2015 U.S. Amateur Championship

Who Knew? – Useful Info. Won’t be in Chicago any time soon but one day….. passing this along in case any readers are in the area and want to volunteer. SVG

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By Andrew Lamie, Championship Director
115th U.S. Amateur Championship
(708) 679-6776 • andrew.lamie@kemperlesnik.com

The U.S. Amateur Championship is the nation’s oldest golf championship dating back to 1895. Past winners of the U.S. Amateur include Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. The last time a U.S. Amateur was contested in Chicago was in 1997, when Matt Kuchar was victorious at Cog Hill.

This summer, the 115th U.S. Amateur Championship will be contested over the North and South courses of Olympia Fields Country Club. Competition will begin on August 17, when 312 of the world’s best amateurs will battle to reach the match play portion of the championship. Match play begins on August 19 with the low 64 players from the stroke play portion of competition. The final day of competition, August 23, will see the two finalists compete in a 36-hole match for the famed Havemeyer…

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