Levy Cup Matches

Levy Cup Matches

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MEET 2017 #TEAMSTPGA
 
Ryan Briggs Edwin Dickens Brandon Drake Jesse Droemer Tim Hobby Mike Kullberg
           
Jeff Litwak Steve Parker Christopher Pribyl
Co-Captain
Michael Rodriguez Troy Schliecher Billy Sitton
           
         
Charlie Eskridge
Co-Captain
         


The Southern Texas PGA Section announced the 2017 Levy Cup Matches Team on Wednesday. The team will be led by Captains Charlie Eskridge and Christopher Pribyl.  This Ryder Cup style event between the Northern Texas PGA and the Southern Texas PGA Assistant and Senior members will be the first meeting and is set for October 15-17 at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas.

Along with Pribyl, the 2017 STPGA Team includes assistants Jesse Droemer (Houston Country Club), Ryan Briggs (Whispering Pines Golf Club), Jeffrey Litwak (Lochnivar Golf Club), Michael Rodriguez (Royal Oaks Country Club), Brandon Drake (Spanish Oaks Golf Club) as well as seniors Billy Sitton (International Pro Ams Inc.), Edwin Dickens (Lady Bird Johnson Golf Club), Troy Schleicher (Lake Windcrest Golf Club), Steve Parker (Life Member), Tim Hobby (The Club at Sonterra), and Mike Kullberg (Sterling Country Club).



ABOUT LEVY CUP MATCHES
The newly created Levy Cup Matches will be contested much like the Joe Black Cup Matches. The Levy Cup team will consist of six STPGA Assistant Members (A-8 only) and six STPGA Senior Members (any classification) competing against Northern Texas PGA team comprised of the same classifications.


The Levy Cup Matches will be implemented in 2017 with the Northern Texas PGA hosting the event October 15-17 at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas. The Northern and Southern Texas PGA Section’s will alternate hosting the event each year.

Serving as STPGA Co-Captains for the event will be STPGA Past President Charlie Eskridge and Houston Country Club Assistant Professional Chris Pribyl. The NTPGA Co-Captains will be Randy Smith, PGA Director of Instruction at Royal Oaks Country Club (Dallas), and Clif Nelson, PGA Assistant Professional at Royal Oaks Country Club (Dallas).


At the conclusion of the Southern Texas PGA Professional Championship the STPGA Team of 12 players will be determined as follows:
  • The top six (6) employed class A-8 Southern Texas PGA Members determined by the STPGA Open Division Player of the Year Points list
     
  • The top two (2) Southern Texas PGA Members, that have reached their 50th birthday on or before the first round of competition at the Southern Texas Senior PGA Professional Championship, determined by the STPGA Open Division Player of the Year Points List. If situation arises, senior member will have a choice between the Texas Joe Black Cup and Levy Cup.  Senior members will only be allowed to participate in one of two Cup Matches.
     
  • The top four (4) Southern Texas PGA Members, that have reached their 50th birthday on or before the first round of competition at the Southern Texas Senior PGA Professional Championship, determined by the STPGA Senior Division Player of the Year Points List. If situation arises, senior members will have a choice between the Texas Joe Black Cup and Texas Levy Cup.  Senior members will only be allowed to participate in one of two Cup Matches.