It is based on the results of over 2, amateur tournaments per year and amateurs participating in certain professional events and is updated each Wednesday. Rankings are based on the players' average performances in counting events over a rolling period. This period was 52 weeks initially but will gradually expand during to weeks,  similar to those of the Official World Golf Ranking. The professional ranking was initially used to help set the field for The Open Championship and the amateur ranking plays a role in selecting the field for The Amateur Championship , which was previously selected mainly on the basis of national handicap systems. Other tournament organisers will be able to use the rankings to select players if they so wish. The first set of rankings featured over 1, players from 46 different countries and was headed by the U. Amateur champion, Richie Ramsay of Scotland.
Men's State Four-Ball Championship
Results - Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association
The U. Women's Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. Female amateurs from all nations are eligible to compete and there are no age restrictions. It was established in , one month after the men's U.
World Amateur Golf Ranking
Along with being the site of the U. Since opening in , The Home Course has been fulfilling its mission by hosting numerous regional and national championships. Amateur Public Links Championship which was established in Known by many as better-ball, or the shortened best-ball, four-ball is a widely popular format. In alone, state and regional golf associations in all 50 states conducted more than championships using the four-ball format.
Major championships. World Golf Championships. For a complete list of European Tour results see European Tour. LPGA majors.