Western Amateur

The Masters of amateur golf

The Western Amateur showcases the rising stars of the game. First held in 1899, the Western Amateur features an international field of top-ranked amateur golfers. The 2015 Western Amateur will be played Aug. 3-8 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

Visit the Western Amateur website.


2014 Western Amateur Winner: Beau Hossler

Beau Hossler, of Mission Viejo, California, defeated Xander Schauffele, of San Diego, 2 up in the final match of the 112th Western Amateur at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago. Hossler railed from 3 down through 11 holes, winning six of the last seven holes. Earlier in the day, Hossler won his semifinal match 4 and 3 against Illinois incoming freshman Nick Hardy of Northbrook, lllinois. Hossler first burst onto the golf scene when he tied for 29th as a 17-year-old at the 2012 U.S. Open at the Olympic Club.

Past Amateur winners


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