U.S. Junior Amateur Records July 23, 2018

Age | Course | Entries | Champions | Match Play | Stroke Play | Miscellaneous

Age

Youngest Champion (years/months/days)
14/11/15, Jim Liu, 2010
15/6/28, Tiger Woods, 1991
15/7/20, Sihwan Kim, 2004

Youngest Competitor
12/2/15, Matthew Pierce Jr., 2001
12/10/6, Verner Stanley Jr., 1952
12/10/13, Kevin Na, 1996

Youngest to Advance to Match Play (since 1990)
13/3/6, Jonathan Moore (first round, match play), 1998
13/7/10, D.J. Trahan (first round, match play), 1994
13/10/29, David Flynn (first round, match play), 2006

Youngest Finalists
Sihwan Kim (15) vs. David Chung (14), 2004
Cory Whitsett (15) vs. Anthony Paolucci (14), 2007
Jordan Spieth (15) vs. Jay Hwang (16), 2009

Course

Longest Course
7,740 yards, Martis Camp Club, Truckee, Calif., 2013

Shortest Course
6,337 yards, Purdue Univ. G.C. (South Course), West Lafayette, Ind., 1955

Most Times Host Site
2, Manor C.C., Rockville, Md., 1957, 1971
2, Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course), 1965, 1978
2, Yale Univ. G.C., New Haven, Conn., 1952, 1988
2, Singing Hills G.C., El Cajon, Calif., 1973, 1989

Entries

Largest
4,508 (1999)

Smallest
416 (1949)

Champions

Most Victories
3, Tiger Woods (1991, 1992, 1993)
2, Jordan Spieth (2009, 2011)

Consecutive Victories
3, Tiger Woods (1991, 1992, 1993)

Most Times in Final
3, Tiger Woods (1991, 1992, 1993)

Longest Span Between Victories
2 years, Jordan Spieth (2009, 2011)

Champion After Being Runner-Up Previous Year
Mason Rudolph (1950)
Tim Straub (1983)
Noah Goodwin (2017)

Match Play

Fewest Match-Play Holes Needed By Champion (18-hole final, 1964-2004)
87, Tiger Woods, Wollaston G.C., Milton, Mass., 1992
89, Matthew Rosenfeld, Pumpkin Ridge G.C. (Witch Hollow and Ghost Creek), North Plains, Ore., 2000
90, Gary Koch, Athens (Ga.) C.C., 1970

Fewest Match-Play Holes Needed By Champion (36-hole final, 2005-present)
108, Cameron Peck, Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., 2008
108, Jordan Spieth, Gold Mountain G.C. (Olympic Course), Bremerton, Wash., 2011

Most Match-Play Holes Needed By Champion (36-hole final, 2005-present)
122, Philip Barbaree, Colleton River Plantation Club (Dye Course), Bluffton, S.C., 2015
120, Kevin Tway, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
118, Jordan Spieth, Trump National G.C. (Old and New Courses), Bedminster, N.J., 2009
118, Min Woo Lee, The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn., 2016

Largest Winning Margin, 18-Hole Match
9 and 8, Donald M. Bisplinghoff d. Eric Jonas, fourth round, Yale Univ. G.C., New Haven, Conn., 1952
9 and 8, Ronald L. Wright d. Gary E. Allen, first round, Stanford (Calif.) Univ. G.C., 1959
9 and 8, Richard Meissner d. John Diesing Jr., second round, Lochmoor Club, Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., 1962
9 and 8, Wes Gilliland d. Brian E. Butler, first round, The Country Club, Brookline, Mass., 1968
9 and 8, Jack Renner d. Jim Russell, first round, Brookhaven C.C., Dallas, Texas, 1972
9 and 8, Mitch Allenspatch d. Michael Frey, second round, Ohio State Univ. G.C. (Scarlet Course), Columbus, Ohio, 1977

Largest Winning Margin, Semifinals 
7 and 6, Richard Scott d. Andrew Dresser, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001

Largest Winning Margin, Final
10 and 8, Cameron Peck d. Evan Beck, Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., 2008
8 and 7, Cory Whitsett d. Anthony Paolucci, Boone Valley G.C., Augusta, Mo., 2007
8 and 6, Gary Koch d. Mike Nelms, Athens C.C., Athens, Ga., 1970

