Far Hills, NJ (Sports Network) - The United States Golf Association announced
on Monday that John's Island Club in Vero Beach, Fla. will host the 2015 U.S.
The West and North Courses will host the stroke-play portion, while the match-
play portion of the championship will be contested on the West Course.
"The USGA is pleased to bring the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship to the state
of Florida for the first time," said Thomas J. O'Toole, Jr., USGA vice
president and Championship Committee chairman. "Mid-amateur golfers are
central to the USGA's mission as evidenced by the recent announcement of the
inclusion of at least two mid-amateur players on this year's USA Walker Cup
team. In 2015, John's Island Club will serve as an outstanding host for this
national amateur championship."
Florida has hosted 19 USGA championships, but this event will be the first
time since 2010 there was a USGA championship in the sunshine state. That year
both the USGA Senior Amateur and USGA Senior Women's Amateur were held in
Nathan Smith won his fourth Mid-Amateur Championship last year. This year's
Mid-Am will take place at the Country Club of Birmingham in Birmingham, Ala.,
from October 5-10.
The 2015 championship will be conducted October 3-8.
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