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Age

Youngest Champion (years / months / days)
15/6/28 — Tiger Woods (1991)
15/7/20 — Sihwan Kim (2004)
15/8 — Mike Brannan (1971)
15/9/28 — Cory Whitsett (2007)
15/10/10 — Henry Liaw (2001)

Youngest Competitor
12/2/15 — Matthew Pierce Jr. (2001)
12/10/6 — Verner Stanley (1952)
12/10/13 — Kevin Na (1996)

Youngest to Advance to Match Play (Since 1990)
13 years, 3 months, 6 days — Jonathan Moore, 1998
13 years, 7 months, 10 days — D.J. Trahan, 1994
13 years, 10 months, 29 days — David Flynn, 2006

Youngest Finalists
Sihwan Kim (15) vs. David Chung (14), 2004
Cory Whitsett (15) vs. Anthony Paolucci (14), 2007


Course

Longest Course
7,251 yards — Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., 2008

Shortest Course
6,337 yards — Purdue University Golf Course (South Course), West Lafayette, Ind., 1955

Most Times Host Club of Championship
2 — Manor C.C., Rockville, Md., 1957, 1971
2 — Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course) (1965, 1978)
2 — Yale University G.C., New Haven, Conn. (1952, 1988)
2 — Singing Hills G.C., El Cajon, Calif. (1973, 1989)


Entries

Largest
4,508 (1999)

Smallest
416 (1949)


Champions

Most Championships Won
3 — Tiger Woods (1991, 1992, 1993)

Most Consecutive Championships Won
3 — Tiger Woods (1991, 1992, 1993)

Most Times in Final
3 — Tiger Woods (1991, 1992, 1993)


Match Play

Fewest match-play holes needed by champion (since six-match format change in 1964)(36-hole final began in 2005)
87 — Tiger Woods, Wollaston G.C., Milton, Mass., 1992
89 — Matthew Rosenfeld, Pumpkin Ridge G.C. (Witch Hollow and Ghost Creek), North Plains, Ore., 2000
90 — Gary Koch, Athens (Ga.) C.C., 1970
91 — Jason Widener, Yale University G.C., New Haven, Conn., 1988

Most match-play holes needed by champion
108 — Shane McMenamy, Forest Highlands G.C., Flagstaff, Ariz., 1996
107 — Charlie Beljan, Atalanta A.C. (Highlands Course), Duluth, Ga., 2002
105 — Mathew Todd, Lake Merced G. & C.C., Daly City, Calif., 1990
104 — Brett Quigley, Singletree G.C., Edwards, Colo., 1987
104 — Henry Liaw, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001

Largest Winning Margin, 18-Hole Match
9 and 8 — Donald M. Bisplinghoff d. Eric Jonas, fourth round, Yale G.C., New Haven, Conn., 1952
9 and 8 — Ronald L. Wright d. Gary E. Allen, first round, Stanford (Calif.) University G.C., 1959
9 and 8 — Richard Meissner d. John Diesing, Jr., second round, Lochmoor Club, Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., 1962
9 and 8 — Jack Renner d. Jim Russell, first round, Brookhaven C.C., Dallas, Texas, 1972
9 and 8 — Mitch Allenspatch d. Michael Frey, second round, Ohio State University G.C., (Scarlet Course), Columbus, Ohio, 1977

Largest Winning Margin, Semifinals
7 and 6 — Richard Scott over Andrew Dressler, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001

Largest Winning Margin, Final
10 and 8 — Cameron Peck d. Evan Beck, Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., 2008
8 and 7 — Cory Whitsett d. Anthony Paolucci, Boone Valley G.C., 2007
8 and 6 — Gary Koch d. Mike Nelms, Athens C.C., Athens, Ga., 1970

Longest 18-Hole Match
28 holes — Michael W. Eiserman d. Patrick Honeycutt, first round, Milburn G. & C.C., Overland Park, Kan., 1960
26 holes — Casey Wittenberg d. Daneil Im, third round, Atlanta A.C., Duluth, Ga., 2002
25 holes — Forrest Fezler d. Robert Goldman, first round, Twin Hills G. & C.C., Oklahoma City, Okla., 1967
25 holes — Arthur E. Burke III, d. Richard Adams, first round, The Country Club, Brookline, Mass., 1968

Longest 18-HoleFinal Match (1948-2004)
21 holes — Donald Hurter d. Keith Banes, Wilmington (Del.) C.C. (South Course), 1978
20 holes — Jack Renner d. Mike Brannan, Singing Hills C.C., El Cajon, Calif., 1973
20 holes — Charlie Beljan d. Zac Reynolds, Atlanta A.C., Duluth, Ga., 2002

Most Extra-Hole Matches in Championship
11 — Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001