Longest 18-Hole Match
28 holes, Michael W. Eiserman d. Patrick Honeycutt, first round, Milburn G. & C.C., Overland Park, Kan., 1960
26 holes, Casey Wittenberg d. Daniel Im, third round, Atlanta Athletic Club, Duluth, Ga., 2002
25 holes, Forrest Fezler d. Robert Goldman, first round, Twin Hills G. & C.C., Oklahoma City, Okla., 1967
25 holes, Arthur E. Burke III d. Richard Adams, first round, The Country Club, Brookline, Mass., 1968

Longest 18-Hole Final Match (1948-2004)
21 holes, Donald Hurter d. Keith Banes, Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course), 1978
20 holes, Jack Renner d. Mike Brannan, Singing Hills C.C., El Cajon, Calif., 1973
20 holes, Charlie Beljan d. Zac Reynolds, Atlanta Athletic Club, Duluth, Ga., 2002

Longest 36-Hole Final Match (2005-present)
37 holes, Philip Barbaree d. Andrew Orischak, Colleton River Plantation Club (Dye Course), Bluffton, S.C., 2015

Longest Semifinal Match
22 holes, Austin Maki d. Alan Bratton, Singing Hills G. & C.C., El Cajon, Calif., 1989
21 holes, Davis Riley d. Sam Horsfield, The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus Course), The Woodlands, Texas, 2014
21 holes, Michael Thorbjornsen def. Cameron Siski, Baltusrol Golf Club (Upper Course), Springfield, N.J., 2017

Largest Comeback, Final (36 Holes)
5 down, Andy Hyeon Bo Shim d. Jim Liu, 4 and 3, Golf Club of New England, Stratham, N.H., 2012
5 down, Philip Barbaree d. Andrew Orischak, 37 holes, Colleton River Plantation Club (Dye Course), Bluffton, S.C., 2015
4 down, Noah Goodwin d. Matthew Wolff, 1 up, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017

Most Extra-Hole Matches in Championship (Overall)
16, Yale G.C., New Haven, Conn., 1952
16, Purdue University G.C. (South Course), West Lafayette, Ind., 1955
13, Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa, Okla., 1953
13, Taconic G.C., Williamstown, Mass., 1956
13, Lochmoor Club, Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., 1962

Most Extra-Hole Matches in Championship (Stroke-Play Era, Since 1964)
12, Richland G.C., Nashville, Tenn., 1975
12, Forest Highlands G.C., Flagstaff, Ariz., 1996
11, 4 times

Stroke Play

Lowest Score, 9 Holes
29, Eric Bae, second nine, second round, The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus Course), The Woodlands, Texas, 2014
29, Yuki Moriyama, first nine, second round, Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower Course), Springfield, N.J., 2017
30, James Vargas, second nine, first round, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001
30, John Popeck, second nine, first round, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
30, Jorge Fernandez Valdes, second nine, first round, Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., 2008
30, Justin Thomas, second nine, second round, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010
30, Sean Crocker, first nine, second round, The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus Course), The Woodlands, Texas, 2014
30, Won Jun Lee, first nine, first round, The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn., 2016
30, Kaito Onishi, first nine, first round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
31, Eddie Lee, second nine, first round, Pumpkin Ridge G.C. (Ghost Creek), North Plains, Ore., 2000
31, Brian Harman, second nine, first round, The Olympic Club, San Francisco, Calif., 2004
31, Tommy Chunghao Mou, front nine, second round, Rancho Santa Fe G.C., Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., 2006
31, Gavin Hall, first nine, second round, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010
31, Gavin Hall, second nine, second round, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010
31, Davis Womble, second nine, first round, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010
31, Wilson Bateman, second nine, second round, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010
31, Jordan Spieth, first nine, second round, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010
31, Joshua Sedeno, second nine, first round, The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus Course), The Woodlands, Texas, 2014
31, Travis Vick, second nine, first round, The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn., 2016
31, Wei Wei Gao, first nine, first round, The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn., 2016
31, Brandon Mancheno, first nine, first round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
31, Ricky Castillo, first nine, first round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
31, Cole Ponich, first nine, first round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
31, Garrick Higgo, first nine, second round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
31, Joshua Armstrong, first nine, second round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
31, Matthew Wolff, first nine, second round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
31, Teddy Tetak, first nine, second round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017

