Where Are They Now? A Look At The Last 5 B.C. Amateur Winners

 Winning the B.C. Amateur can be a stepping stone to success in golf and all of the past five champions are living proof...

Cooper Humphreys (2023) - Current WAGR 1549th

Since winning the B.C. Amateur by 6 shots in 2023 Cooper went on to finish 39th at the Canadian Men's Amateur, qualified for the U.S. Amateur where he cam in 89th, recorded a 12th at the Agave Amateur and came in 5th at the Coachella Amateur. He just won the 2024 Mickelson National Invitational Amateur in Alberta earlier this month. He was to be attending Oregon State following his 'gap' year but has changed course and now will attend  the University of San Diego. See BC Golf story on his 2023 BC Am win HERE


Ashton McCulloch (2021) - Current WAGR 170th

Now finishing his junior year at Michigan State University, McCulloch went on to be the Big Ten Freshman of the Year and an All-Big Ten Second Team selection in college after winning the B.C. Amateur in 2021. He also was victorious in the 2023 Canadian Men's Amateur while also recording a T2 in the Ontario Amateur. Ashton's junior year has seen him set a number of school scoring records while also garnering an All-Big Ten Second Team selection, selection to the All-Midwest Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America and was selected to the All-Big Ten Championship team. See story about his Canadian Am win HERE


Tristan Mandur (2020) - Current OWGR 4527

After his victory in the 2020 B.C. Amateur, Tristan had two more solid years at Utah University with two top 10 finishes including a 3rd place finish in the Oregon Invitational and a Top 20 (T17) in the NCAA Div I Championship. Tristan turned pro in 2022. Playing on the Vancouver Golf Tour (VGT), which saw both Nick Taylor and Adam Hadwin compete on before they made it big on the PGA TOUR, Mandur had 6 wins in 9 events during the 2023/24 winter VGT season. 


Jackson Rothwell (2019, 2022) - Current WAGR 1799

Jackson won the B.C. Amateur at Big Sky GC in 2019 and picked up his second title in a playoff over Tony Li in 2022. Now completing his senior year at the University of San Francisco, Rothwell earned WCC All-Academic Honourable Mention recognition. He transferred to USF after two years at Babson College, a small NCAA Division III business school in Wellesley, Mass.


Chris Crisologo  (2018) - Current OWGR 1551

The B.C. Amateur winner in 2018, Chris also won the prestigous South American Amateur in 2019 adding a 3rd at the Sahalee Players Championship and an 8th in the Pacific Coast Amateur. He then turned pro after his stellar college career with SFU and worked his way up from playing VGT tour events to PGA Tour Canada (now PGA Tour Americas) and then earned Korn Ferry Tour staus for 2023. He is currently back on the PGA TOUR Americas and recently found some form shooting a 63 in the third round of the Beachlands Victoria Open before eventually ending up in 30th spot.