Stroke Play

Lowest Score, 9 Holes
30 — John Popeck, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
30 — James Vargas, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001
30 — Jorge Fernandez Valdes, second nine, round one, Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., 2008
31 — Donald Bisplinghoff, Yale University G.C., New Haven, Conn., 1952
31 — James Oh, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999
31 — Eddie Lee, Pumpkin Ridge G.C. (Ghost Creek back nine), North Plains, Ore., 2000
31 — Brian Harman, second nine, The Olympic Club, San Francisco, Calif., 2004
31 — Tommy Chunghao Mou, second nine, second round, Rancho Santa Fe G.C., Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., 2006

Lowest Score, 18 Holes
64 — Joe Monte, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
65 — J.C. Deacon, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999
65 — Scotty Campbell, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001
65 — James Vargas, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001
65 — Sam Saunders, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
65 — Jorge Fernandez Valdes, Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., 2008
66 — Kurt Beck, Pine Lake G.C., Orchard Lake, Mich., 1980
66 — Brad Lehmann, Yale University G.C., New Haven, Conn., 1988
66 — Rob McMillan, Waverley Country Club, Portland, Ore., 1993
66 — Aaron Baddeley, Conway Farms G.C., Lake Forest, Ill., 1998
66 — James Oh, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999
66 — Sonny Nimkhum, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999
66 — Jay Choi, Pumpkin Ridge G.C. (Ghost Creek), North Plains, Ore., 2000
66 — Chris Gilliland, Atlanta A.C., Duluth, Ga., 2002
66 — Matt Savage, Columbia C.C., Chevy Chase, Md., 2003
66 — Brian Harman, The Olympic Club, San Francisco, Calif., 2004
66 — James White, Boone Valley G.C., Augusta, Mo., 2007

Lowest Score, 36 Holes
132 — James Vargas, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001
133 — Brian Harman, The Olympic Club, San Francisco, Calif., 2004
133 — Sam Saunders, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
134 — Sonny Nimkhum, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999
135 — Scotty Campbell, Oak Hills C.C., San Antonio, Texas, 2001
135 — Aaron Baddeley, Conway Farms G.C., Lake Forest, Ill., 1998
135 — James Oh, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999
135 — Camilo Villegas, Country Club of York (Pa.), 1999


Miscellaneous

Most Times Medalist
2 — Willie Wood (1977, 1978)
2 — Tiger Woods, (1991, 1992)

Holes-In-One (10)
Terry Thomas, 165-yard 14th hole, Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa, Okla., 1953
Lloyd S. Monroe, 175-yard 5th hole, Taconic G.C., Williamstown, Mass., 1956
Terry Hurst, 187-yard 4th hole, Lochmoor Club, Grosse Pointe, Mich., 1962
Brian Gay, 158-yard 11th hole, Singletree G.C., Edwards. Colo., 1987
Ben Taylor, 171-yard 17th hole, Wollaston G.C., Milton, Mass., 1992
Brady Stockton, 152-yard 7th hole, Fargo (N.D.) C.C., 1995
Chanin Puntawong, 181-yard 7th hole, Atlanta A.C., Duluth, Ga., 2002
Andrew DiBitetto, 212-yard 4th hole, Columbia C.C., Chevy Chase, Md., 2003
Sam Saunders, 132-yard, 4th hole, Longmeadow (Mass.) C.C., 2005
Cory Whitsett, 144-yard, 7th hole, Rancho Santa Fe (Calif.) G.C., 2006

Most Times Played in Championship
5 — John Konsek (1953-57)
5 — Jack Nicklaus (1953-57)
5 — Robert Kirouac (1956-60)
5 — Travis Whisman (1995-99)
5 — James Vargas (1997-2001)

 

 
Championship Facts

Junior Amateur

PAR AND YARDAGE – For the U.S. Junior Amateur, Trump National Golf Club’s Old Course will play at 7,100 yards and a par of 35-36—71. The New Course will play at 6,998/7,159 yards and a par of 36-36—72.

COURSE SETUP – The USGA Course Ratingฎ and USGA Slope Ratingฎ for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Trump National Golf Club are 75.8/146 (Old Course) and 74.3/144 (New Course).

ADMISSION – Admission is free. Tickets are not needed for this USGA championship and spectators are encouraged to attend.

ARCHITECT – Trump National Golf Club’s Old Course was designed by Tom Fazio and opened in 2004. The New Course was designed by Tom Fazio II (Tom’s nephew) and opened in 2008.

SCHEDULE OF PLAY:
Monday, July 20 — First round, stroke play (18 holes) — New Course

Tuesday, July 21 — Second round, stroke play (18 holes) — Old Course

Wednesday, July 22 — First round, match play (18 holes) — New Course

Thursday, July 23 — Second round, match play (18 holes); Third round, match play (18 holes) — Old Course

Friday, July 24 — Quarterfinals, match play (18 holes); Semifinals, match play (18 holes) — New Course

Saturday, July 25 — Final, match play (36 holes) — New Course

ENTRIES – A total of 2,916 contestants entered the 2009 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. The record of 4,508 entrants was set in 1999.

 

 

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