U.S. Mid-Amateur Records October 16, 2017

Age | Champions | CourseEntries | Match Play | Stroke Play | Miscellaneous

Age

Oldest Champion (years/months/days)
54/4/14, Randal Lewis, 2011
50/10/19, Michael McCoy, 2013
49/5/3, George Zahringer, 2002

Youngest Champion
25/2/10, Nathan Smith, 2003
25/5/5, Stewart Hagestad, 2016
27/10/25, Dave Womack, 2006
29/19/29, Greg Puga, 2000

Champions

Most Victories
4, Nathan Smith (2003, 2009, 2010, 2012)

Consecutive Victories
2, Jim Stuart (1990, 1991)
2, Nathan Smith (2009, 2010)

Most Times in Final Match 
4, Nathan Smith (2003, 2009, 2010, 2012)
3, Jay Sigel (1983, 1985, 1987)
3, Jerry Courville (1995, 1999, 2002)

Winner of U.S. Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur
Jay Sigel (1982, 1983 Amateur; 1983, 1985, 1987 Mid-Amateur)

Longest Span Between Victories
7 years, Tim Jackson (1994, 2001)

Course

Longest Course 
7,339 yards, Forest Highlands G.C. (Meadow Course, stroke-play co-host), Flagstaff, Ariz., 2006

Shortest Course 
6,539 yards, Hartford G.C., W. Hartford, Conn., 1996

Entries

Largest
5,271 (1997)

Smallest
1,638 (1981)

Match Play

Largest Winning Margin, 18-Hole Match
9 and 8, Parker Smith d. Brian Woods, first round, The Honors Course, Chattanooga, Tenn., 2005
9 and 7, Tom O’Loughlin d. Scott Dalesio, second round, Hartford G.C., W. Hartford, Conn., 1996
9 and 7, Todd Mitchell d. Chris Lange, quarterfinals, Milwaukee C.C., River Hills, Wis., 2008
8 and 7, Rick DeWitt d. O. Gordon Brewer, first round, Troon G. & C.C., Scottsdale, Ariz., 1990

Largest Winning Margin, 36-Hole Final
10 and 9, Kevin Marsh d. Carlton Forrester, The Honors Course, Chattanooga, Tenn., 2005
9 and 7, Trip Kuehne d. Dan Whitaker, Bandon Dunes (Ore.) G.R. (Bandon Dunes Course), 2007
8 and 6, Michael McCoy d. Bill Williamson, Country Club of Birmingham (West Course), Birmingham, Ala., 2013
8 and 6, Matt Parziale d. Josh Nichols, Capital City Club (Crabapple Course), Atlanta, Ga., 2017

Largest Winning Margin, 18-Hole Final
5 and 4, Michael Podolak d. Bob Lewis Jr., Atlanta Athletic Club, Duluth, Ga., 1984
4 and 3, Bill Loeffler d. Charles Pinkard, Annandale G.C., Madison, Miss., 1986
4 and 3, James Taylor d. Bill Hadden, Crooked Stick G.C., Carmel, Ind., 1989

Largest Winning Margin, Semifinal
6 and 5, David Lind d. Joey Dzwonkowski, Detroit (Mich.) G.C. (North Course), 1992
6 and 5, Tim Jackson d. Ed Gibstein, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1994
6 and 5, Rick Stimmel d. Jerry Courville Jr., Dallas Athletic Club (Blue Course), 1997
6 and 4, Jerry Courville Jr. d. James Taylor, Caves Valley G.C., Owings Mills, Md., 1995
5 and 4, Bob Lewis d. Gordon Brewer, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 1981
5 and 4, James Stuart d. Paul Simson, Long Cove Club, Hilton Head Island, S.C., 1991
5 and 4, Tim Jackson d. Jeff Wilson, San Joaquin C.C., Fresno, Calif., 2001
5 and 4, George Zahringer d. Jeff Wilson, The Stanwich Club, Greenwich, Conn., 2002
5 and 4, Nathan Smith d. Alan Hill, Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course), 2003

Longest 18-Hole Match
27 holes, Jerry Courville Jr. d. Philip Ebner, first round, NCR C.C. (South Course), Dayton, Ohio, 1998
26 holes, Roy Schultheiss d. Worth Banner, first round, Troon G. & C.C., Scottsdale, Ariz., 1990
26 holes, Thomas Fallon d. Michael McCarthy, first round, Dallas Athletic Club (Blue Course), Mesquite, Texas, 1997
25 holes, Bill Hadden d. Mark Infalt, first round, Annandale G.C., Madison, Miss., 1986
25 holes, Ryan Hybl d. Carlton Forrester, semifinals, Forest Highlands G.C. (Canyon Course), Flagstaff, Ariz., 2006

