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Tournament results: European Amateur

Results for the European Amateur are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2021
Amateur
264 (-20)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Score

264 (-20)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship (June 23-26). Second-placed 21-year-old Ludvig Åberg (Swe) finished 2 shots behind 22-year-old Christoffer Bring (Den). [Châteaux course, Golf du Médoc, nr Bordeaux].

2020
Amateur
Schmid, Matthias
273 (-11)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Schmid, Matthias

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship (Sept 22-25; postponed from June 24-27 due to world coronavirus pandemic). Second-placed Nick Bachem (Ger) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Matthias Schmid (Ger), who became only the second player after Ashley Chesters (Eng; 2013 & 2014) to record back-to-back wins in this event. [G&CC Zurich, Zumikon, nr Zurich, Switzerland; originally planned for Golf du Médoc, nr Bordeaux].

2019
Amateur
Schmid, Matthias
273 (-15)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Schmid, Matthias

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship (June 26-29). Second-placed 23-year-old Euan Walker (Scot) finished 3 shots behind 21-year-old "Matti" Schmid (Ger). [Diamond CC, Atzenbrugg, Austria].

2018
Amateur
Hojgaard, Nicolai
281 (-7)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Hojgaard, Nicolai

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship (June 27-30). Second-placed Robin Dawson (Ire), Jerry Ji (Neth), Viktor Hovland (Nor) and Mitch Waite (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Hojgaard (Den). [Koninklijke (Royal) Haagsche G&CC, Wassenaar, nr The Hague].

2017
Amateur
Plant, Alfie
273 (-15)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Plant, Alfie

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship (Jun 28-Jul 1). Plant (Eng) beat Lorenzo Scalise (Italy) with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole (par-4 2nd). Defending champion Luca Cianchetti (Italy) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Old course, Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].

2016
Amateur
Cianchetti, Luca
Estonian G&CC
272 (-16)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Cianchetti, Luca

Venue

Estonian G&CC

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Cianchetti (Italy) beat Viktor Hovland (Nor) with a par at the seventh playoff hole (par-3 10th). [Estonian G&CC, Jõelähtme, Harju, Estonia].

2015
Amateur
Mazzoli, Stefano
269 (-19)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Mazzoli, Stefano

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Gary Hurley (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Mazzoli (Italy). [Legend course, Penati Resort, Senica, Slovakia].

2014
Amateur
Chesters, Ashley
282 (-2)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Chesters, Ashley

Score

282 (-2)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Max Roehrig (Ger) and Gary Hurley (Ire) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Ashley Chesters (Eng). [The Duke's Golf Club, St Andrews, Fife].

2013
Amateur
Chesters, Ashley
284 (-4)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Chesters, Ashley

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed David Morago (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Chesters (Eng). [Real (Royal) GC El Prat, Terrassa, Barcelona].

2012
Amateur
Pugh, Rhys
277 (-11)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Pugh, Rhys

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed James Frazer (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Rhys Pugh (Wales). [Montgomerie course, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland].

2011
Amateur
Trappel, Manuel
278 (-10)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Trappel, Manuel

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Manuel Trappel (Aut) beat Steven Brown (Eng) by 1 shot in a three-hole playoff. [North course, Halmstad GK, Tylosand, nr Halmstad, Sweden].

2010
Amateur
Bjerregaard, Lucas
273 (-15)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Bjerregaard, Lucas

Venue

Linna

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Andrea Pavan (Italy) and Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Bjerregaard (Den). [Linna Golf, Harviala, Hameenlinna, Finland].

2009
Amateur
Chantilly (Veneuil)
277 (-15)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Dubuisson, Victor

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

277 (-15)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Ross Kellett (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Dubuisson (Fra). [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

2008
Amateur
Gross, Stephan
280
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Gross, Stephan

Venue

Esbjerg

Score

280

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Richard Kind (Neth) finished 1 shot behind Gross (Ger). [Marbaek course, Esbjerg GK, Esbjerg, Denmark].

2007
Amateur
Hebert, Benjamin
277
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Hebert, Benjamin

Score

277

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Hebert (Fra) beat Joel Sjoholm (Swe) in a playoff. Danny Willett (Eng) finished in third place 3 shots behind the leaders. [Sporting Club Berlin, Bad Saarow, nr Berlin].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

McIlroy, Rory

Score

274

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Stephen Lewton (Eng) finished 3 shots behind 17-year-old McIlroy (N.Ire). [La Betulle course, GC Biella, Magnano, nr Biella, Italy].

