STPGA Senior Series tournaments are open to all golfers age 50 and over as of Sept. 23, 2009. Annual dues are $125 and include eligibility for Senior Series tournaments. Professionals compete for cash; amateurs compete for merchandise certificates.
Further specifics from the STPGA:
In addition, golfers finishing the season in the top 10 positions on the 2009 STPGA Senior Series "Points List" will earn exemptions into the field of the 2009 Maker’s Mark Texas Senior Open Championship, which will be held Sept. 23-25 on the Forest Course at the Clubs of Kingwood.
This year’s 10 tournament schedule will feature nine 36-hole stroke play competitions, plus the new Bridgestone STPGA Team Championship, which will take place Aug. 10-11 at Gray Plantation Golf Club in Lake Charles, La.
The entry fees for the nine stroke play events are $165 and include greens fees, cart and range balls. The entry fees for the new team championship are $330 (per two-person team).
Players will compete in one of three divisions — the 50-57 Senior Division, the 58-65 Super Senior Division, and the Veteran Division for players ages 66 and older. Players in the Senior Division and Super Senior Division will also be competing for prizes in overall competition.
2009 STPGA Senior Series Schedule
- March 9-10: La Torretta Del Lago Classic, La Torretta Del Lago Resort, Montgomery
- April 13-14: Horseshoe Bay Classic, Horseshoe Bay Resort (Slick Rock), Horseshoe Bay
- May 11-12: Eagle Pointe Classic, Eagle Pointe Golf Club, Mont Belvieu
- June 15-16: Cimarron Hills Classic, Cimarron Hills Golf Club, Georgetown
- June 29-30: The Woodlands Classic, The Woodlands Country Club (Palmer/Player), The Woodlands
- July 13-14: River Crossing Classic, River Crossing Golf Club, Spring Branch
- July 27-28: The Traditions Classic, The Traditions at Texas A&M, Bryan
- August 10-11: Bridgestone STPGA Team Championship, Gray Plantation Golf Club, Lake Charles, La.
- August 31-Sept. 1: River Ridge Classic, River Ridge Golf Club, Sealy
- September 28-29: STPGA Senior Series Tour Championship, Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club, Conroe
For more details and registration information, visit www.stpga.com.