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									                                                   109th U.S. Amateur Championship®
                                                        Conducted by the United States Golf Association ®
                                                            Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma
                                                              August 24 – 30, 2009


Eligibility                                                                                Schedule (cont.)
     Entries are open to amateur golfers with an up-to-date men’s Handicap Index® not          In the event of a tied match, (a) the winner will be decided immediately by a
exceeding 2.4 under the USGA Handicap System™. A Handicap Index must be issued             hole-by-hole play-off and (b) the stipulated round is deemed to extend to as many
from a “golf club” (as defined in the “USGA Handicap System” manual) which is              holes as are required for a match to be won.
licensed to use the USGA Handicap System. Players seeking a golf cart due to disabil-
ity may only submit an entry by mail and may not file an entry via the Internet (see       Prizes                              CHAMPIONSHIP
Transportation). Players requesting permission to use items on the List of Equipment           WINNER: Gold medal and custody of the Havemeyer Trophy for the ensuing
Permitted Conditionally for Medical Reasons or under Exception 1 to Rule 14-3,             year, subject to such conditions as the USGA may establish.
please refer to www.usga.org/equipment/medical/general_guidelines.html for details.            RUNNER-UP: Silver medal.
     Entries are subject to rejection at any time (including during the Championship)          OTHER SEMIFINALISTS: Bronze medals.
by the USGA. The reason for rejection may include unbecoming conduct.                          LOWEST QUALIFYING SCORER: Bronze medal; if a tie, duplicate medals will be
     Age: A player is required to list his (for this Championship, the gender refer-       awarded.
enced is understood to include both genders) age and date of birth on all USGA                 NO OTHER REMUNERATION: By his application, the player acknowledges that
entry forms.                                                                               he is not entitled to remuneration of any kind for participation in the
     In addition to listing their ages, all players who are minors in the state in         Championship other than prizes listed herein.
which they reside (e.g., New Jersey, under the age of 18) must also list a
parent/guardian and family physician with the appropriate phone numbers. The                                              SECTIONAL QUALIFYING
application must also be signed by the parent/guardian. An Internet entry for a                LOWEST SCORER FOR 36 HOLES IN EACH LOCATION: Silver medal; if a tie,
minor must be submitted by a parent/guardian. Failure to comply with the require-          duplicate medals will be awarded.
ments set forth in this paragraph will result in rejection of the entry.
     Amateur Status: All players must conform with the “USGA Rules of                      Rules of Golf; Close of Competition
Amateur Status” as specified in “The Rules of Golf.”                                            Play will be governed by “The Rules of Golf” as approved by the USGA.
                                                                                           Questions will be settled by the on-site Rules Committee, whose decision will be
Entries: Form, Fee, Closing Date                                                           final. The result of each match is deemed to be officially announced when the result
     All players, including those exempt, must complete an entry application.              has been posted on the public scoreboard and approved by the Committee. The com-
Players may file online at the USGA website (www.usga.org) or download the                 petition is deemed to be closed when the Championship trophy has been presented.
form for mailing. Only those players for whom blank entries are filed by the USGA
as noted in the section on exemptions will not be required to submit entry applica-        Golf Balls; Driver Heads
tions. Only one entry may be filed per player. The USGA reserves the right to dis-             Only brands of golf balls on the most current USGA List of Conforming Golf
qualify anyone who submits more than one entry.                                            Balls and driver heads on the most current USGA List of Conforming Driver
     Entry fee of $125 must be paid by every player. Entry fee will be refunded            Heads may be used. Updated lists may be found on the USGA website at
regardless of reason if the USGA (908-234-2300) is notified before the close of            www.usga.org or by contacting the USGA Equipment Standards Department at
entries. After the close of entries, fee will be refunded in the event of injury or        (908) 234-2300. The so-called "One-Ball Rule," the optional condition prescribed
illness, if requested by August 24. No refund for any reason after August 24. A $30        in “Appendix I” of “The Rules of Golf,” will be in effect.
service charge will be deducted from all refunds.
                                                                                           Footwear
         ENTRY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY USGA                                            It is a condition of the competition, including at all qualifying sites and the
     NO LATER THAN 5 P.M. E.D.T. on WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009.                               Championship proper, that shoes with traditionally-designed spikes (regardless of
             Entry applications can be completed online at:                                composition, i.e., ceramic, plastic, etc.) or spikes, regardless of design, comprised
                      www.usga.org/champs/apply                                            either entirely or partially of metal (if such metal may come in contact with the
                  Late applications are not acceptable                                     course) are prohibited during the stipulated round. Penalty for breach of this con-
                    and will be automatically rejected.                                    dition: DISQUALIFICATION.
      (Entries by telephone, telegraph or FAX are not acceptable.)
 Time limit for entries means time of receipt at USGA (not time entry                      Caddies
 is sent to USGA). Entries should be submitted early to allow ample
 time for delay or error in transmission. The risk of delay or error in                         Qualifying Rounds - A player may provide his own caddie. If he wishes to
 transmission lies solely with the entrant and the USGA will have no                       have the host club furnish a caddie, he should ask the Official in Charge because
 liability with respect to any such delay or error and the conse-                          sufficient caddies may not be available at the host club.
 quences therefrom, including rejection of the entry.                                           Championship proper - A player may provide his own caddie. If he wishes to
                                                                                           have a caddie provided to him by the host club, he must complete the information as
Schedule                                                                                   outlined in the Memorandum to Players which he will receive once his eligibility for
     Competition will be in two stages:                                                    the Championship is confirmed.
