The Illinois State Amateur Championship will take place July 20-22, 2021 at Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville, Illinois.
The Illinois State Amateur Championship is conducted by the Chicago District Golf Association and is the most prestigious amateur golf tournament in the state of Illinois. The event was first played in 1931 at Quincy Country Club and was initially conducted as match play until 1963. the event is now a 72-hole stroke play competition contested over three days.
Since the Championship was first conducted at stroke play, 46 different golfers have hoisted the Louis L. Emmerson trophy, several of which are current or former members of the PGA Tour. Crystal Lake native and Saint Mary’s College golfer Ethan Farnam held on to capture the 2019 title at Cantigny Golf. The event was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19.