Lowest Score, 18 Holes
62, Gavin Hall, second round, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010
63, Brandon Mancheno, first round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
64, Joe Monte, first round, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
64, Travis Vick, first round, The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn., 2016
65, J.C. Deacon, first round, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999
65, Scotty Campbell, first round, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001
65, James Vargas, first round, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001
65, Sam Saunders, second round, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
65, Jorge Fernandez Valdes, first round, Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., 2008
65, Chandler Eaton, second round, Colleton River Plantation Club (Dye Course), Bluffton, S.C., 2015
65, Cole Hammer, first round, The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn., 2016
65, Kaito Onishi, first round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
65, Cole Ponich, first round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
65, Teddy Tetak, second round, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
65, Yuki Moriyama, second round, Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower Course), Springfield, N.J., 2018

Lowest Score, 36 Holes
132, James Vargas, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001 (medalist)
132, Austin Eckroat, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017 (medalist)
133, Brian Harman, The Olympic Club, San Francisco, Calif., 2004 (medalist)
133, Sam Saunders, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005 (medalist)
133, Kelly Chinn, Baltusrol Golf Club (Upper and Lower Courses), Springfield, N.J., 2018
134, Sonny Nimkhum, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999 (medalist)
134, Curtis Thompson, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010 (medalist)
134, Brandon Mancheno, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
134, Cole Ponich, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017

Most Times Medalist
2, Willie Wood (1977, 1978)
2, Tiger Woods (1991, 1992)
2, Jim Liu (2012, 2013)

Most Players to Tie for Medalist
4, Chris Edgmon, Jason Worth, Chris Riley and Brian Gay, Singing Hills G. & C.C., El Cajon, Calif., 1989

Miscellaneous

Holes-In-One (15)
Terry Thomas, 165-yard 14th hole, Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa, Okla., 1953
Lloyd S. Monroe, 175-yard 5th hole, Taconic G.C., Williamstown, Mass., 1956
Terry Hurst, 187-yard 4th hole, Lochmoor Club, Grosse Pointe, Mich., 1962
Brian Gay, 158-yard 11th hole, Singletree G.C., Edwards, Colo., 1987
Ben Taylor, 171-yard 17th hole, Wollaston G.C., Milton, Mass., 1992
Brady Stockton, 152-yard 7th hole, Fargo (N.D.) C.C., 1995
Chanin Puntawong, 181-yard 7th hole, Atlanta Athletic Club, Duluth, Ga., 2002
Andrew DiBitetto, 212-yard 4th hole, Columbia C.C., Chevy Chase, Md., 2003
Sam Saunders, 132-yard 4th hole, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
Cory Whitsett, 144-yard 7th hole, Rancho Santa Fe (Calif.) G.C., 2006
David Lee, 169-yard 16th hole, Egypt Valley C.C., Ada, Mich., 2010
Wei Wei Gao, 209-yard 3rd hole, The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn., 2016
Kaito Onishi, 130-yard 10th hole, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
Tyler Jones, 190-yard, 14th hole, Flint Hills National Golf Club, Andover, Kan., 2017
Luke Ludwig, 176-yard, 15th hole, Baltusrol Golf Club (Upper Course), Springfield, N.J., 2018

Double Eagles (1)
Travis Vick, 540-yard 8th hole, Baltusrol Golf Club (Upper Course), Springfield, N.J., 2018

Most Times Played in Championship
5, John Konsek, 1953-57
5, Jack Nicklaus, 1953-57
5, Robert Kirouac, 1956-60
5, Travis Whisman, 1995-99
5, James Vargas, 1997-2001
5, Jim Liu, 2009-13
5, William Zalatoris, 2009-12, 2014
5, Shuai Ming (Ben) Wong, 2013-14, 2016-18