USGA Senior Amateur Champions

1955: J. Wood Platt d. George Studinger, 5 and 4; Belle Meade C.C., Nashville, Tenn.; Medalist — 72, Martin M. Issler; Entries: 370

1956: Frederick J. Wright d. J. Clark Espie, 4 and 3; Somerset

C.C., St. Paul, Minn.; Medalist — 72, Weller Noble; Entries: 282

1957: J. Clark Espie d. Frederick J. Wright, 2 and 1; Ridgewood (N.J.) C.C. (West and Center nines); Medalist — 73, Thomas M. Green Jr.; Entries: 349

1958: Thomas C. Robbins d. John W. Dawson, 2 and 1; Monterey Peninsula C.C., Pebble Beach, Calif.; Medalist — *71, (Dunes Course), J. Clark Espie; Entries: 370

1959: J. Clark Espie d. J. Wolcott Brown, 3 and 1; Memphis (Tenn.) C.C.; Medalists — 73, J. Wolcott Brown, George Dawson; Entries: 391

1960: Michael Cestone d. David Rose, 20 holes; Oyster Harbors Club, Osterville, Mass.; Medalist — 74, S.S. Rockey; Entries: 517

1961: Dexter H. Daniels d. Col. William K. Lanman Jr., 2 and 1; Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa, Okla.; Medalist — 74, Joseph Morrill Jr.; Entries: 481

1962: Merrill L. Carlsmith d. Willis H. Blakely, 4 and 2; Evanston G.C., Skokie, Ill.; Medalists — 72, James M. Johnson, Henry L. Robison, William S. Terrell; Entries: 525

1963: Merrill L. Carlsmith d. William D. Higgins, 3 and 2; Sea Island G.C., St. Simons Island, Ga.; all match play; Entries: 494

1964: William D. Higgins d. Edward Murphy, 2 and 1; Waverley C.C., Portland, Ore.; Medalist — 150, A.L. “Jim” Miller; Entries: 357

1965: Robert B. Kiersky d. George Beechler, 19 holes; Fox Chapel G.C., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Medalist — 149, Curtis Person Sr.; Entries: 448

1966: Dexter H. Daniels d. George Beechler, 1 up; Tucson (Ariz.) National G.C.; Medalist — 143, Curtis Person Sr.; Entries: 449

1967: Ray Palmer d. Walter D. Bronson, 3 and 2, Shinnecock

Hills G.C., Southampton, N.Y.; Medalists — 153, J. Wolcott Brown, David Goldman, Ray Palmer; Entries: 563

1968: Curtis Person Sr. d. Ben Goodes, 2 and 1; Atlanta (Ga.) C.C.; Medalist — 146, John C. Tullio; Entries: 674

1969: Curtis Person Sr. d. David Goldman, 1 up; Wichita (Kan.) C.C.; Medalist — 146, David Goldman; Entries: 576

1970: Gene Andrews d. James Ferrie, 1 up; California G.C. of San Francisco, South San Francisco, Calif.; Medalist — 147, Bruce N. McCormick; Entries: 683

1971: Tom Draper d. Ernest Pieper Jr., 3 and 1; Sunnybrook G.C., Plymouth Meeting, Pa.; Medalist — 148, Robert E. Cochran; Entries: 655

1972: Lewis W. Oehmig d. Ernest Pieper Jr., 20 holes; Sharon G.C., Sharon Center, Ohio; Medalist — 145, William Hyndman III; Entries: 617

1973: William Hyndman III d. Harry Welch, 3 and 2; Onwentsia Club, Lake Forest, Ill.; Medalists — 147, Sam Friedman, William Hyndman III; Entries: 633

1974: Dale Morey d. Lewis W. Oehmig, 4 and 2; Harbour Town G.L., Hilton Head Island, S.C.; Medalist — 144, Ed Tutwiler; Entries: 743

1975: William F. Colm d. Stephen Stimac, 4 and 3; Carmel Valley G. & C.C., Carmel, Calif.; Medalist — 143, William Hyndman III; Entries: 737

1976: Lewis W. Oehmig d. John Richardson, 4 and 3; Cherry Hills C.C., Englewood, Colo.; Medalist — 145, Ed Tutwiler; Entries: 833

1977: Dale Morey d. Lewis W. Oehmig, 4 and 3; Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass.; Medalist — 143, Dale Morey; Entries: 789

1978: Keith K. Compton d. John Kline, 1 up; Pine Tree G.C., Boynton Beach, Fla.; Medalist — 143, William Stewart; Entries: 930

1979: William C. Campbell d. Lewis W. Oehmig, 2 and 1; Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill.; Medalists — 143, Dale Morey, William C. Campbell; Entries: 1,023

1980: William C. Campbell d. Keith K. Compton, 3 and 2; Virginia Hot Springs G. & T.C. (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va.; Medalist — 147, William C. Campbell; Entries: 1,000

1981: Edgar R. Updegraff d. Dale Morey, 2 and 1; Seattle (Wash.) G.C.; Medalist — 148, Edgar R. Updegraff; Entries: 952

1982: Alton Duhon d. Edgar R. Updegraff, 2 up; Tucson (Ariz.) C.C.; Medalist — 142, Roger McManus; Entries: 1,104

1983: William Hyndman III d. Richard Runkle, 1 up; Crooked Stick G.C., Carmel, Ind.; Medalist — 148, Edgar R. Updegraff; Entries: 1,102

1984: Robert Rawlins d. Richard Runkle, 19 holes; Birmingham (Mich.) C.C.; Medalist — 144, William C. Campbell; Entries: 1,159

1985: Lewis W. Oehmig d. Ed Hopkins, 20 holes; Wild Dunes B & R.C., Isle of Palms, S.C.; Medalist — 143, Ed Hopkins; Entries: 1,345

