Host Sites Selected for 2018 Southern Texas PGA Major Tournaments

Host Sites Selected for 2018 Southern Texas PGA Major Tournaments

The Southern Texas PGA is pleased to announce the host sites for each of the five majors to be contested in 2018, beginning with the TPx Communications Match Play Championship at Cimarron Hills Golf & Country Club in Georgetown on February 19-20. Bluejack National Head PGA Professional Rich Barcelo looks to defend his title, while Marty Fleckman will defend his Senior Division title. Host professional is Head Professional Christopher Dekeratry.
 
The Clubs of Houston Oaks is the venue for the Club Car Memorial, which will be played March 19-20. The new Chet Williams Signature Golf Course is all about making golfers place shots well and think their way around the course. Ben Willman (Axis Golf Academy) is the defending champion of this event, with Edwin Dickens defending in the Senior Division. This is the first STPGA event for Director of Golf Darren Howard and his staff to host.
 
On May 14-15, Bentwater Country Club will provide the test for the US Foods Spring Classic. Director of Golf Mark Steinbauer and his staff prepare to host what is certain to be a great event. Lonny Alexander (Onion Creek Golf Club) is the defending champion of this event, with Billy Sitton (Triumph Golf) defending the senior title.
 
The Tradition Championship will be conducted July 23-24 at Riverbend Country Club in Sugar Land. Lonny Alexander (Onion Creek Golf Club) looks to defend his second title of the year, while Carl Cooper (Humble Oil Patch GC) will attempt to defend the Senior Divisions.
 
The 2018 Major Tournament schedule closes out on August 27-29 with the 50th STPGA Professional Championship at Victoria Country Club. Jesse Droemer looks to defend his title. Head PGA Professional Joe Mitchell and staff hosted the 25th Championship in 1993.

2018 STPGA Major Tournament Schedule
February 19-21 - TPx Communications Match Play Championship - Cimarron Hills Golf & Country Club
March 19-20 - Club Car Memorial Championship - The Clubs at Houston Oaks
May 14-15 - US Foods Spring Classic - Bentwater Country Club
July 23-24 - Tradition Championship - Riverbend Country Club
August 27-29 - 50th STPGA Professional Championship - Victoria Country Club