The day is nearing and fans of the amateur
game are excited to see 12 of the game's top
amateurs take on Pinehurst No. 2 and the
Here's a look at tee times and pairings for
12 amateurs in the field on Thursday:
Cameron Wilson, 6:45 a.m.:
the last amateurs in the field and the first to
go out. Stanford's recent NCAA Champion
surely won't mind the early alarm clock,
though. He'll head out with recent amateur-
turned-pro Daniel Berger and Brett
who both qualified via sectionals last week.
Wilson is in after claiming an alternate spot
the Purchase, N.Y. sectional.
Matthew Fitzpatrick, 7:51 a.m.:
about a pairing. Fitzpatrick, the reigning U.S.
Amateur champion, who gained entry with
victory, will play alongside defending
Justin Rose and the universal hopeful Phil
Mickelson. It's safe to say that this pairing
draw the biggest following on Day 1.
Oliver Goss, 8:24:
Goss, the 2013
Amateur runner-up, will play alongside fellow
Australians Aaron Baddeley and Aron Price.
Goss was the low amateur at the Masters in
Robby Shelton, 8:46:
One of the
freshman this past NCAA season, Shelton
qualified via the Memphis sectional qualifier
just days after helping Alabama to a second
straight national title. He'll play alongside
Brady Watt and Matt Dobyns.
Maverick McNealy, Brandon McIver,
Stanford's McNealy and McIver, of
Oregon, both snuck in during sectional
qualifying and will play together, starting on
No. 10 Thursday morning.
Brian Campbell, 8:57:
plays at Illinois but qualified via the Northern
California sectional, will tee off along with
fellow sectional qualifiers Clayton Rask and
Nick Mason. Campbell is one of the nation's
steadiest, yet underrated college golfers and
could be a contender for low amateur
Will Grimmer, 8:57:
headlines last year at Pinehurst, shooting a
during the North & South junior. He'll play
Anthony Broussard and Nicholas Lindheim.
Cory Whitsett, 2:20 p.m.:
the former Walker Cupper and two-time
champ from Alabama, will play with Danny
Willett and Luke Guthrie. A potential star,
Whitsett was the overwhelming winner at
Houston sectional qualifier and is a major
contender for low amateur honors at
Andrew Dorn, 2:42:
A late addition
the field by way of an alternate position out
the Springfield, Ohio sectional, Dorn is no
stranger to Pinehurst. He won the North &
South Amateur there last summer and is an
Hunter Stewart, Sam Love, 2:42:
Stewart, of Vanderbilt, and Love, who plays
UAB, take the final tee time of the day.
play alongside recent amateur-turned-pro
Blair, who also qualified via sectional
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