Watch the professionals of tomorrow compete for the Western Amateur Championship at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove August 3-8, 2015. First played in 1899, The Western Amateur is one of the most prestigious national tournaments in the world of golf.
156 invited players come from across the globe to play one of the toughest formats in amateur golf. The field will play 18 holes of individual stroke play on Tuesday and Wednesday after which the field will be cut to the low 44 scores and ties. Those remaining will play 36 holes of individual stroke play on Thursday to determine the low 16 finishers.
The “Sweet Sixteen” will compete at Match Play on Friday and Saturday to decide the champion.The Western Amateur’s Sweet Sixteen have turned out to be quite an elite group in the golf world.
Over the years, Sweet Sixteen members have won all of the following: