The Leading Amateur Events in 2015

29th October 2015 (Updated January 2016)

Based on the strengths of their fields in 2015 the leading amateur championships and tournaments according to the Scratch Players World Amateur Rankings (SPWAR) were:

  1. United States Amateur Championship
  2. Western Amateur (USA)
  3. The Amateur Championship (GB)
  4. NCAA Division 1 Nationals (USA)
  5. World Amateur Team
  6. St. Andrews Links Trophy (SCO)
  7. European Amateur
  8. Southern Amateur (USA)
  9. European Amateur Team
  10. Northeast Amateur (USA)
  11. Australian Amateur
  12. Sunnehanna Amateur (USA)
  13. Players Amateur (USA)
  14. Lytham Trophy (ENG)
  15. South Beach International Amateur (USA)
  16. Jones Cup (USA)
  17. Spanish International Amateur
  18. Master of the Amateurs (AUS)
  19. US Collegiate (USA)
  20. Brabazon Trophy – English Open Amateur (ENG)
  21. Porter Cup (USA)
  22. Collegiate Masters (USA)
  23. Pacific Coast Amateur (USA)
  24. South Africa Stroke Amateur
  25. Nike Collegiate (USA)
  26. Olympia Fields Intercollegiate (USA)
  27. Amer Ari Invitational (USA – College)
  28. Riversdale Cup (AUS)
  29. Northern Open Amateur (SA)
  30. NCAA Div 1 SouthWest Regional (USA)
  31. European Nations (ESP)
  32. Lake Macquarie Amateur (AUS)
  33. Asia-Pacific Amateur

Other notable events in the top 100 staged in GB&I include: –

45. Irish Open Amateur
50. Scottish Open Amateur
54. English Amateur
74. Home Internationals (GB&I)
82. Scottish Amateur

The above list excludes The Walker Cup.


Copyright © 2015, Mark Eley. All rights reserved.

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