amateur

Woad and Hansson take out Girls’ and Boys’ Amateur Championships

Woad and Hansson take out Girls’ and Boys’ Amateur Championships

Lottie Woad and Albert Hansson were crowned Girls’ and Boys’ Amateur champions on a historic day at Carnoustie. 15 Aug 2022
Aussie Harvey Young shares U.S. Junior lead

Aussie Harvey Young shares U.S. Junior lead

A little wind. Some sunshine mixed with fog. A career-best round and a record nine-hole score. Round 1 of the 74th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort on Monday provided a bit of everything. 26 Jul 2022
Jess Baker claims Women’s Amateur

Jess Baker claims Women’s Amateur

Jess Baker produced an impressive display to claim the biggest title of her career and win the 119th Women’s Amateur Championship at Hunstanton. 26 Jun 2022
Aussie Bennett advances at Women’s Amateur

Aussie Bennett advances at Women’s Amateur

New South Wales gun Kelsey Bennett has moved into the next round of match play at the Women’s Amateur. 23 Jun 2022
ANWA: Play suspended, Rudgeley in contention

ANWA: Play suspended, Rudgeley in contention

The 72 players contesting the Augusta National Women’s Amateur now face a marathon Friday after darkness stopped play on Thursday. But there will be few complaints, not the least from Aussie Kirsten Rudgeley who remains in contention. 1 Apr 2022
How Scottie Scheffler climbed golf's summit

How Scottie Scheffler climbed golf's summit

Scottie Scheffler only ever wanted to play. That started with watching. 30 Mar 2022
NSW Open: Crowe head and shoulders above the rest

NSW Open: Crowe head and shoulders above the rest

There will be no shortage of superlatives to describe the play and composure of young amateur Harrison Crowe after his victory at the Golf Challenge NSW Open on Sunday. But quite simply he stood up and identified himself as the best player all week. 20 Mar 2022
‘What I was going through was life and death, this is not’

‘What I was going through was life and death, this is not’

Perspective is an important element to the psyche of a professional golfer. One that can often times be lacking when the putts aren’t dropping and the cheques aren’t rolling in. 14 Jan 2022
Golf’s modernised rules of amateur status published

Golf’s modernised rules of amateur status published

Golf’s new Rules of Amateur Status have been published by The R&A and the USGA ahead of coming into effect on January 1, 2022. 27 Oct 2021
Elite Aussie amateurs relish return to competition in UAE

Elite Aussie amateurs relish return to competition in UAE

After almost two years of frustration Australia’s best amateur golfers will return to elite representative competition at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship and the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship in the United Arab Emirates next month. 21 Oct 2021
Morri: A reality check for the ‘relatable’ crowd

Morri: A reality check for the ‘relatable’ crowd

Fellas, stop kidding yourselves. The game played by golf’s best women is not, and never will be, ‘relatable’ to us male club golfers. 13 Sep 2021
Campbell, McDonald claim Srixon NSW Mid-Am titles

Campbell, McDonald claim Srixon NSW Mid-Am titles

Merewether’s Stacie McDonald has claimed the biggest title of her golfing life, while Port Kembla’s Chris Campbell has grabbed a little slice of history by becoming a three-peat champion in the Srixon NSW Mid-Amateur Championships. 8 Jun 2021
USGA and R&A modernise amateur status rules

USGA and R&A modernise amateur status rules

The USGA and The R&A have announced proposals for significant changes to the Rules of Amateur Status that govern the game worldwide. 23 Feb 2021
Twenty amateurs added to US Women’s Open

Twenty amateurs added to US Women’s Open

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 20 additional amateurs have earned entry into the 75th US Women’s Open Championship, which will be hosted by Champions Golf Club, in Houston, Texas, from December 10-13, 2020. 13 Nov 2020