U.S. AMATEUR FOUR-BALL
2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Fast Facts September 7, 2018 | Liberty Corner, N.J. By David Shefter USGA

Cole Hammer and Garrett Barber were a formidable side in winning the 4th U.S. Amateur Four-Ball title at Jupiter Hills Club. (USGA/Darren Carroll)

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Championship Venue Bandcn Dunes Golf Resort (Old Macdonald and Pacific Dunes)
Opened 2001 (Pacific Dunes); 2010 (Old Macdonald)
Architect Tom Doak (Pacific Dunes); Tom Doak/Jim Urbina (Old Macdonald)
Yardages/Par 6,633/Par 71 (Pacific Dunes); 7,016/Par 71 (Old Macdonald) NOTE: All yardages subject to change  
Dates of Championship May 25-29
Field Size 132 sides
Eligibility Each member of the side cannot have a Handicap Index exceeding 5.4.
Entries Accepted 1,233 sides (2,466 players)
Sectional Qualifying Will take place at 50 sites between Aug. 27, 2018 and March 18, 2019
Exempt Sides (10) Nathan Smith/Todd White (2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball champions)
Clark Collier/Kyle Hudelson (2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball runners-up)
Frankie Capan/Shuai Ming Wong (2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball champions)
Brandon Cigna/Ben Warnquist (2016 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball runners-up)
Cole Hammer/Garrett Barber (2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball champions)
Carson Berry/Sam Tidd (2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Stewart Hagestad/Derek Busby (Both players inside Top 400 of World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Daniel Licursi/Danny Wax (Special Exemption granted by USGA)
Mac Fiely/Blair Webb (Special Exemption granted by USGA)
2018 Championship 18-year-olds Cole Hammer, of Houston, Texas, and Garrett Barber, of Stuart, Fla., combined to shoot 7 under par in defeating Floridian mid-amateurs Chip Brooke and Marc Dull, 4 and 3, in the 18-hole final at Jupiter Hills Club's Hills Course.
Quotable "Growing up watching U.S. Opens and U.S. Amateurs on TV, I just knew being a USGA champion is something that I desperately wanted. And to finally do it, it feels incredible." -- Cole Hammer
Notable Past Events at Bandon Dunes Resort 2005 Pacific Coast Amateur (Alex Prugh)
2006 Curtis Cup Match (USA)
2011 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links (Brianna Do)
2011 U.S. Amateur Public Links (Corbin Mills)
2012 Pacific Coast Amateur (David Fink)
Schedule of Play Saturday, May 25 (18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, May 26 (18 holes, stroke play)
Monday, May 27 (Round of 32, match play)
Tuesday, May 28 (Round of 16/quarterfinal matches)
Wednesday, May 29 (Semifinals/Championship match)
Match-Play Cut 32 sides will qualify for match play following two rounds of stroke play
Future Sites 2020: Philadelphia Cricket Club, Philadelphia, Pa. (May 23-27)
2021: Chambers Bay, University Place, Wash. (May 22-26)