Updated rankings and September schedule

calendar-600The 2018 point rankings have been updated through the Men’s City Championship.  There are only four events left on this year’s schedule,  one of which being the TX Mid-Amateur, to be held at River Oaks C.C. in Houston.  A qualifier was held August 16th at Grey Rock, allowing for 7 golfers to represent Austin as participants in addition to those Austin-area players already exempt from finishing in the top 20 in last year’s event:  Jonathan Alden, Josh Luongo and Tim Hamm.  Steve Paterson gains an exemption for being the 2017 Mid-Amateur Mid-Master champion.

Sept. 8-9:  San Antonio Regional at Vaaler Creek

Sept. 14-16:  TX Mid-Amateur at River Oaks C. C.

Sept. 15-16:  Austin Senior Men’s City Championship

Sept. 22-23:  Bluebonnet Cup


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Bluebonnet Cup Sept 22-23rd

The 2018 Bluebonnet Cup will be held on Sept 22-23rd.

Entry fee is $160 which  includes green fee, cart, range balls, tee gift and prizes.  There will be a $5 discount if entry is paid by cash or check. There will also be a $25 discount for those players who choose to walk. Keg beer will be provided at no charge to players starting on Saturday. Food will be provided on Sunday after the round.

Below is the link for tournament and registration details

2018 Bluebonnet Cup Entry Form

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Brandon Rougeau claims City Championship title

Brandon Rougeau shot a final round 70 at Jimmy Clay to get to a four day total of -9 under par and win the City Championship by 4 shots.  Segar Howell shot even par to finish at -5 under to take second place and Jake Doggett shot -1 under 71 to finish at -4 under par for third place.

Junior Zack Slayton shot a final round 67 which was low round of the day at Jimmy Clay and he claimed low Junior.  Chris Shive and Mike Allen tied at +7 for 4 days and were recognized as low Seniors.  Ben Carter shot a four day total of -2 to claim the low Mid-Amateur honors.  Leaderboard

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Rougeau takes 2 stroke lead over Ben Carter and Seger Howell into final round

Brandon Rougeau put together four birdies and only one bogey to card a third round 3-under 69 at Grey Rock Golf Club to take a 2 stroke lead into the final round of the 2018 Men’s City Championship.  Ben Carter and Seger Howell are the two golfers that are two strokes behind, with Carter gaining ground after a solid 3-under 69.  Howell shot 2-over 74 and moved backward on Saturday.

Carter and Rougeau shot low round of the day (3-under 69), along with Steve Paterson and Matt Jungman. Jake Doggett sits four shots back of Rougeau at 3-under par, while Josh Luongo sits 5 shots back at 2-under.

The final round moves to Jimmy Clay on Sunday, with the final group teeing off at 11:15 a.m.  Follow the scores on the leaderboard, and good luck to everyone tomorrow.

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Howell maintains 2 stroke lead; Doggett 2 strokes behind

Seger Howell carried over his good play from round one to fire a second round 2-under 69 and maintain a two stroke lead in the 2018 Men’s City Championship.  Jake Doggett shot one stroke better than Howell in the second round to stay two shots back.  Howell stands at 7-under (135) and Doggett is at 5-under (137).

Brandon Rougeau sits alone in third place at 4-under (138), and there is a two way tie for fourth place between Josh Luongo and Jake Budde at 3-under (139) to round out the top 5.

Only 12 golfers were under par in today’s second round, with the biggest mover being Jake Budde who fired a bogey-free 7-under score of 64.  Budde is no stranger to playing Lions, as he won the 2017 Firecracker with three solid rounds in the 60s.

Rounding out the top 10 are:  Winn Smith and Ben Carter at 2-under (140), along with Tucker Tovar and Robert Evans at 1-under (141).

Round three will be at Grey Rock Golf Club beginning at 7:30 a.m..  Final group tees off at 11:15 a.m. and you can follow scoring at the leaderboard and pairings right here.

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