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