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Anna Schultz and Angie Lindloff Win the 2024 Eclectic

CONROE – Anna Schultz of Heath captured the 2024 Women’s Eclectic at Panorama Golf Club in Conroe, Texas with an eclectic gross score of 3-under 69. Schultz improved on seven holes the second day, which included birdies on the par 4 fourth hole and par 4 seventeenth hole. In the Women’s Eclectic 16-year history, Anna has now six times.

Angie Lindloff of Katy claimed the Overall Net championship with an eclectic net score of 14-under 58, improving a total of 10 strokes on the second day. With her 14-under 58 net score, Lindloff had a 3-stroke lead against her competitors. On the second day, she was able to either improve or match her first day hole-by-hole scores.

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FORMAT: The 112-player field will play a two-day, 36-hole individual Eclectic. Each player will take her better hole score over the two days. Gross and Net winners will be awarded.

GOLF COURSE: Located in the North of The Woodlands, Texas – Panorama Golf Club sits as one of the more exciting golf clubs in the Houston Area. Opening in 1962, Panorama Golf Club has three different nine-hole layouts that each have their character. Rolling Hills, Winged Foot, and Thunderbird combine both old-style and modern golf to challenge every golfer.

WEATHER: Monday’s first round started off in cool, sunny conditions. Temperatures warmed up for a beautiful day on the course. Tuesday’s second round brought cloudy skies with intermittent sun and temps in the mid 70’s. A perfect day for golf.

WHAT’S NEXT: The 2024 Women’s Partnership Match Play will be played at River Crossing in Spring Branch April 15-17.

MORE INFO: For complete coverage of the 2024 Women’s Eclectic, click here.

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Stanley and Moake Win 11th Women’s Texas Pinehurst

Briefly: Houston’s Caitlyn Stanley and Katy’s Meghan Moake carded rounds of 69-71 for a tournament total of 140 to win the 11th Women’s Texas Pinehurst by one stroke at Sterling Country Club. Stanley and Moake credit their teamwork for allowing them to win as a team in this event for third time.

Following Monday’s round, the team of Stanley and Moake led the field by two strokes after sinking a combined total of four birdies – three of which were made on the back nine. The duo began their final round with a perfect front nine with zero bogeys, making the turn at even-par. They were able to card two birdies on the back to keep them in sole possession of the lead. They were able to capitalize on the back nine two Par 5s, holes 14 and 17, recording birdie on both. The pair captured their victory with a final round score of 1 under 71.

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Golf Course: The Sterling Course was constructed in the Fall of 2011. Designed by Jeff Blume, Sterling features elevation changes and rolling hills unique to the Houston area. Known for designing beautiful yet challenging golf courses, Blume did not disappoint with his design of Sterling. With five sets of tees to choose from, players of all skill levels are able to enjoy this great golf course.

Sterling Country Club at Houston National includes a double-sided driving range and practice facility. Sterling members enjoy unlimited golf on a private course, as well as access to the daily-fee course, Houston National. If you’re looking for championship golf, casual elegance and Texas hospitality, then look no further than Sterling Country Club.

Weather: Monday’s round provided overcast skies with temperatures remaining in the mid to low 80s with consistent wind gusts around 12mph. The sun and wind really showed up for the final round of the Women’s Texas Pinehurst, where temperatures reached the mid-80s and wind gusts picking up in the early afternoon reaching around 15mph gusts.

In Contention: In the First Flight, the team of Patthawan Livingston and Tammy Trichell finished in first after one of the most exciting rounds of the tournament. On Monday, Livingston and Trichell started their round with two double bogeys but once they reached the par 5 9th hole, the birdies started to fall. The duo went on to card three more birdies on the back nine and additional back-to-back bridies to finish their round resulting in a total of six birdies on the day. In Tuesday’s final round, Livingston and Trichell kept a clean card recording 3 birdies and 0 bogies for a low round of the day 69.

In the second flight, Corpus Christi residents Kristie Robson and Suzanna Priest won by six strokes with rounds of 73-81 for a tournament total of 154. Robson and Priest were able to hold on to there five stroke first round lead with an 81 on a very windy final round.

