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WHO CAN ENTER

The U.S. Senior Amateur Championship is open to amateurs who will have reached their 55th birthday by Aug. 24 and have a Handicap Index® not exceeding 7.4.

FUTURE U.S. SENIOR AMATEUR SITES

Aug. 25-30, 2018: Eugene (Ore.) Country Club
Aug. 24-29, 2019: Old Chatham Golf Club, Durham, N.C.
Aug. 29- Sep. 3, 2020: Country Club of Detroit, Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.
Aug. 28- Sep. 2, 2021: The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn.
Aug. 27- Sep. 1, 2022: The Kittansett Club, Marion, Mass.

 

WHAT THE CHAMPION RECEIVES

A gold medal and custody of the Frederick L. Dold Trophy for the ensuing year.

An exemption from local qualifying for the 2018 U.S. Open Championship

An exemption from sectional qualifying for the 2018 U.S. Senior Open Championship, if still an amateur

An exemption from sectional qualifying for the 2018 and 2019 U.S. Amateur Championships

An exemption from sectional qualifying for the 2017 and 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships

An exemption from sectional qualifying for the next 10 U.S. Senior Amateur Championships

USGA CHAMPIONS COMPETING IN THE 2017 U.S. SENIOR AMATEUR

Stewart “Buddy” Alexander, 1986 U.S. Amateur
Marvin “Vinny” Giles, 1972 U.S. Amateur; 2009 U.S. Senior Amateur
Doug Hanzel, 2013 U.S. Senior Amateur
Tim Jackson, 1994 and 2001 U.S. Mid-Amateur
Chip Lutz, 2015 U.S. Senior Amateur
George “Buddy” Marucci Jr., 2008 U.S. Senior Amateur
Michael Podolak, 1984 U.S. Mid-Amateur
Dave Ryan, 2016 U.S. Senior Amateur
Paul Simson, 2010 and 2012 U.S. Senior Amateur
Patrick Tallent, 2014 U.S. Senior Amateur
George Zahringer, 2002 U.S. Mid-Amateur