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Summer of Champions

Across the country in competitive amateur golf, no two months are busier than June and July. That certainly holds true for the Texas Golf Association and Legends Junior Tour. During the six-week stretch between June 13 and July 24, three of the most celebrated statewide championships will take place in Dallas and Houston.
It all gets started with the oldest, most significant amateur championship in the state. The 110th Texas Amateur will be played June 13-16 on Dallas Athletic Club’s Jack Nicklaus-designed Blue Course. The Golden Bear won his third professional major title on the Blue Course at the 1963 PGA Championship. The club, which this year commemorates its centennial anniversary, then hired Nicklaus to come back in 1986 to renovate the iconic course.