Welcome to the Trans-Mississippi Golf Association

exness trade online Since its founding in 1901, the Trans-Miss has grown to become one of the premier amateur golf associations in the United States. We are dedicated to promoting the what binomo game of golf through a variety of services for our member clubs, including the annual Trans-Mississippi Amateur Championship, Trans-Mississippi Senior Championship, Trans-Mississippi Four-Ball and the Trans-Miss Turf Scholarship Fund, provided to young men and women at 21 universities across the United States.

2012 Four-Ball Championship returning to Bandon Dunes

     Presented by TaylorMade-Adidas Golf

Bandon Dunes Resort (Bandon Dunes, Pacific Dunes & Old Macdonald courses)
Bandon, Oregon
October 15-18, 2012

The 32nd Trans-Mississippi Four-Ball Championship, presented by TaylorMade-Adidas golf, will return to the Bandon Dunes Resort.  The 54-hole four-ball stroke play championship will be contested binomo funds on three courses on October 15-18, 2012.  The Bandon Dunes and Pacific Dunes courses along with the newly opened Old Macdonald course will be used for the championship.  Teams are guaranteed one round on each of the courses during the championship.  An official practice round is offered on any of the three tournament courses on October 15th.  The championship is open to players age 25 & older and includes three divisions (Championship, Senior and Super Senior).  Located on the property are full service lodging, restaurants, lounges, golf shops, hot tub, sauna, exercise room and locker rooms. A 32-acre practice center allows you to hone every shot required at Bandon Dunes and features a one-acre practice putting green and bunker practice area.  It will be the second time Bandon Dunes has played host to the Trans having previously hosted the Trans-Mississippi Four-Ball Championship in 2008.  Click here for tournament information and to download an entry form.

Tyler Raber wins 109th Trans-Miss Championship at Oak Tree National

      Presented by TaylorMade-Adidas Golf

 Oak Tree National
Edmond, Oklahoma
July 10-12, 2012

Players    Pairings    Results

UC-Davis’ Tyler Raber outlasted a talented field of amateur players and a long day of golf at one of the Midwest’s most challenging facilities in winning the 109th Trans-Mississippi Championship Thursday at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla.  Raber held off University of Iowa’s Steven Ihm by a single shot with his final 1-over par 72.  Earlier in the day Raber had posted a 4-over par 75 in the third round and trailed Arkansas’ Austin Cook by one stroke heading into the final round.  Ihm placed second after rounds of 72 and 73 the final day.  Cook finished in third place overall after rounds of 71 and 76.  Oklahoma City’s Jeff Coffman was the low mid-amateur with a 72-hole total of 295.  Next year’s championship, the 2013 Trans-Miss, will be held at The Meadow Club near San Francisco.  Click here for complete championship information.

Duncan, Sr. & Mahoney claim 2012 Senior titles at La Jolla CC

       Presented by TaylorMade-Adidas Golf

La Jolla Country Club
La Jolla, Calinfornia
May 21-24, 2012


Patrick Duncan Sr. of Rancho Santa Fe. Calif., rallied from an eight-stroke deficit in the final round and won the 2012 Trans-Mississippi Senior Championship at La Jolla Country Club. Duncan Sr., a landscaping contractor, made birdies on the par-5 15th and par-3 16th holes to overtake Bob Kain of La Quinta, Calif. His 1-over 73 gave him a three-round total of 6-over 222. Former USGA Senior Amateur champion Kemp Richardson of Laguna Niguel, Calif., had birdies on his final three holes Thursday and claimed second, one shot behind Duncan Sr. at 223.  La Jolla Country Club’s Kevin Hayes, who enjoyed a seven-shot lead entering the round, struggled to an 87 Thursday and finished tied for 10th at 12-over 228. La Jolla’s Hayes, playing in his first Trans championship, had rounds of 72 and 69 to open the event. Scottsdale, Ariz.’s Michael Mahoney, also a member at La Jolla, had a third-round 79 Thursday and won the Super Senior Division by three shots over Bob Rowland of Danville, Calif. and Jim Myers, Oceanside, Calif.  Click here for tournament information, contestants list, pairings and results.

Rutgers student MacKenzie named Vickers scholar

     2011-12 Trans-Miss Turf Scholars Announced

Rutgers University student Christopher Tyler MacKenzie has been selected as the Vickers Scholarship winner among 14 students earning 2011-12 scholarships from the Trans-Mississippi Golf Association (TMGA) through its Turf Scholarship Fund. MacKenzie, 24, will receive a $7,500 scholarship as he completes his education in the Rutgers’ two-year Golf Course Management Program this month. He also receives the Vickers Trophy, a bronze sculpture of Old Tom Morris.  “With two people close to me, my father and his assistant, both having won Trans-Miss scholarships, to join them with that — especially my dad — it’s kind of a legacy deal,” said MacKenzie of Forest Lake, Minn. “I didn’t know the (TMGA) has been around as long as it has. To know that I was awarded the top Trans-Miss scholarship, it’s an honor.”  Click here to read the press release announcing the 2011-12 Trans-Miss Scholars.

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