The full list of past champions in the U. Amateur Championship golf tournament appears below. Except for a brief period in the mids to early s, the U. Amateur has always been conducted at match play. Devon Bling, 6 and 5 - Doc Redman def. Doug Ghim, 1-up 37 holes - Curtis Luck def.
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Stewart Cink won his only major championship to date after a four-hole playoff with Tom Watson. At age 59, Watson had the chance to win his sixth Open and become the oldest major champion in history during regulation play, but was unable to par the final hole and tied with Cink. Previous lengths of the course for The Open Championship: . Each year, around two thirds of The Open Championship field consists of players that are fully exempt from qualifying for the Open. Below is a list of the exemption categories, and the players who were exempt for the Open. Each player is classified according to the first category by which they qualified, with other categories they also fall into being shown in parentheses. Some categories are not shown as all players in that category had already qualified from an earlier category:.
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.
Amateur website U. Valois finished in a tie for th place, totalling after back-to-back rounds of One day one on the Cedar Ridge C. But he bounced back with a solid back nine, carding two birdies and five pars en route to a 1-over On day two, held at Southern Hills C.