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

Tiger Woods concluced his historic run of three consecutive U.S. Amateur titles with a dramatic come-from-behind win in 1996 at Pumpkin Ridge. (USGA/Robert Walker)
   
Championship Venue Oakland Hills Country Club (South Course), Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Stroke-Play Co-Host Venue Oakland Hills Country Club (North Course)
Opened 1918
Architect Donald Ross (Renovations by Robert Trent Jones Sr., Rees Jones)
Entries Open Week of April 4
Entries Close June 29
Dates of Championship Aug. 15-21
Field Size 312
Eligibility Any amateur whose Handicap Index does not exceed 2.4
2015 Championship Bryson DeChambeau def. Derek Bard, 7 and 6; Olympia Fields (Ill.) Country Club (North Course)
Quotable “Having my name etched on this trophy with the great Bob Jones as well as Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, all those guys, it’s incredible. I can’t even imagine what I just did.” – Bryson DeChambeau
Fab Five Bryson DeChambeau joined Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods and Ryan Moore as only golfers to win U.S. Amateur and NCAA individual title in same calendar year.
Notable Past Events at Oakland Hills C.C. (winner) 1922 Western Open (Mike Brady)
1924 U.S. Open (Cyril Walker)
1929 U.S. Women’s Amateur (Glenna Collett Vare)
1937 U.S. Open (Ralph Guldahl)
1951 U.S. Open (Ben Hogan)
1961 U.S. Open (Gene Littler)
1972 PGA Championship (Gary Player)
1979 PGA Championship (David Graham)
1981 U.S. Senior Open (Arnold Palmer)
1985 U.S. Open (Andy North)
1991 U.S. Senior Open (Jack Nicklaus)
1996 U.S. Open (Steve Jones)
2002 U.S. Amateur (Ricky Barnes)
2004 Ryder Cup (Europe)
2008 PGA Championship (Padraig Harrington)
U.S. Amateurs in Michigan (3) 1915: Country Club of Detroit/Grosse Pointe Farms (champion: Robert Gardner)
1954: Country Club of Detroit/Grosse Pointe Farms (Arnold Palmer)
2002: Oakland Hills Country Club/Bloomfield Hills (Ricky Barnes)
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) 
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. 15 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Tuesday, Aug. 16 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Wednesday, Aug. 17 (Round of 64, match play)
Thursday, Aug. 18 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Friday, Aug. 19 (Quarterfinal matches)
Saturday, Aug. 20 (Semifinal matches)
Sunday, Aug. 21 (Championship Match, 36 holes)
Television Coverage Wednesday, Aug. 17: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (FS1)
Thursday, Aug. 18: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (FS1)
Friday, Aug. 19: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (FS1)
Saturday, Aug. 20: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (Fox)
Sunday, Aug. 21: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (Fox)
Future Sites 2017: Riviera Country Club/Pacific Palisades, Calif./Aug. 14-20
2018: Pebble Beach Golf Links/Pebble Beach, Calif./Aug. 13-19
2019: Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2/Village of Pinehurst, N.C./Aug. 12-18
2020: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort/Bandon, Ore./Aug. 10-16

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