Longest Semifinal Match
25 holes, Ryan Hybl d. Carlton Forrester, Forest Highlands G.C. (Canyon Course), Flagstaff, Ariz., 2006
20 holes, Joey Ferrari d. Jerry Courville Jr., Eugene (Ore.) C.C., 1993
19 holes, Michael Podolak d. David Jacobsen, Atlanta Athletic Club (Highlands Course), Duluth, Ga., 1984
19 holes, Charles Pinkard d. Bob Young, Annandale G.C., Madison, Miss., 1986
19 holes, George Zahringer d. Trey Lewis, San Joaquin C.C., Fresno, Calif., 2001
19 holes, Trip Kuehne d. Scott Hardy, Bandon Dunes (Ore.) G.R. (Bandon Dunes Course), 2007
19 holes, Randal Lewis d. Nathan Smith, Shadow Hawk G.C., Richmond, Texas, 2011
19 holes, Brad Nurski d. Tom Werkmeister, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2014
19 holes, Scott Harvey d. Brad Sullivan, Stonewall (Old Course), Elverson, Pa., 2016

Longest Final Match, 18 Holes (1981-2000)
20 holes, Jay Sigel d. David Lind, Brook Hollow G.C., Dallas, Texas, 1987

Longest Final Match, 36 Holes (2001 to present)
37 holes, Stewart Hagestad d. Scott Harvey, Stonewall (North and Old Courses), Elverson, Pa., 2016

Most Extra-Hole Matches by One Player, Championship
3, Michael Podolak, Atlanta Athletic Club (Highlands Course), Duluth, Ga., 1984
3, Bert Atkinson, Long Cove Club, Hilton Head Island, S.C., 1991
3, David Strawn, Eugene (Ore.) C.C., 1993
3, Jerry Courville Jr., Caves Valley G.C., Owings Mills, Md., 1995
3, Kevin Marsh, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2004
3, Steven Liebler, The Honors Course, Chattanooga, Tenn., 2005

Most Extra-Hole Matches, Championship
14, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2004
14, The Vintage Club (Mountain Course), Indian Wells, Calif., 1985
12, Hartford G.C., West Hartford, Conn. (1996)
12, Atlanta Athletic Club (Highlands Course), Duluth, Ga., 1984
12, Annandale G.C., Madison, Miss., 1986

Most Match-Play Victories
36, Jerry Courville Jr. (36-11; 1989-2003)
34, Tim Jackson (34-16; 1992-2014)
34, Nathan Smith (34-8; 2003-2017)  
31, Danny Yates (31-15; 1981-2002)
30, Jay Sigel (30-10; 1981-1993)
28, George Zahringer (28-12; 1981-2012)
27, Michael McCoy (27-13; 1994-2017)

Most Consecutive Match-Play Victories
16, Nathan Smith (2009-11)
12, Jim Stuart (1990-91)
10, Tim Jackson (2001-02)
10, George Zahringer (2002-03)

Stroke Play

Lowest Score, 9 Holes 
29, Mark Boyajian, first nine, first round, Annandale G.C., Madison, Miss., 1986
29, Bert Atkinson, first nine, second round, Dallas Athletic Club (Blue Course), Mesquite, Texas, 1997
29, Scott Fawcett, first nine, first round, Milwaukee C.C., River Hills, Wis., 2008

Lowest Score, 18 Holes 
63, Jim Wilson, first round, The Homestead (Lower Course), Hot Springs, Va., 2000
64, Tom Kroll, first round, Wayzata (Minn.) C.C., 1994
64, Bert Atkinson, second round, Dallas Athletic Club (Blue Course), Mesquite, Texas, 1997
64, Kevin Marsh, second round, Black Creek Club, Chattanooga, Tenn., 2005
64, Stewart Hagestad, second round, Capital City Club (Crabapple Course), Atlanta, Ga., 2017
65, Jerry Courville Jr., second round, Hartford G.C., W. Hartford, Conn., 1996
65, Matt Bettencourt, second round, Fort Washington G. & C.C., Fresno, Calif., 2001
65, Kenny Cook, second round, Country Club of Birmingham (East Course), Birmingham, Ala., 2013
65, Scott Harvey, first round, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2014
65, Robby McWilliams, second round, John’s Island Club (North Course), Vero Beach, Fla., 2015

