Our housing committee will obtain a significant number of hosted houses for players. Rental houses for players and their families will also be available. Players are asked to indicate their preferences on the entry form. Requests will be honored based on first come, first served.




Carefree Inn and Resortwww.carefree-resort.com, is located at 37220 Mule Train Rd., Carefree, AZ. A deposit has been placed for several rooms. The PDF below provides detailed information. Also included are other nearby hotels. 


Local hotel information
2017 Host Hotel - website 12-8-16.pdf
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Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale North - 8550 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255.

Hotel Pricing


USD $84.00(plus tax)


Book now by calling hotel directly at 480-629-2013 and referencing the Southwestern Amateur Golf Tournament” Group Code - SWGA" or use the following: SWGA Group Weblink

Rooms held at group rate until !

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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.

Our Sponsors

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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