It has hosted the Jacques Leglise Trophy on one occasion and the Scottish Amateur seven times.
In 2005, it hosted its first professional event when the Senior Open was won by five-time Champion Golfer of the Year Tom Watson.
The Fossils encourages financial donations to support the LAJ, the most comprehensive collection of amateur journalism publications and related material.
This research library of American history, literature, and culture includes a large Amateur Newspaper collection. Although they generally retain only material dated 1900 or earlier, they hold the Moitoret Family collection (donated after Victor Moitoret's death in 2005) which is eventually to be divided between the AAS and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Address: 185 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609-1634; E-mail: [email protected]; Phone: 508-755-5221.
Keith Alexander 1961 Gary Cowan 1962 Reg Taylor 1963 Nick Weslock 1964 Nick Weslock 1965 George “Bunky” Henry 1966 Nick Weslock 1967 Stuart G.
More than a century old, the Amateur was first contested as one of the newly formed Royal Canadian Golf Association’s first orders of business in 1895 at the Ottawa Golf Club. The championship once again reverted to stroke play in 2008. Before visiting these collections in person, contact them to ensure they will have the materials ready.Materials are often stored offsite and making them available in the library may require several days notice. Simpson of Ottawa Golf Club 7 & 5, a proud tradition of Canadian championship golf was born. Lyon won the Amateur an incredible eight times between 18 and was runner-up two more times while the inimitable Sandy Somerville made it to the match play final ten times between 19, capturing six championships of his own. Inter-provincial team matches between Ontario and Quebec were first played in 1882, eventually developing into the Willingdon Cup in 1927.