97th Texas Junior Amateur

White Bluff Resort

July 24-26, 2023


General Information

Dates: July 24-26, 2023
Host Club: White Bluff Resort
Address: 20022 Misty Valley Circle, Whitney, TX 76692
Phone: (254) 694-9276
LJT Staff Contact: Tournament Director, Scott Davidson

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Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $340 (Boys and Girls Divisions) / $325 (Boys and Girls 14 & Under Divisions)

Eligibility: Players must have a current membership with a member of the Texas Junior Golf Alliance and have full-time residency in Texas.

Entry Procedure: Players in the Boys Division must have an exemption or qualify through one of 12 Qualifying Sites. Players in the Girls Division as well as the Boys and Girls 14 & Under Divisions with Priority Entry Status will be added to the field first, while players without Priority Status will be added based on available spots in the field and when they signed up.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: The championship is an individual stroke play competition with four (4) age divisions: Boys 15-18, Girls 15-18, Boys 14 & Under, and Girls 14 & Under. The Boys 15-18 Division will compete on the New Course and the other three divisions will compete on the Old Course. The Boys and Girls 15-18 Divisions will play 54 holes with a cut after the second round. The Boys and Girls 14 & Under Divisions will play 36 holes.

The field is limited to 240 players, as outlined below:

  • Boys 15-18 Division – 120 players
  • Girls 15-18 Division – 60 players
  • Boys 14 & Under Division – 45 players
  • Girls 14 & Under Division – 15 players

At the conclusion of 36 holes, the Boys Division will be cut to the low 45 players (and ties) and the Girls Division will be cut to the low 27 players (and ties).

Practice Round Information: The official practice round will take place on Sunday, July 23 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Starting July 16, players must contact the host club golf shop directly to arrange a practice round tee time. (Old Course – (254) 694-1007, New Course – (254) 694-3610)

Registration Information: Official player registration will take place on Sunday, July 23 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM next to the golf shop.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times/pairings for the first round will be available Friday, July 21 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.

Caddies: Caddies are NOT permitted for the championship. Rule 10.3a will be modified in this way: A player must not have a caddie during a round.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Procedure: Players may withdraw themselves from the field and receive a refund up until 10 days before the first round. If you need to withdraw, please contact the Tournament Director and they will instruct you on how to complete the WD. For full refund details, please reference the LJT Competition Policies.

Transportation: Players will be required to walk during the competition, unless acting under the direction of an LJT Rules Official. Non-motorized push/pull carts will be permitted during the championship. Spectator carts will be permitted for the championship and must be rented from the club.

Rules of Golf

The Championship will be contested under the 2023 Rules of Golf as approved by the United States Golf Association and R&A, its interpretations and clarifications, 2023 Legends Junior Tour Local Rules and Terms of Competition and any local rules give to the player on their first tee. For information on rules, visit the TGA Rules of Golf Hub.