Albuquerque Set to Host Sun Country New Mexico-West Texas Amateur
The 2011 New Mexico-West Texas Amateur Championship will be held July 22-24, 2011 at UNM Championship Golf Club in Albuquerque, N.M. The event will feature the top amateur golfers in the Sun Country borders vying for the tournament title and trying to notch themselves on the winner’s list alongside past winners like Tommy Armour III, Bart Bryant, Rich Beem and D.J. Brigman and others who have won more than $28 million on professional tours.
The 35th annual event will feature a field of 69 amateurs from all over the Sun Country Amateur Golf Association teeing it up at the renowned UNM Championship Golf Club. This year’s champion will not only claim SCAGA’s most storied and respected event, but will also receive invitations to play in national events like the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship, the Sunnehanna Amateur Championship, the Scratch Players Championship and the Southwestern Amateur Championship.
Tee times will start at 7:00am on Friday and Saturday of the Championship, after which the field will be cut to the low 2/3. The final round will begin at 7:00am as well. Members of the media will have access to all competitors and tournament officials.
WHAT: The top Sun Country amateurs vying for the 2011 New Mexico-West Texas Amateur Championship
WHEN: July 22-24 (Friday - Sunday) - 7:00am tee times all three days
WHERE: UNM Championship GC, Albuquerque, N.M.
WHO: 2011 New Mexico-West Texas Amateur Championship
Zach Adams, Las Cruces, N.M.
Will Archibeque, Portales, N.M.
Parker Ashton, Santa Fe, N.M.
Josh Bender, Bosque Farms, N.M.
Brent Bennett, Austin, Texas
Camren Bergman, Hobbs, N.M.
Zach Berhost, Santa Fe, N.M.
Patrick Beyhan, Albuquerque, N.M.
Jamie Boyd, Albuquerque, N.M.
Andy Brooks, Westminster, Colo.
Ray Byrne, Albuquerque, N.M.
Travis Carpenter, Albuquerque, N.M.
Greg Condon, Monte Vista, Colo.
Luke Condon, Monte Vista, Colo.
Gary Cowan, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Johnny Duncan, El Paso, Texas
Gerome Espinoza, Albuquerque, N.M.
Alex Estrada, Belen, N.M.
Kenneth Fadke, Hobbs, N.M.
Kirk Fields, Albuquerque, N.M.
Ethan Fine, Albuquerque, N.M.
Zach Fullerton, Albuquerque, N.M.
Craig Garcia, Rio Rancho, N.M.
James Gehrke, Albuquerque, N.M.
Michael Gibson, Albuquerque, N.M.
Joey Gorrence, Albuquerque, N.M.
Karl Gottlieb, Albuquerque, N.M.
Julian Gowdy, Albuquerque, N.M.
Jake Graham, Ruidoso Downs, N.M.
Carson Greathouse, El Paso, Texas
Patrick Hanlon, Las Cruces, N.M.
Jayson Harvey, Rio Rancho, N.M.
Russ Hatfield, Alto, N.M.
Shaine Hersey, Las Vegas, N.M.
Nathan Jennings, El Paso, Texas
Austing Jung, Lubbock, Texas
Justin Knauber, Albuquerque, N.M.
Jeff Koch, Albuquerque, N.M.
Lucas Laudick, Albuquerque, N.M.
James Lee, Albuquerque, N.M.
Jacob Loya, El Paso, Texas
Miguel Macias, Santa Fe, N.M.
Will Mahan, Hobbs, N.M.
Daniel Medina, El Paso, Texas
Simon Miller, Albuquerque, N.M.
Denis Moleres, Grants, N.M.
Stephen Moleres, Grants, N.M.
Drew Norris, El Paso, Texas
Chris Paulsen, Albuquerque, N.M.
Jere Pelletier, El Paso, Texas
Gordon Pracko, Carefree, Ariz.
Collin Pratt, Santa Fe, N.M.
Mike Quinlan, Albuquerque, N.M.
Anton Salome, Socorro, N.M.
Lee Sanchez, Santa Fe, N.M.
Marty Sanchez, Santa Fe, N.M.
Sam Saunders, Albuquerque, N.M.
James Skinner, Rio Rancho, N.M.
Chandler Smith-Stetson, Corrales, N.M.
Jake Spencer, Anthony, N.M.
J.R. Sunderman, Rio Rancho, N.M.
Trent Thompson, Rio Rancho, N.M.
Jeffrey Trujillo, Grants, N.M.
Joseph Trujillo, Grants, N.M.
Tyler Victor, Albuquerque, N.M.
Cyrus Whitney, Oro Valley, Ariz.
Marcus Wilner, Santa Fe, N.M.
James Winter Albuquerque, N.M.