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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 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 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.


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Q. Do I have to play in every tournament?

A. No minimum play required unless you would like to qualify for Nationals. "4 Local tournaments" 

Q. Whats included in tournament entry fee?

A. Entry fee includes Green fee, Cart, Entry into prize pool, Range Balls

Q. Are strokes given to players?

A. No. Handicap is only used to flight players. Events are Stroke play. Best score wins in every flight. 

Q.  What can I win?

A. Based on number of players per flight. Places will be paid by Visa Gift Card. 1st place also receiving a trophy. Every player receives points no matter position. "used towards qualifying for nationals" and "end of year points champion"

Q. What if I don't have a valid Ghin? 

 A. Players with a valid usga compliant index will be flighted based on their handicap. Players with out a index must send in 10 recent scorecards. Tour director will then use tournament index format to establish your flight. 

Q. How do I obtain a tour index?

A. A player must compete in 3 tournaments to start their Tour index. 

Q. When do Tee Times release?

A. Tee Times will be released a few days before tournament.  

Q. Can I get a tournament refund?  

 A. Refunds will be given until money must be sent to course. Typically 7/10 days before event. Last min withdrawal's will be lost. Unless director can find a replacement for your spot.

 Q. When I register for a tournament is my spot held.

 A. A players tournament registration will hold their spot until payment is required. Payment is Usually required 10 days before event or if registration fills up. Which ever comes first. If player does not pay when required they will be removed from event and put on waiting list.

Q. Is GPS phones, watches or scopes allowed?

A. Yes they are all allowed. Just no Slope adjustments on scopes. And no putting break or slope/wind on gps. Must be turned off or be in tournament mode if program has it.



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