Best-of Lists
Mar 08
LIST: The six players to win a U.S. Amateur Championship and the Masters Tournament
From Arnold Palmer to Tiger Woods, this list spans 70 years of golf and some of the best names to ever tee it up
Jan 23
HISTORY LESSON: All the amateurs that have won on the PGA Tour
Nick Dunlap became the eighth amateur to win on the PGA Tour. Who were the others?
Jan 21
5 amateur records that will never be broken (and 5 that might be)
Nick Dunlap becoming the first amateur PGA Tour winner made us revisit: Which amateur records are still in play? Not these 5.
Dec 20, 2023
The top 5 golf tournaments for Mid-Masters
The 40-54 age group is a 'tweener' demographic group; not yet senior but older than the recent college grads and reinstated ams
Nov 06, 2023
The seven youngest players to compete in a PGA Tour event
Some of these golfers went on to become household names. Others? Not so much.
May 31, 2023
AmateurGolf.com Picks: Top venues hosting a state amateur championship in 2023
From a Golden Age delight in Massachusetts to a new-age gem in Washington, these courses will dazzle state amateur contestants
Apr 05, 2023
Ranked Player Survey: The 10 hardest courses in competitive amateur golf
Our panel of the world's top juniors, ams, mid-ams, and seniors has seen it all; these are the most intimidating courses they play
Mar 14, 2023
The list grows: More of the top amateur golfers who never turned pro
Thanks to our readers, we went back to work to uncover more lifelong amateurs who left an indelible mark on the game
Jan 29, 2023
The top amateur golfers who never turned pro
This might be golf's first-ever "best of all-time" list that doesn't include Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods or Annika Sorenstam
Dec 31, 2022
The top 20 amateur golf moments from 2022: Willett's emotional win at Mass Am is #1
There were a lot of amazing performances, incredible shots, records, and plot twists, but our top moment almost defied belief
Sep 14, 2022
BEST OF LIST: Top courses to host collegiate events
From Olympic to Maidstone, Colonial to Muirfield Village, here's our list of top courses to host collegiate events
Aug 17, 2022
The top marathon matches in U.S. Amateur history
From lip-outs to rebounds off rocks to massive comebacks, we rank every championship match that has gone extra holes
Jul 19, 2022
These are some of the most inspiring swings in golf
Golfers at the inaugural U.S. Adaptive Open are proving that where there's a will, there's a way
May 16, 2022
Editor's Choice: California golf tournaments you can play
For your consideration - a diverse group of tournaments up and down the California coast at venues public and private
May 12, 2022
Are these the best tournament invitations in amateur golf?
Beyond the USGA and R&A events, there is a special collection of tourneys coveted by top mid-ams and seniors -- if they can get in
May 07, 2022
Editor's Choice: Quintessential New England Golf Tournaments
From the Cape to the Berkshires, from Downeast to the Long Island Sound, here are some tournaments rich in history and flavor
Mar 28, 2022
What's in a name? Top 5 tourneys named after fascinating people
If you've ever wondered how a tournament gets its name, we've done the research, but some backstories are more amazing than others
Feb 12, 2022
Best of: 2022 USGA Qualifying Sites
If you're hoping to qualify for a USGA championship and get an exceptional golf experience at the same time, check out these sites
Jan 17, 2022
Fists, sandplay and a 12-putt: the craziest stories we've covered
We've covered amateur golf for over 20 years and have seen some things; it's hard to believe these 6 actually happened
Jan 02, 2022
Tiger beat 6 finalists in his USGA streak. Where are they now?
As Tiger Woods celebrates his 46th birthday, we revisit the 6 finalists he beat in his USGA junior/amateur triumphs from 1991-1996
Dec 26, 2021
These 8 tournaments named after holidays are worth celebrating
If you want competitive golf to give you the holiday spirit, these tournaments are the ones to play
Dec 23, 2021
The top 20 memorable moments in amateur golf from 2021
From national championships, course records and great performances in majors, there was no shortage of memorable moments from 2021
Dec 04, 2021
The best new amateur golf tournaments of 2021
The amateur golf calendar expanded in exciting new directions in 2021, for men and women ams, mid-ams, and seniors
Dec 02, 2021
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS: Five books for five different golfers
From the historian to the head case and everyone in between, here's a holiday booklist for that special golfer in your life
Apr 19, 2020
5 Amateur Tournaments Played on the World's Best Courses
For those who dream of teeing it up at the world's best golf venues, these five tournaments deliver
Feb 27, 2020
The best new amateur golf tournaments for 2020
Whether you are an am, mid-am, senior, or super senior, man or woman, there is something new for you in 2020
Jan 26, 2020
The 10 most interesting products at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show
The quest to find ways to improve, or just have more fun in this increasingly overcomplicated game, is never ending
Dec 26, 2019
TOP 10 amateur golfers of the 2010s
With so many great players, it was hard to pare it down to just 10, but the No. 1 choice was easy -- in fact it wasn't even close
Apr 19, 2019
10 amateur tournaments played at PGA Tour venues
Love watching the PGA Tour on TV? Turns out you can live the experience by playing in these amateur events
Apr 08, 2019
The Best Tournament Logos in Amateur Golf
Every tournament logo has a story, and the best one involves a mythical pirate from the late 18th century
Mar 18, 2019
5 Tournaments Worth Updating Your Passport to Play
Looking to combine a golf tournament with an international adventure? Try one of these...
Mar 17, 2019
5 Tournaments with Weird Names (That You Should Play)
The most unusually-named tournaments in amateur golf are also some of the most fun to play
Jan 10, 2019
Top 3 golf podcasts for your next commute
From instruction and coaching to comedy and travel to architecture and PGA tour gossip, there is a golf podcast for everyone.
Dec 21, 2018
Top 25 Amateur Golf Moments of 2018
As 2018 comes to a close, we’ve gathered the year’s best stories for a countdown to the end of the season.

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