USA Sets 54-Hole Scoring Mark In Winning 14th World Amateur Team Championship

Antalya, Turkey (7 October 2012) – With a record-setting score of 24-under-par 404, the USA won the weather-shortened 2012 World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) by five strokes over Mexico Sunday at the par-71 Antalya Golf Club claiming the Eisenhower Trophy … Continue reading

U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson Visits WATC

Antalya, Turkey (7 October) – Somewhere along the way in his golf career, Webb Simpson learned he should give back to the game. After all, he was notified about his golf scholarship at Wake Forest University by one of the … Continue reading

USA Sets 36-Hole Scoring Mark At Weather-Shortened WATC

Antalya, Turkey (6 October) – The USA set a 36-hole scoring mark of 20-under-par 266 Saturday to maintain its lead at the 2012 World Amateur Team Championships (WATC), which has been shortened to 54 holes because of a second-round weather … Continue reading

USA Holds Lead As Third Round Is Suspended At WATC

Antalya, Turkey (6 October) – The USA, after setting scoring marks in the first two rounds, continued to maintain its lead Saturday as the third round was suspended at the weather-shortened 2012 World Amateur Team Championship (WATC). Chris Williams, of … Continue reading

Second Round Disrupted By Weather, Only Six Teams Complete Play

Antalya, Turkey (5 October) – Weather disrupted the second round of the 2012 World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) Friday and because of a six-hour morning delay, only six of the 72 teams in the field completed play. The morning wave … Continue reading

Patient Slovakia Shows Skills At Cornelia

Antalya, Turkey (5 October) – The six-hour weather delay that held up the start of the second round of the 2012 World Amateur Team Championship was, in some sense, short for Slovakia. They are used to waiting. The European team, … Continue reading

Turkey’s Turn On Golf’s Global Stage

Location: Antalya, Turkey The 2012 World Amateur Team Championships in Antalya,Turkey, near the Mediterranean Sea, made the most of their opportunity at the center stage of global golf for three weeks in late September and early October. With golf’s return … Continue reading

Mexico To Host World Amateur Team Championships In 2016

Antalya, Turkey (4 October) – Cancun, Mexico, has been selected as the site of the 2016 World Amateur Team Championships, the International Golf Federation (IGF) announced at its Biennial Meeting. The courses of El Camaleón Golf Club at the Fairmont … Continue reading

USA Sets Championship Record For Lowest 18-Hole Team Score To Take Lead

Antalya, Turkey (4 October) – The USA broke the all-time record for lowest 18-hole team score with a 13-under-par 131 Thursday to take a four-stroke lead over Mexico after the first round of the 2012 World Amateur Team Championship (WATC). … Continue reading

2012 Men’s World Amateur Team Championship Storylines

Antalya Golf Club (PGA Sultan Course) and Cornelia Golf Club (Faldo Course) 4-7 October, Antalya, Turkey RECORD NUMBER OF TEAMS – A record 72 teams are competing in the 28th World Amateur Team Championship, surpassing the previous record of 70 in South … Continue reading

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