In the Third Flight, the team of Patricia Walters of Cat Springs and Mary Long of Brenham finished in first place with scores of 78-89. The duo had a total of three birdies during Monday’s first round and put up a solo birdie on Tuesday against challenging wind conditions.

Player of the Year: Player of the Year points will be awarded to the top 5 teams in the Women’s Texas Pinehurst.

The Texas Golf Association would like to extend our immense gratitude to the staff at Sterling Country Club for hosting and making this event memorable for all who took part.

For more information on the Texas Golf Association, Women’s Events and more, please visit www.txga.org.

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Bandelier, Emanuels and Parmar Win James A. Ragan Memorial

Briefly: Jaxon Bandelier fired a 5-under 67 to win the Boys Division of the James A. Ragan Memorial at Corpus Christi Country Club. Isabel Emmanuels secured her lead in the Girls Division with a final round score of 1-over 73, clinching victory by a comfortable five-stroke margin. Meanwhile, Aadi Parmer delivered an impressive 3-under performance in the final round to claim victory in the Boys 14 & Under Division.

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Champions: Jaxon Bandelier of Austin won this year’s James A. Ragan in an exciting fashion. Two straight rounds under pair led to a come from behind five-stroke victory. Bandelier opened with a first round 1-under-par 71, where he sat tied for second with four other competitors heading into the final round. His final round left no openings for the field, as he fired off a total of nine birdies, six of which came on the back nine. His colorful scorecard included two bogey’s, one on the par 4 6th and one on the par 4 18th. Isabel Emanuels of Austin won her first ever Legends Junior Tour tournament in a dominant fashion. Two rounds of even-par and 1-over led to a five-stroke victory. In the Boys 14 & Under Division, Aadi Parmar of Selma, added another win to his Legends Junior Tour resume making this his fourth victory of the year. Parmar shot rounds of 1-under 71 and 2-under 70 to win by five strokes.

Top Finishers: In the Boys Division, Mansfield’s Patrick Babb finished second at 3-under, while first round leader, Andrew Hill of Corpus Christi, finished third at 2-under. In fourth at 1-under was Houston’s Turner Chiles who fired off a final round score of 3-under 69. In the Girl’s Division, Laredo’s Alyssa Esparza finished in solo second while Saahi Naraharasetty of Cedar Park finished in solo third after the carding the only other even-par round in her division. In the Boys 14 & Under Division, Ryan (Woojin) Lee of College Station made a charge in today’s final round, firing off a final round 3-under 69 – the lowest round of the tournament in his division.

Additional Highlights: Raines Watson of College Station carded his first hole-in-one in a tournament on the 4th hole with his 50-degree wedge from 118 yards.

Player of the Years Points: Jaxon Bandelier, Isabella Emanuels and Aadi Parmar all earned 100 points in the Player of the Year Point Race. Points are awarded at each tournament to the top half of each age division.

Weather: Today in Corpus Christi, the skies remained predominantly overcast with the occasional scattered light rain showers. Despite the cloud coverage and drizzle, the temperatures were rather pleasant, ranging from the lower to mid-80s providing a comfortable atmosphere for players and spectators throughout the final round of the James A. Ragan Memorial.

Course: Corpus Christi Country Club returns as the host of the James A. Ragan Memorial after taking a break in 2022 for a full course renovation which included 18 new green complexes, new bunkers, and a regrassing of the fairways. Chet Williams Design led the renovation, and the course was re-opened last November during their Centennial Celebration. Previously, Corpus Chrisi Country Club hosted the James A. Ragan Memorial since 2017. The Club was originally opened in 1909 but a hurricane destroyed the original course in 1919. John Bredemus designed a new layout in 1922 and the club expanded to 18 holes in 1938. Robert Trent Jones Sr. was tasked with a redesign in 1964 and the course reopened January of 1965 and has hosted numerous top-level amateur events along the way. Corpus Christi Country Club features an open layout that works its way through a residential area and maneuvers its way across hills and bodies of water. Tall palm trees surround the property, and the wind plays a huge factor into each shot for the player.

