El Paso, TX/ Las Cruces, NM




To all Golfweek Amateur Tour Members,


On behalf of the entire Golfweek organization, I want to thank you for your membership of the Golfweek Amateur Tour.  We are incredibly proud of our relationship with what we feel is the best option for organized amateur competition for folks like you and me. 


I am writing to inform you of some changes to our magazine frequency and format for 2021. Our plan is to publish four issues in 2021 including our annual Golfweek’s Best in April and Ultimate Guide in December. In addition to these two issues, we will publish a new issue called Get Equipped in February that will highlight everything new in the game for 2021 including equipment, gear, places to visit and more. The second new issue is titled Golf Life in July and will feature in-depth stories and interviews with the movers, shakers and personalities that drive the business and sport of golf. We are excited about the new schedule and plan to bring the same style of expert, in-depth journalism that you expect from Golfweek..


I hope that you also enjoying www.golfweek.usatoday.com as well as our weekly digital newsletter products including: Monday Rewind, Get Equipped, Get Primed, Golf Life and Get Better. You can sign up for these here.


Thank you again for being a Golfweek Amateur Tour Member. 



Patrick Leahy
VP of Revenue - USA TODAY Golf
Publisher – Golfweek





As a Golfweek Amateur Tour Member, you will receive membership into a -USGA compliant club through USHandicap.com and issued an official USGA index.

Within 45 days of joining the tour and filling out the 2022 registration, each member will receive an email from USHandicap with instructions on how to sign into your account. You will not be able to access your Silver membership until you receive the confirmation email. Nothing will be mailed, everything will be done via email address.

See FAQ's here for more information.


Sign up today for Golfweek's FREE newletters reporting on the latest and greatest happenings in the game of golf.


Tour Partners:





What is the Tour

What is the El Paso / Las Cruces Tour?

The Golfweek Amateur Tour of El Paso / Las Cruces Tour is the Premiere Amateur Golf Tour dedicated to Amateur Golfers of all skill levels. No qualifying required. For men and women, young and old. We use some of the best championship golf courses in Texas and New Mexico to host our tournaments making your experience the best possible tournament atmosphere that we can produce. 

So, how do I join and what do I do next?... 
  • Select the 'Join the Tour' button on the left of this page to submit your player registration and membership payment.
  • Once we receive your registration and payment, we will send you an e-mail with additional information and confirmation of your eligibility.
  • Now that you are a member, view our schedule on the Main Page. Any event you are interested in click the Event Info button to see moe about the tournament.
  • On the tournament page, click on the PayPal button to submit your tournament entry fee.
  • When your entry fee has been received and processed, we will send you an e-mail confirmatin of your registration for the event and you are all set!
  • Everything is pretty simple but for additional detailed information, be sure to checkout the FAQ and Tournament Manual sections.


Membership Fee Includes

Your yearly Membership includes the following perks for the season:
  • Allows ALL MEMBERS to compete in any Golfweek event in any city
  • Discounted practice round rates for the week leading up to the event.
  • Receive a Tour Welcome Bag that includes a year long subsrciption to Golfweek Magazine, USGA Handicap Card, Tour Hat and Other Tour Items.
  • Compete locally to qualify for the annual National Championship at Hilston Head, SC.
  • Entry into the local season long Par 4 Challenge (Click HERE for Details)


How Our Tournaments Work

When you sign up for the tour, we will place you into a flight based on your current USGA Index or by making a determination based on your average scores. During the tournaments, you will compete against other players from your flight in a true stoke play event. You will compete for pre-paid Gifts Cards and also an etched crystal trophy for the 1st place winner in each flight.  

Prize Pay-Outs are based on the amount of players in your flight. Please click on the Prize Payout Matrix Button to view the complete prize pay-out matrixes for both Standard and 2 Day Major events.  

We also have optional cash games at each event. These include Skins Games based on Flight, Closest to the Pin and the Par 4 Challenge if you are a member of our El Paso / Las Cruces Tour.  

Then, based on what place you took in that tournament, you will be awarded season points no matter what place you finished for the event. The Season Long Points Winner for each flight will be awarded a special trophy and we will also pay for their next year's Membership to the Tour!  

Listed below are the flight assignments...  
  • Championship Flight: 0 to 3.9 Handicap
  • A Flight: 4.0 to 8.9 Handicap
  • B Flight: 9.0 to 13.9 Handicap
  • C Flight: 14.0 to 18.9 Handicap
  • D Flight: 19.0 and Higher Handicap




first image second image third image fourth image fifth image sixth image seventh image eighth image




Where Amateurs Play Like Pro's!

Bookmark and Share