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  • Carl Cooper wins 2011 Bridgestone Golf STPGA Senior Series Tour Championship

    Humble’s Carl Cooper capped off the 2011 Bridgestone Golf STPGA Senior Series 2011 schedule by firing a score of 4-under-par, 69-71—140 on the Gary Player Course at The Woodlands Country Club to win the season-ending Senior Series Tour Championship. Cooper finished four strokes better than a trio of professionals to take the tournament&rsq ...

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  • Officials Break Ground for Dave Williams Golf Academy at Redstone Golf Club

    Representatives from the University of Houston, the UH Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Redstone Golf Club and the Dave Williams family officially broke ground Tuesday morning for the Dave Williams Golf Academy at Redstone Golf Club. Tuesday’s groundbreaking ceremony was only part of an ongoing relationship with Redstone Golf Club. The progra ...

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  • Inaugural "Golf for Tomorrow" Ryder Cup Dinner set for October 3

    Former United States Ryder Cup team Captains Ben Crenshaw and Lanny Wadkins will be the featured speakers at the Southern Texas PGA’s inaugural “Golf for Tomorrow Ryder Cup Dinner,” which will take place the evening of Oct. 3, 2011, at Morton’s Steakhouse in downtown Houston. The dinner will mark the introduction of the S ...

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  • Winners abound at 2011 STPGA Junior Championship

    From the opening ceremony to the final trophy presentation, the 2011 STPGA Junior Championship can be considered nothing but a rousing success that will create lifetime memories for the youngsters who played in it. Contested Aug. 11-12 on the Cypress and Tradition Courses at Cypresswood Golf Club in Spring, the tournament brought the Southern Texas PG ...

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  • STPGA juniors to play in Insperity Championship Junior Pro-Am

    The Southern Texas PGA’s five-year partnership with the Insperity Championship (formerly the Administaff Small Business Classic) is once again paying dividends for a group of the STPGA’s junior golfers. A total of 36 juniors received invitations to participate in the fifth annual Insperity Junior-Am, to be held in conjunction with the Insp ...

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  • Qualifying schedule set for 2011 AT&T Championship

    An 18-hole Pre-Qualifying event for the 2011 PGA Champions Tour AT&T Championship will be conducted by the Southern Texas PGA on Oct. 6 at Canyon Springs Golf Club in San Antonio, with a maximum of six golfers advancing into the field of an Event Qualifying to be held Oct. 10, also at Canyon Springs. The Pre-Qualifier is open to all male amateurs ...

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  • Lardon joins PGA Cup team

    Lardon gains membership on PGA Cup team Defending STPGA Professional Champonship winner Brad Lardon gained a special honor when he earned membership on the United States’ 2011 United States’ PGA Cup team that will face a team of Great Britain & Ireland golf professionals in the PGA Cup Matches, which will take place Sept. 16-18 at Cord ...

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  • Qualifying events for Insperity Championship set

    The Southern Texas PGA will conduct a Pre-Qualifying tournament for the PGA Champions Tour’s 2011 Insperity Championship (formerly the Administaff Small Business Classic) on the Panther Trail Course at Canongate at The Woodlands on Sept 30, 2011. The Pre-Qualifier is open to all male amateurs and professionals ages 50 and above as of Oct. 6, 201 ...

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  • 2011 Club Car Memorial Championship

    Jacob Davis and Steve Veriato grab top spots in 2011 Club Car Memorial Championship Jacob Davis won the 2011 Club Car Memorial Championship on the strength of a 36-hole score of 4-under-par 73-67—140, finishing one stroke up on Brian Marini at The Club at Carlton Woods. But it wasn’t that simple, and, in fact, it was a battle roya ...

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  • Texas Senior Open moves to Victoria

    The Texas Senior Open, slated for Oct. 12-14, is moving. After a three-year run at The Clubs of Kingwood’s Forest Course, the state championship will be held at Victoria Country Club this fall, the third location in the 15-year history of the event. The first 10 championships were held at South Padre Island Golf Club. Greg Bruckner of Phoenix, A ...

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