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Winners of Major U.S. Amateur Events



U.S. Amateur Champions (Since 1949)

  • 1949 Charles R. Coe
  • 1950 Sam Urzetta
  • 1951 Billy Maxwell
  • 1952 Jack Westland
  • 1953 Gene Littler
  • 1954 Arnold Palmer
  • 1955 Harvie Ward
  • 1956 Harvie Ward
  • 1957 Hillman Robbins
  • 1958 Charles R. Coe
  • 1959 Jack Nicklaus
  • 1960 Deane Beman
  • 1961 Jack Nicklaus
  • 1962 Labron Harris, Jr.
  • 1963 Deane Beman
  • 1964 William C. Campbell
  • 1965 Bob Murphy
  • 1966 Gary Cowan
  • 1967 Bob Dickson
  • 1968 Bruce Fleisher
  • 1969 Steve Melnyk
  • 1970 Lanny Wadkins
  • 1971 Gary Cowan
  • 1972 Vinny Giles
  • 1973 Craig Stadler
  • 1974 Jerry Pate
  • 1975 Fred Ridley
  • 1976 Bill Sander
  • 1977 John Fought
  • 1978 John Cook
  • 1979 Mark O’Meara
  • 1980 Hal Sutton
  • 1981 Nathaniel Crosby
  • 1982 Jay Sigel
  • 1983 Jay Sigel
  • 1984 Scott Verplank
  • 1985 Sam Randolph
  • 1986 Buddy Alexander
  • 1987 Bill Mayfair
  • 1988 Eric Meeks
  • 1989 Chris Patton
  • 1990 Phil Mickelson
  • 1991 Mitch Voges
  • 1992 Justin Leonard
  • 1993 John Harris
  • 1994 Tiger Woods
  • 1995 Tiger Woods
  • 1996 Tiger Woods
  • 1997 Matt Kuchar
  • 1998 Hank Kuehne
  • 1999 David Gossett
  • 2000 Jeff Quinney
  • 2001 Ben (Bubba) Dickerson
  • 2002 Ricky Barnes
  • 2003 Nick Flanagan
  • 2004 Ryan Moore
  • 2005 Edoardo Molinari
  • 2006 Richie Ramsay
  • 2007 Colt Knost
  • 2008 Danny Lee
  • 2009 Byeong-Hun An
  • 2010 Peter Uihlein
  • 2011 Kelly Kraft
  • 2012 Steven Fox
  • 2013 Matthew Fitzpatrick
  • 2014 Gunn Yang
  • 2015 Bryson DeChambeau
  • 2016 Curtis Luck


NCAA Champions (Since 1949)

