The SPI Texas Senior Open is open to professionals and amateurs who will be 50 years old or older as of Nov. 9 and who have a USGA Handicap Index of 9.0 or less.
Golfers who are not otherwise exempt from qualifying can attempt to play their way into the tournament through four qualifying tournaments:
- Tangle Ridge Golf Course, Grand Prairie, Oct. 17
- Plum Creek Golf Club, Kyle, Oct. 19
- The Woodlands Country Club, East Course, Oct. 23
- South Padre Island Golf Club ("last chance" qualifying), Nov. 6
The deadline for entry into the qualifying events and the championship is Oct. 11, 2006. All entrants into the qualifying tournaments will be an entry fee of $175, which includes green and cart fees and practice balls. Successful qualifiers will pay an additional $225 entry fee for the championship; all exempt players will pay a $400 entry fee.
Visit the Southern Texas PGA web site at www.stpga.com for more info or entry details.