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When’s the last time an amateur won a major championship?
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The Amateur Championship sometimes referred to as the British Amateur or British Amateur Championship outside the UK is a golf tournament which has been held annually in the United Kingdom since except during the two World Wars, and in and when Ireland hosted the championship. It is one of the two leading individual tournaments for amateur golfers, alongside the U. It normally has the widest international representation of any individual amateur event, with 38 golf federations from all six continents represented in the championship. Before World War II it was regarded as one of golf's major championships , but given the modern dominance of the sport by professional golfers , this is no longer the case. The inaugural championship was held in by the Royal Liverpool Golf Club and was, for many years, regarded as an unofficial event. The tournament was played on 20, 21 and 23 April and was "open to all amateur members of recognised golf clubs".
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It is exceedingly rare for an amateur player to win a major championship. In fact, it has been 90 years since an amateur has won a major championship -- and that was back before the creation of the Masters Tournament. The last amateur man to win a major championship is Johnny Goodman, who won the U. Before then, Bobby Jones was the last amateur to win a men's major. He won the Claret Jug in in the British Open Championship, capping off a season in which he won what was then considered the Grand Slam, adding in the U.