Phil Hannaford - President
Phillip Mahoney - 1st Vice-President
John Gusky - Treasurer
Doug Seery - Secretary
John Ranslem - Executive Director & Past-President
Bill Lich - Past-President
Joel Empie - Special Assistant
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
2016 TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE
Tournament Coordinator - Peter Swanson, Assistant Golf Professional - Cochise/Geronimo
John Gusky - Director of Rules
Warren Wilson - Director of Competition
Jim Moriarty - Director of Recruiting
IN APPRECIATION FOR SERVICE TO THE SWGA
2013 - 2017 Mike Peluso
2012 - 2016 Clark Swartz
2007 - 2016 Gary Loeb
2007 - 2016 Chuck White
No cut 90 player field!
The Sizzler Amateur will be held the week following the Southwestern Amateur this year, again at Troon North, just a few miles from Desert Mountain. If interested, contact the Sizzler website.
SWGA Executive Director John Ranslem presents a check to the BOOT CAMPAIGN co-founder Leigh Ann Ranslem. The BOOT CAMPAIGN, a SWGA partner, assists returning veteransw who have special needs.
At the 2017 Shell Houston Open, Southwestern Golf Association President, John Ranslem, met with former Southwestern Amateur champion JT Poston (2013).
JT earned his PGTour card by ending up in the top 25 on the Web.com Tour in 2016. He has made the cut in most of the 2017 PGA events he has entered.
At the Genesis Open he was paired in the first two rounds with Kevin Dougherty, our 2012 champion and first runner up to JT in 2013. Read more....
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!
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.