Fall 2017 NCCGA National Invitational Tournament



December 1st-3rd

Friday through Sunday


Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort
(Sun Mountain Course)

10325 Nu-Wav Kaiv Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89124
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The National Invitational Tournament will launch in the Fall of 2017. The first National Invitational will take place at Paiute Resort in Las Vegas on the same weekend and at the same facility as the National Championship.

Key Features of the National Invitational

  • The winner of the National Invitational will receive a bid to the Spring 2018 NCCGA National Championship
  • Players will have the chance to meet and compete against Srixon Tour Pro Smylie Kaufman on Saturday after the round
  • The National Invitational will provide more teams of a similar skill level an opportunity to compete and win a national tournament
  • Teams that are only able to play in one NCCGA regional tournament will be eligible to qualify for the National Invitational



Practice Rounds (Thursday & Friday)

7:00 AM — 6:00 PM

Tournament participants are able to schedule practice rounds up to a week before the National Invitational at a discounted rate of 25% off the standard pricing. Practice rounds need to be booked directly with the golf course by calling (702) 658-1400. Practice rounds are first-come, first-serve and are subject to availability. Teams and individuals are recommended to book practice rounds ASAP to ensure availability. The National Invitational will be played on the Sun Mountain course each day.  On Friday at 10am there will be a shotgun on the Snow Mountain Course open to the first 120 players for $55 per player. You must reserve a place in the 10am shotgun with the NCCGA staff.


Careers in Golf Networking Event (Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino, food provided)

4:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Interested in working in the golf industry? Ever wonder how to get a golf job or internship? Want to meet the hiring managers at some of the largest golf employers in the US? Need help with your resume or want advice on how to get a golf job?

The NCCGA is committed to helping our community off the course just as much as on the course. We have secured some of the top employers in golf to join us in Las Vegas to have an informal networking event during registration at the National Championship. Students will have the opportunity to schedule 5 minute interviews with each company attending. The NCCGA will also have staff on-site to help students with career and resume advice.

Careers in Golf Partners

Gift Bag Pick-up and Registration (Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino)

5:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Tournament participants may register at any point between 5-8pm at the Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino on Friday night.  Players will register and receive their gift bags.


The shotgun on the Sun Mountain course will take place at 10am. For the first time the Sponsor Contests and Grand Raffle will take place on Saturday after the round on the range.

  • 8:00 AM
    Range & Putting Green Open
  • 8:30 AM
    Team Photos at the Putting Green
  • 10:00 AM
    Shotgun start on Sun Mountain
  • Post-Round
    Tournament Scoring + Sponsor Demo and Raffle at the range


All Sunday shotgun times are dependent on weather delays which could result in a later finishing time. Any groups needing to leave early will receive double par for any unfinished holes.

  • 8:00 AM
    Range & Putting Green Open
  • 10:00 AM
    Shotgun start on Sun Mountain
  • Post-Round
    Tournament Scoring and Awards


—  1st place team receive the championship trophy and pin flags
—  2nd & 3rd place team receive trophies
—  Medalist receives a red jacket, pin flag, ProQuip jacket, and trophy
—  The top 8 players all receive pin flags with their respective finishes
—  Year’s supply of Srixon Z-Star golf balls for lowest individual playing Srixon
—  National Invitational banners are given to the top teams

Travel & Lodging


In order to arrive on time for the (optional, but recommended) registration and gift bag pick up on Friday, teams will want to arrive the evening of Thursday the 31st or morning of Friday the 1st. If you are flying, it is recommended not to book flights Sunday before 7:00 PM. Any groups needing to leave early will receive double par for any unfinished holes.

Local Airports
McCarran International Airport
Las Vegas, NV
29.9 miles from course

Transportation Options

The NCCGA is sponsoring a shuttle for full tournament transportation from the airport to hotel and hotel to golf course. You will not need to rent a car for the Championship. Please speak to the NCCGA staff to schedule your airport shuttles. Transportation between the golf course and hotel will be on a set schedule daily. If you miss your scheduled shuttle, the NCCGA is not responsible for transportation to the course and an alternative form of transportation is needed (Uber or taxi).

Shuttle Schedule

Wednesday (11/29): No transportation provided

Thursday (11/30): Airport to hotel transfers. No transportation to and from golf course provided.

Friday (12/1): Airport transfers AND transportation from the hotel to golf course provided

Saturday (12/2): Transportation to and from the hotel to golf course provided

Sunday (12/3): Airport transfers AND transportation from the hotel to golf course provided


Friday and Saturday night lodging included in tournament package price for teams (not individuals). Lodging for individual NCCGA participants is not included in the tournament price, but may be booked under the NCCGA discount block (email champ@nccga.org for details).

Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino

4949 N Rancho Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89130
(702) 658-4900

Check-in time 3:00 PM. Check-out time 11:00 AM.


Matt Weinberger

Tournament Chair


Mike Devlin

Press & Media


Supporting Partners

NCCGA Fall 2017 National Championship Sponsors

Media Partners

Golf Channel
Tournament Preview & Results Coverage
Global Golf Post
Announcing Winners on December 4th

Bulldogs Win Back-to-Back!

Qualifying Teams

Zone 1

Zone 1

Zone 2

Zone 2

Zone 3

Zone 3

Zone 4

Zone 4

Zone 5

Zone 5

Wild Card 1

Wild Card 2

Wild Card 3

Wild Card 4

Qualifying Individuals