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Grapevine Amateur

2020 Grapevine Amateur
January 6-9, 2020
Silverado Golf Club (North)
Napa, California

2020 Grapevine Entry Form

The 2020 Grapevine Amateur will debut January 6-9, 2020, at world-class Silverado Golf Club (North) in Napa, California.  The Grapevine Amateur will be a world-amateur ranked event as is the standard in all of our Troon Saguaro Amateur Series events.  The Grapevine is scheduled to be 54-holes with no cut (weather permitting).  Included in the $450 entry fee is all three competitive rounds of the event, the practice round on Monday, January 6, a player gift, practice facility usage, and on-site discounts.  Silverado is the home to the PGA Tour's Safeway Open and is widely considered one of the best courses in Northern California.  The Silverado Resort will serve as the host with discounted rooms available to all participants and guests.  

GRAPEVINE ENTRY CRITERIA:  A player is exempt if he meets one of the entry criteria below and submits a a completed application (with $450 payment) by December 20, 2019.  This is an Open Amateur tournament and the player must have a handicap index of 3.0 or better.  Any player who meets any of the standardized criteria below may enter the Grapevine Amateur.  The entry deadline is December 20, 2019. 

  • Top 250 in closest ranking to November 1, 2019, in the 2019-20 Men's Golfweek Collegiate Rankings or Golfstat Rankings (Division I)
  • Top 1500 players in the Scratch Players World Amateur Golf Rankings
  • Top 1000 players in the World Amateur Golf Rankings
  • All 2019 champions of major men's state amateur and mid-amateur championships
  • All participants in the men's 2019 US Mid-Amateur, USGA Four-Ball, and US Amateur Championships
  • All male golfers with a handicap of 3.0 and below
Schedule of Events
Monday, January 6:  Practice round at Silverado Golf Club
Tuesday, January 7:  First round off of 1/10 tees in AM
Wednesday, January 8:  Second round (same groupings)
Thursday, January 9:  Final round (re-pair to score) off of 1/10 tees in AM

Practice Round:  Monday, January 6. Tee times are made on your own and the cost is included in the entry fee.  Please call or email Devon Raymond at 707-257-5467 or  Deadline is December 27.  

Host Hotel:  Silverado Resort and Spa
Special Grapevine Amateur Rate ($169 per night with $50 resort credit):

Transportation:  All participants are responsible for their own transportation to/from the event.  The host hotel is located directly on property with easy access to all golf facilities.  Plan all departure flights accordingly to competing most of the day during the final round on 1/9.  

Carts/Walking:  Silverado is a very easy course to walk but carts will be available for any players who wish to use them (at an extra cost).  Caddies are allowed and welcome.  Spectator carts will be available on a space-avaiable basis at an extra cost.  All cart availability is subject to weather.  

Conduct and Attire:  Golf spike policy of Silverado Golf Club is in effect at the time of the Grapevine 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 Silverado/Grapevine Amateur 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 28, 2019, after which there are no refunds for withdrawal or no show for any reason (including injury).    

TO ENTER:  Complete the linked entry forms above or below and return (with payment) to  Questions?  Please email or call/text Roy Edwards at 303-917-4538 or with any tournament questions.  To mail with check or credit card payment:

Saguaro Amateur
6998 Indian Peaks Trail
Boulder, CO  80301

ENTRY DEADLINE:  December 20, 2019