99th Georgia Amateur Championship
Atlanta Athletic Club (Highlands), Johns Creek
July 10-12, 2020
Format and Schedule
The Georgia Amateur Championship returns to Atlanta Athletic Club for the second time after hosting in 1995. The format is 54 holes of individual stroke play with the field cut to the low 60 players and ties after 36 holes.
Entries are open to male amateur golfers who belong to a GSGA Member Club and are residents of Georgia.
The Georgia Amateur Championship began in 1916 and has been contested at 29 different GSGA Member Clubs in 20 cities. This year is the 99th playing of the state championship. Beginning with 14-year-old Bobby Jones, who captured that first title in 1916 (still the youngest Amateur champion), there have been 70 different winners in the history of the event. Champions Tour player and two-time U.S. Senior Open champion Allen Doyle of LaGrange lays claim to the most titles (6), won between 1978 and 1990. Macon’s Arnold Blum pocketed five titles from 1946-56. Legendary Atlanta amateur Danny Yates has three championships to his credit – 1977, 1989 and 1996. Colin Bowles of Albany won the Centennial Georgia Amateur Championship in 2016, and Jonathan Keppler took home the trophy in 2019 at Ansley Golf Club-Settindown Creek.
Host Club: Atlanta Athletic Club
Atlanta Athletic Club has played host to several championships in its history on both the professional and amateur levels, including a U.S. Open (1976), three PGA Championships (1981, 2001, 2011), U.S. Women's Open (1990), U.S. Amateur (2014) and Arnold Palmer Cup (2017). Atlanta Athletic Club has also hosted five GSGA-sanctioned competitions, including its second Georgia Amateur Championship this year (1995).
June 15 - Indian Hills Country Club, Marietta
June 15 - BridgeMill Athletic Club, Canton
June 15 - Reunion Country Club, Hoschton
June 22 - Bartram Trail Golf Club, Evans
June 22 - The Club at Savannah Quarters, Pooler
June 29 - Brickyard Golf Club, Macon
June 30 - Stonebridge Golf Club, Rome
June 30 - Echelon Golf Club, Alpharetta
June 30 - Green Island Country Club, Columbus
July 2 - Planterra Ridge Golf Club, Peachtree City
July 6 - Glen Arven Country Club, Thomasville
July 6 - Cherokee Run Golf Club, Conyers
July 6 - Cobblestone Golf Course, Acworth