1986: R.S. “Bo” Williams d. John Harbottle, 3 and 2; Interlachen C.C., Edina, Minn.; Medalist — 149, William Hyndman III; Entries: 1,362

1987: John Richardson d. James Kite Jr., 5 and 4; Saucon Valley C.C., Bethlehem, Pa.; Medalist — 145, John Richardson; Entries: 1,485

1988: Clarence Moore d. Bud Stevens, 5 and 4; Milwaukee (Wis.) C.C.; Medalists — 148, John Harbottle, Richard Goerlich Jr.; Entries: 1,440

1989: R.S. “Bo” Williams d. Joe Simpson, 19 holes; Lochinvar G.C., Houston, Texas; Medalist — 147, Frank Tenfel; Entries: 1,508

1990: Jackie Cummings d. Bobby Clark, 3 and 2; Desert Forest C.C., Carefree, Ariz.; Medalist — 150, William Godden; Entries: 1,658

1991: Bill Bosshard d. Morris Beecroft, 5 and 4; Crystal Downs C.C., Frankfort, Mich.; Medalists -

150, Clarence Moore, Morris Beecroft; Entries: 1,724

1992: Clarence Moore d. Robert Harris, 6 and 4; The Loxahatchee Club, Jupiter, Fla.; Medalists — 151, John Procter, Bob Hullender; Entries: 2,058

1993: Joe Ungvary d. Jerry Nelson, 7 and 6; Farmington C.C., Charlottesville, Va.; Medalist — 136, John Harbottle; Entries: 2,275

1994: O. Gordon Brewer d. Bob Hullender, 5 and 4; The Champions G.C., Nicholasville, Ky.; Medalist — 141, Bob Hullender; Entries: 2,046

1995: James Stahl Jr. d. Rennie Law, 2 and 1; Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan.; Medalist — 141, William Erwin; Entries: 2,069

1996: O. Gordon Brewer d. Heyward Sullivan, 2 up; Taconic G.C., Williamstown, Mass.; Medalist — 141, Bob Wernick; Entries: 2,131

1997: Cliff Cunningham d. Ed Bartlett, 5 and 3; Atlantic G.C., Bridgehampton, N.Y.; Medalists — 146, Bill Heldmar, Edward Fletcher; Entries: 2,140

1998: Bill Shean Jr. d. William King, 5 and 3; Skokie C.C., Glencoe, Ill.; Medalist — 144, Jim Gibbons; Entries: 2,149

1999: Bill Ploeger d. Gary Menzel, 3 and 2; Portland (Ore.) G.C.; Medalist — 143, Joel Hirsch; Entries: 2,026

2000: Bill Shean Jr. d. Richard Van Leuvan, 2 and 1; Charlotte (N.C.) C.C.; Medalist — 144, Marvin “Vinny” Giles III; Entries: 2,265

2001: Kemp Richardson d. Bill Ploeger, 2 and 1; Norwood Hills C.C., St. Louis, Mo.; Medalist — 142, Joe Cadle; Entries: 2,242

2002: Greg Reynolds d. Mark Bemowski, 4 and 3; Timuquana C.C., Jacksonville, Fla.; Medalist — 139, Billy Clagett; Entries: 2,357

2003: Kemp Richardson d. Frank Abbott, 19 holes; The Virginian G.C., Bristol, Va., Medalist — 137, Robert Kulp; Entries: 2,252

2004: Mark Bemowski d. Greg Reynolds, 4 and 3, Bel-Air C.C., Los Angeles, Calif.; Medalist — 144, Ronald Vannelli; Entries: 2,420

2005: Mike Rice d. Mark Bemowski, 1 up, The Farm G.C., Rocky Face, Ga.; Medalist — •134, Billy Clagett; Entries: §2,498

2006: Mike Bell d. Tom McGraw, 1 up, Victoria National G.C., Newburgh, Ind.; Medalists — 143, Bill Leonard, Paul Simson; Entries: 2,448

2007: Stan Lee d. Sam Farlow, 4 and 3, Flint Hills National G.C., Andover, Kan.; Medalist — 137, Steve Bogan; Entries: 2,255

2008: George “Buddy” Marucci Jr. d. George Zahringer, 2 up; Shady Oaks C.C., Fort Worth, Texas; Medalist — 140, Paul Simson; Entries: 2,393

2009: Marvin “Vinny” Giles III d. John Grace, 1 up; Beverly C.C., Chicago, Ill.; Medalists — 140, Paul Simson, Patrick Tallent; Entries: 2,182

2010: Paul Simson d. Patrick Tallent, 2 and 1; Lake Nona Golf & C.C., Orlando, Fla.; Medalist – 140, Patrick Tallent; Entries: 2,287

2011: Louis Lee d. Phillip Pleat, 1 up; Kinloch Golf Club, Manakin-Sabot, Va.; Medalist – 139, Paul Simson; Entries: 2,084

2012: Paul Simson d. Curtis Skinner, 4 and 3; Mountain Ridge Country Club, West Caldwell, N.J.; Medalist – 136, Jim Holtgrieve; Entries: 2,260

2013: Douglas Hanzel d. Pat O'Donnell, 3 and 2, Wade Hampton Golf Club, Cashiers, N.C.; Medalist – 138, Chip Lutz; Entries: 2,344

2014: Patrick Tallent d. Bryan Norton, 2 and 1; Big Canyon Country Club, Newport Beach, Calif.; Medalist – 137, Alan Fadel; Entries: 2,252

Record qualifying score, 36 holes (2005)

* Record qualifying score, 18 holes (1958)

§ Record entry (2005)

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