Alto Men's Golf Association (AMGA)

The AMGA is dedicated to the promotion of organized tournaments and playdays for our members. The association currently includes more than 475 active members. Membership in the AMGA is available to all male golfing members of Alto Lakes Golf & Country Club who are in good standing with the club.

The AMGA Board meets the first Tuesday of the Month at 3:00pm in the Spencer Room.

AMGA Member Application:     

Fill out the online application below, download the PDF, or obtain membership forms that are available in the Alto Office.  Membership forms should be submitted to Accounts Receivable for billing through your Alto membership account.

Mandatory Requirements to participate in the AMGA
  1. Must be 21 years of age or older.
  2. Have an AMGA golf membership in good standing.
  3. Pay the annual AMGA dues of $100 ($63.12 AMGA dues + $36.88 Sun Country Amateur Golf Association GHIN fee).
  4. Have an established GHIN handicap.

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Event Schedules

AMGA Sponsors 4 Major Tournaments:

  1. AMGA Match Play May 25-26
  2. AMGA Club Championship July 17-19
  3. Member-guest, Snowcapper Tournament August 2-4
  4. Member-member, Lonesome Pine Tournament in September 6-8

AMGA Sponsors 20 Play Days:

  1. Play Days are “team” events with varying 18 hole formats held on Wednesday mornings, alternating between Alto Lakes and Outlaw golf courses
  2. Golfing events begin with Play Days in early April and end mid-November, weather permitting 
  3. Reservations to participate in Play Days can be made by 10am, the Tuesday  before Play Days, at the Alto Lakes Golf Shop or online using Golf Genius
  4. All events are played in accordance with USGA amateur rules
  5. All members are encouraged to participate in Play Days
  6. Play Days are a great way to meet fellow AMGA members

Golf Genius Registration Letter

Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors

PRESIDENT Tom Fox
VICE PRESIDENT Bruce Ripko
TREASURER Randy Gray
SECRETARY Clay Harris (Bob McWilliams, Asst.)
HANDICAP PRESIDENT Bob McWilliams
SNOWCAPPER CHAIRMAN
SNOWCAPPER VICE CHAIRMAN
LONESOME PINE CHAIRMAN
LONESOME PINE VICE CHAIRMAN
Joe McCubbin
Dean Goupil
Jim Foreman
Stephen Ciulla
PLAYDAY CHAIRMEN Dalton Neil & Lawrence Davis
MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN Mark Wise
FUNDRAISING CHAIRMAN Joe McCubbin
FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR Bill Lucy (Chris Goff, Asst.)
 

Who can serve on the AMGA Board?

  1. Any AMGA member is eligible to serve on the Board of Directors
  2. Board members serve a 3 year term
  3. Board membership is a great way to help shape the future of the AMGA
  4. AMGA members interested in serving on the board can contact a current board member or the Alto Lakes Golf Shop

AMGA News

February 01, 2023

February 2023

As I write this there is snow on the ground, so golf is on hold for several days.  I am looking forward to warmer days and more golf, as I am sure most of you feel the same way. The AMGA Board is continuing to work hard organizing and preparing for the upcoming golf season. 

Click the link for the full AMGA February 2023 article.

January 01, 2023

January 2023

I sincerely hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and are rested up and ready for the new year.  Your AMGA Board is busy working on budgets and tournaments, trying to make 2023’s golf season as special as possible.  They are a great group of volunteers.  The AMGA Board is listed on the club’s website, so please make yourself familiar with all your Board members. 

Read on for the full AMGA January 2023 article.

December 01, 2022

December 2022

Let me introduce myself, Tom Fox, the newly elected president of the AMGA for 2023.  I want to personally thank all of you for your membership and support of the AMGA, and I hope this next year will be very successful and enjoyable for all our members.  Winter is here, and with it the holidays; please be safe in all your travels and enjoy them with friends and family.

Click "Read More" for the full December AMGA newsletter.

November 01, 2022

November 2022

Alto Men’s Golf Association
 
What a long, strange trip it’s been the last two years as president of the Alto Men’s Golf Association (AMGA). This line is a famous cliché today but was very true back in the 60’s and 70’s when the Grateful Dead sang about it in one of their more popular songs Truckin’. The AMGA is 526 members strong and coordinates the most prestigious golf tournament, Snowcapper, in New Mexico. It is also responsible for hosting the annual Folds of Honor golf tournament, which provides educational scholarships to American’s military families, and The First Tee golf program that teaches golf and life skills to youth golfers. Along with the bi-annual Divot Day, other fundraisers and local charities the AMGA sponsors each year you would think it would have been a great trip.