67 Players Exempt for 119th U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2019-07-03
By JEFF ALTSTADTER, USGA
LIBERTY CORNER, New Jersey — A total of 7,191 entries have been accepted for the 119th U.S. Amateur Championship, scheduled for Aug. 12-18, 2019, at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C. Sixty-seven players are fully exempt into the most prestigious championship in amateur golf, and the remaining places in the 312-player field will be filled from 36-hole sectional qualifiers being conducted by Allied Golf Associations at 93 sites between July 1 and July 24. International qualifiers are scheduled for Mexico (July 9) and Canada (July 22), while Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, will conduct a qualifier July 18-19.
Of the 15 amateurs who competed in the 2019 U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links, 14 have filed entries and are fully exempt into the championship.