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Northern Texas PGA Announces Texas Joe Black Cup Team

September 26th, 2017

DALLAS, Texas – Following the completion of the Joyce Crane Section Championship, 12 members were named to the Northern Texas PGA Texas Joe Black Cup team.  Team Captain Billy Harris, PGA head professional at Dallas Country Club, will lead the NTPGA team during the Matches, which are slated for October 23-24 at Spanish Oaks Golf Club in Austin, Texas.
 
The Northern Texas PGA team includes:
Billy Harris, Dallas Country Club – Playing Captain, 13th appearance
Perry Arthur, The Golf Club of Dallas – Vice Captain
Mark Harrison, Northern Texas PGA – Vice Captain
Brett Beaty, Dallas National Golf Club – 1st appearance
Chance Blythe, Old Brickyard Golf Course – 7th appearance
Danny Coughlan, Abilene Country Club – 3rd appearance
Cameron Doan, Preston Trail Golf Club – 17th appearance
Ronny Glanton, Sherrill Park Golf Course– Captain’s Pick, 14th appearance
Adam Headley, Hillcrest Country Club – 5th appearance
Ben Kern, Diamondback Golf Club – 1st appearance
Dean Larsson, Royal Oaks Country Club – 5th appearance
Tony Martinez, Keeton Park Golf Course – NTPGA President, 2nd appearance
Paul Norris, Texas Wesleyan University – Senior Representative, 1st appearance
Greg Sikes, Hogan Park Golf Course – 9th appearance
 
The Texas Joe Black Cup Matches is an annual competition between the Northern Texas PGA and the Southern Texas PGA Sections.  The STPGA currently leads the Matches 18-17-1.  The Ryder Cup style format features 12 golf professionals from each Section competing in Four-Ball and Foursome Matches the first day followed by Singles Matches the final day. The event was started in 1981 to honor Joe Black, a Snyder native who was completing his first year as President of The PGA of America.  
 
The teams from each Section are represented by their President, the top playing PGA directors of golf, PGA head professionals and PGA general managers, a Senior Representative and a Captain’s Pick. 
 
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