2023 U.S. Amateur Championship

The U. S. Amateur returned to a classic venue, Cherry Hills Country Club, and produced a champion for the ages in Nick Dunlap, who birdied 12 of the first 28 holes in the championship match. Alan Shipnuck was on hand to document all the drama during an action-packed week. 

Fire Drill 091: The Hair Apparent w/ Neal Shipley

In this Fire Drill, Alan Shipnuck speaks with U.S. Amateur runner-up Neal Shipley about his life-changing run at Cherry Hills, his brainy academic pursuits, the coming NIL windfall and much more. 

Nick Dunlap: A Star Is Born

With a dominant performance in the championship match, Dunlap made history at the U.S. Amateur and
established himself as a force in the game.

It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

During the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals, closing out matches was never easy on Cherry Hills’s brutal 18th hole.

Neal Shipley: Golf’s New Folk Hero Arrives

With a gritty win and one unforgettable shot, the likable underdog stormed into the championship match at the U.S. Amateur.

Gutsy Wins and Crushing Losses at the U.S. Amateur

Thursday’s doubleheader pushed players—and their loved ones—to the breaking point.

The Moment Arrives at the U.S. Amateur

During the non-stop first round of match play, wins and losses were often decided by which player came through in the clutch.

Wild Swings on Moving Day at the U.S. Amateur

Furious rallies and heartbreaking near-misses defined stoke play qualifying across two very different golf courses.