The Clubs of Kingwood – Forest Course
March 24-26, 2023
Date: March 24-26, 2023
Host Club: The Clubs of Kingwood – Forest Course
Address: 3829 Kingwood Dri., Kingwood, TX 77339 (Old Golf Advantage School)
Phone: (281) 348-2283
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director – Justin Guthrie
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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.
Exemptions: 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
b) Top five (5) players and ties on the respective Medalist Points List
c) Last five (5) Regional Mid-Amateur Champions
d) Last five (5) Regional Amateur Champions
e) Previous Year’s Regional Mid-Amateur low Mid-Master
f) Previous Year’s Regional Senior Amateur Champion (Senior Division)
g) Three (3) 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.
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 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 round of play.
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.
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 Senior Tournament Director – Chris Untiedt.
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.
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