Date
19 - 24 Jun 23
Venue
Hillside and Southport & Ainsdale, England
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The Amateur Championship is one of the biggest and most prestigious amateur championships in the world.

The first Amateur was held at Hoylake in 1885 where 44 players from 12 clubs competed. Some of golf’s greatest names have triumphed, including Bobby Jones, Sergio Garcia and José María Olazábal. Contested over stroke play and then match play, the winner secures exemptions into The Open and the US Open, and by tradition, an invitation to play in the Masters Tournament.
Venue

Hillside and Southport & Ainsdale

Hillside is situated in Southport as part of a fine stretch of coastal links on ‘England’s Golf Coast’. The venue has hosted many amateur and professional tournaments in its illustrious history, including the 2022 Cazoo Classic on the DP World Tour. Hillside has hosted Amateur and Women’s Amateur Championships, as well as Final Qualifying for The Open on numerous occasions. Australian Bryden Macpherson won The Amateur when it was last staged at Hillside in 2011. Southport & Ainsdale is another testing championship course, host venue to the Ryder Cup in 1933 and 1937 and a number of other prestigious championships.

Country
England
Par
TBC
Founded
1911
Slope Rating
TBC
Course Rating
TBC

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Did You Know?

England's John Ball won the Amateur Championship on eight occasions, including in 1890 when he was also crowned Open Champion at Prestwick.

WAGR®

World Amateur Golf Ranking®

The World Amateur Golf Ranking® (WAGR®) comprises a women’s ranking and a men’s ranking for elite amateur players, administered by The R&A and USGA. A global golf service, WAGR currently incorporates over 4,700 events with over 7,500 players.