About James: James Ragan started playing on the LJT in 2008 and recorded three top-25 finishes. The Corpus Christi native won the 2010 Jimmy Demaret Junior Classic and earned a spot in the Jackie Burke Cup Matches. He would go on to win the LJT’s first Sportsmanship Award and the next year the award was named after him. Ragan was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in 2006, which is a rare type of pediatric cancer. He founded “Triumph Over Kid Cancer” which is an organization that has raised more than $3 million dollars for pediatric cancer research. James passed away in 2014 but TOKC has kept going with the help of the Ragan family.

About TOKC: Founded by James Ragan in 2007, Triumph Over Kid Cancer is dedicated to improving the lives of children with cancer by raising their spirits, raising the public’s awareness and funding research to improve the treatment and survivability of pediatric cancers.

What’s Next: The Legends Junior Tour heads east for the Texas Junior Golf Alliance Invitational at Sulfur Springs Country Club on Oct. 28-29. The invitational will be the final event of the 2023 LJT season with player of the year awards and Jackie Burke Cup roster spots on the line.

For more information on the James A. Ragan Memorial, click here. To see all the scores from the event, click here.

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Hill, Emanuels, and Parmar Lead James A. Ragan Memorial

Briefly: Andrew Hill shot 2-under 70 in the opening round of the James A. Ragan Memorial at Corpus Christi Country Club and leads the Boys 15-18 Division by one stroke. Isabel Emanuels leads in the Girls Division at even par 72, while Aadi Parmar leads the Boys 14 & Under Division by one stroke after a 1-under round of 71.

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Leaders: Corpus Christi’s own, Andrew Hill, made four birdies on the day with one coming on the Par-4 18th to boost him into the lead. Hill finished recording no bogeys on the back 9. He’s looking for his first win on the Legends Junior Tour. Austin’s Isabel Emanuels made five birdies in her first round to head into the final round with a four-shot lead. Her early lead is thanks to two quick birdies on holes 2 and 3. Selma’s Aadi Parmar leads the Boys 14 & Under Division by one stroke after shooting 1-under par on Sunday. Parmar had a steady round recording no bogeys and one birdie. His one birdie came on the short par 4 7th. He looks to continue his steady play in Monday’s final round and take home his fourth Legends Junior Tour victory of the season.

In Contention: In the Boys 15-18 Division, five players are just one shot back of Hill. Southlake’s Luke Evans, Frisco’s Ishan Ahuja, Houston’s Davis Shoaf, Austin’s Jaxon Bandelier and Mansfield’s Patrick Babb are all 1-under heading into Monday’s final round. In the Girls Division, Tomball’s Jaycee Jenkins and Laredo’s Alyssa Esparza are tied for second place after shotting 4 over 76 in today’s first round. In the Boys 14 & Under Division, Grant Clapp of Prosper is alone in second at even par. Parmar and Clapp will be joined by Spring’s Anthony Butt in the final group tomorrow. Butt is joined by Garland’s Landon Hilario, two strokes back of the lead, after today’s rounds of 1-over 73.

Course: Corpus Christi Country Club returns as the host of the James A. Ragan Memorial after taking a break in 2022 for a full course renovation which included 18 new green complexes, new bunkers, and a regrassing of the fairways. Chet Williams Design led the renovation, and the course was re-opened last November during their Centennial Celebration. Previously, Corpus Chrisi Country Club hosted the James A. Ragan Memorial since 2017. The Club was originally opened in 1909 but a hurricane destroyed the original course in 1919. John Bredemus designed a new layout in 1922 and the club expanded to 18 holes in 1938. Robert Trent Jones Sr. was tasked with a redesign in 1964 and the course reopened January of 1965 and has hosted numerous top-level amateur events along the way. Corpus Christi Country Club features an open layout that works its way through a residential area and maneuvers its way across hills and bodies of water. Tall palm trees surround the property, and the wind plays a huge factor into each shot for the player.

Weather: The temperature today in Corpus Christi reached 75 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. The winds were relatively calm all day, never gusting above 10 mph. Tomorrow’s conditions are expected to be similar with a slight increase in temperature.

