When T. Harley of Kingston Golf Club defeated A. Hall of Famer George S. Lyon won the Amateur an incredible eight times between and and was runner-up two more times while the inimitable Sandy Somerville made it to the match play final ten times between and , capturing six championships of his own. The championship once again reverted to stroke play in
The Canadian Amateur Championship , begun in , is the men's amateur golf championship of Canada. It is staged annually by Golf Canada. It was played at match play until , went to stroke play beginning in , and reverted to match play in In conjunction with the meeting, the first men's amateur championship was staged, at match play, with the Governor General , Lord Aberdeen , donating a trophy, the Aberdeen Cup, to the champion.