Texas Mid-Amateur

Oak Hills Country Club
October 2-4

Qualifying Register


Tournament Information

Date: October 2-4, 2020
Host Club: Oak Hills Country Club
Address: 5403 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78229
Host Club Phone: (210) 349-5151
TGA Staff Contact: Director of Competitions, John Cochran IV

Entry Information 
Entries Open: June 2, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m.
Entries Close: July 8, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
Exempt Deadline: July 8, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
Weekday Qualifying Fee: $110
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $140
Exempt Entry Fee: $260      

Eligibility Information

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.

Qualifying for the Championship: All players who are not exempt under the categories listed below must qualify via an 18-hole sectional qualifying round. Qualifying round starting times, pairings and additional information, including practice rounds, is available to view on the Qualifying Information tab.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: 54 holes of stroke play. At the completion of 36 holes the field is cut to the low 54 players and ties. The field is limited to 132 players.

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.

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. 

Schedule of Events

Sectional Qualifying Stage: July 26 - August 31

Last Chance Qualifyings: TBD

Monday, September 29
Pairings Released

Thursday, October 1
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 Reception

Friday, October 2
8:00 AM – Round 1, Wave 1 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
1:00 PM – Round 1, Wave 2 Begins (#1 & #10 Tess) 

Saturday, October 3 
8:00 AM – Round 2, Wave 1 Begins
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch

1:00 PM — Round 2, Wave 2 Begins

Following Play – Field cut to low 54 players (and ties) 

Sunday, October 4
8:00 AM – Final Round Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play – Award Presentation

Tournament Exemptions

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

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

  • Christoper Wheeler - 2019 
  • Colby Harwell - 2018, 2017
  • Joshua Irving - 2016
  • Scott Abbott - 2015

2) Top 15 finishers (and ties) in the current year’s Texas Amateur;

  • Trey Bosco (Ineligible)
  • Caleb Hicks (Ineligible)
  • Tommy Morrison (Ineligible)
  • Jun Min (Jimmy) Lee (Ineligible)
  • Jacob Sosa (Ineligible)
  • Andres Acevedo (Ineligible)
  • Reid Davenport (Ineligible)
  • Austyn Reily (Ineligible)
  • Stephen Campbell Jr. (Ineligible)
  • Christopher Wheeler
  • Ryan O'Rear
  • Michael Heidelbaugh (Ineligible)
  • Jack Randle (Ineligible)
  • Tyler Uhlig (Ineligible)
  • Mark Reppe (Ineligible)

3) Last five (5) Texas Amateur Champions;

  • Trey Bosco - 2020 (Ineligible)
  • Ryan Grider - 2019 (Ineligible)
  • Mitchell Meissner - 2018 (Ineligible)
  • Zander Lozano - 2017 (Ineligible)
  • Frederick Wedel - 2016 (Ineligible)

4) Top 20 finishers in the previous year's Texas Mid-Amateur;

  • Christoper Wheeler
  • Colby Harwell 
  • Jeff Howard
  • Marcus Jones
  • Brandon Immel
  • Rob Couture 
  • Clay Hodge
  • Blake Trimble
  • Travis Woolf
  • Brad Manson
  • Alex Woodward 
  • Jess Bonneau 
  • Brayn Mitchell 
  • Gant Bills
  • Tim Hamm
  • Scott Loving
  • Mike Louden
  • Clark Collier
  • Brad Gibson
  • Tyler Thomas

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

  • Marcus Jones

6) Current year Mid-Amateur Match Play Winner, Runner-up and Semifinalists;

  • Aaron Hickman (Winner)
  • Colby Harwell (Runner-up)
  • Scott Maurer (Semifinalist)
  • Tyler Terry (Semifinalist)

7) Three (3) Host Club exemptions;

  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

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

  • CANCELED

9) Top three (3) finishers and ties in current year’s Regional Mid-Amateurs, not already exempt, who finish within the top ten (10)

North: (March 27-29)

South: (March 27-29)

  • CANCELED
  • CANCELED
  • CANCELED
  • CANCELED
  • CANCELED
  • CANCELED


10) Top two (2) finishers in current year's TGA Regional Amateurs, not already exempt, within the top ten (10) finishers;

North: (August 7-9, 2020)

South(August 7-9, 2020)






11) Previous Year's Texas Senior Amateur Champion;

  • Gary Durbin

12) Previous Year’s TGA North and South Region Player of the Year;

North:

South:

  • Will Adams (Ineligible)
  • Broc Haymon


13) Top five (5) players on the previous year’s TGA State Player of the Year Points list

  • Christopher Wheeler
  • Colby Harwell
  • Ryan Grider
  • Cole Hammer (Ineligible)
  • Jace Moore

14) Top two (2) Mid-Amateur finishers in the current year’s West Texas Amateur within the top 15 finishers;

  • Robert Johnson
  • Kevin Liberto

15) Current Year’s TGA Medalist North, TGA Medalist Hill Country and Medalist Golf Association (Houston) Player of the Year as of September 1st, not otherwise exempt;

Medalist North:Medalist Hill Country:Medalist Golf Association (Houston):
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD


16) Previous Year’s Senior Player of the Year;

  • John Pierce

17) Previous Year’s U.S. Mid-Amateur Match Player qualifiers;

  • Andrew Wyatt
  • Lane Branum 
  • Blake Parks
  • Trevor Sauntry
  • Joanthan Schnitzer 
  • Scott Kraul
  • Josh Ketter
  • Daniel Webb
  • Jace Moore
  • Hudson Hansard
  • Creighton Honeck
  • Scott Fawcett
  • Sean Heidrick 
  • Paul McNamara 
  • Colby Amparan
  • Zack Bellenger
  • Jason Schultz

18) Top 1500 in the R&A/USGA World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) at time of entry;

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 Texas Mid-Amateur must participate in an 18-hole individual stroke play sectional qualifier.

Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Close: May 26, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Exempt Deadline: July 8, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Coordinator, Alex Michalak

Weekday Qualifying Fee: $110
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $140

Tournament Fee: $150
Exempt Entry Fee: $260      

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.

Qualifying for the Championship: All players who are not exempt must qualify via an 18-hole sectional qualifying round. Please see “Exemptions” tab for list for the list of exempt players. Qualifying round starting times, pairings and additional information, including practice rounds, is available to view on the Qualifying Information tab.

Texas Mid-Amateur Qualifying Schedule

DateRegionCourseCityPlayer InformationPairings / Leaderboard






July 26
DFW (Weekend)
Whitestone Golf Club
BenbrookComing SoonComing Soon
July 27
HoustonBentwater Yacht & Country Club (Miller Course)
MontgomeryComing SoonComing Soon
July 29
WestOdessa Country ClubOdessaComing SoonComing Soon






August 11
EastCrown Colony Country ClubLufkinComing SoonComing Soon
August 15
Houston
Cypresswood Golf Club (Cypress Course)
SpringComing SoonComing Soon
August 24
DFWWildhorse Golf Club
DentonComing SoonComing Soon
August 26
DFWGentle Creek Country Club
ProsperComing SoonComing Soon
August 27
Hill Country
Grey Rock Golf Club
AustinComing SoonComing Soon
August 31
HoustonBay Oaks Country Club
Houston
Coming SoonComing Soon







Please click here for full qualifying information for the Texas Mid-Amateur