Texas Joe Black Cup Matches

Texas Joe Black Cup Matches

The Northern Texas PGA is pleased to announce that the captain for the 2018 Texas Joe Black Cup Matches will be Tony Martinez, PGA director of golf at Keeton Park Golf Course. Bryan Minnick, PGA assistant professional at Shadow Hawk Golf Club, will serve as the Southern Texas PGA captain. 
 
This will be Martinez's first time to serve as captain of a Texas Joe Black Cup team.  Martinez is a 2-time member of the NTPGA Texas Joe Black Cup team.
 
The 2018 Texas Joe Black Cup Matches will be conducted at Dallas National Golf Club in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday, November 13 through Wednesday, November 14. With the Northern Texas PGA's second straight victory in 2017, the overall team records are level at 18-18-1.

The Texas Joe Black Cup Matches is an annual competition between the Northern Texas PGA and the Southern Texas PGA Sections.  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.