Valero Energy Corporation and Valero Texas Open officials announced the launch of the Valero Texas Collegiate, which will be held in the fall of 2023 at the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course, home of the PGA Tour's Valero Texas Open, which is held annually each spring.
Georgia Southern men's golf is set to participate in the tournament, which will be Sept. 8-11. The four-day event will feature some of the finest college golfers in the country as well as some storied golf programs in the NCAA, with the individual winner of the tournament receiving an exemption into the 2024 Valero Texas Open. The week will start with a College Amateur event on Sept. 8, followed by three rounds of competition.
The University of Texas at San Antonio will serve as the tournament host and compete with teams that include the current top-ranked Vanderbilt (1), Oklahoma (13), Georgia Southern (18), Virginia (21), Baylor University (25), Texas Christian University (27), Georgia (30), Louisville (31), Louisiana State University (43), Florida Gulf Coast University (85). Tournament officials will be confirming the twelfth and final team in this year's field in the weeks ahead.