Tournament Format: The tournament is a 36-hole stroke play event for players ages 12-18 that are members of the Texas Junior Golf Alliance. Players completed 18 holes on Sunday and will play the final 18 holes on Monday.

About James: James Ragan started playing on the LJT in 2008 and recorded three top-25 finishes. The Corpus Christi native won the 2010 Jimmy Demaret Junior Classic and earned a spot in the Jackie Burke Cup Matches. He would go on to win the LJT’s first Sportsmanship Award and the next year the award was named after him. Ragan was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in 2006, which is a rare type of pediatric cancer. He founded “Triumph Over Kid Cancer” which is an organization that has raised more than three million dollars for pediatric cancer research. James passed away in 2014 but TOKC has kept going with the help of the Ragan family.

About TOKC: Founded by James Ragan in 2007, Triumph Over Kid Cancer is dedicated to improving the lives of children with cancer by raising their spirits, raising the public’s awareness and funding research to improve the treatment and survivability of pediatric cancers.

What’s Next: The Final Round of the James A. Ragan Memorial is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am off the No. 1 and 10 tees on Monday, October 9th. Pairings for the final round were redrawn according to scores from the first round and can be found by clicking here.

For more information on the James A. Ragan Memorial, click here. To see all the scores from Sunday’s round, click here.

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Women’s Partnership Match Play Concludes at The Hideout Golf Club & Resort

Briefly: The 24th annual Women’s Partnership Match Play concluded Wednesday afternoon at The Hideout Golf Club & Resort with four new team champions.

In the first flight, the team of Karen Northcutt of The Woodlands and Lettia Collins of Houston claimed the 1st place title after defeating the team of Elizabeth Scaggs of Dallas and Carol Turnage of Anna in Wednesday’s final match. It was in Tuesday’s afternoon matches when the champion team put on a true display of partnership. Collins ended up in the water on the 18th hole and went shin deep into the water to chip onto the green and ultimately win the hole, earning them a valuable 2 points. Scaggs and Turnage earned 8 points from their final match, leaving them just 1 point behind the champions, finishing in solo 2nd place. Finishing in 3rd place was the team of Elaine Curry of Dallas and Debbie Macdonald of Alvarado who earned 11 points Wednesday, the largest number of points earned in their flight today.

Another tight race took place in the second flight on Wednesday but ultimately it was the team of Mary Ann Knipe of Garland and Lindy Fox of Rockwall who walked away with the 1st place trophy. The champion team earned a total of 51 points at the conclusion of the tournament, only 1 point ahead of the team of Kristi Webster and Teressa Dyson who hail from McKinney and finished in 2nd place. The 3rd place team of Dianne Dillard of Montgomery and Claudia Willis of Bryan finished the tournament with 46 total points after defeating the DeSoto team of Charlene Wilson and Sondra Swan in Wednesdays final matches.

In the third flight, the team of Katherine Biggs of Houston and Lorraine Werner of The Woodlands were crowned champions after an exciting match against the 2nd place team of Terry Rolan of Fort Worth and June Thompson of Houston. Werner sunk a tremendous putt on the 9th hole to win the match and earn the 11 points they needed to finish 1st. In third place was the team of Lili Taufa of Austin and Teresita of Aguilar of Temple, earning a tournament total of 49 points.

The team of Cindy Campbell of Willow Park and Vicki Jordan of Lipan put on a tremendous performance this week, earning the 1st place title in the fourth flight with a tournament total of 55 points. Playing against par in today’s final matches, the team of Sandy Dalehite of Richardson and Joanne Burleson earned an incredible 13 points to finish in 2nd place. In third place was the team of Jan Rollins of Mansfield and Jody Puckett of Dallas who finished just 1 point behind Dalehite and Burleson.

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Golf Course: The Hideout’s championship golf course was designed by Bill Johnston and opened for play in 2008. The track tips out at nearly 7,000 yards and features bermudagrass fairways with bent grass greens. Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country along the shores of Lake Brownwood, Johnston created a true 18-hole masterpiece by making the most of the natural topography. The course’s high points offer magnificent, never-ending views of the lush fairways, meandering creeks, and enormous oaks.

