112th Texas Amateur

Midland Country Club
June 17-20

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General Information

Date: June 17-20, 2021
Host Club: Midland Country Club
Address: 6101 TX-349, Midland, TX 79705
Host Club Phone: (432) 682-4378
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director, Christopher Untiedt

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: February 2, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: March 31, 2021 @ 5:00 AM
Exempt Deadline: March 31, [email protected] 5:00 AM

Weekday Qualifying Free: $160
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $160
Exempt Entry Fee: $160

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who reside in the state of Texas region with a certified WHS Handicap Index of 6.4 or less. Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Terms of Competition.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 72 holes of individual stroke play. The field is limited to 144 players; at the completion of 36 holes the field will be cut to the low 54 players and ties.

What’s Included: The championship entry fee includes greens, cart and range fees for all championship rounds including the championship practice round. The entry fee also includes championship gifts, breakfast and lunch during all competitive rounds, and food/beverage at the Player Banquet.

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.

Please click here for the full player information for the 112th Texas Amateur.

Schedule of Events

Sectional Qualifying: April 6 - May 28, 2021

Last Chance Qualifying: Monday, June 7, 2021

Monday, June 14
First and Second Round Pairings Released

Wednesday, June 16
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

Thursday, June 17
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Player Breakfast
7:30 AM – Round 1, Wave 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:30 AM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
12:30 PM – Round 1, Wave 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Friday, June 18
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Player Breakfast
7:30 AM – Round 2, Wave 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:30 AM – 3:30 PM – Player Lunch
12:30 PM – Round 2, Wave 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play– Field cut to low 54 players (and ties)

Saturday, June 19
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Player Breakfast
7:30 AM – Round 3 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch

Sunday, June 20
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Player Breakfast
7:30 AM – Round 4 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
Following Play – Awards Presentation

Tournament Exemptions

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

1) Last five (5) Texas Amateur Champions;

  • 2020: Trey Bosco
  • 2019: Ryan Grider
  • 2018: Mitchell Miessner (ineligible)
  • 2017: Zander Lozano (ineligible)
  • 2016: Frederick Wedel (ineligible)

2) Top 15 finishers (and ties) in the previous year's Texas Amateur;

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

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

  • 2020: Ryan O'Rear
  • 2019: Chris Wheeler
  • 2018, 2017: Colby Harwell
  • 2016: Joshua Irving

4) Top five (5) finishers (and ties) in the previous year's Texas Mid-Amateur;

  • Ryan O'Rear
  • Colby Harwell
  • Padden Nelson
  • Blake Parks
  • Danny Simmerman
  • Justin Kaplan
  • Johnathan Schnitzer

5) Previous year's Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play Winner & Runner-up;

  • Aaron Hickman (Winner)
  • Colby Harwell (Runner-up)

6) Previous year's Texas Senior Amateur Champion;

  • John Derrick

7) Top 10 finishers (and ties) on the previous year's TGA Statewide Player of the Year Points List;

  • Colby Harwell
  • Aaron Hickman
  • Ryan O'Rear
  • Trey Bosco
  • Caleb Hicks
  • Padden Nelson
  • Christopher Wheeler
  • Jacob Sosa
  • Tommy Morrison
  • Andres Acevedo
  • Jun Min Lee (Jimmy)

8) Top three (3) finishers (and ties) on the previous year's TGA Regional Player of the Year Points List; 

  • North: JT Pittman, Jansen Smith, Michael Heidelbaugh
  • South: Kevin Liberto, Jack Anderson, Shawn Stoute

9) Three (3) Host Club exemptions;

  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

10) Top three (3) finishers (and ties) in the previous year's TGA Regional Amateur, not already exempt, within the top ten (10) finishers;

  • Not applicable due to COVID-19

11) Winner and Runner-up in the current year's TGA Regional Mid-Amateur;

  • North: TBD
  • South: TBD

12) Current year's LJT Byron Nelson Junior Champion;

  • TBD

13) Previous year's LJT Texas Junior Amateur Champion (Boys 15-18);

  • Zach Heffernen

14) Previous year's Texas LJT Player of the Year (Boys 15-18);

  • Matthew Comegys

15) Winner and Runner-up in previous year's West Texas Amateur Championship;

  • JT Pittman (Winner)
  • Jansen Smith (Runner-up)

16) Top 850 in the R&A/USGA World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) at time of entry.

For complete past results, click here.

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 112th Texas Amateur must participate in an 18-hole individual stroke play sectional qualifier. For 112th Texas Amateur qualifying information, see the Qualifying tab. 

Entry & Eligibility Information


Entries Open: February 2, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: March 31, 2021 @ 5:00 PM
Exempt Deadline: March 31, 2021 @ 5:00 PM
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Coordinator, David Kissane

Weekday Qualifying Fee: $160
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $160
Exempt Entry Fee: $160

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who reside in the state of Texas with a World Handicap System (WHS) Handicap Index of 6.4 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.

Please click here for full qualifying information for the 112th Texas Amateur.