Jackie Burke Cup

The Clubs at Houston Oaks
November 14-15, 2020



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Jackie Burke Cup

The Clubs at Houston Oaks
November 14-15, 2020



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Jackie Burke Cup

The Clubs at Houston Oaks
November 14-15, 2020

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

General Information

Date: November 14-15, 2020
Host Club: The Clubs at Houston Oaks
Address: 22602 Hegar Road, Hockley, TX 77447
Phone: (713) 888-0000
Tournament Director: Kevin Porter

Entry & Eligibility Information

Tournament Eligibility: The Jackie Burke Cup Matches are invite only featuring the top 12 players from North Texas versus the top 12 players from South Texas in a Ryder-Cup style competition.

Entry Procedure: Players that earn a spot on their respective team will be sent an invitation beginning Nov. 1. Players will be invited based on the LJT Player of the Year Standings after the Texas Junior Golf Alliance Invitational. Teams will be made up of eight players from the Boys 15-18 Division, two from the Girls 12-18 Division and two from the Boys 14 & Under Division.

Championship Information

Field Limit: 24 Players
Tournament Fee: $285

Format: The matches are in teams with players from North Texas competing against players from South Texas. Saturday will feature 36 holes with Four-Ball Matches in the morning and Foursome Matches in the afternoon. Sunday will be Singles Matches in the morning.

Practice Round Information: Players will be placed into practice round groups based on their teams inside the practice round window on Friday, November 13.

Registration Information: Players may pick up their tournament attire from the Legends Junior Tour on Friday, November 13 before their practice rounds.

Starting Times: Starting times for Saturday’s Four-Ball Matches will be announced and posted on Friday, November 13 in the evening.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Policy: The cancellation deadline is 10 days prior to the tournament start date. For refund details, please check LJT Championship Policies.

Caddies: Players will be permitted a caddie for the championship and anyone will be eligible to caddie. The player is responsible for supplying their own caddie for the championship and the caddie must abide by all club and LJT Policies.

Transportation: Players and caddies will be required to walk during the competition, unless acting under the discretion of an LJT rules official. Non-motorized push/pull carts will be permitted during the championship.

Lunch: Food will be provided for all players during the championship. Lunch will be available at the club during the windows on the schedule of events.

Rules of Golf

The championship will be contested under the 2019 Rules of Golf as approved by the United States Golf Association and R&A, its interpretations and clarifications, 2020 Legends Junior Tour Local Rules and Terms of Competition and any local rules given to the player on their first tee. For information on rules, visit the TGA Rules of Golf Hub.

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Jackie Burke Cup

The Clubs at Houston Oaks
November 14-15, 2020

Tournament Information

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines

Date: November 14-15, 2020
Host Club: The Clubs at Houston Oaks
Address: 22602 Hegar Rd, Hockley, TX 77447
Phone: (713) 888-0000
Tournament Director: Kevin Porter

Registration Information

Registration Opens: Monday, November 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tournament Fee: $285
Divisions: Boys 15-18, Girls 12-18, Boys 14 & Under
Field Size: 24 Players

Tournament Eligibility: All players must have an active membership with a member of the Texas Junior Golf Alliance.  

Entry Procedure: Email Invitations will be sent out to qualified participants. Players will be added based on the LJT Player of the Year Standings following the Texas Junior Golf Alliance Invitational. The tournament is made up of teams of 12 players from North and South Texas. The teams are made up of eight players from Boys 15-18 Division, two players from Boys 14 & Under Division and two players from Girls 12-18 Division.

Championship Information

Practice Round: Players will be put into practice round tee times inside the window for their respective team. Members of the South Squad will be from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM, while members of the North Squad will be from 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM. Please contact the Kevin Porter regarding any practice round requests.
Cancellation/Withdrawal Policy: The cancellation deadline is 10 days prior to the tournament start date. For refund details please check the LJT Championship Policies
Caddies: Players will be permitted to have a caddie during the tournament. There are no restrictions on who may caddie for the player.
Spectator Carts: Spectator carts will be permitted and can be rented from the club for $30. Spectator carts will not be allowed during the practice rounds. Carts will be limited to one cart per player and spectators must follow the LJT Spectator Policy while operating the cart.

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Monday, November 2
9:00 AM - Entries Open for Invitational List
11:00 AM - Players sent Invitations to Signup

Friday, November 13
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Player Practice Rounds
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Tournament Registration

Saturday, November 14
7:40 AM - 9:00 AM - Four-Ball Matches off No. 1
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Player Lunches Available
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Foursome Matches off No. 1

Sunday, November 15
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Singles Matches off No. 1
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Player Lunches Available


News



North Wins Jackie Burke Cup

Wichita Falls – The North Team defeated the South Team 34-14 at Wichita Falls Country Club and set the record for most points scored in the Jackie Burke Cup Matches and took the overall series lead 8-7.

