Most golf fans have their attention on the PGA Championship at Oak Hill in Rochester, New York this weekend, but don’t forget about the amateur championship being held down in South Carolina.
The USGA is hosting the 8th U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, May 20-24, at Kiawah Island Club, where a field of 128 teams (256 players) will tee it up for 36 holes of stroke play May 20-21 before a cut to the low 32 teams is made. There will then be five rounds of match play with the first round on May 22 and the second and quarterfinal rounds on May 23. The semifinal matches will be played the morning of May 24, with the championship match slated for later that afternoon.
The U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship and U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball were played for the first time in 2015 and were the first additions to the USGA competition roster since the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur was added in 1987.
Get to know more about the field below, which includes a former NFL quarterback and a rising college star, a team of former college All-Americans, a current NHL referee and former goaltender, an Olympic swimmer and more.
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