2020 U.S. Amateur Championship ExemptionsBandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore. | Aug. 10-16

Players in the following categories are eligible for exemption into the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship. While players might meet any of the following criteria for exemption into the championship, each player who wishes to participate in the championship proper must file a Championship Entry Application entry by July 8 at 5 p.m. EDT, and agree to follow all health and safety protocols outlined by the USGA on the application form. (NOTE: Blank entries will be filed by the USGA for players who become exempt after close of entries.)

BOLD: First time a player is listed

Winners of the U.S. Amateur Championship the last ten years (2010-2019)

Andy Ogletree (2019)

Runners-up of the U.S. Amateur Championship the last three years (2017-2019)

Devon Bling (2018)
John Augenstein (2019)

Semifinalists of the U.S. Amateur Championship the last two years (2018-2019)  

Devon Bling (2018)
Cole Hammer (2018)
John Augenstein (2019)
William Holcomb V (2019)
Andy Ogletree (2019)
Cohen Trolio (2019)

Round of 64 from the 2019 U.S. Amateur Championship

Ludvig Aberg
Puwit Anupansuebsai
John Augenstein
Philip Barbaree
Devon Bling
Ricky Castillo
Parker Coody
Pierceson Coody
Alejandro Del Rey
Cooper Dossey
Austin Eckroat
Alex Fitzpatrick
Thomas Forster
Ryan Gerard
Parker Gillam
Stewart Hagestad
Blake Hathcoat
Austin Hitt
William Holcomb V
Van Holmgren
Thomas Hutchison
Brent Ito
Palmer Jackson
Takumi Kanaya
R.J. Manke
Travis McInroe
Maxwell Moldovan
Noah Norton
Andy Ogletree
Shiryu (Leo) Oyo
John Pak
Spencer Ralston
Eduard Rousaud
Julien Sale
Matthias Schmid
Sandy Scott
Chad Sewell
Henry Shimp
Jansen Smith
Ryan Smith
James Sugrue
Spencer Tibbits
Jack Trent
Cohen Trolio
Travis Vick
Karl Vilips
Blake Wagoner
Trevor Werbylo

Any player who qualified for the 2019 U.S. Open Championship

Devon Bling
Austin Eckroat
Stewart Hagestad
Noah Norton
Kevin O'Connell
Matt Parziale
Jovan Rebula
Michael Thorbjornsen
Spencer Tibbits
Chun An Yu

From the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship, winners in 2016-2019; runners-up in 2018-2019 and quarterfinalists in 2019.

Stewart Hagestad (2016 champion)
Matt Parziale (2017 champion)
Kevin O'Connell (2018 champion)
Lukas Michel (2019 champion)
Brett Boner (2018 runner-up)
Joseph Deraney (2019 runner-up
Nick Geyer (2019 quarterfinalist)
Stewart Hagestad (2019 quarterfinalist)
Jacob Koppenberg (2019 quarterfinalist)
Yaroslav Merkulov (2019 quarterfinalist)
Lukas Michel (2019 quarterfinalist)
Andres Schonbaum (2019 quarterfinalist
Jason Schultz (2019 quarterfinalist)

From the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, winners in 2016-2019; runners-up in 2018-2019 and quarterfinalists in 2019.

Noah Goodwin (2017 champion)
Michael Thorbjornsen (2018 champion)
Preston Summerhays (2019 champion)
Bo Jin (2019 runner-up)
Kelly Chinn (2019 quarterfinalist)
George Duangmanee (2019 quarterfinalist)
Austin Greaser (2019 quarterfinalist
Bo Jin (2019 quarterfinalist)
Garrett Martin (2019 quarterfinalist)
Joseph Pagdin (2019 quarterfinalist)
Deven Ramachandran (2019 quarterfinalist)

 

From the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship, winners in 2016-2019 and runners-up in 2018-2019.

Dave Ryan (2016 champion)
Sean Knapp (2017 champion)
Jeff Wilson (2018 champion)
Bob Royak (2019 champion)
Sean Knapp (2018 runner-up)
Roger Newsom (2019 runner-up)

Winners of the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Scott Harvey
Todd Mitchell

Playing members of the United States and Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup Teams, four year exemption once appointed to the team (2017 & 2019).

