The Golden State Golf Tour is the strongest and most reputable professional mini-tour in California. In most Golden State events, including this one, amateurs can compete alonside the career-minded pros to see how their games hold up.
amateurgolf.com Members in good standing can join the Golden State Tour for almost 1/2 of the normal $295 fee ($150). Included are too many benefits to list, but some examples are playing priviliges (with greens fee) at the private Golf Club of California, 2 sets of Lamkin grips per year, equipment and apparel discounts, and much more. Each event carries a $25 savings for members.
amateurgolf.com members is the ability to play one trial tournament at the member rate. Just mention amateurgolf.com when registering.