2016 U.S. Junior Amateur Fast Facts

Championship Venue

The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn.

Opened

1983

Designer

Pete Dye

Entries Open

Week of April 4

Entries Close

June 1

Dates of Championship

July 18-23

Field Size

156

Eligibility

Any male who has not turned 18 as of July 23 and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 6.4

2015 Championship

Philip Barbaree def. Andrew Orischak, 37 holes; Colleton River Plantation Club (Dye Course), Bluffton, S.C.

Quotable

“It’s definitely the biggest junior tournament out there and to win it means a lot.” – Philip Barbaree

Notable Past Events at The Honors Course

1991 U.S. Amateur (Mitch Voges)
1994 Curtis Cup (Draw between USA and GB&I)
1996 NCAA Championship (Tiger Woods individual champ)
2005 U.S. Mid-Amateur (Kevin Marsh)
2011 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur (Terri Frohnmayer)

U.S. Junior Amateurs in Tennessee (1)

1975 (Richland Country Club/Nashville) Brett Mullin

Notable U.S. Junior Amateur Champions

Johnny Miller (1964); Gary Koch (1970); Willie Wood (1977); Charlie Rymer (1985); David Duval (1989); Tiger Woods (1991-93); Hunter Mahan (1999); Brian Harman (2003); Kevin Tway (2005); Jordan Spieth (2009,2011)

Notable U.S. Junior Amateur Runners-Up

Ken Venturi (1948); Jay Sigel (1961); Andy North (1967); Scott Simpson (1972): Mark Wilson (1992); Charles Howell III (1996); Trevor Immelman (1997); Aaron Baddeley (1998); Camilo Villegas (1999); Ryan Moore (2000); Justin Thomas (2010)

Schedule of Play for 2016 Championship

July 18 (First Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
July 19 (Second Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
July 20 (Round of 64, match play)
July 21 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
July 22 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
July 23 (Championship Match, 36 Holes)

Future Sites

2017 (Flint Hills National/Andover, Kan./July 17-22)
2018 (Baltusrol Golf Club/Springfield, N.J./July 16-21)
2019 (Inverness Club/Toledo, Ohio/July 15-20)

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