PEBBLE BEACH, CA (August 6, 2018) - The U.S. Amateur heads back to one of its most storied and inspiring venues for its 118th playing. Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill Golf Club will play host to stroke play qualifying, with Pebble Beach hosting all matches until a champion is crowned on Sunday, August 19. With 2017 champion Doc Redman turning pro earlier this summer, there will be a new champion lifting the Havemeyer Trophy this year.
We cannot recommend enough coming out to watch, and a variety of ticket options
are available for those wishing to walk the fairways with the best of the amateur game at one of the best paces in golf.
But even If you can't make it to Pebble Beach, AmateurGolf.com has you covered with daily reports and highlights, and of course we recommend watching the excellent live coverage courtesy of FOX and the USGA.
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Schedule of Play
Aug. 13 (Monday): First round, stroke play (Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill)
Aug. 14 (Tuesday): Second round, stroke play (Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill)
Aug. 15 (Wednesday): First round, match play (all matches at Pebble Beach)
Aug. 16 (Thursday): Second and third rounds, match play
Aug. 17 (Friday): Quarterfinal round, match play
Aug. 18 (Saturday): Semifinal round, match play
Aug. 19 (Sunday): 36-hole championship final, match play
The 2018 U.S. Amateur will receive at least 15 hours of live network coverage over five days on FS1 and Fox, beginning with Wednesday’s Round-of-64 matches. The USGA will fill in another 4 hours of coverage on their website www.usga.org/usam with coverage of the round-of-32 on Thursday and the morning half of the championship match on Sunday. All times Pacific Daylight Time, the time zone where the tournament is being played.
Wednesday, Aug. 15: 2-5 pm, Round-of-64 matches - FS1
Thursday, Aug. 16: 12-2 pm, Round-of-32 matches USGA
Thursday, Aug. 16: 4-7 pm, Round-of-16 matches FS1
Friday, Aug. 17: 4-7 pm, Quarterfinal matches FS1
Saturday, Aug. 18: 9am-12pm, Semifinal matches FOX
Sunday, Aug. 19: 9:30-11:30 am., Championship match (morning 18) USGA
Sunday, Aug. 19: 1:30-4:30 pm, Championship match (afternoon 18) FOX
ABOUT THE U.S. Amateur
The U.S. Amateur, the oldest USGA
championship, was first played in 1895 at
Newport Golf Club in Rhode Island. The
which has no age restriction, is open to
with a Handicap Index of 2.4 or lower. It is
of 14 national championships conducted
annually by the USGA, 10 of which are
for amateurs. It is the pre-eminent
competition in the world.
Applications are typically placed online in the spring
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