The first Amateur Championship was held at Hoylake in where 44 players from 12 clubs contested a series of match play rounds. Former winners include Bobby.
History was made this weekend with an allEngland final for the first time since at the British Amateur Championship. The 'All English, All Joe' final.
In the same year at Prestwick he becomes the first Englishman and amateur to win The Open. Hoylake welcomes the Women's British Open for the first time.