NORFOLK, VA—Old Dominion University golfer Jamison Randall (Cumberland, RI.) has qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur which will be held at the Country Club in Brookline, MA. Aug. 12-18.
Randall, a rising junior and team MVP for the 2012-13 season will be in the field of 312 players who will play 18 holes of stroke play on Aug. 12 and 13, after which the field will be cut to the low 64 scorers. Six rounds of match play begin on Aug. 14 and the championship concludes with a scheduled 36-hole championship match on Aug. 18.
Randall qualified by placing third at a qualifying event held at the Metacomet Country Club, July 22nd in Providence, RI. Randall shot 138 for the 36 hole event behind Branden Chicorka of Enfield, CT (134) and Ryan Riley (136) of North Easton, MA.
During the 2012-13 season, Randall was co-champion with two others at the Raines Intercollegiate. He finished sixth at the ODU Outerbanks Tournament and eighth at Mission Inn. He compiled a 75.0 stroke average.
PAR AND YARDAGE: The Country Club (http://www.2013usamateur.com) will be set up at 7,310 yards and will play to a par of 34-36–70. The companion stroke-play qualifying course, Charles River Country Club (http://www.charlesrivercc.org) will be set up at 6,574 yards and will play to a par of 35-35–70.
History: This is the 113th U.S. Amateur Championship. The U.S. Amateur Championship is the oldest golf championship in this country, one day older that the U.S. Open. Except for an eight-year period, 1965-1972, when it was contested at stroke play, the Amateur has been a match-play championship event.