The usga promotes and conserves the true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions. It acts in the best interests of the game for the continued enjoyment of those who love and play it. The united states amateur championship, commonly known as the u. Amateur, is the leading annual golf tournament in the united states for amateur golfers. It is organized by the united states golf association and is currently held each august over a 7-day period. In 1894 there were two tournaments called the national amateur championship. One of them was played at newport country club and was won by william g. Amateur golf scoreboard search for a golf tournament the majors of amateur golf amateurgolf. Com tour tournaments at top 100 courses tournaments for college golfers view by state the majors. Amateur four-ball championship, played at chambers bay in university place, wash.