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  • Location: Ventana Canyon - Mountain Course
  • Date: July 08 - 09, 2017
  • Ages: All
  • Entry Deadline: July 03, 2017
  • Amateur Entry Fee: $175.00

2017 Southern Amateur (Divisional)

Winding through the canyons and arroyos of this fabulous 600-acre high Sonoran Desert preserve are the two spectacular Tom Fazio-designed championship golf courses that are on every list of the nation's very best..  In 2016 Shankar Natarajan won the event with a two-day total of 134.  Divisional Winners were: Masters - Scott Smith; Senior - Gary Loeb; Legends - David Rasley.

Registration opens on May 1

2017 Southern Amateur 

HOST SITE: Ventana Canyon Golf and Racquet Club: 6200 N. Clubhouse Ln., Tucson, Arizona 85750

DATES: July 8-9, 2017 (Saturday and Sunday)  / Mountain Course

GOLF CART USE: Players may walk but are permitted to ride in carts and cart fees are covered in the tournament entry fee. Carts will be staged near the practice facilities each morning of the competition. Maximum of two carts per group and maximum of two riders per cart. Click here for AGA's complete golf cart policy.

CADDIES: Caddies are permitted for the Championship. They must walk at all times unless there is an available seat in one of the players carts. Caddies riding in a cart MUST NOT displace a player.

In addition, the following policies will be enforced:

  1. Spectator carts are not permitted for insurance reasons, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  2. Pull carts are permitted as long as not in conflict with the Host Club rules.

ELIGIBILITY: Participants must hold an active membership with an AGA Member Club. There are no handicap limitations.

LODGING AT VENTENNA CANYON: Rates at The Lodge at Ventana Canyon for Accommodations on July 8 & 9:
·  One Bedroom Suite w/ 1 King Bed & 1 Bathroom (one golfer occupancy)    
Nightly Rate for 1 Night - $105.00   Nightly Rate for 2 Nights -  $85.00
·  One Bedroom Suite w/ 2 Queen beds & 1 bathroom (2 golfers sharing)    
Nightly Rate for 1 Night  - $115.00  Nightly Rate for 2 Nights - $100.00
·  Loft Suite w/ 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds & 2 Bathrooms (2 golfers sharing)   
Nightly Rate for 1 Night - $130.00  Nightly Rate for 2 Nights - $115.00
·  Loft Suite w/ 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds & 2 Bathrooms (3 golfers sharing)     
Nightly Rate for 1 Night - $145.00   Nightly Rate for 2 Nights - $130.00

Quoted rates do not include nightly resort fee of $24.00 or tax.
 
Call Wayne Doyel in reservations @ 520-577-4092 to reserve your accommodations at The Lodge at Ventana Canyon. Make sure to book early to get your chosen accommodations.

PRACTICE ROUNDS: Practice rounds will be available on the Mountain course at a rate of $35 per round.

FORMAT: 36-holes of individual stroke play at gross handicap within Divisions. Max field size of 84 players.

Food and Beverage: There is a Bar and Grille that will be open to competitors during the time of the tournament. The Golf House located at the practice facility sits at the turn for the Mountain Course and will open during play. A beverage cart will be running on the Mountain Course and there are water stations located on every other hole on the Mountain Course.

TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES:

Saturday July 8

              7:00 a.m. start times from #1 and #10 tee in groups of three at 10-minute intervals

 Sunday, July 9

              7:00 a.m. start times from #1 and #10 tee in groups of three at 10-minute intervals

TPA TEE TIMES: TBD

PAIRINGS: Round 1 pairings will be available by end of day on Wednesday, July 5. Participants will recieve an email once pairings are live.

DRIVING RANGE: Practice balls will be available on the range prior to play on: Saturday and Sunday at Ventana Golf and Racquet Club.

PAYOUTS: Payouts in the form of merchandise gift cards will be given to top finishers. Specific payout amounts will be posted prior to final-round scoring.

GOLF CART USE: Players may walk or ride.

In addition, the following policies will be enforced:

  1. Spectator carts are not permitted for insurance reasons, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  2. Carts are assigned only to contestants. A caddie may use a cart only if a contestant is not displaced by such use.
  3. Restrictions on cart use for players are at the discretion of the Host Site, and all players are bound by those requirements, subject to withdrawal for violations of that policy. Any such restrictions will be posted at the tournament site.
  4. Two persons per cart only.
  5. Carts must be kept on paths if available near greens and tees.
  6. Any non-player riding with a player is considered a caddie and subject to any potential rules violations.
  7. Pull carts are permitted as long as not in conflict with the Host Club rules.

Click here for the complete guidelines of AGA’s golf cart policy.

WITHDRAW POLICY: Prior to the Entry Deadline, players may withdraw from a tournament and receive a full refund by completing the withdraw process on the tournament website, calling the AGA office (602) 944-3035 during normal business hours or calling the Withdraw Line at (602) 944-3035 ext. 210 and leaving a message.

After the Entry Deadline has passed, any withdraw will be considered a “late withdraw”. Tournament entry fees will only be returned if the player’s position in the field is filled by an alternate. In any case, a $30 administrative fee will be deducted from any tournament entry fee refund, regardless of the reason for withdrawing.

Click here for the AGA’s complete withdraw policy.

Projected Yardages are subject to change
 
 

Hole #

Par

Black

Masters/Seniors

Legends

1

4

422

386

353

2

4

347

347

336

3

3

107

107

104

4

5

512

512

486

5

4

392

392

332

6

3

230

208

176

7

4

454

416

370

8

5

517

517

474

9

4

414

364

364

Out

36

3395

3249

2995

10

4

353

353

337

11

4

445

406

377

12

5

548

509

443

13

4

292

292

281

14

3

183

183

154

15

4

435

413

335

16

3

169

169

139

17

4

403

403

374

18

5

589

589

503

In

36

3417

3317

2943

Total

72

6812

6566

5938

Open Division  - Black

Masters Division - Black/Gold

Senior Division - Black/Gold

Legends Division - Gold/Silver