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7/3/07

Rain Delays Completion Of Texas State Open Qualifier

Ben Crenshaw, Lee Trevino and Jeff Maggert.  Those are some big names in the world of professional golf, and all former winners of the Texas State Open, the biggest golf tournament the PGA of America hosts in the state of Texas.  Tuesday, the final four spots in the tournament were on the line in Tyler. 156 golfers from four states, including dozens of East Texans, traveled to the Cascades in Tyler for the last chance qualifying event. The played more than 12 hours of golf today, battling rain delays throughout the evening.

With the tournament just over a week away, organizers are pleased with year two of the tournament in Tyler so far.

"A record number of qualifiers," said Northern Texas PGA Executive Director Darrell Crall, "a record number of an exempt players entered the championship field, certainly validates what we did last year as far as delivering a great championship and certainly speaks highly of Tyler. such a golf crazy town, wonderful history, so we're thrilled to be here at the Cascades.  Progress is all around us, from development of the clubhouse and golf course continues to be fantastic."

The qualifiers were not decided until Wednesday morning, when the last golfers finished up their rounds.  They are Drew Pigg of Fort Worth and Judd Cornell of Omaha, Nebraska, who each shot a four under 66, and Bryce Benson of Arlington and Todd Mayfield of Anna, who each shot a three under 67.

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