Public Announcement Regarding COVID-19

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Please read this update on SCAGA policies and events as related to the COVID-19 virus situation. In light of the national emergency to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Sun Country Golf House Staff will continue working remotely.  Our concern is with the health and safety of the community, our Sun Country Golf House staff, members and volunteer … Read More

UNM Lobo, Sam Choi, Named to the 2020 Arnold Palmer Cup Team

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Sam Choi, a sophomore on the University of New Mexico’s men’s golf team, has been named to the 2020 Arnold Palmer Cup International Team. Choi has had a terrific year already notching three top-5 finishes including a win at the John Burns Intercollegiate. The Arnold Palmer Cup is slated for July 3-5, 2020 at Lahinch Golf Club in Ireland. According … Read More

2020 Rules and WHS Seminars

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We are excited to announce the dates for the 2020 Rules of Golf Seminars and World Handicap System Education Seminars! These are free of charge however if you plan to attend please RSVP by either emailing logan@suncountrygolfhouse.com or call 505-897-0864. World Handicap System Education December 17th Paradise Hills 6pm-8pm December 18th NMSU GC 6pm-8pm NMAA/World Handicap System Education January 21st … Read More

2019 Sun Country Pac Coast Team

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Our very own University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course will play host to the 53rd Pacific Coast Amateur Championship on July 23-26th. The Sun Country team is comprised of UNM Sophomores Sam Choi and Ignacio Arcaya, and Monte Vista Colorado’s Greg Condon, who won our 2019 NM-WT Amateur Championship at Paa-Ko Ridge GC earlier this month. The Sun Country … Read More

Condon takes home his 3rd NM-WT Amateur Championship

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Greg Condon, of Monte Vista, Colorado, fired a three day total of 214 (-2) to take home his third NM-WT Amateur Championship including two of the past three. Greg had a comfortable lead coming into the final nine holes of the weekend of five strokes. He finished the tournament with a final victory of four strokes. Greg also took home … Read More

SCAGA Volunteer of the Year Award Now to be Named the Donna Sauve Award

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At the 2016 Annual Meeting the SCAGA Board of Directors renamed the SCAGA Volunteer of the Year to the Donna Sauve Award. Along with renaming the award after our long time SCAGA and USGA volunteer, Donna Sauve was also honored with this award. Donna has had a great deal of influence in the Sun Country Amateur golf world through her … Read More

Surette and Salome Repeat at Spring Stroke Play

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The Sun Country Amateur Golf Association kicked off the 2017 Championship Season with the Spring Stroke Play, held at Red Hawk Golf Club and Picacho Hills Country Club in Las Cruces, NM. The field of 155 players competed for the top gross and net spot in their respective flights. Samantha Surette was able to successfully defend her 2016 Spring Stroke … Read More

Local Rule for Accidental Movement of a Ball on the Putting Green

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Effective January 1, 2017 If a Committee wishes to introduce such a Local Rule, the following wording is recommended: “Accidental Movement of a Ball on a Putting Green Rules 18-2, 18-3 and 20-1 are modified as follows: When a player’s ball lies on the putting green, there is no penalty if the ball or ball-marker is accidentally moved by the … Read More

Condon, Surette, and Sivage Win SCAGA Players of the Year

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The Monte Vista, CO native, Greg Condon has been named the SCAGA 2016 Player of the Year. Condon was the 2016 New Mexico – West Texas Mid-Amateur Champion and was also the 2016 SCAGA Team Champion. He also was runner-up in the 2016 SCAGA Fall Stableford as well as a top 5 finisher in the 2016 New Mexico – West … Read More

Condon Duo wins SCAGA Team Championship

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Monte Vista, CO natives, Greg Condon and son Luke Condon, won the SCAGA Men’s Team Championship at Rockwind Community Links in Hobbs, NM. The duo shot 66 during the four-ball format and finished with a 72 during the modified foursomes (alternate shot) format in the final round for a tournament total of 138 (-6). On the women’s side, Samantha Surrette … Read More

Roswell’s Cavan Jones is Augusta-bound

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Roswell’s Cavan Jones, a local 14-year-old golfer, holds his follow-through after a drive on the driving range at the NMMI golf course. Jones is headed to storied Augusta National after winning first-place in his age division at the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship regional qualifier in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sept. 10. (AJ Dickman Photo)