     1. Sectional Qualifying – 36 holes stroke play for all except exempt players               A player is not required to employ a caddie for any stage of the Championship.
listed herein. (Note: Because of the size of the field, an 18 hole cut may be necessary
at some Sectional Qualifying locations.) Schedule inside.                                  Transportation
     2. Championship – 312 players eligible, including exempt players.                          Players must not ride on any form of transportation during a stipulated round
     (A) STROKE PLAY – 36 holes stroke play at Southern Hills Country Club and             unless authorized by the Committee. The optional condition prescribed in “Appendix
Cedar Ridge Country Club to determine 64 qualifiers for match play. All sectional          I” of “The Rules of Golf” will be in effect.
qualifiers and exempt players must compete. A tie for last qualifier's place will be            Anyone (player or caddie) seeking a golf cart due to a disability as defined
decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.                                            under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) should log onto
         MONDAY,           AUGUST 24:            -First round, 18 holes.                   www.usga.org/champs/ada or contact the USGA at (908) 234-2300 to obtain
         TUESDAY,          AUGUST 25:            -Second round, 18 holes.                  information on procedures for submitting such requests. All such requests and
     (B) MATCH PLAY – General numerical draw will be used. For purposes of                 required information must be submitted to the USGA simultaneously and
determining places in the draw, ties in qualifying rounds will be decided by a blind       together with the entry application by mail, and received by the USGA no later
draw, except that places of those participating in a play-off will be determined by        than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 8, 2009. Facsimile, phone or online submissions
the order on the public scoreboard summary located at Southern Hills Country               not accepted. Requests due to temporary injuries or impairments that do not quali-
Club and by performance in the play-off.                                                   fy as a permanent disability under the ADA will not be granted. In the event of a
         WEDNESDAY,        AUGUST 26:            A.M. - First round, 18 holes.             change in medical condition subsequent to submission of entry application, written
         THURSDAY,         AUGUST 27:            A.M. - Second round, 18 holes.            submission of all documentation must be received by USGA no later than 7 days
                                                 P.M. - Third round, 18 holes.             before event. At certain qualifying sites, there may be carts available only for cad-
         FRIDAY,           AUGUST 28:                    - Quarterfinal round, 18 holes.   dies on a first-come, first-served basis. (See schedule) Cart availability for caddies
         SATURDAY,         AUGUST 29:                    - Semifinal round, 18 holes.      during the Championship proper or for players at any stage are available only for
         SUNDAY,           AUGUST 30:                    - Final, 36 holes.                those who are ADA-qualified and who have complied with the above procedures.
                                                                                           Time of Starting
                                                                                               The optional condition for time of starting prescribed in “Appendix I” of “The
                                                                                           Rules of Golf” will be in effect.
Publicity and Promotion; Broadcasting                                                 Practice Privileges
     The USGA may arrange for (i) promotion of the Championship, for radio,               Privileges of Southern Hills Country Club and Cedar Ridge Country Club are
internet and television broadcasting and other exhibition and publication of the      extended to qualified players in the Championship on August 22 and 23.
Championship or excerpts thereof in any and all media throughout the world,
whether now known or hereafter developed, and (ii) the design, manufacture and        Accommodations
sale of merchandise which commemorates or memorializes the Championship                   Information concerning accommodations will be provided to qualifiers upon
throughout the world. By this application, the player consents to the use by the      completion of Sectional Qualifying. Exempt players will receive this information
USGA, or persons authorized by the USGA, of his name, likeness, voice and ref-        from the USGA office.
erences to him and photographs and other images of him and his play connected
with his appearance in the Championship, or any portion(s) thereof, in connection     Players’ Dinner
with such media promotion, broadcasting and other exhibition and publication of           SUNDAY, AUGUST 23 - 6:15 P.M. - The USGA cordially invites all players to a
the Championship and design, manufacture and sale of commemorative mer-               reception and dinner at Southern Hills Country Club.
chandise. The USGA may utilize the rights granted it hereunder in connection
with the promotion and/or commemoration of the 2009 Championship as well              Personal Appearance
as future Championships, other USGA Championships and the USGA.                           Players must be neat in appearance with respect to personal grooming and
     The cooperation of players with authorized representatives of the media is       clothing.
required, provided that no pre-Championship activities outside of those activities
which are part of the Championship will be required and provided that the player's    Conditions; Schedules
Championship play is not unreasonably interfered with.                                     The USGA Championship Committee/on-site Rules Committee reserves the
                                                                                      right to alter any of the conditions, provisions and/or schedules herein. The deci-
Registration at Southern Hills Country Club                                           sion of the Championship Committee/on-site Rules Committee in any matter will
     By 2 P.M. on SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, eligible players must:                         be final.
