How Match Play Works
U.S. Junior Amateur
PAR AND YARDAGE Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club is set at 6,936/6,923 yards and par is 36-3672.
THE ARCHITECT Max Behr, a disciple of Dr. Alister Mackenzie, designed the golf course, which opened in 1927.
COURSE SET UP:
ENTRIES A total of 3,174 entries were accepted for the 2005 championship. The championship is open to male amateur golfers who will not have reached their 18th birthday on or before July 22, 2006, and who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 6.4. Entries close June 7.
THE SCHEDULE Following 36 holes of stroke play (July 17-18), the field will be trimmed to the lowest 64 scorers, who will advance to match play. From there, the schedule is as follows:
July 19 (Wednesday) First round, match play
FREE ADMISSION Spectators are invited to attend the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship free of charge.
ENTRIES: The USGA accepted 3,267 entries to the 2006 championship. This is the 11th consecutive year that entries have topped 3,000. The largest entry was 4,508 in 1999.