South American Amateur
For many years, the calendar of activities of the South American Golf Federation (FSG) included only team championships. However, as an initiative of the Executive Secretary of the FSG, was considered essential to have an individual championship which has the aim to identify and reward the best amateur player in the South American golf.
The Individual South American Amateur Golf Championship began in Guayaquil on 2006 under the Match Play format. After four years of success, the championship got extended to more amateur players from other regions and the game form at change to 72-hole stroke play
The calendar requires that the host course should rotate between all South American countries and preferably should be complete during the first quarter of the year.
The tournament field consists of two categories, ladies and gentlemen amateur players from each of the affiliated institutions to the South American Golf Federation, and players from countries invited by the organization that meet the requirements and the Status of Amateur player dictated by the R&A.
South American Amateur Champions