2005
Amateur
Thorp, Marius
280
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Thorp, Marius

Venue

Rinkven

Score

280

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Matthew Cryer (Eng) and Rafael Cabrera (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Thorp (Nor). Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) and Joost Luiten (Neth) were a further 3 shots back in joint fourth place. [Ch'ship course, Rinkven GC, 's Gravenwezel, nr Antwerp].

2004
Amateur
Richardson, Matthew
273
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Richardson, Matthew

Venue

Skovde

Score

273

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Gary Lockerbie (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Richardson (Eng). [Skovde GC, Vastergotland, Sweden].

2003
Amateur
McElhinney, Brian
283
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

McElhinney, Brian

Venue

Nairn

Score

283

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Pablo Martin Benavides (Esp), Matthew Richardson (Eng) and Michael Thannhauser (Ger) finished 1 shot behind McElhinney (Ire). Martin Kaymer (Ger) finished 1 shot further back. [Nairn GC, Nairn, nr Inverness, Scotland].

2002
Amateur
Pellicioli, Raphael
284
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Pellicioli, Raphael

Venue

Troia

Score

284

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed James Heath (Eng) finished 5 shots behind Pellicioli (Fra). [Troia Golf, Carvahal, nr Setubal, Portugal].

2001
Amateur
Browne, Stephen
270 (-18)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Browne, Stephen

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Stuart Wilson (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Browne (Ire). [Odense Eventyr GK, Odense, Fyn, Denmark].

2000
Amateur
Pettersson, Carl
263 (-25)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Pettersson, Carl

Venue

Murhof

Score

263 (-25)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Panu Kylliainen (Fin) and Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) finished 5 shots behind Pettersson (Swe). [GC Murhof, Frohnleiten, Steiermark, Austria].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Havret, Gregory

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Barry Hume (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Havret (Fra). Paul Casey (Eng) was 2 shots further back in third place. [Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, South Wales].

1998
Amateur
Gribben, Paddy
274 (-10)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Gribben, Paddy

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Craig Williams (Wales) and Gary Wolstenholme (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Gribben (Ire). [Châteaux course, Golf du Médoc, nr Bordeaux].

1997
Amateur
De Vooght, Didier
278 (-10)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

De Vooght, Didier

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Sergio Garcia (Esp), Luke Donald (Eng) and Robert Duck (Eng) finished 3 shots behind de Vooght (Belg). [GC Domaine Imperial, Gland, Lake Geneva, Switzerland].

1996
Amateur
Olsson, Daniel
Karlstad GK
276 (-8)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Olsson, Daniel

Venue

Karlstad GK

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Maarten Lafeber (Neth) and Howard Barclay (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Olsson (Den). [Karlstad GK, Karlstad, Sweden].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Garcia, Sergio

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Mattias Eliasson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind 15-year-old Garcia (Esp). David Howell (Eng) was 1 shot further back in third place. [Real (Royal) GC El Prat, El Prat de Llobregat, nr Barcelona Airport. Club now located in Terrassa, nr Barcelona].

1994
Amateur
278 (-6)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Gallacher, Stephen

Venue

Aura

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Gordon Sherry (Scot) and Lee James (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Gallacher (Scot). [Aura Golf, Ruissalo, nr Turku, Finland].

1993
Amateur
Backhausen, Morten
276
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Backhausen, Morten

Score

276

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Backhausen (Den) beat Lee Westwood (Eng) in a playoff. [East course, Dalmahoy Hotel & CC, nr Edinburgh].

1992
Amateur
Scarpa, Massimo
284
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Scarpa, Massimo

Score

284

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Bradley Dredge (Wales) and Fredrik Andersson (Swe) finished 4 shots behind Scarpa (Italy). [Golf Nazionale, Sutri, nr Rome; at the time called Le Querce GC].

1991
Amateur
Payne, Jim
281
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Payne, Jim

Score

281

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed A. Prat (Esp) finished 4 shots behind Payne (Eng). [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].

1990
Amateur
Eriksson, Klas
279
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Eriksson, Klas

Venue

Aalborg

Score

279

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Paul Maloney (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Eriksson (Swe). [Aalborg GK, Aalborg, North Jutland].

1989
Amateur
(not played)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Championship not played in 1989.

1988
Amateur
Ecob, David
284
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Ecob, David

Score

284

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Christian Hardin (Swe) and Borja Queipo de Llano (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Ecob (Aus). [Hamburg GC-Falkenstein, Blankenese, nr Hamburg].

1987
Amateur
(not played)
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Championship not played in 1987.

1986
Amateur
Haglund, Anders
282
amateur
EGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Haglund, Anders

Score

282

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

EGA

Played as the inaugural European Amateur Championship. Second-placed David Gilford (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Haglund (Swe). [Eindhovensche Golf, Valkenswaard, nr Eindhoven].

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