2019 U.S. Amateur Fast FactsPinehurst Resort & Country Club (Courses No. 2 and 4), Village of Pinehurst, N.C.

Since hoisting the Havemeyer Trophy in 2013, Matthew Fitzpatrick has become one of the top 50 professionals in the world. (USGA/John Mummert)
   
Championship Venue Pinehurst Resort & Country Club (Course No. 2)
Stroke-Play Co-Host Venue Pinehurst Resort & Country Club (Course No. 4)
Dates of Championship August 12-18
Architects Course No. 2: Donald Ross (Revisions by Robert Trent Jones Sr. in 1972; renovation in 2010 by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw)
Course No. 4: Gil Hanse (Original 18 holes by Donald Ross; revisions in 1973 by Robert Trent Jones Sr.; redesign in 1999 by Tom Fazio)
 
Opened Course No. 2 (1907)
Course No. 4 (1919)
Volunteer/Tickets Pinehurst is currently taking information for those interested in purchasing tickets or volunteering at the championship at https://www.pinehurst.com/2019-u-s-amateur/
Field Size 312 competitors
Par/Yardage Course No. 2: 7,334 yards/par 70 (Subject to change)
Course No. 4: TBD
Entries Accepted 7,191
Eligibility Any amateur whose Handicap Index does not exceed 2.4
Exempt Players (69) Ludvig Aberg (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
John Augenstein (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Albin Bergstrom (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Akshay Bhatia (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Devon Bling (Runner-up in 2018 U.S. Amateur; Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open)
Brett Boner (Runner-up in 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur)
William Buhl (2019 Canadian Amateur champion)
Ricky Castillo (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Quade Cummins (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Brad Dalke (Runner-up in 2016 U.S. Amateur; Playing member of 2016 USA World Amateur Team)
Alejandro Del Rey Gonzalez (Low eight individual finisher in 2018 World Amateur Team Championship; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Chandler Eaton (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open)
Austin Eckroat (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Steven Fisk (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Alex Fitzpatrick (Quarterfinalist in 2018 U.S. Amateur)
Gerold Folk (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Conor Gough (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Will Grimmer (Completed 72 holes in 2018 U.S. Open)
Stewart Hagestad (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; Playing member of 2017 USA Walker Cup Team; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Cole Hammer (Semifinalist in 2018 U.S. Amateur; Playing member of 2018 USA World Amateur Team; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Scott Harvey (Playing member of 2015 USA Walker Cup Team)
Daniel Hillier (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; Low eight individual finisher in 2018 World Amateur Team Championship; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Michael Hirmer (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Bo Jin (2019 U.S. Junior Amateur runner-up)
Benjamin Jones (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Takumi Kanaya (Low eight individual finisher in 2018 World Amateur Team Championship; 2018 Asia-Pacific Amateur champion; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Sean Knapp (Runner-up in 2018 U.S. Senior Amateur)
Jeong-Weon Ko (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Koen Kouwenaar (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Mark Lawrence Jr. (Semifinalist in 2017 U.S. Amateur)
Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra Coto (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
RJ Manke (2019 Mexican Amateur champion)
Stefano Mazzoli (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Mike McCoy (Playing member of 2015 USA Walker Cup Team)
David Micheluzzi (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Alvaro Mueller-Baumgart Lucena (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Keita Nakajima (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Rasmus Neergaard-Petersen (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Noah Norton (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open)
David Nyfjall (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Kevin O'Connell (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
John Pak (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Matt Parziale (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; Completed 72 holes in 2018 U.S. Open; 2017 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion)
Victor Pastor Rufian (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Chandler Phillips (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Trent Phillips (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
David Puig Currius (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Conor Purcell (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Caolan Rafferty (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Garrett Rank (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jovan Rebula (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; 2018 Amateur champion conducted by The R&A; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Eduard Rousaud Sabate (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Isaiah Salinda (Semifinalist in 2018 U.S. Amateur; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Benjamin Schmidt (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Sandy Scott (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Tom Sloman (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Alex Smalley (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Austin Squires M(Quarterfinalist in 2018 U.S. Amateur)
