Cedar Crest Golf Club
The inaugural Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest is now underway.
The highly anticipated event tees off today and goes through Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the historic Cedar Crest Golf Club in Dallas, Tex.
The showcase is a televised amateur invitational spotlighting the talents of top college-aged golfers from diverse backgrounds.
The 54-hole stroke play event will feature concurrent championships with fields of 21 men and 21 women.
ABOUT THE I AM A GOLFER FOUNDATION
The I AM a Golfer Foundation (IAMGF) was established in 2018 to catalyze community renewal and transformation in South Dallas through the Programming, Preservation, and Promotion of the historic Cedar Crest Golf Course.
IAMGF's belief is that the promotion of the sport and activity to diverse and historically underserved communities will have an impact beyond the course and into the daily lives of those reached by its initiatives.
Since its inception, IAMGF has engaged over 650 area youth in instructional programming, created and hosted 91 paid internship positions for area students, and awarded more than $200,000 in college and higher education scholarships.
Additionally, IAMGF has advocated for and assisted with more than $1M in improvements at Cedar Crest and annually conducts the Dallas Amateur Championship, Friends of Cedar Crest Golf Classic, and other events designed to bring increased awareness to the historic course and community.
CEDAR CREST GOLF CLUB
Founded in 1919, this A.W. Tillinghast classic gem hosted the 1927 PGA Championship won by Walter Hagen as well as the 1954 UGA Negro National Open won by Dr. Charlie Sifford.
The historic golf course annually hosts the AT&T Byron Nelson Operation Appreciation Pro-Am as well as the Dallas Amateur Championship.
WINNERS WILL RECEIVE:
- Custom Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest Iconic Heart Trophy
- Airfare and SWAg Pack courtesy of Southwest Airlines
- Exemption into APGA event at TPC Sawgrass (Male winner)
- Exemption into APGA Juneteenth Celebration in Los Angeles (Female winner)
- Exemption into TX State Amateur Championship (must be TX resident)
- Exemption into LPGA Ascendant Monday Qualifier (Female winner)
PLAYER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
- Must be an amateur (as of Nov. 15, 2023)
- Top 10 highest ranking individuals per aggregate rankings of Showcase Selection Committee
- Highest finishing eligible participant in allied events
- Special invitation
THE FULL FIELD LIST CAN BE FOUND HERE
GOLF CHANNEL SCHEDULE
- Monday, Nov 13 - 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CST
- Tuesday, Nov 14 - 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CST
- Wednesday, Nov 15 - 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CSTView results for Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest
ABOUT THE Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest
Started in 2023, the Southwest Airlines Showcase at
Cedar Crest is a televised amateur invitational
spotlighting the talents of top college-aged golfers from
diverse backgrounds. The 54-hole stroke play event
features concurrent championships for exceptional
fields of 21 men and 21 women.
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