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  • Rippy plays his way back to the top

    Austin’s Garry Rippy pounded out a 36-hole total of 72-70—142, 2-under-par for the golf course at Victoria Country Club, to win the overall and Senior Division titles in action on the Bridgestone Golf STPGA Senior Series circuit. The victory ended a long drought for Rippy, the 2006 Senior Series Player of the Year, who had not topp ...

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  • David and Veriato take top spots in Club Car Memorial Championship

    Jacob Davis of Kerrville 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 of Kyle at The Club at Carlton Woods. But it wasn’t that simple, and, in fact, it was a battle royale. When the second round began, here was a knot of players within ...

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  • Cooper, Runge top STPGA senior competitions

    There were winners aplenty at the 2011 STPGA Senior Professional Championship, played at BraeBurn Country Club. Carl Cooper, golf instructor at Humble Oil Patch Golf Center in Humble, took the big prize, winning the championship with a score of 8-under-par 70-66—136 that included a closing six-hole stretch that included birdies on BraeBurn&rsquo ...

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  • Region-wide STPGA Junior Golf Day set for April 9

    The Southern Texas PGA will conduct its first-ever Junior Golf Day on Saturday, April 9. The region-wide effort involves a number of golf facilities that will be hosting special junior golf clinics from 1 p.m. through 2 p.m. The timing is no accident. With the Spring golf season getting under way, the STPGA hopes the activities will attract yo ...

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  • Quail Valley Golf Course

    Missouri City is proud to count Quail Valley Golf Course as one of its many amenities. Originally designed as a private country club, the City of Missouri City purchased the course in 2008. After many improvements Quail Valley’s El Dorado Course has been voted the #2 best value priced course in all of Houston by Avid Golfer Magazine. Quail Valle ...

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  • 6th annual STPGA Foundation Pro-Am

    Eagle Pointe Golf Club 6th annual STPGA Foundation Pro-Am Monday, April 25, 2011| Shotgun Start: 7:45 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Presented by: Barbers Hill Bank Entry Deadline: April 20 Support the STPGA Foundation, which provides programs for South Texas juniors to experience the game of golf ...

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  • Save the Date: OU Club of Houston Daryl Hunt Memorial Golf Tournament

    Benefiting the OU Club of Houston and Daryl Hunt Memorial Scholarships Quail Valley Golf Course 2880 La Quinta Drive Missouri City, Texas 77459 Saturday, September 10 Time: 1:00 PM Cost: TBD ...

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  • Tim Thelen opens with a win

    Eight-time Southern Texas PGA Player of the Year Tim Helen of New Ulm is eligible for the 2011 Bridgestone Golf STPGA Senior Series, and he wasted no time letting his fellows know. Thelen, winner of the European Senior Tour Qualifying School last fall, won the Overall and Senior Division (ages 50-57) competitions in the inaugural tournament on ...

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  • Southern Texas PGA's first member tournament of 2011 is in the books

    One tournament, two competitions, and the first tournament on the Southern Texas PGA’s schedule for 2011 is complete. The STPGA’s members headed to Lake Charles, La., and the Contraband Bayou® Golf Club at L’auberge L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort to meet their counterparts from the Gulf States PGA to contest a “Pr ...

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  • Southern Texas PGA announces 2011 Senior Series schedule

    The Southern Texas PGA and sponsor Bridgestone Golf have announced a 10-event schedule for the 2011 Bridgestone Golf STPGA Senior Series, and he first tournament of the year is just a few days away— it will be held Mar. 7-10 at Cimarron Hills Golf & Country Club in Georgetown — the entry deadline is Mar. 4. The STPGA Senior Seri ...

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