Providing The True OLYMPIC Opportunity
Have you ever wanted to do something great, but never thought it was even possible?
How many of you still have that dream? How many of you still cling on to the little ounce of hope, that one day, you will have to opportunity to live out your dream and experience what it’s truly like to be on the big stage. Even if it’s for just one day.
Professional Golfer and 4 Time Olympic Gold Medalist Sven Tumba had the same dream when he founded the World Amateur Golfers Championship. Yet, his dream was to be able to provide the same experience he had as a professional and give it to the average individual.
“the Ultimate Olympic experience for the average person. To give the opportunity to those regardless of age, gender, or skill level, the honor of playing for one’s country and the pride of wearing it’s colors. That dream is the World Golfers Championship.”
- Sven Tumba, WAGC Founder and 4 Time Olympic Gold Medalist
What Makes The WAGC So Unique
People of All Skill Levels Can Participate
There are 5 Different Divisions that are based off of your Handicap Index Rating and you will be competing with hundreds of other people across the nation at your same level.
Amateurs Get to Experience Playing Like The Pros
4 Day Competition and 4 different Championship Courses with USGA scoring and format.
Players Get to Take Pride in Competing For Their Country
Compete and go head to head against other players in your handicap class that are from 45 other different countries.
Winners Get An All Expense Paid Trip To Malaysia
The Philippines National Team Winners will be flown all expense paid to the World Finals in Malaysia, with 5 star accommodations and matching uniforms and team bags.
WAGC allows the average Filipino Golfer to fulfill their dreams of Representing the Philippines on an International level and Playing in a World Class Golf Competition just like the pros.
Recognized All Across The Globe
Today, the World Amateur Golfers Championship is the largest amateur golf tournament in the World and has been commemorated 22 times in numerous countries from around the globe.
The WAGC is supported by the patronage of world-class golfers worldwide. The late Arnold Palmer and the late Severiano Ballesteros were Tournament Patrons for over a decade.
Since the sad passing of Arnold “The King” Palmer in 2016, Jesper Parnevik has taken over as Tournament Patron. Also, Annika Sorenstam, who is one of the greatest female golfers of all time is the current Honorary Chairman for WAGC.
The WAGC is also a partner of the PGA Tour.
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