     1. Register in person at Southern Hills Country Club; or
     2. All players arriving late should notify the Championship Administration
office at the USGA (908) 234-2300 (if before August 19). After August 19, please
contact the USGA Director of the U.S. Amateur Championship. (Please see
Memorandum to Players for contact information.) Place may be forfeited by a play-
er from whom no word is received by 2 P.M. on SATURDAY, AUGUST 22.




                                                               SECTIONAL QUALIFYING
Location; Transferring                                                                Exemptions from Sectional Qualifying (cont.)
     Players' preferences for Sectional Qualifying locations must be designated on    2. Runners-up of the U.S. Amateur Championship the last three years (2006-2008):
the entry.                                                                                       2008-Drew Kittleson
     If a Sectional Qualifying location has more players than can be accommodated,    3. Semifinalists of the U.S. Amateur Championship the last two years (2007-2008):
some players may be transferred to another location and the date for qualifying may              2007-Casey Clendenon          2008-Danny Lee
be different than the original requested date. Transfer will be based on the date                                                   Drew Kittleson
of receipt of entry application. Transfers are final. No qualifying site is final                                                   Adam Mitchell
until entries close. Transfer from one qualifying location to another is not                                                        Patrick Reed
permissible after entries close. Qualifying sites may be cancelled due to lack
of participation.                                                                     4. Quarterfinalists from the 2008 U.S. Amateur Championship:
     Sectional Qualifying will be over 36 holes. (Note: Because of the size of the               Danny Lee                     Charlie Holland
field, an 18 hole cut may be necessary at some Sectional Qualifying locations.)                  Drew Kittleson                Morgan Hoffman
                                                                                                 Adam Mitchell                 Graham Hill
Qualifiers’ Places; Ties; Substitutions                                                          Patrick Reed
    The number of qualifiers' places at each location will be determined by the       5. Any player who qualified for the 2009 U.S. Open Championship.
USGA after entries close, based on size and playing quality of the field.             6. From the 2008 U.S. Open Championship, those returning scores for 72 holes.
    A tie for the last qualifier's place or an alternate's place will be decided      7. From the 2009 U.S. Senior Open Championship, the amateur returning the
immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.                                                   lowest 72-hole score.
    Substitutions in order of qualifying scores will be allowed for qualifiers
unable to compete in the Championship.                                                8. From the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship, winners in 2007 & 2008 and the
    If a Sectional Qualifying location cannot fill its qualifiers' places, or if an       runner-up in 2008.
exempt player withdraws, the place made available will be reallotted to another       9. *From the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, winners in 2008 &
location. A reallotment schedule will be prearranged by the USGA.                         2009 and the runner-up in 2009.
    If a player withdraws before playing a stroke in the Championship proper, a       10. *From the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, winners in 2008 & 2009
substitution is allowed. Only the USGA may make such substitutions.                       and the runner-up in 2009.
    Alternates have no status at the Championship.                                    11. From the USGA Senior Amateur Championship, winners in 2007 & 2008
                                                                                          and the runner-up in 2008.
Acceptance of Places; Notice of Withdrawal
    On the day of Sectional Qualifying, every qualifier should notify the             12. Playing members of the two most current United States and Great Britain
Official in Charge whether he will play in the Championship.                              & Ireland Walker Cup Teams (2007 & 2009).
    If a qualifier or an exempt player withdraws, he must notify the USGA             13. Playing members of the two most current United States World Amateur
(908-234-2300) promptly in order to insure an alternate fair opportunity to play.         Teams (2006 & 2008).
Failure to comply may result in disqualification from future USGA competition.        14. The low eight finishers and ties in the 2008 World Amateur Team Championship.
Exemptions from Sectional Qualifying                                                  15. Winner of the 2009 individual NCAA Div. I Men's Golf Championship.
     Players in the following categories will be eligible for exemption from          16. Winners of the British Amateur Championship the last 5 years (2005-2009).
Sectional Qualifying in the 2009 Championship only. The USGA reserves the             17. Special exemptions as selected by the USGA.
right to revise any of the exemption categories. Exempt players who wish to par-
ticipate in the Championship must file an entry. Exempt players need not meet the
handicap requirement. *(NOTE: The USGA will file blank entries for those play-
ers who become exempt after the close of entries.)
1. Winners of the U.S. Amateur Championship the last ten years (1999-2008):
           2008-Danny Lee
                                 Schedule and Sectional Qualifying Rounds – **36 Holes Stroke Play
                                                                          USGA reserves the right to revise this schedule
        (**Note: An 18 hole cut may be necessary at some Sectional Qualifying locations.This may not be possible to determine until after entries close.)

State                 City                               Host Club                                               *Site Practice: July                          Official in Charge
                                                                                                                Capacity
MONDAY, JULY 20 AT:
CA            1. BROOKS                                  Yocha-De-He G.C.                    (530)796-4653            84             Contact Club              ROGER VAL, Northern California Golf Assn.
              2. PLEASANT HILL                           Contra Costa C.C.                   (925)685-8288            84             Contact Club              ROGER VAL, Northern California Golf Assn.
