2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur Fast Facts

Championship Venue

Stonewall Links (Old Course), Elverson, Pa.

Stroke-Play Co-Host Venue

Stonewall Links (North Course)

Opened

1993 (Old Course); 2003 (North Course)

Designer

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)
2003 Pennsylvania Open (Steven Wheatcroft)
2009 Philadelphia Amateur (Conrad Van Borsig)

U.S. Mid-Amateurs in Pennsylvania (1)

2014 (Saucon Valley Country Club/Bethlehem) 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

Sept. 10 (First Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Sept. 11 (Second Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Sept. 12 (Round of 64, match play)
Sept. 13 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Sept. 14 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
Sept. 15 (Championship match, 36 holes)

Television Coverage

Sept. 14 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals/Fox Sports 1/TBD)
Sept. 15 (Championship Match/Fox Sports 1/TBD)

Future Sites

2017 (Capital City Club, Atlanta, Ga./Oct. 7-12)
2018 (Charlotte Country Club, Charlotte, N.C./Sept. 22-27)
2019 (Colorado Golf Club, Parker, Colo./Sept. 21-26)