GALLERY OF CHAMPIONS

KYLE JONES

(Baylor University)​

2014 Southwestern Amateur Champion
2-time All Big-12 player

STEPHEN CARNEY

(University of Tulsa)

2011 Southwestern Amateur Champion

2010 Oklahoma State Amateur Champion

NICK WATNEY

(Fresno State)

2002 Southwestern Amateur Champion

10 Professional wins (5 PGA Tour)

2011 President's Cup Participant

RYAN PALMER

(Texas A&M University)

1999 Southwestern Amateur Champion

3-time PGA Tour Winner

TED PURDY

​(University of Arizona)
1993 Southwestern Amateur Champion
2005 PGA Tour Byron Nelson Winner
4 Professional wins

TOM PERNICE JR.

(UCLA)

1982 Southwestern Amateur Champion

2-time PGA Tour winner

4-time Champions Tour winner

COREY PAVIN

(UCLA)

1981 Southwestern Amateur Champion

1995 US Open Champion

27 Professional wins (15 PGA Tour)

2010 Ryder Cup Captain

MARK O' MEARA

(Long Beach State)

1980 Southwestern Amateur Champion

1998 Master Champion and British Open Champion

34 Professional wins (19 PGA Tour)

JAY HAAS

(Wake Forest University)

1976 Southwestern Amateur Champion

9-time PGA Tour and 14-time Champions Tour Winner

CRAIG STATLER

(University of Southern California)

1975 Southwestern Amateur Champion

1982 Masters Champion

16 Professional wins (13 PGA Tour)

9-time Champions Tour winner

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What's New

Former Southwestern Amateur champions Nick Watney (2002) and JT Poston (2013) finished T14 in the recently completed Valspar Championship.

Former Southwestern Amateur champions JT Poston (2013), above, and Kevin Dougherty (2012) renewed their acquaintances this past weekend during the first two rounds of the PGA Tour’s Genesis Open at The Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. Read more....

There is a new amateur tournament near us in time and place! The no cut “Sizzler Amateur” will be held from June 11-13 at the Troon North Golf Club, just a few miles from us at Desert Mountain.

 

Play both and you could play up to 10 rounds of golf on some of the best courses in the country and stay at the same accommodations for the entire time. Read more...  

2014 Southwestern Amateur player Aaron Wise wins the 2016 NCAA Men's Individual title and leads his Oregon team to the team title.

Congratulations to 2012 Southwestern Amateur player Bryson DeChambeau for earning his 2016-17 PGA Tour card.

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Enjoy Desert Mountain for the week!

For players who miss the 36 hole cut, Desert Mountain has agreed to provide playing access to two of its other Jack Nicklaus Signature Courses on Friday and Saturday of tournament week. So plan to stay the week!

Desert Mountain Club

The longest running amateur golf tournament in the southwestern United States returns for a third year at Scottsdale's premier private golf and recreational community.

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