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2022 U.S. Amateur Fast FactsThe Ridgewood Country Club | Arcola Country Club, Paramus, N.J.

University of Texas standout Travis Vick made a strong run to the semifinals at Oakmont Country Club this past August. (Chris Keane/USGA)

   
Championship Venue The Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus, N.J.
Stroke-Play Co-Host Venue Arcola Country Club, Paramus, N.J.
Opened 1929 (Ridgewood C.C.); 1909 (Arcola C.C.)
Architects Ridgewood: A.W. Tillinghast (renovations by Gil Hanse in 2000)
Arcola: Herbert H. Barker/Williams G. Wilkinson (renovations by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Steve Smyers)
Yardages/Par (Subject to change) The Ridgewood Country Club: 7,487 yards/Par 71
Arcola Country Club: 7,279 yards/Par 72
Dates of Championship August 15-21
Field Size 312
Eligibility A competitor cannot have a Handicap Index exceeding 2.4.
Entries Closed June 22
Entries Accepted 7,749
Qualifying Qualifying, over 36 holes, will take place between June 27 and July 27 at 94 sites.
Exempt players (59) Ludvig Aberg (Top 50 points leader in the World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Sam Bairstow (Top 50 points leader in the World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Fred Biondi (Qualified for 2022 U.S. Open; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Michael Brennan (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Barclay Brown (Playing member of 2021 GB&I Walker Cup Team; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
John Marshall Butler (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Ricky Castillo (Playing member of 2021 USA Walker Cup Team; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Ratchanon TK Chantananuwat (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Sam Choi (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Mark Costanza (2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur runner-up)
Harrison Crowe (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Daniel Reid Davenport (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Wenyi Ding (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Adrien Dumont de Chassart (2022 U.S. Open qualifier; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Nicholas Dunlap (2022 U.S. Open qualifier; 2021 U.S. Junior Amateur champion)
Gene Elliott (2021 U.S. Senior Amateur champion)
Matteo Fernandez de Oliveira (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
David Ford (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Peter Fountain (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Nicholas Gabrelcik (2021 U.S. Amateur semifinalist; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
John Gough (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Connor Gough (Playing member of 2021 GB&I Walker Cup Team)
Austin Greaser (2021 U.S. Amateur runner-up; 2022 U.S. Open qualifier; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jerry Gunthorpe (2021 U.S. Senior Amateur runner-up)
Stewart Hagestad (2022 U.S. Open qualifier; 2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion; Playing member of 2019 and 2021 USA Walker Cup Teams; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Josh Hill (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Hayden Hopewell (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Palmer Jackson (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Bo Jin (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Kazuma Kobori (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Bryce Lewis (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Yuxin Lin (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Eugenio Lopez Chacarra (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Ben Lorenz (2022 U.S. Open qualifier)
Christian Maas (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Caleb Manuel (2022 U.S. Open qualifier)
Connor McKinney (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Dylan Menante (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Maxwell Moldovan (2022 U.S. Open qualifier; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
William Mouw (2022 U.S. Open qualifier; Playing member of 2021 USA Walker Cup Team; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Mark Power (Playing member of 2021 GB&I Walker Cup Team)
David Puig (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Charles Reiter (2022 U.S. Open qualifier)
Jose Antonio Safa (2022 Mexican International champion)
Gordon Sargent (2022 NCAA individual champion; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Sandy Scott (Playing member of 2019 GB&I Walker Cup Team)
Taiga Semikawa (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Cole Sherwood (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Baard Skogen (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Brian Stark (2021 U.S. Amateur quarterfinalist; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Ross Steelman (2021 U.S. Amateur quarterfinalist; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Caleb Suratt (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Kosuke Suzuki (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Michael Thorbjornsen (2022 U.S. Open qualifier; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Hugo Townsend (Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Travis Vick (2021 U.S. Amateur semifinalist; 2022 U.S. Open qualifier; Top 50 points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Chad Wilfong (2022 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball champion)
Davis Womble (2022 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball champion)
2021 Championship James Piot, of Canton, Mich., and a standout at Michigan State, rallied from a 3-down deficit midway through the second 18 of the 36-hole final to defeat Austin Greaser, 20, of Vandalia, Ohio, 2 and 1, at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club. Piot became the first player from the state of Michigan to hoist the Havemeyer Trophy. Read More
Quotable "It’s the greatest feeling in the world. I mean, as an amateur it’s the best thing you can do. After making that putt on 17, I was just like, oh, my God, I might’ve done it. It feels phenomenal, shows the hard work I’ve done is paying off." -- James Piot
Hole by Hole

THE RIDGEWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (Yardages/Par Subject to Change
Hole 1:
375 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 187 yards (Par 3)
Hole 3: 585 yards (Par 5)
Hole 4: 495 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 468 yards (Par 4)
Hole 6: 226 yards (Par 3)
Hole 7: 478 yards (Par 4)
Hole 8: 471 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 503 yards (Par 4)
OUT: 3,788 yards (Par 35)
Hole 10:
501 yards (par 4)
Hole 11: 255 yards (Par 3)
Hole 12: 283 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 622 yards (Par 5)
Hole 14: 408 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 145 yards (Par 3)
Hole 16: 428 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 591 yards (Par 5)
Hole 18: 466 yards (Par 4)
IN: 3,699 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 7,487 yards (Par 71)

