Strong Field Set for TGA North Regional Amateur

For complete coverage of the TGA North Regional Amateur, visit the TGA website at www.txga.org.

FAIRVIEW, TX (April 5, 2006)--A full field of 84 players will be vying for the 2006 North Regional Amateur title from Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9, at Heritage Ranch Golf & Country Club in Fairview.

This year’s field for the North Regional Amateur is one of the strongest ever assembled. Among those competing for the title from April 7-9 at Heritage Ranch will be Mark Lindberg, Roger Marcincuk, Jim Neumann, and Bart Goodwin, four of the top five finishers on last year’s North Regional Player of the Year list.

Also in the field are 2006 North Four-Ball Champions Stephen Love and Joe Owen and Runners-Up Dru Fenimore and his partner Dan Dunkelberg, a two-time State Mid-Amateur Champion.

Format for the event is 54-hole individual stroke play, and competitors will have a little something extra to shoot for in this year’s championship. In the past only the winner earned an exemption into the State Amateur, but the TGA Championship Committee instituted change and will now award the top three finishers an exemption.

The TGA North Regional Amateur is an amateurgolf.com Texas Amateur Rankings Points Event

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ABOUT THE Texas North Amateur

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are 25 years of age or older by the tournament start date and residing in the North Texas region as defined by the Texas PGA Sections (North of 31 degree parallel, Salado TX and north is break point). Applicants must have a certified USGA Handicap Index of 8.4 or less.

Format: 54 holes Stroke Play. No Cut.

Field limit: 81 players

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