- Amateur Player of the Year - 2020
- 120th U.S. Amateur Champion - 2020
- North and South Amateur Champion - 2020
- Palmetto Amateur Champion - 2020
Amateur Player of the Year - 2020
Tyler Strafaci was named the Men’s Player of the Year, following a season that saw the Davie native capture amateur’s golf most important victory at the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship. Strafaci was in the midst of a strong senior season at Georgia Tech University when the Covid-19 pandemic cancelled the spring golf season. This lead him to make a change in his plans to turn professional and remain an amateur.
Strafaci was left with one more summer of amateur golf and he made the most of it.
He got off to a hot start this summer, winning the 120th North and South Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort. Strafaci raised the coveted Putter Boy trophy on the same green that his grandfather, Frank had 81 years ago. The two become the only grandfather/grandson duo to win the North and South Amateur.
A week after his win at the North and South, Strafaci added another victory at the Palmetto Amateur in South Carolina.
Strafaci raised the Havemeyer Trophy at the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship in August at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, rallying from an early 5-down deficit to defeat Ollie Osborne, 1 up, in the 36-hole championship match.
The Strafaci family has deep ties to the FSGA, with Strafaci began playing in FSGA events at the age of six. Strafaci went on to win the Florida Boys’ Junior Championship, Florida Junior Match Play Championship and five Florida Junior Tour events. His father, Frank, is a past FSGA president and four-time FSGA champion, while his grandfather was the 1957 Florida Amateur champion