Texas Joe Black Cup Matches

Texas Joe Black Cup Matches

The 2018 Texas Joe Black Cup Matches were conducted at Dallas National Golf Club in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday, November 13 through Wednesday, November 14. With the Southern Texas PGA's victory, the overall team records are now 19-18-1 in favor of the STPGA.
The Northern Texas PGA was captained by Tony Martinez, PGA director of golf at Keeton Park Golf Course, while Bryan Minnick, PGA head professional at Shadow Hawk Golf Club, served as the Southern Texas PGA captain. 
This was 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 Northern Texas PGA team included:

Brett Beaty, Dallas National Golf Club – 2nd appearance
Simon Buckle, Brook Hollow Golf Club – Captain’s Pick, 2nd appearance
Cameron Doan, Preston Trail Golf Club – Senior Representative, 18th appearance
Ronny Glanton, Sherrill Park Golf Course – NTPGA President, 15th appearance
Adam Headley, Hillcrest Country Club – 6th appearance
Hunter Hidalgo, Lakewood Country Club – 1st appearance
Tony Johnson, San Angelo Country Club – 1st NTPGA appearance (played six times for the STPGA)
Dean Larsson, Royal Oaks Country Club – 6th appearance
Ronnie O’Brien, Maridoe Golf Club – 1st appearance
Reid Parrish, River Crest Country Club – 1st appearance
Britt Patton, The Vaquero Club – 10th appearance
John Sikes, Hollytree Country Club – 7th appearance

Tony Martinez, Keeton Park Golf Course – Captain
Greg Antunes, PGA Life Member – Vice Captain
Brent Lingel, former NTPGA Member and current Southwest Section Member – Vice Captain
Mark Harrison, Northern Texas PGA – Vice Captain

2018 Tournament Information  |  2018 Tournament Program | Photos

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.