38th Texas Mid-Amateur

The Clubs at Houston Oaks
September 10-12

General Information

Date: September 10-12, 2021
Host Club: The Clubs at Houston Oaks
Address: 22602 Hegar Rd., Hockley, TX 77447
Host Club Phone: (713) 888-0000
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director, Ian Davis

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: April 27, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: June 23, 2021 @ 5:00 AM
Exempt Deadline: June 23, [email protected] 5:00 AM

Weekday Qualifying Free: $140
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $140
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 certified 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.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 54 holes of individual stroke play. The field is limited to 132 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 Reception.

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 38th Texas Mid-Amateur.

Schedule of Events

Sectional Qualifying: July 6 - August 20, 2021

Last Chance Qualifying: Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Monday, September 6
First and Second Round Pairings Released

Thursday, September 9
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

Friday, September 10
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 Tees)

Saturday, September 11
8:00 AM – Round 2, Wave 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
1:00 PM – Round 2, Wave 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play – Field cut to low 54 players (and ties)

Sunday, September 12
8:00 AM – Final Round Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play – Awards Presentation

Tournament Exemptions

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

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

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

2. Top 5 Mid-Amateur finishers (and ties) within the Top 25 of current year’s Texas Amateur;

  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

3. Last five (5) Texas Amateur Champions;

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

4. Top 20 finishers in the previous year’s Texas Mid-Amateur;

  • Ryan O'Rear
  • Colby Harwell
  • Padden Nelson
  • Blake Parks
  • Danny Simmerman
  • Justin Kaplan
  • Jonathan Schnitzer
  • Marcus Jones
  • Sean Heidrick
  • Paul McNamara
  • Aaron Hickman
  • Christopher Wheeler
  • Colby Amparan
  • Peter Fallon
  • Luke Antonelli
  • Braden Graham
  • Robert Evans
  • Scott Maurer
  • Scott Fawcett
  • Brett Nichols

5. Low Mid-Master in previous year’s Mid-Amateur;

  • Padden Nelson

6. Current year Mid-Amateur Match Play Winner & Runner-Up & Semifinalists;

  • Winner: TBD
  • Runner-Up: TBD
  • Semifinalists: TBD

7. Top 15 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 (Ineligible)
  • Caleb Hicks (Ineligible)
  • Padden Nelson
  • Christopher Wheeler
  • Jacob Sosa (Ineligible)
  • Tommy Morrison (Ineligible)
  • Andres Acevedo
  • Jun Min (Jimmy) Lee (Ineligible)
  • Paul McNamara
  • Scott Maurer
  • Reid Davenport
  • Marcus Jones

8. Three (3) host club exemptions;

  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

9. Low Mid-Master in current year’s TGA Regional Mid-Amateurs;

  • North: TBD
  • South: TBD

10. Top three (3) finishers (and ties) in the current year’s TGA Regional Mid-Amateur, not already exempt, within the top ten (10) finishers;

  • North: TBD
  • North: TBD
  • North: TBD
  • South: TBD
  • South: TBD
  • South: TBD

11. Top two (2) finishers & ties in current year’s TGA Regional Amateurs, not already exempt, within the top ten (10) finishers;

  • North: TBD
  • North: TBD
  • South: TBD
  • South: TBD

12. Previous year’s Texas Senior Amateur Champion;

  • John Derrick

13. Previous year’s TGA North and South Region Player of the Year;

  • North: JT Pittman
  • South: Kevin Liberto

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

  • TBD
  • TBD

15. Current Year’s TGA Medalist North and TGA Medalist Hill Country Players of the Year.

  • North: TBD
  • Hill Country: TBD

16. Previous year’s Texas Senior Player of the Year;

  • Mike Lohner

17. Previous year’s U.S. Mid-Amateur Match Play qualifiers;

  • CANCELED

18. Top 1500 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 38th Texas Mid-Amateur must participate in an 18-hole individual stroke play sectional qualifier. For 38th Texas Mid-Amateur qualifying information, see the Qualifying tab. 

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: April 27, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Entries Close: June 23, 2021 @ 5:00 AM
Exempt Deadline: June 23, [email protected] 5:00 AM

Weekday Qualifying Free: $140
Weekend Qualifying Fee: $140
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 certified 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.

Please click here for full qualifying information for the 38th Texas Mid-Amateur.