40th Texas Mid-Amateur

Midland Country Club
September 29 – October 1, 2023

General Information
Date: September 29 - October 1, 2023
Host Club: Midland Country Club
TGA Staff Contact: Senior Tournament Director - Chris Untiedt

Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open: May 3, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Exempt Entry Deadline: June 28, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: June 28, 2023 at 5:00 PM 

Entry Fee for Qualifiers: $175
Exempt Entry Fee: $325

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who reside in the state of Texas, age 25 or older as of the first round of tournament play, with a WHS Handicap Index of 8.4 or less. Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Terms of Competition.

Entry Procedure/Qualifying: All players who are not exempt must qualify via an 18-hole qualifying round. Please see “Exemptions” tab for list of exempt players. Exempt players must register by the published exempt entry deadline. Qualifying round starting times, pairings and additional information is available to view on the Qualifying Information page.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 54 holes of individual stroke play. All players will be competing in one division from the same tees and yardage. The field is limited to 132 players. At the completion of the 36 holes, the field will be cut to the low 54 players and ties.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round on Thursday, September 28, 2023 only. Players must contact the host club golf shop directly to schedule a practice round tee time.

Registration Information: Player registration will take place on Thursday, September 28 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Registration will be located outside the golf shop. Please check-in prior to your scheduled practice round. If you are unable to play an official practice round on Thursday, September 28, please inform the TGA staff that you cannot register, but intend to compete in the championship.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times / pairings for the first and second rounds will be made no later than September 26, 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.

For complete championship information, click here.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, May 3
9:00 AM - Registration Open

Wednesday, June 28
5:00 PM - Registration Exempt Deadline/Registration Close

Sectional Qualifying: July 12 - September 1

Last Chance Qualifying: DFW (Sept. 19) & Houston (Sept. 11)

Tuesday, September 26
First and Second Round Pairings Released

Thursday, September 28
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Practice Rounds
8:00 AM - Practice Round Starting Times (#1 Tee)
6:00 PM - Golf Course Closes
6:30 PM - Player Banquet

Friday, September 29
7:30 AM - Round 1, Wave 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Player Lunch
12:30 PM - Round 1, Wave 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Saturday, September 30
7:30 AM - Round 2, Wave 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
12:30 PM - Round 2, Wave 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play - Field cut to low 54 players (and ties)

Sunday, October 1
7:30 AM - Final Round Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play - Awards Presentation

Provided players are otherwise eligible, exemptions are given to the following:

a) Last five (5) Texas Mid-Amateur Champions;

  • Ryan O'Rear ('22), Frederick Janneck ('21), Ryan O'Rear ('20), Christopher Wheeler ('19), Colby Harwell ('18)

b) Last five (5) Texas Amateur Champions;

  • Holden Wisener* ('22), Austyn Reily* ('21), Trey Bosco* ('20), Ryan Grider* ('19), Mitchell Meissner* ('18)

c) Top twenty (20) finishers and ties from the previous year’s Texas Mid-Amateur;

  • Ryan O'Rear, Zach Atkinson, Christopher Wheeler, Frederick Janneck, Colby Amparan, Colby Harwell, Try Todd, Ryan Zamorano, Dan Depasquale, Josh Pasco, Cole Wiederkehr, Brady Shiver, Elliot Thompson, Brandon Immel, Scott Maurer, Gant Bills, Chris Hall, Andrew Grice, Kevin Doskocil, Scott Fawcett, Steve Williams, Austen Fulmer

d) Top five (5) Mid-Amateur finishers and ties from the current year’s Texas Amateur;

  • Travis Woolf, Josh Pasco, Kade Stewart, Colby Harwell, Christopher Wheeler

e) Low Mid-Master in previous year's Texas Mid-Amateur;

  • Zach Atkinson

f) Low Mid-Master in current year's Regional Mid-Amateurs;

  • CJ Brock (North), Otto Iskandar (South)

g) Current year Mid-Amateur Match Play winner, runner-up and semi-finalists;

  • TBD (July 27-30)

h) Top three (3) finishers and ties from the current year's Regional Mid-Amateurs;

  • North: CJ Brock, Brock Mulder, Kenderick Vinar
  • South: Logan Thomason, Logan Boatner, John Hunter, Juan Salcedo Signoret, Otto Iskandar

i) Top two (2) Mid-Amateur finishers and ties from the current year's Regional Amateur's;

  • TBD (August 4-6)

j) Top three (3) Mid-Amateur finishers and ties from the current year's West Texas Amateur;

  • TBD (July 21-23)

k) Previous year's Texas Senior Amateur Champion;

  • Sandy Pierce

l) Current Year's Texas Super Senior Amateur Champion;

  • Chuck Gardner

m) Previous year's Regional Players of the Year;

  • Christopher Wheeler (North), Dan Despasquale (South)

n) Current year's Medalist Players of the Year;

  • Jeff Dodson (North), Luke Condon (Hill Country), Padden Nelson (Gulf Coast)

o) Previous year's Texas Senior Player of the Year;

  • Mike Booker

p) Previous year's Texas Super Senior Player of the Year;

  • Chuck Gardner

q) Top fifteen (15) finishers and ties from the previous year's TGA State Player of the Year Points List;

  • Zach Atkinson, Jason Schultz, Ryan O'Rear, Christopher Wheeler, Holden Wisener*, Frederick Janneck, Bobby Massa, Jake Doggett*, Rob Couture, Travis Vick*, Travis Woolf, Dan Despasquale, Colby Harwell, Colby Amparan, Hayes Hamilton*, Francois Jacobs*

r) Top 2,000 in the R&A/USGA World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) as of Registration Open Date

  • Contact TGA - 5/1/2023 is the cut off date

s) Three (3) host club exemptions

  • TBD

For past results, click here.

* Indicates players is ineligible

The TGA reserves the right to select players to be in the field. Exempt players must complete registration for the event by the published exemption deadline or they will lose their spot in the field.

Note: All players who are not exempt under the categories listed above for the 40th Texas Mid-Amateur must participate in an 18-hole individual stroke play qualifier. For 40th Texas Mid-Amateur qualifying information, see the Qualifying tab.

40th Texas Mid-Amateur Qualifying Schedule

Entries Open: May 3, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Exempt Entry Deadline: June 28, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: June 28, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Qualifying TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Coordinator - Duffy Suhr

Entry Fee: $175

July 17
Houston 1
Sugar Creek Country Club
Sugar Land, TX
July 24
Hill Country 1
The Club at Sonterra (South)
San Antonio, TX
July 25
West 1
Hillcrest Country Club
Lubbock, TX
July 31
Houston 2
Hearthstone Country Club
Houston, TX
August 7
East 1
Sulphur Springs Country Club
Sulphur Springs, TX
August 14
The Lakes at Castle Hills
Lewisville, TX
August 17
South 1
Corpus Christi Country Club
Corpus Christi, TX
August 20 (Weekend)
Houston 3
Atascocita Golf Club
Atascocita, TX
August 23
East 2
Beaumont Country Club
Beaumont, TX
August 26 (Weekend)
Harbor Lakes Golf Club
Granbury, TX
August 27 (Weekend)
Hill Country 2
Delaware Springs Golf Course
Burnet, TX
August 29
Waterview Golf Club
Rowlett, TX

Last Chance Qualifying Schedule

September 11
Houston - Last Chance
South Shore Harbour Course
League City, TX
September 19
DFW - Last Chance
Golf Club of Dallas
Dallas, TX

For complete qualifying information, click here.