Weather: Monday’s opening round of the Women’s Partnership Match Play welcomed the players with overcast skies and gusty winds out of the south, reaching up to 30mph. Tuesday’s high reached into the low 80’s. Wednesday once again saw gusty winds with sunny skies, avoiding any chance of scattered showers.

What’s Next: The next event on the Women’s schedule will be the Women’s Saturday Series taking place at Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course in Fredericksburg on May 20th. Registration is open to female amateur golfers with a certified WHS Handicap Index. The next event on the schedule is the Women’s Stroke Play Championship held at Harbor Lakes Golf Club in Granbury. Registration for the Women’s Stroke Play will open April 27th.

More Info: The Texas Golf Association extends its sincere appreciation to the staff, members of The Hideout Golf Club & Resort for their integral part in making the Women’s Partnership Match Play. For more information on the Women’s Partnership Match Play, click here.

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Grace Jin and Sarah Farmer Win 15th Women’s Eclectic

CORINTH – Grace Jin of Huntsville captured the 2023 Women’s Eclectic at Oakmont Country Club in Corinth, Texas besting Chandler Browning of Prosper and Mallorie Luitwieler of Katy by five strokes. Jin ended the tournament with a gross total of 11-under 66 which included 14 birdies, 17 pars, and only 5 bogeys.

Sarah Farmer of Arlington claimed the Overall Net Championship with a combined net score of 10-under 62 which included 4 net birdies and 18 net pars, improving a total of 8 strokes between rounds. Only 2 strokes behind Farmer were Angie Lindloff of Katy who pulled off an 8-under 64 net total at this year’s Women’s Eclectic.

Over two days of tournament play at Oakmont Country Club, a total of 2 eagles were carded, both by Dallas’ Isabel Crow.

Overall Gross Eclectic Leaderboard
1. Grace Jin, Huntsville -11
T2. Chandler Browning Prosper -6
T2. Mallorie Luitwieler Katy -6
4. Marian Barker Lubbock -4
T5. Mason Lewis Granbury -3
T5. Isabel Crow Dallas -3

Overall Net Eclectic Leaderboard
1. Sarah Farmer Arlington -10
2. Angie Lindloff Katy -8
T3. Lorraine Werner The Woodlands -7
T3. Sherri Elliott Corinth -7
T5. Lyn Jones Houston -6
T5. Paula Bradley Corinth -6

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Golf Course: Named “The Best of the Private Clubs” list for 2013 by Avid Golfer magazine and located on 170 acres of beautiful rolling terrain, Oakmont Country Club is just minutes north of Lake Lewisville in Corinth, Texas. Renowned PGA Seniors Champion Don January served as golf course design consultant to Roger Packard, the course architect, in designing a course considered the best combination of natural beauty and challenging play in the area.

Weather: Monday’s first round forecasted a low risk of precipitation with cooler-than-normal temperatures from 62 to 72 degrees. Tuesday’s final round anticipated a higher chance of showers, although the sky remained mostly clear with a high near 57.

What’s Next: The 2023 Women’s Partnership Match Play heads to The Hideout Golf Club & Resort in Brownwood, Texas.

More Information: For complete coverage of the 2023 Women’s Eclectic, click here.

Women’s Partnership Match Play

Walden on Lake Conroe
April 4-6

General Information
Date: April 4-6, 2022
Host Club: Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director, Amy Worthington

Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open: February 7, 2022 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close: March 23, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Withdraw Date: March 23, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $480 per team

Eligibility: Entries are open to any female amateur golfer, who has reached her 25th birthday by April 4, 2022, with a certified WHS Handicap Index. Please reference TGA Women’s Competition Policies for further details.

Entry Procedure: Entries accepted in order of entry except if the event is oversubscribed in the first 24 hours. In this case, the field will be filled by blind draw from the entries returned during the first 24 hours. Any team not drawn will be placed on the waiting list in blind draw order. All subsequent entries will be placed on the waiting list in order of entry.

Championship Information
Field Size: The field is limited to 64 teams (128 players).

