2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur Fast Facts January 7, 2016 | Far Hills, N.J.

Nathan Smith's four U.S. Mid-Amateur titles are the most in the championship's 35-year history. (USGA/Chris Keane)
Championship Venue Stonewall Links (Old Course), Elverson, Pa.
Stroke-Play Co-Host Venue Stonewall Links (North Course), Elverson, Pa.
Opened 1993 (Old Course), 2003 (North Course)
Architect Tom Doak
Entries Open Week of May 2
Entries Close July 20
Dates of Championship Sept. 10-15
Field Size 264
Eligibility Any amateur who is 25 years of age as of Sept. 10, and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 3.4
2015 Championship Sammy Schmitz def. Marc Dull, 3 and 2; John’s Island Club’s (West Course), Vero Beach, Fla.
Notable Moment Sammy Schmitz aced the par-4 33rd hole for just the second known ace on a par 4 in USGA championship history
Quotable “I can’t believe [the drive] went in [the hole]. It’s very surreal… [The championship] feels real good. It’s been a long week, a long nine days being away from my two little girls at home. I’m pretty happy and proud.” – Sammy Schmitz
Notable Past Events at Stonewall Links 1996 Philadelphia Open (Jim Booros)
2000 Philadelphia Amateur (Michael Hyland)
2001 Pennsylvania Middle-Amateur (James Bryan)
2003 Pennsylvania Open (Steven Wheatcroft)
2007 Pennsylvania Middle-Amateur (Chip Lutz)
2009 Philadelphia Amateur (Conrad Van Borsig)
U.S. Mid-Amateurs in Pennsylvania (1) 2014: Saucon Valley Country Club/Bethlehem (Champion: Scott Harvey)
Notable U.S. Mid-Amateur Champions Jim Holtgrieve (1981); Jay Sigel (1983, 1985, 1987); David Eger (1988); Tim Jackson (1994, 2001); Danny Green (1999); Nathan Smith (2003, 2009, 2010, 2012); Trip Kuehne (2007); Mike McCoy (2013); Scott Harvey (2014)
Notable U.S. Mid-Amateur Runners-Up Bob Lewis Jr. (1981, 1984); O. Gordon Brewer (1985); Bryan Norton (2003); Todd Mitchell (2008); Tim Hogarth (2010); Garrett Rank (2012)
Schedule of Play Saturday, Sept. 10 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Sunday, Sept. 11 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Monday, Sept. 12 (Round of 64, match play)
Tuesday, Sept. 13 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Wednesday, Sept. 14 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
Thursday, Sept. 15 (Championship Match, 36 holes)
Television Coverage Wednesday, Sept. 14: 3 p.m.-5 p.m. (FS1)
Thursday, Sept. 15: 3 p.m.-5 p.m. (FS1)
Future Sites 2017: Capital City Club (Crabapple Course), Atlanta, Ga./Oct. 7-12
2018: Charlotte (N.C.) Country Club, Charlotte, N.C./Sept. 22-27
2019: Colorado Golf Club, Parker, Colo./Sept. 21-26