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Thanks To Our Member Clubs

Throughout its 111-year history the Texas Golf Association has enjoyed a strong bond with its Member Clubs. By working together to advance and promote the game, the TGA and its Member Clubs have made the Lone Star State one of the best places in the world to play golf.

It’s this enduring spirit of cooperation that enables the TGA to conduct such exceptional competitions year after year. A debt of gratitude is owed to the membership and staff of the following clubs who demonstrated their passionate support of amateur golf by hosting men’s, women’s and junior championships in 2016.
Waterchase Golf Club (North Four-Ball); Falconhead Golf Club (South Four-Ball); Las Colinas Country Club (Texas Super Senior Amateur); Firewheel Golf Park (North Mid-Amateur); Eagle Pointe Golf Club (South Mid-Amateur); Denton Country Club (North Senior Amateur); Cypresswood Golf Club (South Senior Amateur); Cordillera Ranch (Texas Four-Ball); Horseshoe Bay Resort (Texas League Play and Texas Father-Son); Oak Hills Country Club (107th Texas Amateur presented by Insperity); The Rawls Course (West Texas Amateur); Northwood Club (Texas Mid-Amateur Match Play); Riverhill Country Club (Texas Stableford Handicap); Hurricane Creek Country Club (North Amateur); Wolfdancer Golf Club (South Amateur); Escondido Golf & Lake Club (Texas Senior Amateur); Spanish Oaks Golf Club (Texas Mid-Amateur); Champions Golf Club (Texas Shootout); and Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort (Texas Shamble).
The Club at Sonterra (Eclectic); Crown Colony Country Club (Partnership); Pine Forest Country Club (Women’s Stroke Play); Brook Hollow Golf Club (95th WTGA State Amateur); The Hills Country Club (Four-Ball); Amarillo Country Club (Women’s Senior Stroke Play); and The Woodlands Country Club (Texas Pinehurst).
Dallas Athletic Club (Winter Classic); Palmilla Beach Golf Club (James A. Ragan Memorial); Black Horse Golf Club (Spring Preview); Hurricane Creek Country Club (Collegiate Preview); The Hills Country Club (Jimmy Demaret Junior Classic); Brownwood Country Club (Bluebonnet): Lakewood Country Club (Byron Nelson Junior); Golf Club at Cinco Ranch (Flodder Financial Shootout); The Woodlands Country Club (Texas State Junior); Gentle Creek Country Club (Lanny Wadkins Junior); Barton Creek Country Club (George Hannon Junior Invitational); Bentwater Yacht & Country Club (Texas Girls’ Invitational); Tangle Ridge Golf Club (North Texas Classic); Mira Vista Country Club (Texas Cup Invitational); and Escondido Golf & Lake Club (Jackie Burke Cup Matches).
Special recognition and thanks also goes out to the following clubs for staging 18 hole qualifying rounds for the 2016 Texas Amateur and Texas Mid-Amateur:
Abilene Country Club, Amarillo Country Club, Corpus Christi Country Club, Crown Colony Country Club, Diamond Oaks Country Club, Eagle Pointe Golf Club, Golf Club of Houston, Grapevine Golf Course, Great Hills Country Club, Green Tree Country Club, Hillcrest Golf & Country Club, Hollytree Country Club, Hurricane Creek Country Club, Lakeside Country Club, Pine Forest Country Club, River Crossing Club, Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club, Wichita Falls Country Club, and Wildflower Country Club.
Bentwater Yacht & Country Club, Black Horse Golf Club, Courses at Watters Creek, Crown Colony Country Club, Dallas Athletic Club, Falconhead Golf Club, Golf Club of Dallas, Lubbock Country Club, Oak Hills Country Club, Odessa Country Club, River Oaks Country Club, Split Rail Golf Club, Willow Brook Country Club, and Woodforest Golf Club.