Sinnott, Viitakangas lead Master of the Amateurs
Cameron Wilson
Cameron Wilson

MELBOURNE, Australia – Todd Sinnott and Simon Viitakangas of Australia are tied for the 54-hole lead at 6-under in The Australian Master of the Amateurs after both players posted rounds of 2-under 70 on Thursday.

American Cameron Wilson, who plays for Stanford shot 71 and is in third at 4-under while fellow American Max Buckley (72-71-71 – 214, -2) is tied for fifth.

Cal senior Brandon Hagy (who finished 20th in his Master of the Amateurs debut in 2013) shot a two-under par 70 on Thursday to move up another three spots into a tie for seventh place with one round remaining in the prestigious event.


The 2014 Australian Master of the Amateurs Green Jacket Champion will receive an exemption into the 2014 Brabazion Trophy, 2014 British Amateur Championship, The Porter Cup, The Players Amateur, The Dogwood Invitational, and the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship.

Results For Australian Master of the Amateurs
1AustraliaSimon ViitakangasAustralia70070-70-70-72--282
2AustraliaTodd SinnottAustralia50074-69-67-74--284
3AustraliaLucas HerbertAustralia40072-75-69-70--286
4CTCameron WilsonRowayton, CT40072-69-71-75--287
T5AustraliaTaylor MacDonaldAustralia40074-71-71-72--288

View full results for Australian Master of the Amateurs

ABOUT THE Master of the Amateurs

The Master of the Amateurs, a 72-hole medal play Championship played in Melbourne, Australia, has rapidly become one of the elite championships in amateur golf. Like The Masters, the champion receives a Green Jacket. Contestants participate in the first round of the championship with professional golfers in a unique Am-Pro Invitational.

The Master of the Amateurs winner gets an invitation to the Players Amateur and Porter Cup in the U.S. Likewise the winners of those two tournaments receive invitations to the next Master of the Amateurs tournament.

A qualifying round (see tournament website for date and handicap requirement) allows three non-exempt players to earn invitations into the prestigious field.

A women's division featuring 21 elite female amateurs has been added starting with the 2018 tournament.

View Complete Tournament Information

Latest in 

Amateurgolf.com, Inc.
6965 El Camino Real 105-631
Carlsbad, CA 92011

Facebook Twitter YouTube