The Texas Junior Cup presented by TCG Advisors is an annual competitive event between the Northern and Southern Texas PGA Sections. This fiercely contested rivalry between two sister sections is marked by close matches, dramatic shots, uncompromising sportsmanship, and new friendships. Each team consists of 12 junior golfers (six boys and six girls) who are 12 years old and younger. In this Ryder Cup-style event juniors player three 9-hole matches in three different format styles.
The 8th Annual Texas Junior Cup Matches presented by TCG Advisors will be held at The Club at Carlton Woods (Fazio Course) on September 28-29, 2019.
There are three different championships for players to earn a spot on the Southern Texas PGA Texas Junior Cup Matches Team. Below are the two events, this Spring, in which the champion in the listed divisions will earn a spot to represent Team STPGA.
STPGA Spring Series Championship (Junior Tour) - April 27-28: Boys 11-12 and Girls 11-12
STPGA Spring Series Championship (Little Linksters) - April 27-28: Boys 11-12 Red, Girls 11-12 Red, Boys 9-10 9-hole Modified, and Girls 9-10 9-hole Modified
Boys - Southern Texas Section Jr. PGA Championship - June 10-11: Boys 11-12
Girls - Southern Texas Section Jr. PGA Championship - June 10-11: Girls 11-12
STPGA Junior Championship (Junior Tour) - August 7-8: Boys 11-12 and Girls 11-12
STPGA Junior Championship (Little Linksters) - August 7-8: Boys 11-12 Red and Girls 11-12 Red
Note 1: In the event of a tie, there will be a hole-by-hole sudden-death playoff immediately following play.
Note 2: In the event that any of the players have already met the qualifying guidelines for the Texas Junior Cup team, the next best finishing player, not already qualified, will qualify for the Texas Junior Cup team. If, after the third best finishing player, not already qualified, cannot make it, the Texas Junior Cup Captain will select a replacement.
Note 3: In the event that a qualified player is unable to compete in the Texas Junior Cup Matches due to injury, illness or scheduling conflict, the Texas Junior Cup Captain will select a replacement.
Note 4: Should a player turn 13 by the start of the Texas Junior Cup Matches after qualifying when he or she was 12, that player will be allowed to compete in the Texas Junior Cup Matches.
"The Texas Junior Cup was my favorite tournament of the year! It was really fun to play on a team with my STPGA friends." - William Moll, 2013 STPGA Team Member
"It's the most unique, exciting tournament your child will play all year. It was also one of the most important tournaments of the year that we absolutely wanted to play in and the best part was that you had to earn your way in." - Greg Miller, father of 2012, 2013 & 2014 STPGA Team Member Morgan Miller
"IT'S A BLAST" – Ron Parel, father of 2013 STPGA Team Member Elise Parel
"The Southern Texas Section provides the most recognizable and developmental junior golf tournaments in the State of Texas. The Texas Junior Cup Matches fosters an excellent team environment to display the talents of the finest and most dedicated STPGA junior golfers both boys & girls." - Doug Borow, PGA Professional, and father of 2013 STPGA Team Member Jacob Borow