18th Annual Mesilla Valley Amateur Invitational | Aug 30 – Sept 1, 2019

The New Mexico State University Golf Course is proud to once again host the 18th Annual Mesilla Valley Amateur. Your entry fee will cover your tournament entry fee, green fees, cart fees, range balls, a tee gift and a skins game both days.  This year we will be using 80% of each player’s handicap and limiting the size of the field to approximately 160 players.  Click here for Entry Form.



  • Championship Flight – Stroke Play – No Handicap – 3.0 index max.
  • ***Players over 50 years of age will play from the BLUE Tee Markers in a Senior Division.
  • All other Flights – Stroke Play – 80% Handicap.
  •  ***All Players in 1st and 2nd Flight will play from the BLUE Tee Markers.
  •   ***Players over 70 years of age play from the WHITE Tee Markers in 2nd Flight and higher flights.
  • ***Payouts will be Gross – Championship Flight and ALL other flights will be NET.                           
  • Championship Flight NO Cap. All other flights  will have approximately 24 players. The field will be limited to the first 160 paid entries. Women’s Flight limited to 24 players.


  • Friday, August 30
    Practice Round.  Half price greens fees all day
  • Saturday, August 31 | Tee-Times off #1 and #10
    2nd – 5th and Women’s Flight:  Tee-Times will start at 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
    Championship and 1st Flight:  Tee-Times will start at 12:10 PM – 1:10 PM
  • Sunday, September 1 |  Tee-Times off #1 and #10
    2nd – 5th and Women’s Flight: Tee-Times will start at 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
    Championship and 1st Flight:  Tee-Times will start at 12:10 PM – 1:30 PM


  • ENTRY FEE:  $155 – Includes 2 Days of Golf, Carts, Skins Game, Tee Gift and Prize FUND; Please make checks payable to:  NMSU Golf Course — NOTE:  Skins Games will be paid in golf shop credit
  • Field limited to first 160 paid entries


  • Courtyard by Marriott: 575-642-0169 Special Rate of $99 (Click here for reservation link.)
    • Marriott Bonvoy App or website, use Group Code:
      • King Room with sofa bed – MVAMVAA
      • Queen-Queen Room – MVAMVAC


  • $13,000 purse with full field
  • $10,000 Flight Payouts & $3,000 Skins Game
  • Payout will be based on the size of the field and the size of each flight respectively