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  • Location: The Lodge at Ventana Canyon
  • Date: July 07 - 08, 2018
  • Ages: All
  • Entry Deadline: July 01, 2018

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2018 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 2017 Don Reycroft won the event with a two-day total of 143.  Divisional Winners were: Masters - Paige Peterson; Senior - Don Reycroft; Legends - David Potthast.

2018 Southern Amateur

HOST SITE: The Lodge at Ventana Canyon – Mountain Course, 6200 N Club House Ln, Tucson, AZ 85750

DATES: July 7-8, 2018 (Saturday and Sunday) 

LODGING: There is a block of rooms set aside for us at the Lodge:

Rate available July 5 – 9, 2018

$89 – Single occupancy

$105 – One bedroom, two queen beds

$119 – Two bedroom

Here is the link to set up a reservation: Reserve Accomadations at the Lodge at Ventana Canyon

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.

PRACTICE ROUNDS: Practice Rounds will be available beginning June 26, 2018 ONLY ON THE EVEN DAYS at a rate of $39.

FORMAT: 36-hole stroke play championship with a max field size of 84 players starting off  Nos. 1 & 10 tees.                                                                                    

TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES:

                Saturday, July 7

                                7:00-8:57 a.m.                                     First Round – Nos. 1 & 10 tees

                                                                                                Ventana Canyon – Mountain Course                  

                Sunday, July 8

                                7:00-8:57 a.m.                                     Final Round – Nos. 1 & 10 tees

                                                                                                Ventana Canyon – Mountain course

                                3:00 p.m.                                               Awards Ceremony

                                                                                                Ventana Canyon


PAIRINGS: TBD

DRIVING RANGE: Practice balls will be available on the range prior to play on: Saturday and Sunday at The Lodge at Ventana Canyon

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.