The Amateur Championship sometimes referred to as the British Amateur or British Amateur Championship outside the UK is a golf tournament which has been held annually in the United Kingdom since except during the two World Wars, and in and when Ireland hosted the championship. It is one of the two leading individual tournaments for amateur golfers, alongside the U. It normally has the widest international representation of any individual amateur event, with 38 golf federations from all six continents represented in the championship. Before World War II it was regarded as one of golf's major championships , but given the modern dominance of the sport by professional golfers , this is no longer the case. The inaugural championship was held in by the Royal Liverpool Golf Club and was, for many years, regarded as an unofficial event. The tournament was played on 20, 21 and 23 April and was "open to all amateur members of recognised golf clubs".
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Senior Open Championship - Wikipedia
The Senior Open Championship , or simply The Senior Open and originally known as the Senior British Open is a professional golf tournament for players aged 50 and over. The tournament was first held 34 years ago in and became part of the European Seniors Tour schedule in In late it was designated as the fifth major championship on the Champions Tour schedule. The event is usually held the week following The Open Championship, although in it was held the week before the Open and in it was held in August, three weeks after the Open. The Senior Open was held at St Andrews for the first time, a decision which was heavily influenced by five-time Open champion Tom Watson.
Senior Amateur, the most for the championship since The average age of the U. Senior Amateur competitors is
The Senior Amateur Golf Tour is open to players of all skill levels. Members of the Tour must be of a minimum age of 50 on or before Oct 1, The Tour has four separate flights to keep competition fair. You may join anytime during the season for a membership fee which includes Tour merchandise and allows members to play in all local Tour events as well as any SAGT event nationally.