Boys Amateur Championship
|Course(s)||2013 - Prestwick Golf Club
|Format||Stroke play followed by match play|
The Boys Amateur Championship was first played at Royal Ascot in 1921. Originally the age limit for the competition was 16 but this was swiftly increased to 18 in 1923, which is the age limit that has been retained since.
The venue for the competition has been played at many golf courses throughout the United Kingdom and has frequented several golf courses on more than one occasion. Notably the first two completion were both played at Royal Ascot 
The currently used format for the Boys Amateur Championship is the format used in 2010 and compromises of an initial stage of stroke play between all 252 competitors each of whom plays two rounds of 18 holes, one to be played on each of the two courses. The 64 lowest scores over the 36 holes and ties then compete in the match play final stage of the Championship. Each round of the knockout is played over 18 holes with the exclusion of the final which is played over 36 holes.
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