2014 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship Details
There is something special about seeing amateur athletes compete, as
fans know that the playing of sport is still about competition and a love for the game. That's what those who attend the 2014
U.S. Amateur Championship will be a part of. The top amateur golfers in the world will descend on the Atlanta Athletic Club
in Johns Creek, GA to battle it out for the right to claim one of the most prestigious amateur tournaments in the sport of
golf. It's always a riveting time to see these talented ball-strikers take to the links to try and outdo their fellow amateur
stars. These amateurs will likely turn pro at some point on the next few years, but for now they remain involved simply for
the love of the game before all the benefits of being a pro golfer come into play as well.
This four-day event is to
be played at the Atlanta Athletic Club this August and will feature the cream of the crop of amateur golfers. Many of these
players fans have probably never heard of, but they will soon enough, as many of these competitors go on to turn pro and light
it up on the PGA Tour. This is a great way to get to know some of the up and coming names in the sport before they hit the
big time. Well, being invited to play in an event as illustrious as this one might qualify as the big time, but it still holds
the purity of amateur competition. Make sure you're there when these awesome youngsters take to the course to see which one
will be able to land one of the most coveted trophies outside the pro game.
2014 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship
The U.S. Amateur Golf Championship is the biggest amateur golf tournament of the year, so naturally the
event sees all of the best amateur players from around the world convene for a four-day test of their many hours of practice.
These amateurs are very good, and you're sure to see some of them on the pro tour someday. Being there for an event like this
one is something that you'll remember for a long, long time. Fans will certainly be following England's Matthew Fitzpatrick
around the course for the full four days, as this amateur was able to win the whole tournament in 2013. He'll certainly be
eyeing a repeat, but plenty of other players will be ready to give him a run for his money. Two American stand out in the
field in Cory Whitsett and Patrick Rodgers, and either of these golfers seems to pose a threat to Fitzpatrick's reign as top
dog in the amateur scene.
2014 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship History
The U.S. Amateur Golf Championship
was first established all the way back in 1895, giving this event a rich history that is reflected in the importance it holds
in the world of golf. This is considered to be the most prestigious amateur event in golf, and winning it is an honor that
has been bestowed on some of the best amateur golfers in the sport. The great Tiger Woods won the event an astounding three
straight times in the mid 1990s, showing this event to be a good indication of amateur players that are a good bet to make
some serious noise in the PGA Tour in the future. Watching this event is always a great way to see the next great pro golfers
before they reach the pro tour.
2014 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship Trivia
Who won the first U.S. Amateur
Golf Championship in 1895?
The answer is Charles B. Macdonald, who took home the victory at the Newport Country Club
over runner-up Charles Sands.
The 2014 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship Experience
Imagine you're right
there on the edge of the green on a Sunday afternoon as your favorite player on the amateur scene lines up a putt that could
hand him the biggest win of his young life. That's the kind of intense action that you could be witness to when you head out
to this year's U.S. Amateur Golf Championship. This is the biggest amateur golf event of the year, and any golf fan would
considered themselves lucky to see it unfold in person. It's four days of riveting action that features the top amateur golfers
in the entire world. You'll see them make some amazing shots that show their potential to grow into some of the best pro golfers
on the PGA Tour. You do not want to pass up on the chance to be there for this illustrious event. You may never get another
chance to be a part of an event that has been played for well over 100 years. Every winner makes history, and you can be a
part of it just by being there to see him hoist the trophy on Sunday.