2020 USGA Qualifier

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic materialized, this qualifier had to be postponed. The qualifier took place this past Monday and Tuesday, April 5-6, and was well worth the wait!  The ladies teed off first to jump start the event, where four teams were competing for one spot to advance, and two alternate positions. These ladies battled it out over the course of … Read More

2021 Spring Stroke Play Recap

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The weekend of March 27-28, we had our first event for the Sun Country Amateur Golf Association, the 2021 Spring Stroke Play. It was a great event to kickstart the season, the event was hosted this past Saturday and Sunday at Picacho Hills Country Club and Sonoma Ranch Golf Course  in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The players persevered through some … Read More

2021 Rules Seminar (March 31st)

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We are excited to announce that we will be holding this years Rules of Golf Workshop completely virtual. You will be able to re-watch at any time from the comfort of your home. The scheduled seminar is set for March 31st. If you wish to attend the virtual workshop please fill out the survey below. Click HERE for attendance survey. … Read More

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 work in a hybrid mix between working remotely and in the office while practicing CDC guidelines.  Our concern is with the health and … 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

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

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

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)