Boys Amateur Championship

Royal Liverpool & Wallasey

13 – 18 August 2013

2012 Champion: Matthew Fitzpatrick (England)

Hallamshire's Matthew Fitzpatrick was triumphant at Notts (Hollinwell) & Coxmoor after defeating Welshman Henry James 10&8 in the 36-hole match play final.  

In August 2013, the historic links of Hoylake and Wallasey Golf Club will play host to the 87th Boys Amateur Championship. Both courses will present some of the world’s finest golfers aged 18 or under with a stern test of traditational British links golf.

Royal Liverpool, known as one of Britain's finest links challenges, has a long history of hosting top amateur events. It has hosted The Open Championship 11 times with golf's oldest Major set to return in 2014.

Boys Amateur Championship
Sunday, August 19 2012

Matthew Fitzpatrick wins 2012 Boys Amateur Championship

England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick produced a magnificent display of controlled golf to defeat Welshman Henry James by 10&8 in the 36-hole final of the 86th Boys Amateur Championship at Notts (Hollinwell) ...Read More

Boys Amateur Championship
Sunday, August 19 2012

England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick holds a commanding nine hole lead over Welshman Henry James after the first 18 holes of the 36-hole final at the 86th Boys Amateur Championship at Notts (Hollinwell) Golf...

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Boys Amateur Championship
Saturday, August 18 2012

England's Matt Fitzpatrick and Wales' Henry James are through to the final of the Boys Amateur Championship...

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The Boys Championship was inaugurated by two members of Royal Ascot Golf Club in 1921 and played by competitors under the age of 16. The age limit was raised to 18 two years later and in 1948 Colonel Thomas South, one of the founders of the event, decided to retire and invited The R&A to take over the administration. Sir Michael Bonallack, past Captain and Secretary of The R&A, was Boys Champion in 1952 and went on to capture the Amateur Championship five times.

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