Northern Texas PGA gains Levy Cup from Southern Texas PGA for the first time
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Gaining eight points in singles play in Levy Cup Matches 131/2-101/2, the Northern Texas PGA defeats the Southern Texas PGA at Denton Country Club on Tuesday.
While the STPGA led the Ryder-Cup matches by one point after four-ball and foursomes matches on Monday, it was the first victory for the North team after three competitions. Both teams gather 6 assistant PGA professionals and 6 senior PGA professionals. All of them are qualified from their section major championships.
Ground broken for new section office
Ground in Frisco was broken for NPTGA’s building up the section’s new office that is planned to open in 2022. This new headquarters is a part of the development including 46 holes of golf, the PGA of America headquarters and an Omni resort.
Ronny Glanton, President of the Northern Texas PGA, said it was such a great decision to finally start the project that our membership has been expected to get underway for months.
It was also announced that the Ratliff Group (based in Coppell) will undertake the construction of NPTGA’s headquarters.
“It has been a long journey for entire PGA Frisco project, so seeing these ideas to become realities is truly remarkable” – Mark Harrison, CEO of the NTPGA said.
North’s victory in Women’s Texas Cup
In the Women’s Texas Cup, the North team gained a 161/2-71/2 victory over a team from the South Wednesday at Vaquero Golf Club. They are leading the series in Ryder Cup-style event 15-13.
Opening Women’s PGA Cup at Barton Creek
The Women’s PGA Cup’s opening will take place on Thursday-Saturday at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin. Five-women teams coming from the United States, Canada, Sweden, Australia, Great Britain and Ireland will play on Fazio Foothills Course. Lowest three scores of each team will be counted after each round of the 54-hole, stroke-play event. Suzy Whaley, PGA of America president, will hold the U.S. captain.