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Coachella Amateur

2022 Coachella Amateur
December 20-23
Terra Lago Golf Club (North)


The 2022 Coachella Amateur will take place December 20-23, 2022, at Terra Lago Golf Club (North Course) in Indio, California.  The Coachella Amateur will be a world-amateur ranked event as is the standard in all of our Troon Saguaro Amateur Series events.  The Coachella is scheduled to be 54-holes with no cut (weather permitting).  Included in the entry fee is all three competitive rounds of the event, the practice round, a player gift, practice facility usage, and on-site discounts.  Terra Lago has hosted many major amateur and professional events.  The Coachella takes place immediately after the Agave Amateur, hosted at nearby Shadow Hills Golf Club, affording players an opportunity to play in two consecutive world-ranked amateur events.  

COACHELLA ENTRY CRITERIA:  A player is exempt if he meets one of the entry criteria below and submits a a completed application (with $525 payment) by December 10, 2022.  This is an Open Amateur tournament and the player must have a handicap index of 3.0 (women are 5.0) or better.  Any player who meets any of the standardized criteria below may enter the Coachella Amateur.  The entry deadline is December 10, 2022.  The Coachella Amateur is open to BOTH male and female players, who will compete in separate divisions.  

  • Top 250 in the final 2021-22 Men's or Women's Golfweek Collegiate Rankings or Golfstat Rankings (Division I) or the closest ranking to November 1, 2022, in the 2022-23 rankings
  • Top 1200 players in the Scratch Players World Amateur Golf Rankings
  • Top 1000 players in the World Amateur Golf Rankings
  • All 2022 champions of major women's or men's state amateur and mid-amateur championships
  • All participants in the 2022 US Mid-Amateur, USGA Four-Ball, and US Amateur Championships
  • All male golfers with a handicap of 3.0 and below
  • All female golfers with a handicap of 5.0 and below
Schedule of Events
Tuesday, December 20:  Practice round (tee times on own)
Wednesday, December 21:  First round - 8:30 am shotgun
Thursday, December 22:  Second round - 8:30 am shotgun
Friday, December 23:  Final round - 8:30 am shotgun

Practice Round:  Tuesday, December 20. Tee times are made on your own and the cost is included in the entry fee.  Call 760-775-2000 and let them know you are booking your starting time for the 2022 Coachella Amateur.  

Host Hotel:  Fairfield Inn and Suites and JW Marriott Desert Springs
Fairfield Inn and Suites ($135 per night)
42655 Marmara Street
Indio, CA  92203
After 11/21 the online booking link is closed so please call the hotel directly at 760-863-4000 and they will book if there is availability
Group Name:  'Agave Amateur Golf Tournament' (carryover from Agave Am right before)

JW Marriott Desert Springs
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
$226 (king) and $246 (double queens) 
*$38 resort fee also applies
DEADLINE TO BOOK:  Monday, November 28

Yardage and Green Slope Books:  Available to order directly from PuttView at

Transportation:  All participants are responsible for their own transportation to/from the event.  Plan all departure flights accordingly to be competing most of the day during the final round on 12/23/2022.  No tee times will be changed to accomodate flights.

Carts/Walking:  Players are in carts.  Spectator carts are not available (for any reason) as the club has determined all carts will need to be used by golfers and there isn't an extra availability for spectators.  Please contact the golf course staff with any questions.  Spectators are welcome.  

Beginning this tournament season, all tournament players are required to be members.  Memberships start at $25.  Please see below for registration and membership information!

Steps to register for our tournaments:
1. Sign up to the Master Roster of the Troon Saguaro Amateur Series at
2. Sign up for the membership level that best suits you (link below):
3. Sign up for individual tournaments 

GENERAL MEMBER:  $25-eligible to compete in all 2022-23 Troon Saguaro Amateur Series events
PLATINUM MEMBER:  $295-includes 10% tournament discount, exempt category, and exclusive 1-month priority registration windows
SPONSOR MEMBER:  $1,295-includes 1 sponsor exemption, 10% tournament discount, exempt category, and 1-month priority registration windows

Conduct and Attire:  Golf spike policy of Terra Lago Golf Club is in effect at the Coachella Amateur.  Proper golf attire is required at all times in all golf areas.  Golf shirts must have a collar and either pants or golf shorts are required.  All headwear must be worn forward.  Any act of unsportsmanlike conduct-including but not limited to:  cursing, throwing clubs, damage to the golf course, or other are prohibited.  Disqualification with no refund is possible at the sole discretion of the tournament committee.  

Pace of Play:  We ask that the first player or two who hole out proceed immediately to the next tee and hit when ready.  Walk ahead and save time when possible.  In the practice round, no more than one ball should be played to the green.  Play as fast as possible.  If you are holding up play during the practice round, you may be asked to leave or skip holes by the staff.

Withdrawals and Refunds:  All confirmed and paid entries are subject to a $125 non-refundable handling fee at all times.  Refunds minus $125 are available up until December 10, 2022, after which there are no refunds for withdrawal or no show for any reason (including injury).    

TO ENTER:  Complete the linked entry forms above.  Questions?  Please email or call/text Roy Edwards at 303-917-4538 or with any tournament questions.  

ENTRY DEADLINE:  December 10, 2022