A Masters start – along with a U.S. Open exemption – is on the line as the final eight players tee it up in the U.S. Mid-Amateur quarterfinals on Wednesday. These are arguably the biggest perks that come with winning this championship, and especially meaningful to a career mid-amateur player.
The U.S. Mid-Amateur is often the championship with the best storylines – reinstated amateurs, former collegians, dads and men with everyday jobs – and AmateurGolf.com is documenting them. Stay tuned to our coverage throughout the week.
Stroke-play qualifying began Sept. 22 at Carolina Golf Club and Charlotte Country Club in Charlotte, N.C. Past that, player must advance through six rounds of match play to claim the title.
Schedule of Play
Saturday, Sept. 22 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Sunday, Sept. 23 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Monday, Sept. 24 (Round of 64, match play)
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
Thursday, Sept. 27 (Championship Match, 36 holes)
Related: U.S. Mid-Amateur qualifying roundup
The U.S. Mid-Amateur marks the final televised event of the 2018 USGA competition schedule. It ends 150 hours of live coverage that spanned Fox networks throughout the championship season. Only the semifinal matches and the championship match will be televised on Fox, according to the schedule below. All times are Eastern.
Wednesday, Sept. 6: 4-6 p.m., semifinal matches – FS1
Thursday Sept. 7, 4-6 p.m., championship match – FS1
ABOUT THE U.S. Mid-Amateur
The U.S. Mid-Amateur originated in 1981 for the
amateur golfer of at least 25 years of age, the
purpose of which to provide a formal national
championship for the post-college player. 264
begin the championship with two rounds of sroke
qualifying held at two courses, after which the low
(with a playoff if necessary to get the exact number)
advance to single elimination match play.
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