Lowest Score, 36 Holes
132, Bert Atkinson, (68-64), Dallas Athletic Club (Blue and Gold Courses), Mesquite, Texas, 1997 (medalist)
132, Jeff Wilson (66-66), San Joaquin C.C. and Fort Washington G. & C.C., Fresno, Calif., 2001 (medalist)
135, Sean Knapp (68-67), Crooked Stick G.C., Carmel, Ind., 1989 (medalist)
135, Tony McBroom (66-69), San Joaquin C.C. and Fort Washington G. & C.C., Fresno, Calif., 2001
135, Scott McGihon (66-69), San Joaquin C.C. and Fort Washington G. & C.C., Fresno, Calif., 2001
136, Tom Kroll (64-72), Wayzata (Minn.) C.C. and Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1994 (medalist)
136, Matthew Mattare (67-69), Country Club of Birmingham (East and West Courses), Birmingham, Ala., 2013 (medalist)
136, Bradford Tilley (69-67), Capital City Club (Crabapple Course) and Atlanta National Golf Club, Atlanta, Ga., 2017 (medalist)

Most Times Medalist
4, Scott Harvey (2010, 2014, 2015, 2016)
3, Jay Sigel (1981, 1982, 1988)
3, Randy Sonnier (1983, 1987, 1988)
3, Jeff Wilson (2000, 2001, 2004)

Most Players to Tie for Medalist
6, Richard Berkmeyer, Tim Hogarth, Stephen Sear, George Zahringer, Trip Kuehne and Austin Eaton, Bandon Dunes (Ore.) G.R. (Bandon Dunes Course), 2007

Miscellaneous

Holes-In-One (25)
Richard Blooston, second round, stroke play, 17th hole, Knollwood Club, Lake Forest, Ill., 1982
Donald Bliss, first round, stroke play, 10th hole (his first hole played), Brook Hollow G.C., Dallas, Texas, 1987
Donald Bliss, first round, stroke play, 8th hole (his 17th hole played), Brook Hollow G.C., Dallas, Texas, 1987
Tommy Bell, second round, stroke play, Troon G. & C.C., Scottsdale, Ariz., 1991
Buddy Trumpf, first round, stroke play, 13th hole, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1994
Casey Alexander, first round, 2nd hole, Tumble Brook C.C., Bloomfield, Conn., 1996
Win Bruning, first round, stroke play, 3rd hole, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 1999
Nick Desai, second round, stroke play, 8th hole, The Homestead (Lower Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va., 2000
Tony DeLuca, second round, match play, 15th hole, The Homestead (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va., 2000
David Rathjen, second round, stroke play, 7th hole, San Joaquin C.C., Fresno, Calif., 2001
R.J. Nakashian, first round, stroke play, 17th hole, Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course), 2003
Brian Westveer, first round, match play, 4th hole, Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course), 2003
Ron Schroeder, first round, match play, 4th hole, Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course), 2003
Don Dubois, second round, match play, 4th hole, Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course), 2003
Dave Womack, quarterfinals, match play, 14th hole, Forest Highlands G.C. (Canyon Course), Flagstaff, Ariz., 2006
Chester Guzek, first round, stroke play, 8th hole, Milwaukee C.C., River Hills, Wis., 2008
James Kieserman, second round, stroke play, 8th hole, Milwaukee C.C., River Hills, Wis., 2008
John Halverson, second round, stroke play, 8th hole, Milwaukee C.C., River Hills, Wis., 2008
Robert Gerwin, first round, stroke play, 5th hole, The Kiawah Island (S.C.) Club (Cassique), 2009
Serge Hogg, second round, stroke play, 5th hole, The Bridge, Bridgehampton, N.Y., 2010
Scott Congdon, second round, stroke play, 11th hole, Conway Farms G.C., Lake Forest, Ill., 2012
Troy Johnson, first round, stroke play, 13th hole, Country Club of Birmingham (East Course), Birmingham, Ala., 2013
Paul Simson, first round, stroke play, 13th hole, Country Club of Birmingham (West Course), Birmingham, Ala., 2013
B.W. Bruce, first round, stroke play, 6th hole (with 9-iron), Saucon Valley C.C. (Weyhill Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2013
Sammy Schmitz, championship match, 33rd hole (club 15 with a driver), John’s Island Club (West Course), Vero Beach, Fla., 2015

Double Eagles
Rick Leal, second round, stroke play, 12th hole (with 4-iron), NCR C.C. (North Course), Dayton, Ohio, 1998
Derek Berg, first round, stroke play, 3rd hole (with 2-iron), Forest Highlands G.C. (Meadow Course), Flagstaff, Ariz., 2006
Sammy Schmitz, championship match, 33rd hole (club 15 with a driver), John’s Island Club (West Course), Vero Beach, Fla., 2015 (he holed tee shot)

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