Amateur Championship

Royal Cinque Ports & Prince's

17 – 22 June 2013

2012 Champion: Alan Dunbar (N.Ireland)

Alan Dunbar topped a stellar amateur field this year at Royal Troon & Glasgow - Gailes Links, on Scotland's West Coast. The 2011 Walker Cup star overcame Austria's Matthias Schwab by 1 hole in the 36-hole matchplay final.

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club in Kent, England will hold this prestigious amateur event in June 2013. The Championship Links course is regarded by many as one of the finest in the world. The Club has previously hosted two Open Championships in 1909 & 1920 and has been made one of four Final Open Qualifying venues from 2014-2017, and is sure to pose a stern test for the world's leading amateurs. 

Prince's Golf Club based in Sandwich, Kent, has also hosted The Open Championship back in 1932 when Gene Sarazen prevailed.  It has also featured as a qualifying venue for Championships played at Royal St Georges.

The Amateur Championship News

Amateur Championship
Monday, October 21 2013

The R&A Announces 2016 Championship Venues

The R&A has announced the venues for its amateur championships in 2016 which include some of the most prestigious courses in Great Britain and Ireland....Read More

Amateur Championship
Sunday, October 20 2013

Perth play-off win for Jin seals dream ticket to European Tour

Jin Jeong put the seal on a remarkable victory in the ISPS HANDA Perth International by defeating Ross Fisher in a sudden-death play-off to win a dream ticket to The European Tour. ...Read More

Amateur Championship
Saturday, June 22 2013

Garrick Porteous was crowned as the 2013 Amateur Champion at Royal Cinque Ports today after he defeated Finland’s Toni Hakula 6&5 in today’s 36-hole Final....

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Garrick Porteous takes a commanding lead over Toni Hakula into the afternoon session of the 36-hole Final of the 118th Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports....

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The first stage of the Championship involves 288 players each of whom plays two rounds of 18 holes, one to be played on each of the two courses. The 64 lowest scores over the 36 holes and ties for 64th place will compete in the match play stage of the Championship. Each match will consist of one round of 18 holes except the Final which will be over 36 holes.


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