TUESDAY, JULY 21 & WEDNESDAY JULY 22 AT:
GA            3. WOODSTOCK (GA)                          Capital City C. (Crabapple C.) (770)667-6303                144             Contact Club              C. LAYNE WILLIAMS, Georgia State Golf Assn.
THURSDAY, JULY 23 AT:
MI            4. HARBOR SPRINGS                          Boyne R. (Heather C.)               (231)526-3029            78         See www.gam.org               KEN HARTMANN, Golf Assn. of Michigan
SATURDAY, JULY 25 & SUNDAY, JULY 26 AT:
FL            5. NAPLES                                  Kensington G. & C.C.                (239)649-0071            84          See www.fsga.org             JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
MONDAY, JULY 27 AT:
CA            6.   FRESNO                                Sunnyside C.C.                      (559)255-6871           84              Contact Club              ROGER VAL, Northern California Golf Assn.
              7.   GLENDORA                              Glendora C.C.                       (626)335-3713           78           See www.scga.org             MICHAEL SWEENEY, Southern California Golf Assn.
              8.   NEWPORT BEACH                         Big Canyon C.C.                     (949)644-5404           78           See www.scga.org             MICHAEL SWEENEY, Southern California Golf Assn.
              9.   RANCHO CUCAMONGA                      Red Hill C.C.                       (909)982-4559           78           See www.scga.org             MICHAEL SWEENEY, Southern California Golf Assn.
             10.   SAN MATEO                             Peninsula G. & C.C.                 (650)638-2239           84              Contact Club              ROGER VAL, Northern California Golf Assn.
             11.   STOCKTON                              Brookside C.C.                      (209)444-4725           84              Contact Club              ROGER VAL, Northern California Golf Assn.
CO           12.   FT. COLLINS                           Ptarmigan C.C.                      (970)226-6600           78              Contact Club              PETE LIS, Colorado Golf Assn.
ID           13.   BOISE                                 Hillcrest C.C.                      (208)343-1769           90                  20-26                 JIM DURKIN, Idaho Golf Assn.
IL           14.   EDELSTEIN                             Arrowhead C.C.                      (309)274-4675           90              Contact Club              RICK LEHEW, Chicago District Golf Assn.
IN           15.   MERRILLVILLE                          Innsbrook C.C.                      (219)980-9143           90              Contact Club              JODI CIOTTI, Chicago District Golf Assn.
             16.   NEWBURGH                              Victoria Nat’l G.C.                 (812)858-8230           78                    26                  JOE LUIGS, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
KS           17.   WICHITA                               Tallgrass C.C.                      (316)684-5663           84                    26                  SCOTT BROOKS, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
MD           18.   HUNT VALLEY                           Hayfields C.C.                      (410)527-4653           78              Contact Club              RANDAL P. REED, Maryland State Golf Assn.
MI           19.   HIGHLAND (MI)                         Prestwick Village G.C.              (248)887-4334           84           See www.gam.org              KEN HARTMANN, Golf Assn. of Michigan
MN           20.   EDINA                                 Edina C.C.                          (952)927-5775           84              Contact Club              DOUGLAS A. HOFFMANN, Minnesota Golf Assn.
MO           21.   KANSAS CITY                           Blue Hills C.C.                     (816)942-1683           84         Info incl. with pairings       STEVE MCMILLEN, Kansas City Golf Assn.
MT           22.   MISSOULA                              The Ranch C.                        (406)532-1000           N/A                   26                  JIM OPITZ, Montana State Golf Assn.
NY           23.   HAMILTON                              Colgate U. Seven Oaks G.C.          (315)824-1432           78           26-27 (After 1PM)            JOHN BARTHOLOMEW, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
OH           24.   DAYTON (OH)                           Moraine C.C.                        (937)293-6391           78           25-26 (After 3PM)            STEVE JURICK, Miami Valley Golf Assn.
                                                                                                                                   & Contact Club
OK           25.   OKLAHOMA CITY                         Quail Creek G. & C.C.               (405)751-4833            78             Contact Club              STEVE ECKROAT, Oklahoma Golf Assn.
OR           26.   SALEM (OR)                            Illahe Hills C.C.                   (503)581-3233            90                   26                  BRENT WHITTAKER, Oregon Golf Assn.
RI           27.   CRANSTON                              Cranston C.C.                       (401)826-1683            84             Contact Club              ROBERT WARD, Rhode Island Golf Assn.
TX           28.   BURLESON                              Southern Oaks G.C.                  (817)426-2400            78            2 Weeks Prior              RONALD NORMAN, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
WY           29.   CASPER                                Three Crowns G.C.                   (307)472-7697            78             Contact Club              STEPHEN STINE, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
MONDAY, JULY 27 & TUESDAY, JULY 28 AT:
FL           30.   DUNNELLON                             Juliette Falls                      (352)522-0309           84           See www.fsga.org             JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
             31.   ORLANDO #1                            Rio Pinar C.C.                      (407)277-5520           84           See www.fsga.org             JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
             32.   WELLINGTON                            The Wanderers C.                    (561)795-3510           84           See www.fsga.org             JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
MO           33.   ST. LOUIS                             C.C. at the Legends                 (636)938-5548           N/A        Info incl. with pairings       TOM O’TOOLE, JR., Metropolitan Amateur Golf Assn.
