TOURNAMENT ARCHIVES

The Southwestern Amateur has a long and distinguished list of previous champions that have gone on to great succeess on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour.

 

The tournament was conducted by match play up until 1966.  The tournament format was changed in 1966 to stroke play to meet the growing demands of the players.

OUR BEGINNING - 1915
The American Golfer 1915 Mar Vol13 No5 p[...]
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STROKE PLAY CHAMPIONS 1966 - CURRENT
SWGA 526 Stroke Play Champions.pdf
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MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONS 1915 - 1965
SWGA 525 Match Play Previuos Champions.p[...]
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SWGA LOGOS OF THE PAST
Logo History.pdf
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2018 Southwestern Amateur Final Round Press Release
Wells Padgett of Wichita, Kan., birdied the second playoff hole Saturday afternoon to win the 103rd Southwestern Amateur Golf Tournament over defending champion Jino Sohn, Honolulu, in one of the tournament’s most dramatic finishes.
2018 Final Round Release.pdf
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2018 Southwestern Amateur 3rd Round Press Release
Jordan Hahn, a senior at the University of Wisconsin, and Wells Padgett of Wichita, Kan. and Auburn University, share the third round lead of the 103rd Southwestern Amateur Golf Tournament being played at the Desert Mountain Club’s Cochise Course in northeast Scottsdale.
2018 Third Round Release.pdf
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2018 Southwestern Amateur 2nd Round Press Release
Jordan Hahn carded a three-under-par 67 on Thursday to vault to the top of the leader board after two rounds of the 103rd Southwestern Amateur Golf Tournament being played at the Desert Mountain Club’s Cochise Course in northeast Scottsdale.....
2018 Second Round Release.pdf
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2018 Southwestern Amateur 1st Round Press Release
George Markham of Phoenix, Sam Dickey of Las Vegas Shoot Five-Under-Par 65s
To Tie for First Round Lead at 103rd Southwestern Amateur. Defending Champion Jino Sohn of Arizona State Tied For Fifth after Three-Under-Par 67
2018 First Round Release.pdf
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2017 102nd Southwestern Amateur
Arizona State University junior Jino Sohn shot a final round four-under-par 66 on Saturday to capture the 102nd Southwestern Amateur Golf Tournament at the Desert Mountain Club’s Cochise Course in northeast Scottsdale.
2017_102nd_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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2016 - 101st Southwestern Amateur
PJ Samiere of Kailua, Hawaii shot a final-round three-under-par 67 on Saturday to capture the 101st Southwestern Amateur Golf Tournament at the Desert Mountain Club’s Cochise Course in northeast Scottsdale.
2016_101st_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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2015 100th Southwestern Amateur
2015_100th_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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2014 99th Southwestern Amateur
2014_99th_SWGA_Tournament_Summary1.pdf
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2013 98th Southwestern Amateur
2013_98th_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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2012 - 97th Southwestern Amateur
2012_97th_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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2011 - 96th Southwestern Amateur
2011_96th_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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2010 - 95th Southwestern Amateur
2010_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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2009 - 94th Southwestern Amateur
2009_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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2008 - 93th Southwestern Amateur
2008_SWGA_Tournament_Summary.pdf
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Wells Padgett wins the 103rd Southwestern Amateur in playoff.

Bryson DeChambeau wins the Memorial in a three-man playoff with birdie on the 2nd extra hole. Bryson was T9 in the 2012 Southwestern Amateur.

Rookie Aaron Wise breaks scoring record in capturing the 2018 Byron Nelson for his 1st PGA Tour victory. Aaron was T6 in the 2014 Southwestern Amateur.

Jino Sohn is back to defend his 2017 championship!

Its a family affair! This year's participant Cameron Meeks indicated on his entry that his father Eric Meeks, and his uncle Aaron Meeks, both played in the Southwestern Amateur in 1986. His father finished 5th and his uncle finished 2nd

 

Eric was the 1988 US AM champion, 1989 Walker Cup team member and is a member of the University of Arizona Hall of Fame.

Congratulations to Rice University senior, Mario Carmona, from Mexico, who tied for 6th place at the Conference USA Championship this weekend. This was his 18th round of par or better this year and the 47th of his career. Mario tied for 18th at the 102nd Southwestern Amateur last year, and is entered in the 103rd this June on the Cochise course at Desert Mountain

Our Sponsors

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!

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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