When T. Harley of Kingston Golf Club defeated A. Hall of Famer George S. Lyon won the Amateur an incredible eight times between and and was runner-up two more times while the inimitable Sandy Somerville made it to the match play final ten times between and , capturing six championships of his own. The championship once again reverted to stroke play in Inter-provincial team matches between Ontario and Quebec were first played in , eventually developing into the Willingdon Cup in
World Amateur Championship Tour Held At Carton House
The Amateur Championship sometimes referred to as the British Amateur or British Amateur Championship outside the UK is a golf tournament which has been held annually in the United Kingdom since except during the two World Wars, and in and when Ireland hosted the championship. It is one of the two leading individual tournaments for amateur golfers, alongside the U. It normally has the widest international representation of any individual amateur event, with 38 golf federations from all six continents represented in the championship. Before World War II it was regarded as one of golf's major championships , but given the modern dominance of the sport by professional golfers , this is no longer the case. The inaugural championship was held in by the Royal Liverpool Golf Club and was, for many years, regarded as an unofficial event.
The venue for the competition has been played at many golf courses throughout the United Kingdom and has frequented several golf courses on more than one occasion. Notably the first two completion were both played at Royal Ascot . The currently used format for the Boys Amateur Championship is the format used in and comprises an initial stroke play stage with all competitors playing two rounds of 18 holes, one on each of the two courses.
The U. A series of stroke-play qualifiers is played around the United States in the months leading up to the tournament, giving any amateur golfer who meets the criteria a chance to qualify. Amateur Championship was first played in A handful of U. Ams have been played fully at stroke play, but nearly all have culminated in match play.