John Augenstein (USA 2019)
Stewart Hagestad (USA 2017, 2019)
Cole Hammer (USA 2019)
Andy Ogletree (USA 2019
John Pak (USA 2019)
Alex Fitzpatrick (GB&I 2019)
Conor Gough (GB&I 2019
Thomas Plumb (GB&I 2019)
Caolan Rafferty (GB&I 2019)
Sandy Scott (GB&I 2019)
James Sugrue (GB&I 2019)

Playing members of the two most current United States World Amateur Teams (2016 & 2018)

Cole Hammer (2018)

Winners of The Amateur Championship (five year exemption) (2016-2019)

Jovan Rebula (2018)
James Sugrue (2019)

Winners of the most current Asia-Pacific Amateur and Latin America Amateur Championships.

Yuxin Lin (2019 Asia-Pacific Amateur)
Abel Gallegos (2020 Latin America Amateur)

Winners and runners-up of the 2020 North & South Amateur and Western Amateur Championship, and winners and runners-up (including ties) of the 2020 Southern Amateur and Sunnehanna Amateur Championships.

Tyler Strafaci (North & South Amateur champion)
William Holcomb V (North & South Amateur runner-up)

From the Men’s World Amateur Golf Ranking®/WAGR® the top 225-ranked players as of June 24, 2020. Players exempt under this category must file an entry prior to the close of entries. (Ranking in parentheses)

Ludvig Adberg (38)
Eemil Alajarvi (184)
Mason Andersen (124)
Gustav Andersson (192)
Puwit Anupansuebsai (123)
Kengo Aoshima (118)
John Augenstein (16)
Eric Bae (41)
Sam Bairstow (158)
Philip Barbaree (99)
Nathan Barbieri (91)
Lachlan Barker (185)
Jonas Baumgartner (186)
Sam Bennett (163)
Albin Bergstrom (54)
Bard Bjornevik Skogen (161)
Christoph Bleier (130)
Devon Bling (40)
Adam Blomme (84)
Jake Bolton (69)
Markus Braadlie (143)
Michael Brennan (209)
Jacob Bridgeman (135)
Jonathan Brightwell (156)
William Buhl (125)
Ryan Burnett (139)
Marcus Byrd (83)
Riley Casey (65)
Derek Castillo (203)
Ricky Castillo (2)
Filippo Celli (148)
Ervin Chang (149)
Gunxin Chen (175)
Sam Choi (115)
Canon Claycomb (46)
Parker Coody (80)
Pierceson Coody (14)
Matteo Cristoni (182)
Spencer Cross (194)
Quade Cummins (24)
Daniel Da Costa Rodrigues (57)
Jannik De Bruyn (59)
Keegan De Lange (169)
Gregorio De Leo (164)
Alejandro Del Rey (86)
Joseph Deraney (52)
Carl Didrik Meen Fosaas (211)
Cooper Dossey (33)
Aaron Du (206)
George Duangmanee (179)
Adrien Dumont De Chassart (107)
Austin Eckroat (18)
Arron Edwards-Hill (178)
Keith Egan (160)
Hunter Eichhorn (96)
Riley Elmes (93)
Agustin Errazuriz (190)
Callum Farr (188)
Clay Feagler (141)
Michael Feagles (88)
Alex Fitzpatrick (63)
Angus Flanagan (73)
Lawry Flynn (197)
Wilson Furr (106)
Ryan Gerard (113)
Parker Gillam (128)
Shiso Go (215)
Harry Goddard (167)
Noah Goodwin (35)
Christopher Gotterup (67)
Conor Gough (43)
Stewart Hagestad (8)
Ryan Hall (144)
Cole Hammer (7)
Marc Hammer (129)
Sam Harned (181)
Scott Harvey (51)
Joe Highsmith (111)
Austin Hitt (222)
William Holcomb V (131)
Graysen Huff (137)
Thomas Hutchison (90)
Palmer Jackson (92)
Casey Jarvis (105)
Jerry Ji (126)
Bo Jin (154)
Benjamin Jones (30)
Takumi Kanaya (1)
Yuto Katsuragawa (170)
John Keefer (201)
Tripp Kinney (68)
Peter Knade (202)
Kazuma Kobori (120)
Koen Kouwenaar (28)
Matty Lamb (145)
Christo Lamprecht (200)
David Laskin (176)
Andre Lautee (100)
Jang Hyun Lee (166)
Walker Lee (66)
Won Jun Lee (214)
Jamie Li (205)
Chuan-Tai Lin (223)
Yuxin Lin (42)
Joseph Long (147)
Luke Long (189)
Andy Lopez (138)
Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra Coto (60)
Jose Luis Ballester Barrio (26)
Zan Luka Stirn (87)
Brandon Mancheno (207)
R.J. Manke (140)
Giovanni Manzoni (195)
Max Martin (173)
Adrian Mata Alsdorf (210)
Logan McAllister (216)
Joshua McCarthy (102)
Matthew McCarty (174)
Tom McKibbin (116)
Connor McKinney (224)
McClure Meissner (39)
Lukas Michel (159)
Will Miles (74)
Maxwell Moldovan (36)
Jediah Morgan (219)
Gabriel Morgan Birke (53)
Joel Moscatel Nachshon (152)
William Mouw (15)
Alvaro Mueller-Barmgart Lucena (11)
John Murphy (127)
Keita Nakajima (22)
Rasmus Neergaard-Petersen (217)
Vincent Norrman (44)
Noah Norton (45)
Brad Nurski (193)
David Nyfjall (70)
Pontus Nyholm (61)
Kevin O'Connell (133)
Andy Ogletree (12)
Peter O'Keeffe (157)
Kaito Onishi (183)
Hunter Ostrom (213)
Tyler Ota (218)
A.J. Ott (134)
Joseph Pagdin (20)
John Pak (5)
William Paysse (95)
Adrien Pendaries (49)
Julian Perico (204)
David A. Perkins (64)
Trent Phillips (37)
Tanapat Pichaikool (56)
James Piot (162)
Thomas Plumb (153)
Nicholas Porteboeuf (101)
Luke Potter (119)
Mark Power (32)
David Puig Currius (32)
Caolan Rafferty (17)
Spencer Ralston (31)
Garrett Rank (25)
Rhett Rasmussen (75)
David Ravetto (48)
Noah Ray (109)
Garrett Reband (21)
Jovan Rebula (29)
Jack Rhea (177)
Brett Roberts (187)
Andrea Romano (89)
Eduard Rousaud (6)
Julien Sale (132)
Alex Schaake (77)
Matthias Schmid (23)
Benjamin Schmidt (27)
Daniel Schmieding (180)
Luke Schniederjans (72)
Sandy Scott (9)
Agustin Segundo Oliva Pinto (212)
Taisei Shimizu (78)
Benjamin Shipp (58)
Samuel Simpson (168)
Cameron Sisk (47)
Logan Sowell (225)
Noah Steele (199)
Maximillian Steinlechner (76)
Ty Strafaci (108)
Charlie Strickland (136)
Jackson Suber (150)
James Sugrue (19)
Parathakorn Suyasri (104)
Kimuri Taichi (110)
Zack Taylor (114)
Justin Tereshko (94)
Davis Thompson (4)
Jack Thompson (71)
Michael Thorbjornsen (34)
Spencer Tibbits (98)
Jack Trent (85)
Kiet Van Der Weele (142)
Jackson Van Paris (79)
Nordin Van Tillburg (220)
Kevin Velo (146)
Travis Vick (82)
Karl Vilips (10)
Alexander Vogelsong (97)
Martin Vorster (55)
Blake Wagoner (191)
Trent Wallace (221)
Patrick Welch (155)
Trevor Werbylo (50)
Tim Widing (62)
Robin Williams (151)
Jamie Wilson (196)
Trey Winstead (112)
Hunter Wolcott (122)
Tyler Wood (198)
Noah Woolsey (117)
Andrey Borges Xavier (208)
Andi Xu (165)
Alexander Yang (171)
Ren Yonezawa (13)
Chun An Yu (3)
Sean Yu (103)
Zach Zediker (121)
Jiri Zuska (172)

