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Silverado Amateur

2023 Silverado Amateur
May 21-23
Silverado Golf Club (North)
Napa, California



The 2023 Silverado Amateur will be played May 21-23 at world-class Silverado Golf Club (North) in Napa, California.  The Silverado Amateur will be a world-amateur ranked event as is the standard in all of our Troon Saguaro Amateur Series events.  The Silverado Am is scheduled to be 54-holes with no cut (weather permitting).  Included in the $595 USD entry fee is all three competitive rounds of the event, the practice round on Sunday, May 21, a player gift, practice facility usage, and on-site discounts.  We accept all major credit cards including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.  Silverado is the home to the PGA Tour's Fortinet Championship as well as the Troon Saguaro Amateur Series' Grapevine Amateur (winter) and is widely considered one of the best courses in Northern California.  

SILVERADO AMATEUR ENTRY CRITERIA:  A player is exempt if he meets one of the entry criteria below and submits a a completed application (with $595 payment) by May 12, 2023.  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 Silverado Amateur.  The entry deadline is May 12, 2023, or when full, whichever is earlier.

  • Top 250 in closest ranking 2022-23 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 2022 champions of major men's state amateur and mid-amateur championships
  • All participants in the men's 2021 or 2022 US Mid-Amateur, USGA Four-Ball, and US Amateur Championships
  • All male golfers with a handicap of 3.0 and below
  • All players must be active members of the Troon Saguaro Amateur Series
Schedule of Events
Sunday, May 21:  Practice round at Silverado Golf Club (schedule tee times on your own directly with the Silverado Golf Shop at 707-257-5460)
Monday, May 22:  Rounds 1 and 2 begin at 7:30 am off 1/10 tees
Tuesday, May 23:  Final round shotgun start at 9:00 AM

Troon Saguaro Amateur Series Tournament Waiver (in addition to our liability waiver listed on our entry form):
The Troon Saguaro Amateur Series reserves the right to accept, decline, or withdraw any entry at any time.  Accepted entries shall be subject to the rules and regulations set forth for this competition by the Troon Saguaro Amateur Series as well as any guidelines in place by the host facility or local health agencies. By entering this Troon Saguaro Amateur Series-administered event, all participants agree that there are certain risks and accept personal and sole liability for all such risks, including, but not limited to, any health-related risks. Participants acknowledge and accept responsibility for maintaining their own personal safety, including but not limited to, utilizing their own PPE, practicing social distancing, and sanitizing themselves if they contact people or surfaces. All participants also understand that there is currently a risk of contracting COVID-19 at any Troon Saguaro Amateur Series-administered event and accept personal responsibility and sole liability for that risk.

Yardage and Green Books:  Yardage and green books are available for direct order only at the following link: Please note these books are not available in the Silverado pro shop and you should order with enough time to receive in the mail.  

Practice Round:  Sunday, May 21. Tee times are made on your own and the cost is included in the entry fee.  Please call the pro shop directly at 707-257-5460

Host Hotel:
Silverado Resort and Spa 
Silverado Amateur May 2023

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 5/23.  

Carts/Walking:  The tournament will be walking only.  Caddies are allowed and welcome.  Spectator carts will be available on a space-avaiable basis only to those with a HANDICAP PLACARD or MEDICAL NOTE and will be at an extra cost.  All cart availability for practice rounds are subject to availability and weather. (additional cost).  Push carts are allowed.

Conduct and Attire:  Golf spike policy of Silverado Golf Club is in effect.  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. 

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 May 11, 2023, after which there are no refunds for withdrawal or no show for any reason (including injury).    

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