NC           34.   CARTHAGE                              Little River G.R.                   (910)949-5013           132                   26                  RAY NOVICKI, Carolinas Golf Assn.
NM           35.   LAS CRUCES                            NM State U.G.C.                     (575)646-3219            78         25-26 (After 12PM)            WILLIAM ELROD, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
                                                                                                                                   & Contact Club
SC           36. BLYTHEWOOD                              Columbia C.C.                       (803)754-8109           144          26 & Contact Club            BIFF LATHROP, South Carolina Golf Assn.
TUESDAY, JULY 28 AT:
MA           37.   BELLINGHAM                            Maplegate C.C.                      (508)966-4040            90             Contact Club              HARRY B. MCCRACKEN, JR., New England Golf Assn.
ME           38.   YORK (ME)                             The Ledges G.C.                     (207)351-9999            90             Contact Club              HARRY B. MCCRACKEN, JR., New England Golf Assn.
NE           39.   OMAHA                                 Shadow Ridge C.C.                   (402)333-0500           100             Contact Club              ROBERT M. HILLIS, Nebraska Golf Assn.
TX           40.   EULESS                                Texas Star G.C.                     (817)685-7888            78             Contact Club              DAVID R. RICHARDSON, USGA Senior Amateur
                                                                                                                                                                   Championship Com.
TUESDAY, JULY 28 & WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 AT:
TX           41. THE WOODLANDS                           Gary Player Signature G.C. (281)363-4387                    120         27 & Contact Club             DELIA NAVA, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 AT:
HI           42. HONOLULU                                Honolulu C.C.                       (808)441-9406           N/A                22-28                  TRAVIS KIKUCHI, Hawaii State Golf Assn.
KY           43. LEXINGTON                               Lakeside G.C.                       (859)263-5315           78              Contact Club              BILL COOMER, Kentucky Golf Assn.
NY           44. RIVERHEAD                               Long Island Nat’l G.C.              (631)727-4653           84              Contact Club              BRIAN MAHONEY, Metropolitan Golf Assn.
THURSDAY, JULY 30 AT:
CA           45. CHINO HILLS                             Western Hills G. & C.C.             (714)528-6400            78         See www.scga.org              MICHAEL SWEENEY, Southern California Golf Assn.
PA           46. ALTOONA                                 Sinking Valley C.C.                 (814)684-0662            78           Contact Club                JEFF RIVARD, Western Pennsylvania Golf Assn.
MONDAY, AUGUST 3 AT:
AL           47.   MONTGOMERY                            Wynlakes G. & C.C.        (334)273-8406                     78                 Aug. 2                 RUSTY HARDER, Alabama Golf Assn.
CA           48.   PAUMA VALLEY                          Pauma Valley C.C.         (760)742-1230                     78           See www.scga.org             MICHAEL SWEENEY, Southern California Golf Assn.
             49.   TARZANA                               El Caballero C.C.         (818)654-3000                     78           See www.scga.org             MICHAEL SWEENEY, Southern California Golf Assn.
CO           50.   BOULDER                               Boulder C.C.              (303)530-2226                     78              Contact Club              PETE LIS, Colorado Golf Assn.
LA           51.   LAKE CHARLES                          Lake Charles C.C.         (337)477-0047                     N/A             Contact Club              J. MICHAEL VERON, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
MA           52.   DALTON                                Wahconah C.C.             (413)684-2864                     90              Contact Club              CARY R. JUBINVILLE, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
MI           53.   MUSKEGON                              Muskegon C.C.             (231)755-3737                     84           See www.gam.org              KEN HARTMANN, Golf Assn. of Michigan
OH           54.   CINCINNATI #1                         Coldstream C.C.           (513)624-2783                     78                    31                  JAMES CISSELL, Greater Cincinnati Golf Assn.
OR           55.   REDMOND                               Juniper G.C.              (541)548-3121                     90                 Aug. 2                 BRENT WHITTAKER, Oregon Golf Assn.
PA           56.   APOLLO                                Willowbrook C.C.          (724)727-3442                     78              Contact Club              JEFF RIVARD, Western Pennsylvania Golf Assn.
             57.   CHADDS FORD/GLEN MILLS                Concord C.C./G.C. @ Glen Mills                              132        Info incl. with pairings       KIRBY V. MARTIN, Golf Assn. of Philadelphia
                                                         (610)459-2201/(610)558-2142
             58. LEBANON                                 Lebanon C.C.              (717)272-1893                      78            Contact Club               JOSEPH E. GREEN III, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
TN           59. CORDOVA                                 Colonial C.C. (North C.)  (901)382-0084                      78           July 31-Aug. 2              ALLEN SOMERS, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
                                                                                                                                   & Contact Club
TX           60. GRAND PRAIRIE                           Tangle Ridge G.C.                   (972)299-6837            78            Contact Club               BOB AKIN, JR., USGA Regional Affairs Com.
             61. LUBBOCK                                 The Rawls C.                        (806)742-4653            78            Contact Club               MIKE BALLOU, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
Only clubs in italics will permit caddies to use carts first-come, first-served.
