103rd Women's Texas Amateur

103rd Women's Texas Amateur

Date: June 25-28, 2024

Host Club: Spanish Oaks Golf Club

TGA Staff Contact: Adam Schulte – Tournament Director 

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

General Information

Date: June 25-28, 2024
Host Club: Spanish Oaks Golf Club
Address: 13001 Spanish Oaks Dr, Bee Cave, TX 78738
Phone: (512) 421-8530
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director – Adam Schulte

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Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: April 17, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close / Withdraw Deadline: May 29, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $300 per person

Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers with a certified Handicap Index, and reside in Texas. Please reference TGA Women’s Competition Policies for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Terms of Competition.

Entry Procedure: Lowest handicap indexes in multiples of 8 with a maximum of 96. In the event the championship becomes over-subscribed, entries will be accepted in order of Handicap Index based upon the May 29, 2024 WHS Handicap Revision. WAIT LIST INFORMATION

Exemptions: Provided players are otherwise eligible; exemptions will be given to the following:

a) Previous year’s Women’s Texas Amateur Champion;
b) Previous year’s Women’s Texas Amateur Finalist;
c) Previous year’s Women’s Texas Amateur Semi Finalists;
d) Top three (3) finishers (including ties) in previous year’s Women’s Stroke Play Championship;
e) Top two (2) finishers (including ties) in previous year’s Senior Stroke Play Championship;
f) Previous year’s TGA Women’s Player of the Year;
g) Previous year’s TGA Women’s Senior Player of the Year:
h) 2023 Southwest Showcase Champion;
i) Three (3) Host Club Exemptions;

Championship Information

Exemptions Available: The champion of the 103rd Women’s Texas Amateur will receive an exemption into the 124th US Women’s Amateur to be contested at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, OK over Aug. 5-11, 2024.

Format / Field Size: The field is limited to 96 players. All players will compete in one stroke play qualifying round on Tuesday, June 25th. Upon completion of the qualifying round, the low 32 players will advance to the championship flight and compete for the 103rd Women’s Texas Amateur title. The remaining players will be divided into eight flights of eight based on qualifying round scores. The qualifying round is required for all players. In each flight, players will be seeded according to their qualifying round score. Any ties for the 32nd spot in the championship flight will be determined via on-course playoff. All flights’ match play brackets will be single elimination. There will be no consolation matches for any flight.

For those players who do not qualify for the championship flight, the committee reserves the right to shorten the yardage for continuing matches in the last three (3) flights.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round on Monday, June 24 only. Players must contact the host club directly to schedule practice rounds

Registration Information: Player registration will be held on Monday, June 24. they must notify the TGA staff that they are unable to make the registration deadline, but will be competing in the championship. Those players not contacting a TGA Official by 5:00 PM on June 24, 2024 are subject to forfeiting their playing position.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times and pairings for the qualifying round will be made available online at www.txga.org no later than Friday, June 21 by 5:00 PM.

Caddies: Caddies are permitted and must adhere to all TGA Women’s Competition Policies and host club policies.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Procedure: Prior to the entry deadline players looking to withdraw should do so online through their Golf Genius user profile or by contacting the TGA Staff Contact directly. After the entry deadline has passed players should either call the Texas Golf Association at (214) 468-8942 or email the TGA Staff Contact directly. Only withdrawals on the day of the competition should be directed to the host club golf shop.

Transportation:  Players may walk or ride at their own discretion. Cart fees are included in the players entry fee. The TGA ‘One-Seat’ Policy is in effect. Spectators must walk at all times. Carts are not allowed in the club parking lot for any reason.

Medical Cart: Spectators in accordance with ADA compliance may request golf carts. Requests for golf carts must be supported by complete documentation, including the fully-completed Cart Request Form and the required accompanying medical documentation specified in that form for all first-time requests. Any medical cart request that is granted by the TGA will be good for that individual for the remainder of that calendar season. A request will not be deemed complete until all required information and documentation have been provided. For further information and details contact Senior Tournament Director – Chris Untiedt.

Host Hotels

The TGA has partnered with the following hotels to serve as the designated host hotel(s) for the Womens Texas Amateur. Participants are responsible for individually booking their room for the championship, if needed.

Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hill Country
12525 Bee Cave Pkwy, Bee Cave, TX 78738
Cut-off Date: Monday, June 3, 2024
Booking Method: Contact the hotel at (512) 483-5917 and mention TGA or use the link below.
Booking Link: Click Here

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin Lakeway
2013 Ranch Road 620 South, Austin, TX, 78734
Cut-off Date: Monday, June 3, 2024
Booking Link: Click Here

Policies & Procedures

To ensure competitors the best experience at all Texas Golf Association (TGA) events, it is helpful to be knowledgeable of TGA Women’s Competition Policies.

STARTING TIMES/PAIRINGS

EXEMPTIONS

Provided players are otherwise eligible; exemptions will be given to the following:

a) Previous year’s Women’s Texas Amateur Champion – Madison Le
b) Previous year’s Women’s Texas Amateur Finalist – Sydney Givens
c) Previous year’s Women’s Texas Amateur Semi Finalists – Raleygh Simpson, Elina Sinz
d) Top three (3) finishers (including ties) in previous year’s Women’s Stroke Play Championship – Megan Tang, Camryn Carreon, Mia Nixon
e) Top two (2) finishers (including ties) in previous year’s Women’s Senior Stroke Play Championship – Mina Hardin, Kelley Nittoli
f) Previous year’s TGA Women’s Player of the Year
g) Previous year’s TGA Women’s Senior Player of the Year
h) 2023 Southwest Showcase Champion – Allyn Stephens
i) Three (3) Host Club Exemptions

SCHEDULE

Wednesday, April 17
9:00 AM – Entries Opens

Wednesday, May 29
5:00 PM – Entries Close, Withdraw Deadline

Friday, June 21
5:00 PM – Qualifying Round Pairings Released

Monday, June 24
Practice Rounds, Tournament Registration

Tuesday, June 25
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Qualifying Round (Stroke Play)
11:00 AM 3:00 PM – Following Play – Player Lunch

Wednesday, June 26
7:30 AM – 9:30 AM – Championship Flight: Round of 32
9:38 AM – 1:45 PM – Flights 1-8: Quarterfinals
11:00 AM 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
2:00 PM – 2:56 PM – Championship Flight: Round of 16

Thursday, June 27
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM – Championship Flight: Quarterfinals
8:08 AM – 10:16 AM – Flights 1-8: Semifinals
11:00 AM 3:00 PM – Player Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:08 PM – Championship Flight: Semifinals

Friday, June 28
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Flights 1-8: Finals
8:40 AM – Championship Finals
Following Play – Awards Luncheon

QUALIFYING

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BEE CAVE – Grace Jin of Huntsville wins the 103rd Women’s Texas Amateur after defeating Emma McMyler 1 UP.

The sun rose on Spanish Oaks Golf Club in Bee Cave for the final match day of the 103rd Women’s Texas Amateur. In her first time competing in the championship, Jin won 5 matches on the way to becoming the 103rd Women’s Texas Amateur Champion joining an elite list of champions.

