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Texas State Amateur moved to Honors GC
DALLAS, Texas (June 14, 2012) -- The 2012 Texas Amateur presented by Insperity, originally scheduled to be held June 14-17 at Lakewood Country Club in Dallas, has been moved to The Honors Golf Club of Dallas in Carrollton.

The format of the championship has also been shortened to 54 holes of individual stroke play. All contestants will now play 18 holes on both Friday, June 15, and Saturday, June 16. After 36 holes the field will be cut to the low 54 scores and ties heading into Sunday’s final round.

Severe thunderstorms, some packing wind gusts of 60 mph and baseball-sized hail, roared through parts of Dallas/Fort Worth in the early evening hours on Wednesday, June 13. Especially hard hit was the historic East Dallas area where Lakewood Country Club is located. Despite the best efforts of Lakewood’s maintenance staff, the hail damage was too widespread to overcome in such a short amount of time, forcing the cancellation of Thursday’s opening round and the subsequent move to The Honors Golf Club of Dallas.

ABOUT THE Texas State Amateur

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers with a certified USGA Handicap Index of 8.4 or less. Please reference “TGA State Championship Eligibility” for further eligibility details. In addition to TGA State Eligibility guidelines: College players are eligible if they hold playing privileges through their college golf team at a club or course which currently belongs to the Texas Golf Association. br>
Format: 72 holes of Stroke Play. At the completion of 36 holes the field is cut to the low 50 and ties plus all players within 10 strokes of the lead.

18 Hole Qualifying: All players who are not exempt under the above categories must participate in a 18 hole sectional qualifier.

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