What makes up an amateur golfer may be
ambiguous and mystifying.
It's more than a simple definition; joining the
amateur tour circuit is simply an expansion of your hobbies.
A simple definition of an amateur is a participant
who plays for enjoyment and not for cash or kind as a reward.
But that is not a total definition of an
It's important to note that there is an actual definition of an
amateur player according to the,
United States Golf Association.
An amateur player reaches that status first by
reaching what is known as golf skill.
Golf skill is assessed by a player's
success at a competitive level.
The level of competition can be local or
national; the important aspect is that the player is successful competitively.
Once a player has success in competitions and is
recognized as having golf skill, this is known as golf reputation.
reputation can only be gained through actual playing and recognition of golf
Simply being associated with the game of golf, administering tournaments
or being an,
instructor does not gain a player reputation or skill.
After achieving a level of reputable golf skill (handicap)and
establishing a (handicap) status,
an amateur may become an amateur
The GOLFWEEK Amateur Tour of
Las Vegas is the Premier Amateur Golf Tour dedicated to Las Vegas 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
Las Vegas 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?
Ã˜ Select the 'Join the Tour' button on the left
of this page to submit your player registration and membership payment.
Ã˜ Once we receive your registration and
payment, we will send you an e-mail with additional information and
confirmation of your eligibility.