2018 U.S. Amateur Fast Facts October 19, 2017 | Far Hills, N.J. By David Shefter, USGA

Bryson DeChambeau had every reason to smile after winning the 2015 U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields Country Club. (USGA/Chris Keane)

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Championship Venue Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links
Stroke Play Co-Host Venue Spyglass Hill Golf Course, Pebble Beach, Calif.
Dates of Championship Aug. 13-19
Architects Jack Neville and Douglas Grant (Pebble Beach)
Robert Trent Jones Sr. (Spyglass Hill)
Opened 1919 (Pebble Beach)
1966 (Spyglass Hill)
Field Size 312
Par/Yardage Pebble Beach: 7,040 yards/Par 71
Spyglass Hill: 6,993 yards/Par 72
(Yardages/Par subject to change)
Entries Open Week of April 2
Entries Close June 27 (5 p.m. EDT)
Eligibility Any amateur whose Handicap Index does not exceed 2.4
Sectional Qualifying Sectional qualifying will be conducted at 79 sites from July 2-25. (Subject to change)
2017 Championship Doc Redman, 19, of Raleigh, N.C., rallied from 2 down with two holes to play by making a 60-foot eagle putt on the 35th hole and an 8-footer for birdie on the par-4 36th to force extra holes, and then had his birdie putt conceded by Doug Ghim on the 37th hole to win the 117th U.S. Amateur at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Quotable “It’s incredible to add my name to the list of all the champions and to have conquered arguably the best field in amateur golf in a really difficult grind. I beat some of the best players in the world, and I hope that this can catapult me up into that conversation as well going forward.” -- Doc Redman
Notable Past Events at Pebble Beach 1929 U.S. Amateur (Harrison R. Johnston)
1940 U.S. Women's Amateur (Betty Jameson)
1947 U.S. Amateur (Robert H. "Skee" Riegel)
1948 U.S. Women's Amateur (Grace S. Lenczyk)
1961 U.S. Amateur (Jack Nicklaus)
1972 U.S. Open (Jack Nicklaus)
1977 PGA Championship (Lanny Wadkins)
1982 U.S. Open (Tom Watson)
1992 U.S. Open (Tom Kite)
1999 U.S. Amateur (David Gossett)
2000 U.S. Open (Tiger Woods)
2010 U.S. Open (Graeme McDowell)
PGA Tour's AT&T National Pro-Am (1947-Present)
PGA Tour Champions Pure Insurance First Tee Open (2004-Present)
U.S. Amateur in California (8) 1929: Del Monte Golf & C.C., Pebble Beach (Harrison R. Johnston)
1947: Del Monte Golf & C.C., Pebble Beach (Robert H. "Skee" Riegel)
1958: The Olympic Club, San Francisco (Charles Coe)
1961: Pebble Beach Golf Links (Jack Nicklaus)
1976: Bel-Air Country Club, Los Angeles (Bill Sander)
1981: The Olympic Club, San Francisco (Nathaniel Crosby)
1999: Pebble Beach Golf Links (David Gossett)
2007: The Olympic Club, San Francisco (Colt Knost)
2017: Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades (Doc Redman)
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. 13 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Tuesday, Aug. 14 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Wednesday, Aug. 15 (Round of 64, match play)
Thursday, Aug. 16 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Friday, Aug. 17 (Quarterfinal matches)
Saturday, Aug. 18 (Semifinal matches)
Sunday, Aug. 19 (Championship Match, 36 holes)
Television Coverage TBD
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 2019: Pinehurst Resort & Country Club (Course Nos. 2 and 4), Village of Pinehurst, N.C./Aug. 12-18
2020: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore./Aug. 10-16