From the Men’s World Amateur Golf Ranking, the top 25-ranked players using the WAGR Age Filter as of June 24, 2020. Players must be age 25 on or before August 10, 2020. Player’s WAGR profile must include date of birth to be considered for this exemption category. Must have filed an entry prior to the close of entries.

Jorge Benedetti
Colm Campbell
Christophe de Grancey
Joseph Deraney
Gene Elliott
Charles Fitzsimmons
Stewart Hagestad
Doug Hanzel
Scott Harvey
Alexander Herrmann
Maximillian Herrmann
Maximilian Mehles
Lukas Michel
Brad Nurski
Kevin O'Connell
Peter O'Keeffe
Tyler Ota
Matt Parziale
Caolan Rafferty
Garrett Rank
Daniel Schmieding
Justin Tereshko
Jose Maria Vega
Alejandro Villavicencio

Special exemptions as selected by the USGA. Requests must be submitted via the Preliminary Application by July 8, 2020 at 5 p.m. EDT. 

NOTE: Remaining spots in the championship field will be filled using the World Amateur Golf Ranking®. Once the field is set, the USGA will compile an alternate list for each championship based on WAGR®. All non-exempt players who wish to be considered for the remaining spots or alternate status must complete an online application at champs.usga.org prior to the close of entries on July 8, 2020. More information on the application process can be found in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)