On the way to winning the 90th United States Amateur Championship, and becoming the first left-handed golfer to capture the biggest prize in amateur golf, Phil Mickelson survived close calls in three of his six matches, though not in the final when he defeated collegiate rival and fellow San Diegan Manny Zerman, 5 and 4, at Cherry Hills Country Club in suburban Denver. The United States Senior Men's Amateur Golf Championship is a national tournament for amateur golf competitors at least 55 years of age. It is operated by the United States Golf Association. The tournament starts with 36 holes of stroke play, with the top 64 competitors advancing to the match play portion of the tournament. Golfers must have a USGA handicap index of 7.4 or lower to enter. The tournament .
Scoring, articles, photos, videos and all content related to the 2019 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship, conducted by the USGA at Old Chatham Golf Club in Durham, N.C. The United States Amateur Championship, commonly known as the U.S. 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 1894 there were two tournaments called the "National Amateur Championship".Course(s): Pebble Beach Golf Links (2018).
Major Senior Amateur Golf Tournaments Whether you’re interested in competing in a major amateur golf tournament, or just following the action, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to The Majors of Amateur Golf, presented by Titleist. The Seniors Amateur Championship was launched by The R&A in 1969 to help select a Great Britain & Ireland side to play in the World Senior Amateur Team Championship run by the World Amateur Golf Council. While the Seniors, played for the first time at Formby, was an instant success, the team event did not survive beyond 1969.