TGA Medalist Series

About the Series

General Information

Medalist North

February 17 -18 - Grapevine Golf Course (Pecan/Bluebonnet), Grapevine, TX

March 16-17 - Firewheel Golf Park (Bridges Course), Garland, TX

April 6-7 - Cross Timbers Golf Course, Azle, TX

Medalist Hill Country

RESCHEDULED June 29-30 - Delaware Springs Golf Course, Burnet, TX

March 16-17 - River Bend Golf Club, Floresville, TX

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

Medalist Gulf Coast

February 17-18 - Pearland Golf Club, Pearland, TX

March 16-17 - The Wilderness Golf Club, Lake Jackson, TX

April 27-28 - Pasadena Municipal Golf Course, Houston, TX

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: January 3, 2024 @ 9:00 AM

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

Entry Fee: $185

TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Coordinator - Duffy Suhr 

The Texas Golf Association does not have staff nor rules officials on site for any Medalist Events, these events are run by strictly by host club staff.

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 Men's Competition Policies.

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 17-18
Grapevine Golf Course (Pecan-Bluebonnet)
Final Results
Medalist Hill Country #1
RESCHEDULED June 29-30
Delaware Springs Golf Course
Pairings/Starting Time
Medalist Gulf Coast #1
February 17-18
Pearland Golf Club
Final Results
Medalist North #2
March 16-17
Firewheel Golf Park (Bridges Course)
Pairings/Starting Time
Medalist Hill Country #2
March 16-17
River Bend Golf Club
Pairings/Starting Time
Medalist Gulf Coast #2
March 16-17
The Wilderness Golf Club
Pairing/Starting Time
Medalist North #3
April 6-7
Cross Timbers Golf Course
Pairings/Starting Time
Medalist Hill Country #3
May 4-5
Lighthouse Country Club
Pairings/Starting Time
Medalist Gulf Coast #3
April 26-27
Pasadena Municipal Golf Course
Pairings/Starting Time

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 (Grapevine Golf Course): 10:30AM both days

Medalist North #2 (Firewheel Golf Course): 10:30AM both days

Medalist North #3 (Cross Timbers Golf Course): 12:00PM both days

Medalist Hill Country #1 (Delaware Springs Golf Course): 10:30AM both days

Medalist Hill Country #2 (River Bend Golf Club): 12:00PM both days

Medalist Hill Country #3 (Lighthouse Country Club): 12:00PM days

Medalist Gulf Coast #1 (Pearland Golf Club): 10:00AM both days

Medalist Gulf Coast #2 (The Wilderness Golf Club): 10:30AM both days

Medalist Gulf Coast #3 (Pasadena Municipal Golf Course): 10:30AM both days

Each TGA Medalist Series does not have exemptions into the event themselves; However, participants can earn exemptions into future tournaments 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 Player of the Year in each region in both the Open and Senior Division one (1) Medalist North POY and Senior POY, one (1) Medalist Hill Country POY and Senior POY, one (1) Medalist Gulf Coast POY and Senior POY.  Earning POY points will only count for that respectibe series the points were earned (i.e playing in the Medalist North #1 will only count towards the Medalist North POY standings - not Hill Country or Gulf Coast).

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 2024 Texas Mid-Amateur Championship at TBD.
  2. Texas Senior Amateur - The Senior Medalist Player of the Year in North, Hill Country, and Gulf Coast Series receive exemptions into the 2024 Texas Senior Amateur at The Nelson Golf & Sports Club.
  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 (3) 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 (3) 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).