollton, TX

March 18-19 - Waterview Golf Club, Rowlett, TX

April 15 - April 16 - The Bridges Golf Club, Gunter, TX

Medalist Hill Country

February 18-19 -Frio Valley Ranch, Concan, TX

March 4-5 - Lighthouse Country Club, Kingsland, TX

April 15-16 - Ladybird Johnson Golf Course, Fredricksburg, TX

Medalist Gulf Coast

February 18-19 - Panorama Golf Course (Thunderbird/Rolling Hills) - Conroe, TX

March 11-12 - Quail Valley Golf Club ( La Quinta) - Missouri City, TX

April 1-2 - Atascocita Golf Club - Atascocita, TX

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: January 4, 2023 @ 9:00 AM

Entries Close: Monday Prior to each event @ 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $185

TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Coordinator - Duffy Suhr

Eligibility: Entries open to male amateur golfers who reside in  Texas.  Applicants must have a certified WHS Handicap Index of 15.0 or less through a TGA member club.  Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for TGA further details, including Policies and Proceudres, and Terms of Competitons.  There are no regional restrictions; members can play in any TGA Medalist North, TGA Medalist Hill Country, or TGA Gulf Coast events.

WHS Handicap: Players needing a WHS Handicap who are not members of a TGA Member Club can join the TGA Medalist program by clicking here.

Entry Procedure: The field will be established in the order in which entries are received.  Each event will be allocated 39 Open Division and 12 Senior Division (age of 55 or older at the start of the first round) players for the first two weeks of registration.  Once the two week-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 original size of each division.  These entries will be accepted into the field in the order in which received, regardless of division.  For additional information regarding wait list and when the number of applicant exceeds the division capacity, please refer to the TGA Policies and Procedures.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Scheduled for 36 holes of Stroke Play (no cut), gross only. Field limit of 51 players.

Tournament
Leaderboard
Medalist North #1
February 18-19
Indian Creek Golf Club
Pairings/Leaderboard
Medalist Hill Country #1
February 18-19
Frio Valley Ranch
Pairings/Leaderboard
Medalist Gulf Coast #1
February 18-19
Panorama Golf Club
Pairings/Leaderboard
Medalist North #2
March 18-19
Waterview Golf Club
Pairings/Leaderboard
Medalist Hill Country #2
March 4-5
Lighthouse Country Club
Pairings/Leaderboard
Medalist Gulf Coast #2
March 11-12
Quail Valley Golf Club
Pairings/Leaderboard
Medalist North #3
April 15-16
The Bridges Golf Club
Pairings/Leaderboard
Medalist Hill Country #3
April 15-16
LadyBird Johnson Golf Course
Pairings/Leaderboard
Medalist Gulf Coast #3
April 1-2
Atascocita Golf Club
Pairings/Leaderboard

Starting Times / Pairings Information: Starting times / pairings will be emailed to players, and posted online at www.txga.org the Tuesday prior to each event by 5:00 PM.  Tee Times will all start off #1 with the respective starting times for each event are as follows (the Senior Division generally will tee off first):

Medalist North #1 (Indian Creek Golf Club): 10:00AM both days

Medalist North #2 (Waterview Golf Club): 10:30AM on Saturday 12:00PM on Sunday

Medalist North #3 (The Bridges Golf Club): 12:00PM both days

Medalist Hill Country #1 (Frio Valley Ranch): 10:00AM both days

Medalist Hill Country #2 (Lightouse Country Club): 10:30AM both days

Medalist Hill Country #3 (Ladybird Johnson Golf Course): 11:00AM both days

Medalist Gulf Coast #1 (Panorama Golf Club): 10:30AM both days

Medalist Gulf Coast #2 (Quail Valley Golf Club): 10:30AM both days

Medalist Gulf Coast #3 (Atascocita Golf Club): 10:30AM both days

Each TGA Medalist Series does not have exemptions into the event themselves; However, participants can earn exemptions into future tournament based on their play throughout the series.  Below is a list of earned exemptions from playing in the TGA Medalist Series:

Earned Exemptions

For each event players play, they will earn Medalist Player of the Year points based on their overall finish. There will be one (1) Medalist Hill Country POY and one (1) Medalist North POY.  Medalist POY points are only available to player participating in the Open Division.  Earning POY points will only count for that respective series the points were earned (i.e. playing Medalist North #1 will only count towards the Medalist North POY standings - not Hill Country).

Provided players are otherwise eligible, earned exemptions and their qualifications are given out into the following tournaments:

  1. Texas Mid-Amateur Championship - The Medalist Player of the Year in the North, Hill Country and Gulf Coast Series receive exemptions into the 2023 Texas Mid-Amateur Championship at Midland CC.
  2. Texas Senior Amateur - The Senior Medalist Player of the Year in North, Hill Country, and Gulf Coast Series receive exemptions into the 2023 Texas Senior Amateur at Amarillo CC.
  3. North Mid-Amateur - Top five (5) players on previous year's Medalist North points list; (must live in North Texas region to use exemption)
  4. South Mid-Amateur - Top five (5) players on previous year's Medalist Hill Country and Medalist Gulf Coast points list; (must live in South Texas region to use exemption)
  5. North Amateur - Top five (5) players on current year's Medalist North points list; (must live in North Texas region to use exemption)
  6. South Amateur - Top five (5) players on current year's Medalist Hill Country and Medalist Gulf Coast points list; (must live in South Texas region to use exemption)

Points Breakdown: points are awarded based on the final finishing position in the respective event.  All ties, other than first place, which is determine by a sudden death playoff, will receive that positions full points (i.e. two players tie for second place will both receive the full allotment of second place).