Format: 54-holes of net four-ball match play. Two competitors play as partners in a match against two other competitors playing as partners, with each player playing her own ball. The teams will be pre-flighted into flights of eight (8) based on the combined team handicap index. Maximum spread of partners’ index of 8.0 will be used for the purpose of creating flights and scoring. The four (4) teams eliminated in the first round of each flight will proceed to a consolation match play bracket. 

The March 30, 2022 WHS Handicap Index will be used for flights and scoring.

What’s Included: The entry fee includes greens, cart, and range fees for the practice round and all championship rounds. The entry fee will also include lunch after the each round an awards lunch after the final round.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club on Sunday, April 3. Players may contact the host club golf shop beginning on Sunday, March 27 and identify themselves as 2022 Women’s Partnership Match Play players to schedule a practice round.

Please click here for complete player information for the Women's Partnership Match Play.



Schedule of Events

Monday, February 7
9:00 AM - Entries Open

Wednesday, March 23
5:00 PM - Entries Close, Withdraw Deadline

Friday, April 1
5:00 PM - First Round Pairings Released

Sunday, April 3
12:00 PM - Player Practice Rounds

Monday, April 4
8:00 AM-1:10 PM - Flights 1-8 Match Play, Quarterfinals (No. 1 Tee)
Following Play - Player Lunches

Tuesday, April 5
8:00 AM-10:30 AM - Flights 1-8 Match Play, Semi-Finals (No. 1 Tee)
10:40 AM-1:10 PM - Fights 1-8 Consolation Match Play, Semi-Finals (No. 1 Tee)
Following Play - Player Lunches

Wednesday, April 6
8:00 AM-9:10 AM - Flights 1-8 Consolation Match Play, Finals (No. 1 Tee)
9:20 AM-10:30 AM - Flights 1-8 Match Play, Finals (No. 1 Tee)
Following Play - Player Lunches, Awards Presentation

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Loh and Tardy Win Women’s Texas Pinehurst

Briefly: Arlington’s Melissa Loh and Dallas’ Camry Tardy carded rounds of 67-68 for a tournament total of 9-under 135 to win the 2022 Women’s Texas Pinehurst by five strokes at the Lakes Course at Indian Creek Golf Club in Carrollton. Loh and Tardy credit similarities in their game for allowing them to work well as a team.

Following Monday’s round, the team of Loh and Tardy led the field by a single stroke after sinking a combined total of eight birdies – six of which were made on the front 9. The duo began their final round by firing back-to-back birdies on the first three holes, making the turn at 3-under. The birdies continued for Loh and Tardy on the par 5 eleventh hole and par 4 thirteenth until a solo bogey on the par 5 fourteenth hole. The pair captured their victory with a final-round score of 4-under 68.

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Golf Course: Indian Creek Golf Club, a 36-hole facility, has played host to many qualifiers on its Creeks Course but this is the first time the TGA will conduct an event on the Lakes Course. Fully renovated by Jeff Brauer in 2019, the Lakes Course at Indian Creek has new greens, fairways, and cart paths. At 7,000 yards, this par-72 nature-lined course is a sanctuary for birds and golfers alike. Strategic club selection off the tee will be pertinent and the ability to shot shape should prove to be advantageous as well.

Weather: Monday’s round provided overcast skies with light drizzle to begin the day, with temperatures remaining in the mid to high 70s. The sun came out for the final round of the Women’s Texas Pinehurst, where temperatures reached the high 70s with a consistent southeast wind at 8mph.

In Contention: Finishing tied for second with scores of 4-under 140 were the team of Mina Hardin of Fort Worth and Nancy Beck of Dallas and the team of Megan Moake of Houston and Claudia Ramirez of San Antonio.

Moake and Ramirez carded back-to-back rounds of 2-under 70 and fired an incredible five birdies in a row in their final round. Claudia Ramirez’s T2 finish at the Women’s Texas Pinehurst will award her enough points to win the 2022 Women’s Senior Player of the Year by 25 points.

