We are excited to introduce the inaugural Women’s Saguaro Amateur at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Arizona. Southern Dunes has been the site of the Saguaro Amateur since 2014 and is leader in high-level competitive golf in the Valley of the Sun. The Women’s Saguaro is a 54-hole world-ranked amateur golf tournament. We expect it to be the premier women’s amateur event in the winter in the western United States.
FIELD and ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible you must not be an NCAA prospect still in high school as of January 1, 2019. If you don’t meet one of the below criteria you must have a verified handicap index of 6.0 to enter the Women’s Saguaro Amateur.
WOMEN’S SAGUARO AMATEUR EXEMPT and ENTRY CRITERIA:
Top 250 in final 2017-18 Women’s Golfweek Collegiate Players Rankings.
Top 250 in closest ranking to November 1, 2018, in the 2018-19 Women’s Collegiate Golf Rankings (Golfweek or Golfstat).
Top 100 players in either World Amateur Golf Rankings or Scratch Players Amateur Rankings.
All members-in-good-standing of women’s college golf teams in the Pac-12, Mountain West, and Big 12 Conferences in 2018-19.
All 2018 champions of major women’s state amateur and mid-amateur championships.
All members-in-good-standing of women’s college teams in Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming (all levels) in 2018-19.
All participants in the women’s 2018 US Mid-Amateur and US Amateur Championships.
SCHEDULE of EVENTS:
Sunday, January 6: Practice Round
Monday, January 7: First Round Tee Times in am
Tuesday, January 8: Second Round Tee Times in am
Wednesday, January 9: Final Round Tee Times in am
ENTRY FEE: $449 which includes all rounds of the tournament (including the practice round), practice before and after each round, a 20% discount off of all food/merchandise, bottled water and player gift.
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club
48456 West Arizona Highway 238
Maricopa, AZ 85139
WITHDRAWALS and REFUNDS: All paid entries are subject to a $125 handling fee at all times that is non-refundable. Refunds minus $125 are available up until December 21, 2018. There are no refunds for any reason after this date.
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