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WALKER CAMPBELL, 2020 Latin American Amateur Championship

Bermudan Campbell, 21, A Solid LAAC Veteran

Walker Campbell may be just 21, but when it comes to the Latin America Amateur Championship, he is certainly seasoned. The Bermuda native...

Ken Kinkopf

Out Of The Blue

Ken Kinkopf Is Hungry For More Success In 2020

A 57-year-old man, largely unknown in senior golf circles, came out of nowhere to win six big amateur tournaments in 2019. Say hello...

CHIP LUTZ, SWILCAN BRIDGE, 2019 BRITISH SENIOR OPEN

Senior Amateur Stalwart Lutz Scales Back

In the world of senior amateur golf, few people have assembled as impressive a playing résumé over the past decade as Chip Lutz....

Mid-Am Marvel

Kim-Schaad Goes To Q-School With No Pro Aspirations

U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur champion Ina Kim-Schaad, 36, will compete in Stage II of the LPGA Q-School, but she has no professional aspirations. Our...

Proving Grounds

Asia-Pacific And Latin America Amateurs Are Developing Pro Winners

The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship and the Latin American Amateur Championship are each celebrating milestones – the former this week, and the latter in...

Schonbaum Represents Mid-Am’s Majesty

Despite offering a U.S. Open berth and a likely Masters invitation to its winner, the U.S. Mid-Amateur is notable for the camaraderie its...

Nathaniel Crosby Charms In Britain 

Nathaniel Crosby is captaining the US team at the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool, where he played in the American team that...

Vinny Giles, 76, Happily Retires From Competition

Vinny Giles, 76, who some might describe as the undisputed champion of modern amateur golf, announced his retirement from competition this week at...

Senior Amateurs Exhibit Endurance, Ability

The U.S. Senior Amateur and U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur might be labeled golf’s greatest endurance tests. The finalists in each of these two...

He’s No Daredevil

Kelly Knievel Gets His Kicks From Golf

Kelly Knievel, son of the late legendary daredevil Evil Knievel, is no daredevil himself but he is seeking a few thrills at the...

Women’s Am Champ Ruffels Evokes Compelling Comparisons

Gabriela Ruffels, fresh off her victory at the U.S. Women's Amateur, is drawing the praise you might expect of a champion. But one...

Stating His Case

Precocious Castillo Makes Compelling Walker Cup Argument

Ricky Castillo, an 18-year-old from Southern California, has made a compelling case to be included on the U.S. Walker Cup team. He turned...