This summer will mark the 20th anniversary of one of the great matches in modern golf history. The final of the U. Tillinghast design. Kristi, his caddie that day, is now his wife and, as a fellow PGA member, his colleague. They live with their two children in a new house on the golf course. Open qualifying the past couple of years—and is a respected teacher. In a recent interview, Scott recalled his most indelible memories of the Amateur.
Tiger Woods’ 1996 U.S. Amateur Championship Win
United States Amateur Championship (golf) - Wikipedia
United States Amateur Championship , golf tournament conducted annually in the United States from for male amateur golfers with handicaps of three or less. The field of golfers is determined by hole sectional qualifying rounds. The championship is conducted by the United States Golf Association. The championship, originally at match play most winning holes , was changed to medal play fewest strokes in but returned to match play in From the s on, the tournament had increasing difficulty in attracting top-flight contestants year after year because most promising young amateurs became professionals. Among amateur champions who later became outstanding professionals are Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus , Bobby Jones , one of the greatest American golfers, who first played in the tournament and won in —25, —28, and , never turned professional.
United States Amateur Championship (golf)
Amateur , is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for amateur golfers. It is organized by the United States Golf Association and is currently held each August over a 7-day period. In there were two tournaments called the "National Amateur Championship". This state of affairs prompted Charles B. Macdonald of the Chicago Golf Club to call for the creation of a national governing body to authorize an official national championship, and the Amateur Golf Association of the United States, which was soon to be renamed the United States Golf Association , was formed on December 22 of that year.