ARCOLA COUNTRY CLUB (Yardages/Par Subject to Change)
Hole 1:
470 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 239 yards (Par 3)
Hole 3: 359 yards (Par 4)
Hole 4: 404 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 432 yards (Par 4)
Hole 6: 471 yards (Par 4)
Hole 7: 204 yards (Par 3)
Hole 8: 515 yards (Par 5)
Hole 9: 555 yards (Par 5)
OUT: 3,649 yards (Par 36)
Hole 10:
433 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 193 yards (Par 3)
Hole 12: 619 yards (Par 5)
Hole 13: 371 yards (Par 4)
Hole 14: 165 yards (Par 3)
Hole 15: 558 yards (Par 5)
Hole 16: 352 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 485 yards (Par 4)
Hole 18: 454 yards (Par 4)
IN: 3,630 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 7,279 yards (Par 72)

Notable Past Events at Ridgewood C.C. 1935 Ryder Cup Matches (United States)
1938 Metropolitan Golf Association Amateur (Frank Strafaci)
1952 Metropolitan Golf Association Amateur (Joseph Marra)
1957 U.S. Senior Amateur (J. Clark Espie)
1960 Metropolitan Open (Al Mengert)
1974 U.S. Amateur (Jerry Pate)
1979 New Jersey Open (Art Silvestrone Jr.)
1981 Coca-Cola Classic (Kathy Whitworth)
1985 Metropolitan Golf Association Amateur (George Zahringer)
1990 U.S. Senior Open (Lee Trevino)
1994 Metropolitan Open (Charlie Cowell)
2000 Metropolitan Golf Association Amateur (David Kwon)
2001 Senior PGA Championship (Tom Watson)
2003 New Jersey Open (Greg Farrow)
2008 PGA Tour Barclays (Vijay Singh)
2009 Metropolitan Open (Andrew Giuliani)
2010 PGA Tour Barclays (Matt Kuchar)
2016 U.S. Girls' Junior (Eun Jeong Seong)
Notable Past Events at Arcola 1920 New Jersey Amateur (William M. Reekie)
1943 New Jersey Amateur (Frank Bedford)
2018 Metropolitan Golf Association Amateur (Ryan Davis)
Did You Know? Byron Nelson served as an assistant professional at Ridgewood in the 1930s, and represented the club for several of his victories.
Championship Fact The layout for the championship will be a composite of the three nine-hole layouts at Ridgewood. The routing will start with Holes 1-7 of the East Nine, followed by Nos. 2-6 on the Center Nine and Holes 4-9 on the West Nine.
Environmentally Friendly The Ridgewood Country Club was certified as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary in 1996. 
Notable Champions Francis Ouimet (1913, 1931); Chick Evans (1916, 1920), Bob Jones (1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1930),  Arnold Palmer (1954), Jack Nicklaus (1959, 1961), Deane Beman (1960, 1963), Lanny Wadkins (1970), Craig Stadler (1973), Mark O'Meara (1979), Hal Sutton (1980), Jay Sigel (1982, 1983), Phil Mickelson (1990), Tiger Woods (1994, 1995, 1996), Matthew Fitzpatrick (2013), Bryson DeChambeau (2015)
Notable Runners-Up Chick Evans (1912, 1922, 1927), Bob Jones (1919, 1926), Francis Ouimet (1920), Tom Kite (1970), Ben Crenshaw (1972), Scott Hoch (1978), Trip Kuehne (1994), James Driscoll (2000), Hunter Mahan (2002), Michael Thompson (2007), Patrick Cantlay (2011), Corey Conners (2014)
What Champion Receives -A gold medal
-Custody of the Havemeyer Trophy for one year
-Exemption from qualifying for the next 10 U.S. Amateurs
-Exemption into 2023 U.S. Open at The Los Angeles Country Club
-Exemption into 2023 Open Championship, conducted by The R&A (must be an amateur)
-Likely invitation into 2023 Masters Tournament (must be an amateur)
Schedule of Play Monday, Aug. 15 (18 holes, stroke play)
Tuesday, Aug. 16 (18 holes, stroke play)
Wednesday, Aug. 17 (Round of 64, match play)
Thursday, Aug. 18 (Round of 32 matches)
Friday, Aug. 19 (Quarterfinal matches)
Saturday, Aug. 20 (Semifinal matches)
Sunday, Aug. 21 (36-hole championship match)
Match-Play Cut 64 competitors will qualify for match play following two rounds of stroke play; a playoff, if necessary, will be conducted to get the draw to exactly 64 golfers
Broadcast Schedule Peacock and Golf Channel will have live coverage starting on Wednesday, Aug. 17.
Future Sites 2023: Cherry Hills Country Club, Cherry Hills Village, Colo.. (Aug. 14-20)
2024: Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minn. (Aug. 12-18)
2025: The Olympic Club, San Francisco, Calif. (Aug. 11-17)
2026: Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa. (Aug. 10-16)
2027: Oak Hill Country Club, Pittsford, N.Y. (Aug. 9-15)
2030: Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Ga. (Aug. 12-18)
2031: The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn. (Aug. 11-17)
2032: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore. (Dates TBD)
2041: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore. (Dates TBD)
2047: Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. (Dates TBD)