Texas State Open 2018 Summary - Page 6

CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION 48th Tanos Exploration II / Patterson-UTI Drilling Texas State Open Tuesday, July 31 - Friday, August 3, 2018 The Cascades Club Tyler, Texas Par: 70 Yardage: 6,882 Field Size: 156 Cut: Low 55 and ties; 48 professionals, 11 amateurs Qualifying Information Attempted to Qualify: 637 Regional Qualifying: 18 hole, stroke play, conducted at 22 sites throughout Texas and surrounding states during June and July Second Chance Qualifier: 18 hole, stroke play, conducted at the Lakes Course at Firewheel Golf Park and Bridlewood Golf Club. Exempt Categories - Past Champions - Top ten (10) professionals and ties from the 2017 Texas State Open - Top two (2) amateurs and ties from the 2017 Texas State Open - Low PGA Professional from the 2017 Texas State Open - Top 15 and ties Northern Texas PGA and Southern Texas PGA Members from the 2017 final Player of the Year Point Standings from each Section - Top three (3) Northern Texas PGA and Southern Texas PGA Members on the current Section’s Player of the Year Point Standings as of Wednesday, July 18 - PGA A-3 Members (must hold A-3 classification on the day of the first round of the Texas State Open) who are residents of the State of Texas - 2018 Texas Amateur Champion - Top ten (10) point earners on the 2018 Northern Texas PGA Players Tour - Top money leader from the APT 2017-18 Winter Series Money List - One (1) host facility exemption - Four (4) sponsor / NTPGA exemptions - One (1) exemption each for the All American, Prestige and Legends Junior Tours - Eleven (11) professionals to bring a three- person amateur team for the Texas State Open Pro-Am received an exemption into the 48th Tanos Exploration II / Patterson-UTI Drilling Texas State Open