In the second flight, Dallas natives Wendy Rettinger and Lee Ann Riley win by three strokes after firing a final-round score of 1-over 73. In the third flight, the team of Lisa Papes of Allen and Sonja Jackson of Farmers Branch pull off a one-stroke victory with their final round score of 6-over 78. Lili Taufa of Austin and Teresita Aguilar of Temple win the fourth flight with their final round score of 9-over 81.

Player of the Year: Player of the Year points will be awarded to the top 5 teams in the Women’s Texas Pinehurst.

The Texas Golf Association would like to extend our immense gratitude to the staff at Indian Creek Golf Club for hosting and making this event memorable for all who took part.

For more information on the Texas Golf Association, Women’s Events, and more, please visit www.txga.org.

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Schultz Repeats to Claim 2022 North Amateur Championship

Granbury – Jason Schultz of Allen repeats as the 2022 North Amateur Champion at Harbor Lakes Golf Club in Granbury, TX. He carded rounds of 72-69-67 (208) to claim the championship.

Leaderboard:
Pos. Player City To Par R1 R2 R3 Total
1 Jason Schultz Allen -8 72 69 67 208
2 Joe Seth Murphy Flint -6 73 68 69 210
3 Kevin Doskocil Benbrook -2 70 72 72 214
4 Adam Valickus Fort Worth -1 72 69 74 215
T5 Sam Sewell Argyle 1 73 75 69 217
T5 Clayton Smith Dallas 1 73 71 73 217
T5 Christopher Wheeler Addison 1 70 71 76 217

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Leaders: Jason Schultz of Allen opened his final round with five straight birdies posting a final round score of 5-under 67 to claim the North Amateur Championship. Schultz stayed consistent throughout the first and second round shooting even par 72 his first time playing the course and following it up with a five birdie second round that ended him at 3-under-par 69 and 3-under-par for the tournament. He carried this momentum into the final round where he took the early lead with his stellar bogey-free front nine. This is Schultz’s third Texas Golf Association win of the year and second North Amateur title in a row. He previously won the North Mid-Amateur at Paris Golf and Country Club in late March and the Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play at Denton Country Club last month.

In Contention: Joe Seth Murphy of Flint, TX finished second to Schultz shooting a tournament total of 6-under-par 210. Murphy carded four birdies and a bogey free back nine to stay in contention. Murphy finished four strokes in front of Benbrooks’ Kevin Doskocil who claimed solo third place with rounds of 70-72-72 to finish 2-under-par for the championship.
Course: Harbor Lakes Golf Club is a design masterpiece created by renowned architect Dick Phelps. Located just south of Fort Worth along the shores of Lake Granbury, the course is characterized by its unique architecture and breathtaking natural settings, drawing inspiration from both seaside links courses as well as the rolling terrain of the Texas Hill Country. The course presents golfers a perfect blend of challenge and aesthetics, providing a truly world-class golf experience.

Tournament History: The North Amateur Championship is open to male golfers residing in the North Texas region (31’ parallel, Salado, TX and South is the break point) with a certified WHS Handicap Index of 8.4 or less. The North Amateur Championship was established in 2003, prior to 2022 the championship was most recently held at The Bridges Golf Club in Gunter, TX.

POY Points Race: By winning, Schultz was awarded 1000 points towards Regional Player of the Year standings. Joe Seth Murphy claims 800 Regional Player of the Year Points, and Kevin Doskocil will receive 700 Player of the Year Points. POY Points will also be awarded to all other players that finished Top 30 at the North Amateur.

What’s Next: Next on the state championship schedule is the Texas Four-Ball. With registration closed, the Four-Ball will be contested August 19-21 at Comanche Trace in Kerrville. Texas Mid-Amateur qualifying is underway for the TGA with sites scattered across the state for the next two months. The Texas Mid-Amateur will be hosted Abilene Country Club September 23-25.

About the TGA: The Texas Golf Association was established in 1906 with a mission to promote the playing and advancement of the royal and ancient game of golf in Texas. The association is one of the most respected in the country with an ongoing commitment to its members, contestants, volunteers and all who strive to preserve the great traditions of the game.

For more information about the North Amateur, click here. To see all the scores from Harbor Lakes Country Club, click here.

