Texas Golf Association, Since 1906
Texas Golf Association, Since 1906

South Four-Ball Information

South Four-Ball Information

Date: February 23rd-24th, 2019
Host Club: Sugar Creek Country Club (Trent - Jones)
Address: 420 Sugar Creek Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone: (281) 494-9131

Entry & Eligibility Information 
Entries Open: January 8th, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: February 20th, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Exempt Deadline: January 30th, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Coordinator - Justin Guthrie
Entry Fee: $430
Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers residing in the South Texas region (31’ parallel, Salado, TX and South is the break point) with a certified GHIN Handicap Index of 8.4 or less. Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Conditions of Competition.
Exemptions: Provided players are otherwise eligible, exemptions are given to the following:
a) Top Ten (10) teams in previous year’s South Four-Ball;
b) Two (2) Host Club team exemptions.
The TGA reserves the right to select players to be in the field. For exemption request details, please view TGA Policies and Procedures. Exempt players must enter by the published deadline or they will lose their exempt status and spot in the final field. 

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 36 holes of Four-Ball stroke play. The field is limited to 40 teams.  

What's Included: The championship entry fee includes greens, cart and range fees for all championship rounds.
Hotel: There is no Host Hotel for the South Four-Ball. TGA Members can take advantage of Affinity Travel Benefits by utilizing their hotel search engine by clicking here.

Registration Information: There is no official on-site registration or check-in required. Players should arrive to their starting tee approximately 8-10 minutes prior to their starting time.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) practice round at the negotiated rate of $50 including cart. Please contact the host club golf shop to schedule a practice round. Practice round availability: Tuesday - Thursday, anytime; Friday - Sunday, after 2:00 PM

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Pairings/tee times for the first round will be made no later than Thursday, February 21
st 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, in the Texas Golf Association Tournament Office and the Golf Shop. Final round starting times will be re-drawn based on total score following the previous rounds of play.
Policies & Procedures
To ensure that competitors have the best possible experience when competing in the championship, it is helpful to be knowledgeable of Texas Golf Association (TGA) Policies and Procedures, Conditions of Competition and Local Rules (Hard Card), as established by the association. For more information, please click here. For information specific to Conditions of Competition applicable to this championship, please see below:
Caddies: Caddies are permitted during the championship. Players are responsible for supplying their own caddie for the competition. Caddies must abide by the host facility dress code.
Transportation: Players are encouraged to ride carts during all championship rounds. Cart fees for all championship rounds are included in the entry fee. Carts are limited to two (2) riders at one time and two (2) carts per group.
USGA Groove Condition of Competition (Condition NOT in Effect): The USGA Groove Rules effective January 1st, 2010 are NOT in effect for this competition.

Schedule of Events
All events will take place at Sugar Creek Country Club, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions.

Saturday, February 23rd  
8:00 AM                                               Round 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Sunday, February 24th  
8:00 AM                                               Final Round begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
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