  • 1949 Harvie Ward, North Carolina
  • 1950 Fred Wampler, Purdue
  • 1951 Tom Nieporte, Ohio State
  • 1952 Jim Vickers, Oklahoma
  • 1953 Earl Moeller, Oklahoma State
  • 1954 Hillman Robbins, Memphis State
  • 1955 Joe Campbell, Purdue
  • 1956 Rick Jones, Ohio State
  • 1957 Rex Baxter, Jr. Houston
  • 1958 Phil Rodgers, Houston
  • 1959 Dick Crawford, Houston
  • 1960 Dick Crawford, Houston
  • 1961 Jack Nicklaus, Ohio State
  • 1962 Kermit Zarley, Houston
  • 1963 R.H. Sikes, Arkansas
  • 1964 Terry Small, San Jose State
  • 1965 Marty Fleckman, Houston
  • 1966 Bob Murphy, Florida
  • 1967 Hale Irwin, Colorado
  • 1968 Grier Jones, Oklahoma State
  • 1969 Bob Clark, Los Angeles State
  • 1970 John Mahaffey, Houston
  • 1971 Ben Crenshaw, Texas
  • 1972 Ben Crenshaw, Texas; Tom Kite, Texas
  • 1973 Ben Crenshaw, Texas
  • 1974 Curtis Strange, Wake Forest
  • 1975 Jay Haas, Wake Forest
  • 1976 Scott Simpson, USC
  • 1977 Scott Simpson, USC
  • 1978 David Edwards, Oklahoma State
  • 1979 Gary Hallberg, Wake Forest
  • 1980 Jay Don Blake, Utah State
  • 1981 Ron Commans, USC
  • 1982 Billy Ray Brown, Houston
  • 1983 Jim Carter, Arizona State
  • 1984 John Inman, North Carolina
  • 1985 Clark Burroughs, Ohio State
  • 1986 Scott Verplank, Oklahoma State
  • 1987 Brian Watts, Oklahoma State
  • 1988 E.J. Pfister, Oklahoma State
  • 1989 Phil Mickelson, Arizona State
  • 1990 Phil Mickelson, Arizona State
  • 1991 Warren Schutte, UNLV
  • 1992 Phil Mickelson, Arizona State
  • 1993 Todd Demsey, Arizona State
  • 1994 Justin Leonard, Texas
  • 1995 Chip Spratlin, Auburn
  • 1996 Tiger Woods, Stanford
  • 1997 Charles Warren, Clemson
  • 1998 James McLean, Minnesota
  • 1999 Luke Donald, Northwestern
  • 2000 Charles Howell III, Oklahoma State
  • 2001 Nick Gilliam, Florida
  • 2002 Troy Matteson, Georgia Tech
  • 2003 Alejandro Canizares, Arizona State
  • 2004 Ryan Moore, Nevada-Las Vegas
  • 2005 James Lepp, Washington
  • 2006 Jonathan Moore, Oklahoma State
  • 2007 Jamie Lovemark, USC
  • 2008 Kevin Chappell, UCLA
  • 2009 Matt Hill, North Carolina State
  • 2010 Scott Langley, Illinois
  • 2011 John Peterson, LSU
  • 2012 Thomas Pieters, Illinois
  • 2013 Max Homa, California
  • 2014 Cameron Wilson, Stanford
  • 2015 Bryson Dechambeau, SMU
  • 2016 Aaron Wise, Oregon

U.S. Public Links Champions (Since 1949)

  • 1949 Kenneth J. Towns
  • 1950 Stanley Bielat
  • 1951 Dave Stanley
  • 1952 Omer L. Bogan
  • 1953 Ted Richards, Jr.
  • 1954 Gene Andrews
  • 1955 Sam D. Kocsis
  • 1956 James H. Buxbaum
  • 1957 Don Essig, lll
  • 1958 Dan Sikes, Jr.
  • 1959 William A Wright
  • 1960 Verne Callison
  • 1961 R.H. Sikes
  • 1962 R.H. Sikes
  • 1963 Robert Lunn
  • 1964 William McDonald
  • 1965 Arne Dokka
  • 1966 Lamont Kaser
  • 1967 Verne Callison
  • 1968 Gene Towry
  • 1969 J.M. Jackson
  • 1970 Robert Risch
  • 1971 Fred Haney
  • 1972 Bob Allard
  • 1973 Stan Stopa
  • 1974 Chas. Barenaba
  • 1975 Randy Barenaba
  • 1976 Eddie Mudd
  • 1977 Jerry Vidovic
  • 1978 Dean Prince
  • 1979 Dennis Walsh
  • 1980 Jodie Mudd
  • 1981 Jodie Mudd
  • 1982 Billy Tuten
  • 1983 Billy Tuten
  • 1984 Bill Malley
  • 1985 Jim Sorenson
  • 1986 Billy Mayfair
  • 1987 Kevin Johnson
  • 1988 Ralph Howe
  • 1989 Tim Hobby
  • 1990 Mike Combs
  • 1991 David Berganio, Jr.
  • 1992 Warren Schutte
  • 1993 David Berganio, Jr.
  • 1994 Guy Yamamoto
  • 1995 Chris Wollman
  • 1996 Tim Hogarth
  • 1997 Tim Clark
  • 1998 Trevor Immelman
  • 1999 Hunter Haas
  • 2000 D.J. Trahan
  • 2001 Chez Reavie
  • 2002 Ryan Moore
  • 2003 Brandt Snedeker
  • 2004 Ryan Moore
  • 2005 Clay Ogden
  • 2006 Casey Watabu
  • 2007 Colt Knost
  • 2008 Jack Newman
  • 2009 Brad Benjamin
  • 2010 Lion Kim
  • 2011 Corbin Mills
  • 2012 T.J. Vogel
  • 2013 Jordan Niebrugge
  • 2014 Byron Meth