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2022 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Fast FactsCountry Club of Birmingham

Canadians Sam Meek (left) and Brendan MacDougall made a run to the championship match last May at Chambers Bay. (USGA/Robert Beck)

   
Championship Venue Country Club of Birmingham (West Course), Birmingham, Ala.
Stroke-Play Co-Host Venue Country Club of Birmingham (East Course)
Opened 1926 (club founded in 1898)
Architects Donald Ross (revisions to West Course by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Pete Dye)
Yardages/Par West Course: 7,144 yards/Par 71 (Subject to Change)
East Course: 6,611 yards/Par 70
Dates of Championship May 14-18
Field Size 128 sides
Social Handles @usga (Twitter and Instagram); USGA (Facebook); #USFourball
Eligibility Each member of the side cannot have a Handicap Index exceeding 5.4.
Entries Closed August 11
Entries Accepted 2,468 sides (4,936 players)
Qualifying Took place at 52 sites between Aug. 18 and Dec. 13, 2021. See results
Exempt Sides (7) Nathan Smith/Todd White (2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball champions)
Scott Harvey/Todd Mitchell (2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball champions)
Marc Dull/Chip Brooke (2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball runners-up)
Troy Vannucci/Vince Kwon (2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Taylor Wood/Andrew Medley (2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Devin Johnson/Tyler Anderson (2021 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Joseph Deraney/Garrett Rank (Both players among Top 400 in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
2021 Championship Florida teenagers Kiko Francisco Coelho (born in Portugal) and Leopoldo Herrera III edged the Canadian duo of Sam Meek and Brendan MacDougall in 19 holes to win the 6th U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash. To read more, click here
Quotable "No words can describe [the feelings I have].  We came here, we knew we could win. We had a really good team. We just played solid all week." -- Kiko Francisco Coelho
Hole by Hole (Yardages and Par Subject to Change) COUNTRY CLUB OF BIRMINGHAM (WEST COURSE)
Hole 1:
378 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 448 yards (Par 4)
Hole 3: 426 yards (Par 4)
Hole 4: 547 yards (Par 5)
Hole 5: 213 yards (Par 3)
Hole 6: 418 yards (Par 4)
Hole 7: 483 yards (Par 4)
Hole 8: 189 yards (Par 3)
Hole 9: 400 yards (Par 4)
OUT: 3,502 yards (Par 35)
Hole 10:
550 yards (Par 5)
Hole 11: 180 yards (Par 3)
Hole 12: 339 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 189 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 450 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 610 yards (Par 5)
Hole 16: 438 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 455 yards (Par 4)
Hole 18: 431 yards (Par 4)
IN: 3,642 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 7,144 yards (Par 71)
COUNTRY CLUB OF BIRMINGHAM (EAST COURSE)
Hole 1:
413 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 312 yards (Par 4)
Hole 3: 167 yards (Par 3)
Hole 4: 424 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 454 yards (Par 4)
Hole 6: 480 yards (Par 5)
Hole 7: 202 yards (Par 3)
Hole 8: 412 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 419 yards (Par 4)
OUT: 3,283 yards (Par 35)
Hole 10:
389 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 563 yards (Par 5)
Hole 12: 440 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 195 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 450 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 188 yards (Par 3)
Hole 16: 306 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 393 yards (Par 4)
Hole 18: 404 yards (Par 4)
IN: 3,328 yards (Par 35)
TOTAL: 6,611 yards (Par 70)
Notable Past Events at C.C. of Birmingham 1932 Southern Amateur (Sam Perry)
1941 Southern Amateur (Sam Perry)
1946 Southern Amateur (George Hamer)
1958 Southern Amateur (Hugh Royer Jr.)
1966 Southern Amateur (Hubert Green)
1991 Southern Amateur (Bill Brown)
1998 Southern Amateur (Kris Maffet)
2006 Southern Amateur (Kyle Stanley)
2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur (Michael McCoy)
2016 USGA Men's State Team (Michigan)
Fast Fact The club served as the stroke-play co-host for the 1986 U.S. Amateur at Shoal Creek, which was on by Stewart "Buddy" Alexander.
What Champions Receive -A gold medal
-Custody of the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Trophy for one year
-10-year exemption into the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship
-Exemption for each member of the side into 2022 U.S. Amateur at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J.
-Exemptions into the 2022 U.S. Junior Amateur, U.S. MId-Amateur and U.S. Senior Amateur, if age-eligible
Schedule of Play Saturday, May 14 (18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, May 15 (18 holes, stroke play)
Monday, May 16 (Round of 32, match play)
Tuesday, May 17 (Round of 16/quarterfinal matches)
Wednesday, May 18 (Semifinals/Championship match)
Match-Play Cut 32 sides will qualify for match play following two rounds of stroke play
Future Sites 2023: Kiawah Island Club, Kiawah Island, S.C. (May 20-24)
2024: Philadelphia Cricket Club, Flourtown, Pa. (May 25-29)
2037: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore. (Dates TBD)