Footwear: It is a condition of the competition, including at all qualifying sites and the championship proper, that shoes with traditionally-designed spikes (regardless of composition, i.e., ceramic, plastic, etc.) or spikes,
regardless of design, comprised either entirely or partially of metal (if such metal may come in contact with the course) are prohibited during the stipulated round. Penalty for breach of this condition: DISQUALIFICATION.
*Some qualifying sites may have limits on the number of players that can be accommodated. Players exceeding these amounts may be transferred.
                   Schedule and Sectional Qualifying Rounds – **36 Holes Stroke Play (continued)
                                                                           USGA reserves the right to revise this schedule
        **Note: An 18 hole cut may be necessary at some Sectional Qualifying locations.This may not be possible to determine until after entries close.)

State                  City                               Host Club                                                 *Site Practice: July                          Official in Charge
                                                                                                                   Capacity
MONDAY, AUGUST 3 & TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 AT:
AZ           62.   CHANDLER                               Whirlwind G.C.                       (480)940-1500            99        Info incl. with pairings        SCOTT MCNEVIN, Arizona Golf Assn.
FL           63.   AMELIA ISLAND                          Amelia River G.C.                    (904)491-8500            84          See www.fsga.org              JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
             64.   HOLLYWOOD                              The C. at Emerald Hills              (954)962-7888            84          See www.fsga.org              JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
             65.   ORLANDO #2                             Shingle Creek G.C.                   (407)996-9939            84          See www.fsga.org              JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
             66.   TAMPA                                  Avila G. & C.C.                      (813)961-1754             84         See www.fsga.org              JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
GA           67.   DULUTH                                 The Standard C.                      (770)497-1920            144            Contact Club               C. LAYNE WILLIAMS, Georgia State Golf Assn.
MS           68.   MADISON                                Reunion G. & C.C.                    (601)605-8784            144       Aug. 2 & Contact Club           JOE IUPE, JR., USGA Regional Affairs Com.
OH           69.   MARION                                 Marion C.C.                          (740)387-8575             90            Contact Club               JAMES M. POPA, Columbus District Golf Assn.
VA           70.   VIENNA                                 Westwood C.C.                        (703)938-2593            156            Contact Club               RANDAL P. REED, Washington Metropolitan Golf Assn.
             71.   WILLIAMSBURG                           Two Rivers C.C.                      (757)258-4613             90       Info incl. with pairings        MATT SMILEY, Virginia State Golf Assn.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 AT:
CA           72.   LLANO                                  Crystalaire C.C.             (661)944-2111                     78         See www.scga.org              MICHAEL SWEENEY, Southern California Golf Assn.
             73.   RANCHO SANTA FE                        The Farms G.C.               (858)756-5585                     78         See www.scga.org              MICHAEL SWEENEY, Southern California Golf Assn.
CT           74.   ORANGE                                 Race Brook C.C.              (203)397-9806                     78       Info incl. with pairings        MALCOLM MCLACHLAN, Connecticut State Golf Assn.
IL           75.   AURORA (IL)                            Stonebridge C.C.             (630)820-1007                     90            Contact Club               JODI CIOTTI, Chicago District Golf Assn.
MN           76.   STILLWATER (MN)                        Indian Hills G.C.            (651)770-2366                     84            Contact Club               DOUGLAS A. HOFFMANN, Minnesota Golf Assn.
NV           77.   DAYTON (NV)                            Dayton Valley G. & C.C. at Legado                              90               Aug. 3                  DAVID C. NELSON, USGA Junior Championship Com.
                                                                                       (775)246-7888
NY           78. HOPEWELL JUNCTION                        Branton Woods G.C.           (845)223-1600                    84             Contact Club               BRIAN MAHONEY, Metropolitan Golf Assn.
             79. WEBSTER                                  Webster G.C.                 (585)265-1920                    N/A            Contact Club               ED THANEY, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
OH           80. AVON (OH)                                Avon Oaks C.C./Red Tail G.C.                                  144       Info incl. with pairings        SCOTTE RORABAUGH, Northern Ohio Golf Assn.
                                                          (440)871-4638/(440)937-6286
             81. CINCINNATI #2                            The Camargo C.               (513)561-7213                     78        Aug. 3 (After 12PM)            JAMES CISSELL, Greater Cincinnati Golf Assn.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 & WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 AT:
NC           82. ADVANCE                                  Oak Valley G.C.                      (336)940-2000            132                 Aug. 3                RAY NOVICKI, Carolinas Golf Assn.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 & FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 AT:
NC           83. GOLDSBORO                                Walnut Creek C.C.                    (919)778-2363            132                 Aug. 5                RAY NOVICKI, Carolinas Golf Assn.
MONDAY, AUGUST 10 AT:
IA           84.   WEST DES MOINES                        Des Moines G. & C.C.                 (515)440-7575            84       Aug. 9 or Contact Club           BILL DICKENS, Iowa Golf Assn.
ND           85.   FARGO                                  Fargo C.C.                           (701)237-6746            N/A      Aug. 9 & Contact Club            JOHN B. MARK, USGA Junior Championship Com.
