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Tucker Amateur

The Tucker Amateur

September 25-27, 2020
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club
48456 West Highway 238
Maricopa, AZ  

2020 CHAMPION:  Trevor Werbylo (Tucson, AZ)  66-68-67

Friday, September 25:  Practice Round (2:00 pm shotgun)  Send your group requests to Devin Lowe 
Saturday, September 26:  First and Second Rounds  7:30 am shotgun start
Sunday, September 27:  Final Round (7:30 am tee times off of #1 and #10)

PRACTICE ROUND:  2:00 pm shotgun start on Friday, September 25.  Please send all group requests (groups of 4) to Devin Lowe, Assistant General Manager at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes, at  

GOLF CARTS:  As a player enhancement, all players will be provided OPTIONAL golf carts for all four rounds of the tournament.  They will be double-rider carts.  You don't have to use the cart.  It is the player's responsibility to the options available if they don't want to double-ride (trading off, walking but having the clubs in the cart, etc).  There will be a few additional carts that players may rent (at an additional cost) if they prefer a single-rider cart.  The availability is first-come, first-serve, and is not guaranteed.  NO ONE is allowed to ride on the back of a cart.  

SPECTATORS:  Spectators are currently able to be allowed at The Tucker Amateur but we will update you any changes as we get closer.  Spectator carts are not available.

CADDIES:  Caddies are allowed but may not ride on the back of any cart.  

COVID RULES:  Social distancing will be key especially at the beginning and the end of the shotguns.  We appreciate your help on that.  Flagsticks will be required to remain in the holes and there will not be any bunker rakes on the course.  A addition to the Notice to Competitors will address this.  

ENTRY FEE:  $375 which includes all golf for four rounds, practice balls, lunch on 36 hole day, and awards. 

1.  Top 250 players from the final 2019-20 Golfweek or Golfstat Collegiate Rankings.
2.  Top 1500 players from the Scratch Players Amateur Rankings.
3.  Top 1000 players from the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR).
4.  All current champions of in 2019 or 2020 of major state amateur golf tournaments.
5.  All participants in the most recently competed USGA or RandA Championships (2019 or 2020)
6.  All male golfers with a handicap index of 3.0 or below

HOST HOTELS:  Marriott Phoenix Chandler
1600 South Price Road
Chandler, AZ  85286
$99 per night-includes hot breakfast and wifi
Deadline to Book:  September 4
or call the hotel at 480-732-1600

Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino Hotel (closest hotel to Southern Dunes)
15406 North Maricopa Road
Maricopa, AZ  85139
Call:  1-800-CAESARS and provide group code S09TAT0

QUESTIONS:  Please call, text, or email Roy Edwards at or 303-917-4538

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.