Nick Faldo won the English Amateur Golf Championship in 1975 at the age of 18. The English Amateur is the national amateur match play golf championship of England. It has been played annually since 1925 (except for war years) and is organized by the English Golf Union.
Nick Faldo is a top player of his era, he was ranked No. 1 on the Official World Golf Ranking for a total of 97 weeks. His 39 professional wins include 30 victories on the European Tour and six major championships: three Open Championships (1987, 1990, 1992) and three Masters (1989, 1990, 1996).