Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur
golfers with a USGA Handicap Index of 18.0 or
less. Either father or son must be a member of
a club which currently belongs to the Texas
Golf Association. Both players must be a
current resident of Texas; non-residents are
not eligible. Please reference “TGA State
Championship Eligibility” on www.txga.org for
additional eligibility details.
Format: The tournament is scheduled for 54
holes. The top 20 teams based on the
combined handicaps of the players will make up
the championship flight. The championship
flight will play the following format:
Round 1) four-ball stroke play
Round 2) combined total score
Round 3) four-ball stroke play
All other flights will play a stableford format for
each round, with adjustments made after each
round based on the following formula:
Day 1 Team Quota = 72 points, less the sum of
each players course handicap.
Day 2 & 3 Quotas = Prior day’s quota adjusted
by ½ of the previous days excess or deficit.
Points: Double Bogey or higher = 0 points
Bogey = 1 point
Par = 2 points
Birdie = 3 points
Eagle = 4 points
Double Eagle = 5 points
Non-championship flight teams will then be
flighted after 36 holes of play.