NJ           86.   RINGOES                                The Ridge at Back Brook              (609)466-7702            84           Contact Club                 BRIAN MAHONEY, Metropolitan Golf Assn.
SD           87.   SIOUX FALLS                            Elmwood Public G.C.                  (605)367-7092            N/A              Aug. 9                   ROGER LEGGE, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
UT           88.   HIGHLAND (UT)                          Alpine C.C.                          (801)322-3971            78              Aug. 3-9                  KEITH M. HANSEN, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
WI           89.   KENOSHA                                Kenosha C.C.                         (262)552-8221            84           Contact Club                 THOMAS J. SCHMIDT, Wisconsin State Golf Assn.
MONDAY, AUGUST 10 & TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 AT:
AZ           90. TUCSON                                   Tucson Nat’l (Catalina C.)           (520)575-7540            84        Info incl. with pairings        SCOTT MCNEVIN, Arizona Golf Assn.
FL           91. LAKE POWELL                              Shark’s Tooth G.C.                   (850)249-3051            84          See www.fsga.org              JACK PULTORAK, Florida State Golf Assn.
TX           92. SAN ANTONIO                              Pecan Valley G.C.                    (210)333-9018            128            Contact Club               MARTY JAVORS, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 AT:
AR           93. FT. SMITH                                Hardscrabble C.C.                    (479)783-3731             78     Aug. 10 (After 12PM)     JAY N. FOX, Arkansas State Golf Assn.
                                                                                                                                   or Contact Club
CT           94. WEST HARTFORD                            Wampanoag C.C.                       (860)523-8147             78     Info incl. with pairings MALCOLM MCLACHLAN, Connecticut State Golf Assn.
NY           95. BEDFORD HILLS                            GlenArbor G.C.                       (914)241-0700             84       27, 30 (After 2PM)     BRIAN MAHONEY, Metropolitan Golf Assn.
                                                                                                                          Aug. 3, 6 (After 2PM) & Contact Club
TN           96.   KNOXVILLE                              Willow Creek G.C.                    (865)675-0100             78 Aug. 3-10 & Contact Club LEWIS C. FOSTER, JR., USGA Regional Affairs Com.
TX           97.   ALEDO                                  Split Rail L. & G.C.                 (817)441-4653             78          Contact Club        JEFF KINSEL, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
WA           98.   ROSLYN                                 Suncadia Prospector                  (866)715-5050             84          Contact Club        SCOTT CROUTHAMEL, Washington State Golf Assn.
WV           99.   HURRICANE                              Sleepy Hollow G.C.                   (304)757-6581             78          Contact Club        DAVE POPE, USGA Regional Affairs Com.
Only clubs in italics will permit caddies to use carts first-come, first-served.
Footwear: It is a condition of the competition, including at all qualifying sites and the championship proper, that shoes with traditionally-designed spikes (regardless of composition, i.e., ceramic, plastic, etc.) or spikes, regard-
less of design, comprised either entirely or partially of metal (if such metal may come in contact with the course) are prohibited during the stipulated round. Penalty for breach of this condition: DISQUALIFICATION.
*Some qualifying sites may have limits on the number of players that can be accommodated. Players exceeding these amounts may be transferred.




                                                               USGA Championship Committee
                                                                                                  JIM HYLER, Chairman
                                                                    CHRISTIE AUSTIN                   TOM O'TOOLE, JR.                     JAY RAINS
                                                                     PAT KAUFMAN                                                         STEVE SMYERS
                                                                                         DAVID B. FAY, Executive Director
                                                                  109th U.S. Amateur Championship®
                                                                        Conducted by the United States Golf Association ®
                                                                               Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma
                                                                                 August 24 – 30, 2009

  COMPLETELY EXECUTED ENTRY MUST BE RECEIVED BY NO LATER THAN
  5 P.M. E.D.T. ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009 AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
  MAIL: UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION, U.S. AMATEUR
         P.O. BOX 223, 77 LIBERTY CORNER ROAD, FAR HILLS, NJ 07931-0223
  ONLINE: www.usga.org/champs/apply
  (ENTRIES BY TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH OR FAX ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.)
                                                                PERFORMANCE IN SECTIONAL QUALIFYING
  If a player fails to return a score within 10 strokes of the USGA Course Rating™, an entry filed by him for a future U.S. Open, U.S. Amateur, U.S. Mid-Amateur or
  U.S. Senior Open Championship may be declined, unless the player can document that he is capable of competing at the national championship level.

                                    APPLICATION FOR ENTRY - FEE $125                                                                                                                ALL BLANKS MUST BE
                                                                                                                                                                                   FILLED IN OR, IF EXEMPT,
  Please print name by which the player wishes to be identified. Fill in every applicable blank or entry may be reject-                                                               NOTE CATEGORY #
  ed. Entry fee payable in U.S. dollars to United States Golf Association by check or credit card. Do not send cash.
