Since 1899, the Western Golf Association has been holding world-class golf championships, promoting the use of caddies and overseeing the Evans Scholars Foundation – a scholarship program that includes full tuition and housing for caddies in financial need.  Read more about it in the latest WGAESF news.

Today, 985 Scholars attend 18 leading universities across the nation. The Program’s more than 10,830 Alumni live around the world. Keep up with the Evans Scholars and Alumni on social media.

The Evans Scholars Foundation was started by Chicago golf amateur Charles “Chick” Evans Jr. The history of the Western Golf Association Evans Scholars Foundation, as well as facts about Scholars and Alumni can be found in the Media Kit.

View images of Evans Scholars Events, Championships and more in the photo and video galleries. Click through pictures of real Scholars, Alumni and professional golfers at WGAESF events.

Discover more details in the WGAESF’s annual publications. Skim through Program updates and successes in the WGA Evans Scholars Magazine. Read a comprehensive summary of all those who financially supported the Program throughout the year in the Donors Report.


Did you know?

  • There are now 985 Evans Scholars in school
  • There are more than 10,830 Evans Alumni across the country
  • Evans Scholars are enrolled at 18 universities across the nation, including 16 where the Foundation owns and operates Scholarship Houses