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Henry, Clancy and O’Keefe Win at Bluebonnet Championship

Brownwood – Connor Henry won the Boys 15-18 Division of the Bluebonnet Championship at 13-under-par. Farah O’Keefe won the Girls 12-18 Division at 8-under, while Jack Clancy won the Boys 14 & Under Division at 2-under-par at Brownwood Country Club.

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Winners: Connor Henry secured the title at the 21st Bluebonnet Championship. Fort Worth’s Henry made five birdies, an eagle, and a hole-in-one to post a final low round score of 8-under 64. Henry totaled ten birdies and three eagles across both rounds. In the Girls 12-18 Division, Austin’s Farah O’Keefe captured her second LJT victory of the season after getting to 8-under 136 overall and five strokes ahead of the field. She played two rounds of 4-under 68 over the weekend, totaling ten birdies and an eagle to only four bogeys. Dallas’ Jack Clancy won the Boys 14 & Under Division at 2-under, edging out Southlake’s Andrea Birolini in a 1-hole playoff. The current Winter Classic and Jimmy Demaret Junior Classic champion made three birdies on Sunday for a total of nine over two rounds.

In Contention: Austin’s Grant Yerger shot a final round score of 3-under 69 to finish runner up at 7-under overall. Austin’s Trenton Mierl, Garlands’ Sam Jenkins, The Woodland’s Austin Hofferkamp, and Dallas’ Matthew Foster tied for third at 6-under 138. Andrew Petruzzelli finished solo seventh at 5-under 137. San Antonio’s Lindsay Lee finished runner-up in the Girls 12-18 Division after a final round score of 5-under 67 for a tournament total of 141. Alexa Saldana of Mexico and Mason Lewis of Granbury tied for third in the division at 2- under, while Sydney Givens of Austin and Jiyu Han of Cedarpark tied for fifth at 1-under. Andrea Birolini of Southlake finished runner-up after back-to-back rounds of 1-under 70. Benjamin Padua of Cedar Park and Henry Jackson of Lantana round out the top three after finishing 3-over 147 overall.

Golf Course: Brownwood Country Club, which opened in 1929, has hosted the Bluebonnet Championship every year since its inception in 2001. The club sits in central Texas and features ample opportunities for players to go low and make birdies. The par-72 layout was designed by Leon Howard and stretches to 6,300 yards for the boys and 5,800 yards for the girls.

Tournament History: The Bluebonnet Championship is a 36-hole stroke play event for players ages 12-19 that have an active membership within the Texas Junior Golf Alliance. The championship was started by Brownwood businessman Bart Johnson in 2001 and has an impressive list of past champions that include Patrick Reed, Cody Gribble, Scottie Scheffler, Pierceson Coody, Maddie Szeryk, Noah Goodwin, Hailey Jones and Hailee Cooper. The Legends Junior Tour took over the event in 2007 and the field has grown to 132 players from all over the state.

POY Points Race: Competitors who finish in the top half of the field will gain points towards the LJT Player of the Year Standings. By winning, Henry, Clancy, and O’Keefe are awarded 1500 points towards the Legend Junior Tour’s Player of the Year standings.

What’s Next: The Legends Junior Tour returns to Dallas and Lakewood Country Club for the Veritex -Bank Byron Nelson Junior Championship on June 7-9, 2022. The championship is the second Major Event for the Boys Division of the year with the top players from Texas vying to etch their name on a trophy along with Jordan Spieth, Pierceson Coody, Cody Gribble and many more. For more information about the championship, click here.

About the LJT: The Legends Junior Tour is part of the Texas Junior Golf Alliance, which is a joint venture between the Texas Golf Association, Northern and Southern PGA and Houston Golf Association. The tour operates as part of the Texas Golf Association and its foundation. Since its inception in 2005, the tour has provided funds to promote junior golf initiatives while conducting some of the state’s top junior championships including the Veritex Bank Byron Nelson Junior Championship, Texas Junior Amateur and the Texas Girls’ Invitational as well as the Texas Cup Invitational.

For more information about the Bluebonnet Championship, click here. To see all the scores from Brownwood Country Club, click here.