Maximillian Steinlechner (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
James Sugrue (2019 Amateur champion conducted by The R&A)
Preston Summerhays (2019 U.S. Junior Amateur champion)
Rayhan Thomas (Low eight individual finisher in 2018 World Amateur Team Championship; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Michael Thorbjornsen (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur champion)
Spencer Tibbits (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open)
Karl Vilips (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Euan Walker (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jeff Wilson (2018 U.S. Senior Amateur champion)
Blake Windred (Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Brandon Wu (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Cameron Young (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Chun An Yu (Qualified for 2019 U.S. Open; Top 50 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)  
2018 Championship Viktor Hovland, a standout at Oklahoma State University, became the first Norw egian golfer to claim a USGA title when he defeated Devon Bling, of Ridgecrest, Calif., 6 and 5, in the 36-hole championship match at Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links. To read more, click here.
Quotable “I always thought I had a pretty good vocabulary, but I’m lost for words. It’s really special. I’ve only won once before, and to win the U.S. Amateur as my second win is really cool. I just hope it’s the start of something great.” -- Viktor Hovland
Notable Past Events at Pinehurst  1902-1951: North and South Open (Notable winners include Course No. 2 designer Donald Ross, Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson)
1901-Present: North and South Amateur (Notable winners include Walter Travis, Francis Ouimet, Chick Evans, Jack Nicklaus, William C. Campbell, Hal Sutton, Corey Pavin, Curtis Strange and Jack Nicklaus II)
1903-Present: North and South Women's Amateur (Notable winners include Glenna Collett Vare, Louis Suggs, Babe Zaharias, Peggy Kirk Bell, Hollis Stacy, Carol Semple Thompson, Anne Sander, Brittany Lang, Morgan Pressel, Danielle Kang and Kristen Gillman) 
1936 PGA Championship (Denny Shute)
1951 Ryder Cup Matches (USA)
1962 U.S. Amateur (Labron Harris Jr.)
1973-1982: Hall of Fame Classic/World Open (Notable winners include Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Raymond Floyd and Hale Irwin)
1989 U.S. Women's Amateur (Vicki Goetze)
1991-92 PGA Tour Championship (Craig Stadler and Paul Azinger)
1994 U.S. Senior Open (Simon Hobday)
1999 U.S. Open (Payne Stewart)
2005 U.S. Open (Michael Campbell)
2008 U.S. Amateur (Danny Lee)
2014 U.S. Open (Martin Kaymer)
2014 U.S. Women's Open (Michelle Wie)
2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball (Frankie Capan/Shuai Ming Wong)
U.S. Amateurs in North Carolina (4) 1962: Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Village of Pinehurst (Labron Harris Jr.)
1972: Charlotte (N.C.) Country Club (Marvin "Vinny" Giles)
1980: Country Club of North Carolina, Pinehurst (Hal Sutton)
2008: Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Village of Pinehurst (Danny Lee)
Notable U.S. Amateur Champions C.B. Macdonald (1895); Walter Travis (1900-01, 1903); Jerome Travers (1907-08, 1912-13); Francis Ouimet (1914, 1931); Charles “Chick” Evans (1916, 1920); Bob Jones (1924-25, 1927-28, 1930); W. Lawson Little (1934-35); John Goodman (1937); Gene Littler (1953); Arnold Palmer (1954); Jack Nicklaus (1959, 1961); Deane Beman (1960, 1963); William C. Campbell (1964); Lanny Wadkins (1970); Jerry Pate (1974); Mark O’Meara (1979); Hal Sutton (1980); Jay Sigel (1982-83); Phil Mickelson (1990); Justin Leonard (1992); Tiger Woods (1994-96); Matt Kuchar (1997); Ryan Moore (2004); Danny Lee (2008); Matthew Fitzpatrick (2013); Bryson DeChambeau (2015) 
Notable U.S. Amateur Runners-Up Charles “Chick” Evans (1912, 1922, 1927); Jerome Travers (1914); Bob Jones (1920, 1926); Francis Ouimet (1920); John Goodman (1932); Frank Stranahan (1950); Deane Beman (1966); Tom Kite (1970); Ben Crenshaw (1972); Scott Hoch (1978); Trip Kuehne (1994); Hunter Mahan (2002); Luke List (2004); Michael Thompson (2007); Patrick Cantlay (2011)
Schedule of Play Monday, Aug. 12 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Tuesday, Aug. 13 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Wednesday, Aug. 14 (Round of 64, match play)
Thursday, Aug. 15 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Friday, Aug. 16 (Quarterfinal matches)
Saturday, Aug. 17 (Semifinal matches)
Sunday, Aug. 18 (Championship Match, 36 holes)
Match Play Cut Low 64 scorers from stroke play qualify for match play. If necessary, a playoff will be conducted to determine the final spots in the match-play draw
Future Sites 2020: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore./Aug. 10-16
2021: Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pa./Aug. 9-15
2022: Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus, N.J./Aug. 15-21
2023: Cherry Hills Country Club, Cherry Hills Village, Colo./Aug. 14-20
2024: Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minn./Aug. 12-18
2025: The Olympic Club, San Francisco, Calif./Aug. 11-17
2026: Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa./Aug. 10-16