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2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur Fast FactsErin Hills, Erin, Wis./Blue Mound Golf & Country Club, Wauwatosa, Wis.

Nathan Smith has claimed four U.S. Mid-Amateur titles, the most by any player since the championship's inception in 1981. (USGA/Chris Keane) 

   
Championship Venue Erin Hills, Erin, Wis.
Stroke-Play Co-Host Venue Blue Mound Golf & Country Club, Wauwatosa, Wis.
Opened 2006 (Erin Hills)
1926 (Blue Mound)
Architects Erin Hills: Dr. Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry and Ron Whitten
Blue Mound: Seth Raynor (renovation by Bruce Hepner in late 1980s)
Dates of Championship September 10-15
Yardages/Par Erin Hills: 7,369 yards/Par 71 (Subject to Change)
Blue Mound Golf & Counry Club: 6,744 yards/Par 70
Course/Slope Rating Erin Hills: 76.2/142
Blue Mound Golf & Country Club: 73.2/137
Field 264 competitors
Entries Closed July 20 at 5 p.m. EDT
Entries Accepted 5,708 (Record, surpassing previous mark of 5,339 set in 2021)
Eligibility Open to any amateur golfer who has reached their 25th birthday as of Sept. 10 and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 3.4.
Qualifying Qualifying, over 18 holes, will take place at 68 sites between July 27 to August 24. 
Exempt Players (34) Andrew Bailey (2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur quarterfinalist)
Evan Beck (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Stephen Behr Jr. (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Harry Bolton (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Brett Boner (2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur runner-up)
Hayes Brown (2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur semifinalist)
Mark Costanza (2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur runner-up; Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Christophe de Grancey (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Joseph Deraney (2019 U.S. Mid-Amateur runner-up; Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Felix Dominguez (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Jeronimo Esteve (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Hugh Foley (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Stewart Hagestad (2016 and 2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion; Qualified for 2022 U.S. Open; Playing member of 2019 and 2021 USA Walker Cup Teams; Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Scott Harvey (2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion)
Colby Harwell (2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur quarterfinalist)
Sam Jones (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
James Leow (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Nicholas Maccario (2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur semifinalist)
Matthew McClean (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Mike McCoy (2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion; Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Nate McCoy (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Lukas Michel (2019 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion; Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Miguel Ordonez (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Gregor Orlando (2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur quarterfinalist)
Matt Parziale (2017 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion)
Sammy Schmitz (2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion)
Jason Schultz (2019 U.S. Mid-Amateur semifinalist)
Christian Sease (2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur quarterfinalist)
Nathan Smith (2012 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion)
Omar Tejeira (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Bradford Tilley (Top 40 age-eligible points leader in World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Alejandro Villavicencio (Top 40 age-eligible 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 Stewart Hagestad, 30, of Newport Beach, Calif., claimed his second title in five years with a 2-and-1 defeat of Mark Costanza, of Morristown, N.J., in the 36-hole championship match at Sankaty Head Golf Club in Siasconset, Mass. Hagestad joined Jay Sigel, Nathan Smith, Tim Jackson, John "Spider" Miller and James Stuart as a multiple U.S. Mid-Amateur champion. To read more, click here.
