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West Texas Amateur: Todd, Bubany take titles
24 Jul 2005
see also: West Texas Amateur Golf Championship, Amarillo Country Club

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LUBBOCK, TX (July 24, 2005)--The Texas Golf Association West Texas Amateur Championship came down to the final nine holes of play with Trey Todd of Abilene birdying two of his last three holes to capture his first TGA title. Jim Neumann, of Frisco matched Todd shot for shot all day long and only trailed by one heading into the par five 16th hole. Todd’s two putt birdie on hole #16 gave him a one stroke cushion heading into the final two holes of play. Jeff New from the Woodlands put the heat on the final group by posting a (210) six under par tournament total. New fired a blistering final round seven under par 65 which vaulted him from tied for sixteenth to second place overall. However Todd finished in champion style by holing an 18 foot birdie putt on the demanding par 4 18th hole to win by two strokes.

Chuck Bubany of Lubbock completed his dominating performance by firing a two under par 70 saving his best for the final round. Bubany’s amazing performance left the rest of the Senior and Super Senior division players shaking their heads. Robert Cleland of Trophy Club shot a solid one under par 71 to grab second place alone.
ABOUT THE West Texas Amateur

Entries are open to male amateur golfers who reside in either region (North/South) of the state of Texas. Applicants must have a certified GHIN Handicap Index of 10.0 or less. Senior division players must be 55 years of age as of the first round of tournament play. Super Senior players must be 65 years of age as of the first round of tournament play. Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for further details.

The championship will be contested over 54 holes of stroke play with three (3) divisions; Championship, Senior and Super Senior. Each division will play from separate tees/yardages and separate champions will be recognized in each division.

At the conclusion of 36 holes the field will be cut to the low 72 players (and ties), with a pro-rated representation from each division. The pro-rated allocation of players making the cut from each division will be reflective of the number of players in each division, relative to the total field size. The determination of total field size, number of players in each division and pro-rated representation of players making the cut (before ties) will be announced in conjunction with pairings being posted.

The field is limited to 144, as outlined below:
Championship: Open (84 players)
Senior: 55 & Over (42 players)
Super Senior: 65 & Over (18 players)

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