Campbell, Hardy Tee Off in U.S. Amateur
Aug. 11, 2014
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois senior Brian Campbell and freshman Nick Hardy begin play in the U.S. Amateur at the Atlanta Athletic Club's 7,409/7,428-yard, par-71 Highlands and 7,381-yard, par-72 Riverside Courses Monday. The U.S. Amateur is one of the top amateur events in the world and it caps a successful summer by both Illini players.
Campbell will tee off at 12:55 p.m. CT off Riverside's first tee on Monday, followed by an 8 a.m. tee time off No. 10 at Highlands on Tuesday. Hardy has an 8:15 a.m. tee time off Riverside No. 1 on Monday, and a 1:20 start off No. 10 at Highlands on Tuesday.
The U.S. Amateur features two rounds of stroke play to determine the top 64 players, who are then put into a match-play bracket. Six rounds of match play begin on Wednesday, culminating in a 36-hole championship match on Sunday, Aug. 17. Match play will be contested exclusively on the Highlands course.