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2021 U.S. Junior Amateur Fast FactsThe Country Club of North Carolina (Dogwood and Cardinal courses), Pinehurst, N.C.

Michael Thorbjornsen not only won the 2018 U.S. Junior  Amateur, but he also made the cut in the 2019 U.S. Open. (USGA/Darren Carroll) 

   
Championship Venue The Country Club of North Carolina (Dogwood Course), Pinehurst, N.C.
Championship Stroke-Play Co-Host The Country Club of North Carolina (Cardinal Course), Pinehurst, N.C.
Dates of Championship July 19-24
Opened 1963 (Dogwood); 1970 (Cardinal Course, first nine; 1981, second nine)
Architects Dogwood: Ellis Maples & Willard Byrd (renovation in 2016 by Kris Spence)
Cardinal: Williard Byrd & Robert Trent Jones Sr. (Revisions in 2002 by Arthur Hills) 
Course/Slope Rating Dogwood: 75.7/140
Cardinal: 75.9/145
Yardage/Par (Yardages and Par Subject to Change)
Dogwood:
7,301 yards/Par 72
Cardinal: 7,210 yards/Par 71
Field 264 competitors
Entries Accepted 3,346
Eligibility Open to any male amateur golf who has not reached his 19th birthday by July 24 and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 4.4.
Qualifying Qualifying will be held over 18 holes between June 2 and July 1 at 59 sites.
Exempt Players (40) Cameron Adam (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jonas Baumgartner (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Kelly Chinn (2019 U.S. Junior Amateur semifinalist; Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Luke Clanton (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Kiko Francisco Coehlo (2021 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball champion)
Martin Couvra (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
John Daly II (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Alejandro Fierro (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
David Ford (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Maxwell Ford (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Sebastian Friedrichsen (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Maxence Giboudot (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Mykhailo Golod (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Andrew Goodman (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Conor Gough (Playing member of 2019 GB&I Walker Cup Team; Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jonathan Griz (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Arjun Gupta (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Josh Hill (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Benjamin James (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Scotty Kennon (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Sean Lee (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Ruben Lindsay (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jolo Timothy Magcalayo (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Michael Alexander Mjaaseth (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Omar Morales (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Felipe Odio (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Virgilio Paz (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Luke Potter (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Benjamin Reuter (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jesse Saareks (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Luke Sample (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Gordon Sargent (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Calum Scott (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Caleb Suratt (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Hunter Thomson (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Cohen Trolio (2019 U.S. Amateur semifinalist, Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Brendan Valdes (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jackson Van Paris (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Wells Williams (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Alexander Yang (Top 85 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
2020 Championship Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 U.S. Junior Amateur was canceled.
2019 Championship Preston Summerhays, 16, of Scottsdale, Ariz., rallied to defeat Bo Jin, of the People's Republic of China, 2 and 1, in the 36-hole final of the U.S. Junior Amateur at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. To read more, click here.
Quotable “I don't even know how to explain how it felt. It's just one of my goals being accomplished.” -- Preston Summerhays
Hole by Hole

(Yardages and Par Subject to Change)
DOGWOOD COURSE
Hole 1:
430 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 425 yards (Par 4)
Hole 3: 154 yards (Par 3)
Hole 4: 387 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 526 yards (Par 5)
Hole 6: 440 yards (Par 4)
Hole 7: 445 yards (Par 4)
Hole 8: 223 yards (Par 3)
Hole 9: 603 yards (Par 5)
OUT: 3,633 yards (Par 36)
Hole 10:
401 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 426 yards (Par 4)
Hole 12: 561 yards (Par 5)
Hole 13: 196 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 444 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 466 yards (Par 4)
Hole 16: 239 yards (Par 3)
Hole 17: 420 yards (Par 4)
Hole 18: 515 yards (Par 5)
IN: 3,668 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 7,301 yards (Par 72)

CARDINAL COURSE
Hole 1:
323 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 522 yards (Par 4)
Hole 3: 192 yards (Par 3)
Hole 4: 418 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 398 yards (Par 4)
Hole 6: 481 yards (Par 4)
Hole 7: 185 yards (Par 3)
Hole 8: 381 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 585 yards (Par 5)
OUT: 3,485 yards (Par 35)
Hole 10:
403 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 550 yards (Par 5)
Hole 12: 200 yards (Par 3)
Hole 13: 440 yards (Par 4)
Hole 14: 408 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 609 yards (Par 5)
Hole 16: 467 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 217 yards (Par 3)
Hole 18: 431 yards (Par 4)
IN: 3,725 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 7,210 yards (Par 71)

Notable Past Events at The Country Club of North Carolina

1965 North Carolina Amateur (Dave Smith Jr.)
1967 North Carolina Amateur (Sonny Grant)
1969 Carolinas Amateur (Robert Bryant)
1971 Southern Amateur (Ben Crenshaw)
1972 U.S. Professional Match Play (Jack Nicklaus)
1973 North Carolina Amateur (David Canipe)
1977 North Carolina Amateur (Vance Heafner)
1978 North Carolina Amateur (Clarence Rose)
1979 North Carolina Amateur (Scott Hoch)
1980 U.S. Amateur (Hal Sutton)
1984 Carolinas Amateur (Marion Dantzler)
2000 Carolinas Junior Girls' (Adrienne Millican)
2004 Carolinas Amateur (Banks Wood)
2007 Southern Amateur (Webb Simpson)
2009 Carolinas Junior Boys (Collin Witiak)
2010 U.S. Girls' Junior (Doris Chen)
2018 Carolinas Amateur (Joshua Martin)

U.S. Junior Amateurs in North Carolina (0) This is the first U.S. Junior Amateur to be contested in the Tar Heel State
Notable U.S. Junior Amateur Fact This will be the first U.S. Junior Amateur to be staged with an expanded field (264 players) with two courses being used for stroke play.
Notable U.S. Junior Amateur Champions Gay Brewer (1949); Mason Rudolph (1950); Johnny Miller (1964); Gary Koch (1970); Willie Wood (1977); Charlie Rymer (1985); David Duval (1989); Tiger Woods (1991-93); Hunter Mahan (1999); Brian Harman (2003); Kevin Tway (2005); Jordan Spieth (2009, 2011); Scottie Scheffler (2013); Will Zalatoris (2014); Min Woo Lee (2016)
Notable U.S. Junior Amateur Runners-Up Ken Venturi (1948); Jay Sigel (1961); Andy North (1967); Scott Simpson (1972): Mark Wilson (1992); Charles Howell III (1996); Trevor Immelman (1997); Aaron Baddeley (1998); Camilo Villegas (1999); Ryan Moore (2000); Justin Thomas (2010); Matthew Wolff (2017); Akshay Bhatia (2018)
What Champion Receives -a gold medal
-custody of the U.S. Junior Amateur trophy for one year
-exemptions into all future U.S. Junior Amateurs for which he is age eligible
-exemption into 2022 U.S. Open Championship at The Country Club
-exemption into 2021 and 2022 U.S. Amateur Championships
Schedule of Play Monday, July 19 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Tuesday, July 20 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Wednesday, July 21 (Round of 64, match play)
Thursday, July 22 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Friday, July 23 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
Saturday, July 24 Championship Match, 36 holes)
Match-Play Cut The low 64 scorers from stroke play will advance to match play. If necessary, a playoff will be conducted to trim the field to exactly 64 golfers.
Television Golf Channel will broadcast the final two days of the championship (Semifinals and afternoon round of championship match). Broadcast times will be announced at a later date.