Briefly: The previous record for most points was 32 by the North Team at Miramont Country Club in 2008. The North Team hadn’t lost a match until Sunday’s Singles matches and eclipsed the 30-point mark for the fourth time in event history. The North has won or retained the cup each of the last six years and now leads the overall series 8-7.

Scoring Summary:                                                                                                      

Four-Ball
(North) Dallas Hankamer & Michael Heidelbaugh def. Zach Heffernan & Treed Huang 8 & 6
(North) Brian Boles & Henry Frizzell def. Jackson Davenport & Hanseung Chang 1-up
(North) Gaven Lane & Brody Hanley tied Zach Kingsland & Shaheen Momin
(North) Matthew Comegys & Kevin Watts def. Davis Archer & Jacob Salazar 3 & 2
(North) Andrew Petruzzelli & Ben Delarosa tied Grant Yerger & Trenton Mierl
(North) Estelle Seon & Gabbi Bentancourt tied Tillie Claggett & Estelle Seon
Foursome
(North) Henry Frizzell & Brian Boles def. Treed Huang and Shaheen Momin 2 & 1
(North) Gaven Lane & Michael Heidelbaugh def. Jackson Davenport & Hanseung Chang 2-up
(North) Matthew Comegys & Dallas Hankamer def. Zach Heffernan & Zachary Kingsland 2 & 1
(North) Brody Hanley & Kevin Watts def. Davis Archer & Jacob Salazar 3 & 1
(North) Andrew Petruzzelli & Ben Delarosa def. Grant Yerger & Trenton Mierl 5 & 4
(North) Estelle Seon & Gabbi Bentancourt def. Elina Sinz & Tillie Claggett 2 & 1
Singles
(North) Kevin Watts def. Jacob Salazar 2-up
(North) Brian Boles def. Zach Heffernan 2 & 1
(North) Henry Frizzell tied Zachary Kingsland
(North) Matthew Comegys def. Davis Archer 2 & 1
(North) Ben Delarosa def. Trenton Mierl 4 & 3
(North) Andrew Petruzzelli tied Grant Yerger
(South) Tillie Claggett def. Estelle Seon 2 & 1
(South) Elina Sinz def. Gabbi Bentancourt 2 & 1
(South) Treed Huang def. Brody Hanley 8 & 7
(North) Gaven Lane tied Jackson Davenport
(South) Hanseung Chang def. Michael Heidelbaugh 1-up
(North) Dallas Hankamer def. Shaheen Momin 1-up

Briefly: Treed Huang won the first match for the South with an 8 & 7 victory over Brody Hanley, but the North caught wins from Kevin Watts and Brian Boles early on and secured the Jackie Burke Cup victory for 2019. Matthew Comegys, Ben Delarosa and Dallas Hankamer each won their singles matches for the North, while Tillie Claggett, Elina Sinz and Hanseung Chang won their matches for the South.

Host Club: Wichita Falls Country Club is hosting the Jackie Burke Cup Matches for the first time in the event’s 15-year history. The club opened in 1914 and was redesigned by Weibring-Wolfard Golf Design in 2008. The course features narrow fairways along with elevated greens that are rolling well this weekend.

Jackie Burke Cup History: The Jackie Burke Cup is the season-ending event for the Legends Junior Tour and based off the Ryder Cup. The top 12 players from South Texas face off against the top 12 players from North Texas based on the LJT Player of the Year Standings. The tournament features three rounds of match play with players competing in Four-ball matches, Foursome matches and Singles matches.

Event History: The North has won or retained the Jackie Burke Cup each of the last six years and now leads the overall series even at 8-7. Grace Do is the captain of the North Squad, while Annika Clark is the captain of the South Squad. Both players competed with the Legends Junior Tour and then competed collegiately at Texas Christian University.

Weather: The weather was perfect for the second-straight day at the Jackie Burke Cup matches. Temperatures ranged from 40 to 70 degrees throughout the morning with less than 10 miles per hour of wind in the final round.

What’s Next: The Jackie Burke Cup concludes another great LJT season. The next event for the Legends Junior Tour is the Alamo Shootout, which is heading to Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club on December 14-15.  

For more information on the Jackie Burke Cup, click here. To see all the match results, click here.