The format is 72 holes of individual stroke play with the field cut to the low 70 players and ties after 36 holes. Non-exempt players competed in one of 11 hole qualifiers, which took place across the state May June 24 for the remaining spots in the field. This year is the 98th playing of the state championship. Beginning with year-old Bobby Jones, who captured that first title in still the youngest Amateur champion , there have been 70 different winners in the history of the event.
Georgia Amateur Championship
Georgia Amateur Golf Tournaments
Amateur , is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for amateur golfers. It is organized by the United States Golf Association and is currently held each August over a 7-day period. In there were two tournaments called the "National Amateur Championship". This state of affairs prompted Charles B. Macdonald of the Chicago Golf Club to call for the creation of a national governing body to authorize an official national championship, and the Amateur Golf Association of the United States, which was soon to be renamed the United States Golf Association , was formed on December 22 of that year.
Marietta’s Jonathan Keppler wins Georgia Amateur tournament
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Keppler shot a 3-over 73 to finish at 7-under , securing a three-shot win over Timothy Schaetzel of Atlanta, who closed with a Ben Carr of Columbus finished with a 76 and in third place at 2-under I did what I needed to do. Stephen Keppler, a member of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame, was there with wife, Karen, to greet their son as he walked to the scoring area.