The British Amateur, first held in , is the granddaddy, followed by the Australian Amateur in While both the Canadian and U. Amateurs were born the following year, the Canadian version arrived first by a matter of months. Toronto Golf Club will play host for all four rounds for a record ninth time while Islington Golf Club will co-host for the first two rounds prior to the hole cut. A lot has transpired since The Amateur has vacillated between match play and stroke play over its long history and currently is a stroke-play tournament. Lyon, perhaps best known for his gold medal in the Olympics, would win a total of eight times between then and
Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
Canadian Men's Mid-Amateur Championship - Golf Canada
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113 years: A look at the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
This competition is open to male amateur golfers who are members in good standing of a golf club belonging to and in good standing with the Golf Canada or clubs in other countries, which are in good standing with their respective Associations. A player submitting an application listing a foreign club or golf association and proof of foreign handicap certification will be entered as a foreign entrant, whether or not he is a foreign resident. Canadian players must present a valid Golf Canada membership card upon registration. Foreign players must present a valid membership card of their home national, state or country affiliation.
When T. Harley of Kingston Golf Club defeated A. Hall of Famer George S. Lyon won the Amateur an incredible eight times between and and was runner-up two more times while the inimitable Sandy Somerville made it to the match play final ten times between and , capturing six championships of his own.