  International entries must be paid by international money orders or credit card.                                                                                           SECTIONAL QUALIFYING LOCATION
  Player Name ....................................................................................................................................................                           First Choice
                                       (FIRST)                                                   (LAST)

  Player Address..........................................................................................................................................................   Site # ________ City ________________
  City............................................................................ State............................ Zip Code ................................                           Second Choice
  E-mail ................................................................................................................................................................    Site # ______ City ________________
  Tel(H) (............)..........-.............. Tel(B) (............) ..........-..............Tel(Cell) (............)..........- ..............                                      Third Choice
               Area Code                                              Area Code                                                 Area Code
  *Important: Date of Birth: Month .............................. Day................ Year.................. Age ............                                                Site # ______ City ________________
  *(Any Incorrect and/or Incomplete Information Regarding Age May Cause Entry to be Declined.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   OR
  Please list the hometown that the player would like to have appear by his name in the Championship
  pairings (if different than mailing address above).                                                                                                                        PLAYER IS EXEMPT______________
  Town/City............................................................ State/Country ..............................................................                                             (Exemption Category #)
                                                                                                                                                                             If a player is not exempt and does not indi-
  *If player is a minor upon the date of submission of this entry form in the state in which player resides (e.g. New Jersey, under the age of 18) you must complete:        cate a qualifying site, the USGA may assign
  Parent/Guardian....................................................................E-mail ........................................................                         one. If a qualifying location has more players
                                                                                                                                                                             than can be accommodated, some players
  Parent/Guardian Address (if different than above)................................................................................................                          may be transferred to another location and
                                                                                                                                                                             the date for qualifying may be different than
  City ............................................................State ....................................Zip Code ......................................                 the original requested date. Transfer will be
                                                                                                                                                                             based on the date of receipt of entry applica-
  Parent/Guardian: Tel(H)(................)..............-....................Tel(B)( ..............)................- ..................                                    tion. Transfers are final. No qualifying site is
                                                 Area Code                                                           Area Code                                               final until after entries close. Qualifying sites
                                                                                                                                                                             may be cancelled due to lack of participation.
  Parent/Guardian: Tel(C)(................)..............-....................
                                                 Area Code
  Family Physician.......................................................................................................... Tel(....................)..................- ..................................
                                                                                                                                                               Area Code
                                                                                     VERIFICATION OF HANDICAP
  Player’s up-to-date men’s Handicap Index ® is ____ . ____ and is on record at:
  Club........................................................................................................ City............................................ State/Country....................................
  and may be verified by:
  Name ................................................................ Title........................................................ Phone..................................................
  (Handicap Index must be verified by an OFFICER of named club, HANDICAP CHAIRMAN, or by the club PGA/LPGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL.)
  Only a men’s Handicap Index computed under the USGA Handicap System™ is acceptable. A Handicap Index must be issued from a “golf club” (as defined in the “USGA Handicap System” manual)
  which is licensed to use the USGA Handicap System. Failure to submit a handicap index from a “licensed” golf club will result in entry rejection. Falsification of Handicap Index may subject the player
  to indefinite disqualification from USGA competitions.

                                                                                             PAYMENT METHOD
      Check enclosed                             Visa                  MasterCard                          American Express                              Discover

  Account # ______________________________________________                                                                                                      Exp. Date ______________
  I agree to and authorize the USGA to charge the entry fee on the credit card submitted on this application. Entries with invalid or incomplete credit card numbers will be returned.

  Cardholder Name.............................................................. Cardholder Signature ........................................................................
By submission of this entry the player agrees to the following:
     I agree to the Championship regulations included herewith. I have noted requirements for acceptance of places, notice of withdrawal and registration at the Championship site.
     I agree that there are certain risks inherent in the game of golf and accept personal and sole liability for all such risks, including, but not limited to any health-related risks.
     I agree that this entry is subject to rejection at any time (including during the Championship) by the USGA. The reason for rejection may include unbecoming conduct.
     I agree that the responsibility for ensuring this application is received by the USGA by no later than 5 P.M. E.D.T. on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 is mine alone and that this application will be automatically rejected if
received by the USGA after such date and time.
     I agree that the risk of delay or error in transmission lies solely with me and that the USGA has no liability with respect to any such delay or error and the consequences therefrom, including rejection of this entry.

                SIGNATURE OF PLAYER...................................................................................................... Date..............................................
                                                               *CERTIFICATION OF PARENT OR GUARDIAN (For players who are minors only.)
 As parent or guardian of the player I, for myself and the player, hereby certify the facts in this entry form and state that I am familiar with the player’s plans to participate in the U.S. Amateur Championship and that
 the player does so with my approval and consent. Further, I, for myself and the player, hereby release the USGA, the host club and their respective committee members, officers and employees from any and all liabil-
 ity for any event or consequence whatsoever in any way arising out of or relating to the player’s entry or participation in this Championship and agree to be bound by all terms and conditions required. In case of a
 medical emergency occurring during this Championship, I authorize a qualified medical professional to take all necessary measures in the treatment of this player.

                 SIGNATURE OF PARENT or GUARDIAN........................................................................ Relation to Player..........................................
ENTRIES WILL BE CONFIRMED BY E-MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT, OR CHECK ONLINE                                                         USGA WEBSITE: http://www.usga.org                          USGA TELEPHONE: (908) 234-2300

								
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