South Mid-Amateur

The Clubs of Kingwood – Forest Course

March 24-26, 2023

General Information
Date: March 24-26, 2023
Host Club: The Club of Kingwood - Forest Course 
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director - Justin Guthrie

Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open: January 25, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Exempt Entry Deadline: February 15, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: March 17, 2023 at 5:00 PM 

Entry Fee: $290 

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are 25 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. 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 February 15, 2023 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. These entries will be accepted into the field in the order in which they were received.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 54 holes of stroke play with no cut. The field will be limited to 84 players.

Mid-Master Recognition: In addition to the overall champion, an award will be given to the low Mid-Master finisher. Mid-Master – any player 40+ years of age.

Practice Round Information: Players are limited to one (1) practice round at the discounted rate of $50.00, plus applicable taxes. Practice rounds are available one week in advance of the tournament date and may be booked seven (7) days in advance of the practice round date. To schedule a practice round players must email [email protected] to book.

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 and second rounds will be made no later than March 21, 2023 online at Final round starting times/pairings will be available in the evening preceding play (approximately one hour after the completion of play) online at 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, January 25 
9:00 AM - Registration Open

Wednesday, February 15 
5:00 PM - Registration Exempt Deadline

Friday, March 17 
5:00 PM - Registration Close

Tuesday, March 21 
5:00 PM - Player Information & Round 1/2 Pairings Released

Friday, March 24 
8:00 AM - Round 1 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Saturday, March 25 
8:00 AM - Round 2 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Sunday, March 26 
8:00 AM - Final Round Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
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 Regional Mid-Amateur

  • Daniel Depasquale, Randy Lance, Padden Nelson, Jonathan Keane, Tino Flores, Brandon Rougeau, Tim Hamm, Bill Shock, Logan Boatner, Steven Williams, Kiley Hardy

b) Top five (5) players and ties on the respective Medalist Points List

c) Last five (5) Regional Mid-Amateur Champions

  • Daniel Depasquale ('22), Robert Gwin ('21), Devin Young* ('19), Broc Haymon ('18 & '17)

d) Last five (5) Regional Amateur Champions

  • Brian Comegys* ('22), Padden Nelson ('21), Cody Banach* ('19), Jacob Davis ('18), Tim Hamm ('17)

e) Previous Year's Regional Mid-Amateur low Mid-Master

  • Daniel Depasquale

f) Previous Year's Regional Senior Amateur Champion (Senior Division)

  • Mike Booker

g) Three (3) host club exemptions

* indicates player is ineligible