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2019 Levy Cup Team Announced

September 18th, 2019

2019 Southern Texas PGA Levy Cup Team Named
Chuck Westergard, PGA & Justin Engel, PGA to captain this year’s team
 
SPRING, TEXAS (September 18, 2019) – The Southern Texas PGA Section announced the 2019 Southern Texas PGA Levy Cup Matches team on Wednesday. Captains Chuck Westergard, PGA Teaching Professional at Mac Wylie Teaching Center and Justin Engel, PGA Assistant Professional at Shadow Hawk Golf Club will lead the team. This annual Ryder Cup-style event between the Southern Texas PGA and the Northern Texas PGA will be the 3rd meeting and is set for October 21-22 at Denton Country Club.
The PGA Professionals who played their ways onto the team based off points received for their finishes at the Section’s major championships are:

Assistant PGA Members
  • Justin Engel (Shadow Hawk GC)
  • Jeff Litwak (Lochinvar GC)
  • Brandon Drake (Spanish Oaks GC)
  • Eric Bogar (Golfcrest CC)
  • Darek Franklin (Lakecliff GC)
  • Chris Pribyl (Houston CC)
Senior PGA Members
  • Tim Hobby (The Club at Sonterra)
  • Robert Thompson (Whispering Pines GC)
  • Billy Sitton (Triumph Golf LLC)
  • Carl Baker (Life Member)
  • John Gibson (Memorial Park GC)
  • Chuck Westergard (Mac Wylie Teaching Center)
The Southern Texas PGA won the 2018 edition of the tournament with a 10.5 to 7.5 victory at Briggs Ranch Golf Club last fall. The Southern Texas PGA leads the Matches with a 2-0-0 overall record.  The 2019 Matches are presented by Club Car, Cutter & Buck and Sun Mountain.

ABOUT THE LEVY CUP MATCHES
The Levy Cup Matches is an annual event in the Northern and Southern Texas Sections and are contested much like the Joe Black Cup Matches. The Levy Cup teams consist of six Assistant PGA Members (A-8 only) and six Senior PGA Members (any classification) from each Section competing against each other.

Established in 2017, the Levy Cup Matches were created to honor Paul Levy who is completing his first term as President of the PGA of America. The inaugural Matches were hosted October 15-17, 2017 at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas. The Northern and Southern Texas PGA Section’s alternate hosting the event each year. 
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