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.
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History[ edit ] The inaugural championship was held in by the Royal Liverpool Golf Club and was, for many years, regarded as an unofficial event. The format was match-play. All players were included in the draw for each round, any extra player receiving a bye. If a match was halved after the 18 holes both players progressed to the next round, playing each other again.
See Article History British Amateur Championship, golf tournament held annually in Great Britain for male amateurs with handicaps of 2 or less. A field of players selected by qualifying play is reduced to players who, after , competed for most holes won in a hole final match play round. In , an Open Amateur Tournament called open to signify that all countries might enter was held by the Royal Liverpool Club at Hoylake, but the first official British Amateur Championship was held in