Telling the story of golf in San Antonio and South Texas

Local qualifying for next year's Drive, Chip and Putt competition is scheduled for June 11-12 at San Pedro Driving Range and Par 3. The Southern Texas PGA will handle registration and event coordination with a good idea of what to expect with the competition having a year under its belt. "It wasn't a compete product until it was (televised) on the Golf Channel and people saw it," 

Drive Chip & Putt local qualifying set

STPGA director of junior golf Thomas Hutton said. "People were very much in the 'what’s this all about' stage at this time last year "Now that the end result has been seen, everybody can tell this can be a success moving forward. We’re looking forward to hosting it again this year. Hutton said about 1,000 junior golfers entered the STPGA qualifiers in the San Antonio, Austin and Houston areas.