Quotable “It puts me on the same level as [John] Spider Miller, a guy who I’m good friends with and close to, and I played for him [in the 2017 Walker Cup Match]. Still a couple behind Nathan [Smith], but it puts me on par with Spider. It’s an honor to have my name on that trophy twice.” -- Stewart Hagestad
Hole by Hole (Yardages and Par Subject to Change) ERIN HILLS
Hole 1:
492 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 358 yards (Par 4)
Hole 3: 436 yards (Par 4)
Hole 4: 439 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 462 yards (Par 4)
Hole 6: 208 yards (Par 3)
Hole 7: 576 yards (Par 5)
Hole 8: 443 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 142 yards (Par 3)
OUT: 3,556 yards (Par 35)
Hole 10:
455 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 425 yards (Par 4)
Hole 12: 434 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 215 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 594 yards (Par 5)
Hole 15: 366 yards (Par 4)
Hole 16: 180 yards (Par 3)
Hole 17: 481 yards (Par 4)
Hole 18: 663 yards (Par 5)
IN: 3,813 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 7,369 yards (Par 71)
BLUE MOUND GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Hole 1:
400 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 415 yards (Par 4)
Hole 3: 218 yards (Par 3)
Hole 4: 389 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 493 yards (Par 5)
Hole 6: 327 yards (Par 4)
Hole 7: 166 yards (Par 3)
Hole 8: 475 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 421 yards (Par 4)
OUT: 3,304 yards (Par 35)
Hole 10:
446 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 384 yards (Par 4)
Hole 12: 444 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 179 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 436 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 455 yards (Par 4)
Hole 16: 353 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 188 yards (Par 3)
Hole 18: 555 yards (Par 5)
IN: 3,440 yards (Par 35)
TOTAL: 6,744 yards (Par 70)
Notable Events at Erin Hills 2008 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links (Tiffany Joh)
2011 U.S. Amateur (Kelly Kraft)
2017 U.S. Open (Brooks Koepka)
Notable Events at Blue Mound 1916 Western Open (Walter Hagen)
1919 Wisconsin State Open (Francis Gallett)
1933 PGA Championship (Gene Sarazen)
1940 Women's Western Open (Babe Didrikson Zaharias)
1955 Miller High Life Open (Dr. Cary Middlecoff)
2010 Western Junior (Patrick Rodgers)
2020 Wisconsin State Open (Harrison Ott)
U.S. Mid-Amateurs in Wisconsin (1) 2008: Milwaukee Country Club, River Hills (Steve Wilson)
Did You Know? In 1933, stroke-play co-host Blue Mound Golf & Country Club was the first course in Wisconsin to host a major championship, the 1933 PGA Championship. 
Fast Fact Erin Hills becomes the fifth U.S. Mid-Amateur venue to have previously hosted a U.S. Open, joining Bellerive Country Club, Cherry Hills Country Club, Atlanta Athletic Club and Hazeltine National Golf Club.  
Notable U.S. Mid-Amateur Champions Jim Holtgrieve (1981); Jay Sigel (1983, 1985, 1987); David Eger (1988); Tim Jackson (1994, 2001); Danny Green (1999); Nathan Smith (2003, 2009, 2010, 2012); Trip Kuehne (2007); Mike McCoy (2013); Scott Harvey (2014), Stewart Hagestad (2016, 2021); Matt Parziale (2017)
Notable U.S. Mid-Amateur Runners-Up Bob Lewis Jr. (1981, 1984); O. Gordon Brewer (1985); Bryan Norton (2003); Todd Mitchell (2008); Tim Hogarth (2010); Garrett Rank (2012); Scott Harvey (2016)
Schedule of Play Saturday, Sept. 10 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Sunday, Sept. 11 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Monday, Sept. 12 (Round of 64, match play)
Tuesday, Sept. 13 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Wednesday, Sept. 14 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
Thursday, Sept. 15 (Championship Match, 36 holes)
Match-Play Cut The low 64 scorers following stroke play will qualify for match play. If necessary, a playoff will be conducted to determine the last qualifiers for the draw.
What Winner Receives -a gold medal
-custody of the Robert T. Jones Jr. Memorial Trophy for one year
-exemption into 2023 U.S. Open at The Los Angeles Country Club
-exemptions from qualifying for the next 10 U.S. Mid-Amateurs
-exemptions from qualifying for the next two U.S. Amateurs
-likely invitation to the 2023 Masters Tournament (must be an amateur)
Future Sites 2023: Sleepy Hollow Country Club, Scarborough, N.Y./Sept. 9-14
2024: Kinloch Golf Club, Manakin-Sabot, Va./Sept. 21-26
2025: Troon Country Club, Scottsdale, Ariz./Sept. 13-18
2030: Bel-Air Country Club, Los Angeles, Calif./Sept. 14-19

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