HOST CLUB

Description

13001 Spanish Oaks Club Dr, Bee Cave, TX 78738

(512) 421-8530 | website

Texas Amateur Past Champions

YearHost ClubChampion
2023Eagles Bluff CC
Final Results
Madison Le
Arlington
2022GC of Houston (Tournament)
Final Results
Emma McMyler
San Antonio
2021River Crest CC
Final Results
Emma McMyler
San Antonio
2020UT Golf Club
Final Results
Bentley Cotton
Austin
2019Bent Tree CCHanna Alberto
Kingwood
2018San Antonio CCAmber Park
Allen
YearHost ClubChampion
2017Traditions ClubMaddie McCrary Wylie
2016Brook Hollow GCGrace Choi Dallas
2015Ridgewood CCAnnika Clark Highlands
2014Bent Tree CCPortland Rosen Sugar Land
2013The Woodlands CC (Tournament)Christine Lin Austin
2012Stonebridge CCEmily Collins Colleyville
2011Walden on Lake Conroe GCMaggie Noel Houston
2010UT Golf ClubSarah Zwartynski Allen
2009Ridgewood CCStacy Dennis Huntsville
2008Dallas Athletic ClubHaley Brown Austin
2007Crown Colony CCKristen Hendrix Houston
2006Willow Brook CCMina Hardin Fort Worth
2005Horseshoe Bay ResortAshley Knoll The Woodlands
2004Blackhorse GCStacy Dennis Huntsville
2003The Woodlands CCToni Wiesner Fort Worth
2002Eagles Bluff CCStephanie Godare Conroe
2001Midland CCDenis Flores Argyle
2000Trophy ClubMina Hardin Fort Worth
1999Cimarron CCMina Hardin Fort Worth
1998The Hills CCDebbie McClung Horseshoe Bay
1997Wichita Falls CCMina Hardin Fort Worth
1996Willow Brook CCMina Hardin Fort Worth
1995The Woodlands CCCarolyn Creekmore Dallas
1994Wildflower CCCrisy Sommerfeld
1993Bent Tree CCToni Wiesner Fort Worth
1992Barton Creek CCMartha Leach Terrell
1991Briarcrest CCRobin Burke Houston
1990San Angelo CCRobin Burke Houston
1989Crown Colony CCToni Wiesner Fort Worth
1988Green Tree CCToni Wiesner Fort Worth
1987Columbia Lakes CCSue Thomas Texarkana
1986Trophy ClubDebra Spain Dallas
1985Champions CCToni Wiesner Fort Worth
1984The Woodlands CCConnie McCain Clute
1983Oak Hills CCRita Albertson
1982Texarkana CCDebbie Hall Dallas
1981Dallas Athletic ClubMary Ann Morrison Houston
1980Ridgewood CCLinda Hunt Olney
1979Amarillo CCMartha Jones Sugar Land
1978Sugar Creek CCMary Beth Covey
1977Diamond Oaks CCMary Ann Morrison Houston
1976Rancho Viejo CCRosemary Thompson
1975Abilene CCDebbie Skelly
1974Austin CCNancy Hager
1973Colonial CCWanda Sowell
1972River Plantation CCWanda Sowell
1971Texarkana CCMary Ann Morrison Houston
1970Corpus Christi CCMartha Palmer
1969Oak Hills CCMary Ann Morrison Houston
1968Lubbock CCMary Ann Morrison Houston
1967Willow Brook CCMary Ann Morrison Houston
1966Ridgewood CCMary Ann Morrison Houston
1965Oak Cliff CCKathy Ahern
1964San Antonio CCJeannie Butler Harlingen
1963Midland CCSandra Palmer Fort Worth
1962Colonial CCMary Ann Morrison Houston
1961Houston CCMary Ann Morrison Houston
1960Beaumont CCSandra Haynie Fort Worth
1959Corpus Christi CCSandra Haynie Fort Worth
1958Austin CCRosa Germand
1957Abilene CCRosa Germand
1956Ridgewood CCFrances Rich
1955Pine Forest CCOpal Riedel
1954Lakewood CCPolly Riley
1953San Antonio CCLesbia Lobo
1952Texarkana CCOpal Riedel
1951Lubbock CCPolly Riley Fort Worth
1950BraeBurn CCBetsy Rawls Austin
1949River Crest CCBetsy Rawls Austin
1948Oak Hills CCBetty Mims White Dallas
1947Corpus Christi CCKay Pearson Houston
1942-1946No Championships Held WWII
1941Galveston CCKay Pearson Houston
1940Brook Hollow CCAniela Gorczyca Fort Worth
1939Austin CCBetty Jameson San Antonio
1938Houston CCBetty Jameson San Antonio
1937Texarkana CCBetty Jameson San Antonio
1936San Antonio CCBetty Jameson San Antonio
1935River Oaks CCMildred Babe Didrikson Beaumont
1934Dallas CCAniela Gorczyca Fort Worth
1933Galveston CCAniela Gorczyca Fort Worth
1932River Crest CCPeggy Chandler
1931San Antonio CCMrs. R.R. Fisk Witchita Falls
1930Texarkana CCMrs. Clay C. Cary Dallas
1929Lakewood CCDolly Pharr Sulphur Springs
1928Houston CCEdna Lapham San Antonio
1927Glen Garden CCRuth Lederer Fort Worth
1926Galveston CCMinnie Magruder Waco
1925Brook Hollow GCMargery Dorrance Houston
1924Spring Lake CCPriscilla Rogers Paris
1923San Antonio CCEdna Lapham San Antonio
1922River Crest CCPauline Hedrick Fort Worth
1921Houston CCEdna Lapham San Antonio
1920Dallas CCEdna Lapham San Antonio
1919San Antonio CCEdna Lapham San Antonio
1918No Championship Held WWI
1917Houston CCEdna Lapham San Antonio
1916River Crest CCEdna Lapham San Antonio
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