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U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying

76th U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying

Champions Run, Omaha

May 30, 2024

Four Advance from Qualifying at Champions Run to U.S. Junior Amateur

Qualifying for the 76th U.S. Junior Amateur at Champions Run in Omaha concluded Thursday with four golfers advancing to next month's national championship. Leuan Jones of Wales earned medalist honors at four-under par 68. Axton Miller of Arthur, Iowa finished one shot back at 69 (-3) for spot number two. The final two spots were claimed through a 6-person play-off with golfers that shot 72 (E). Trevor Gutschewski of Elkhorn was the first to advance with a birdie on the second play-off hole (Hole 18). Andrea Birolini of Italy then birdied the third play-off hole (Hole 18) to earn the final qualifying spot. Gavin Gerch of Lincoln is the first alternate, Nash Holm of Kearney is the second alternate. The 2024 U.S. Junior Amateur will be conducted at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, July 22-27.



Link Here to Enter This Championship Online Through the USGA

Entry Deadline: 4 pm CDT on Wednesday, May 15, 2024


Entries are open to male amateur golfers who: (1) will not have reached their nineteenth birthday by midnight of July 27, 2024 and (2) have an up-to-date Handicap Index® based on ratings for men not exceeding 2.4 under the Rules of Handicapping. A current Handicap ID number (GHIN) issued through an authorized golf club is required and must be submitted on the entry form.

Amateur Status: All players must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the United States Golf Association and The R&A.

Completion of Play: If a player fails to return a scorecard (“no card”) or returns a score of 100 or higher, future entries for USGA Championships may be declined if documentation is not provided demonstrating that the player is capable of competing at the national championship level.

Withdrawal from Qualifying: Players can withdraw by logging into their account and clicking on the WITHDRAW tab. They must also notify the Official in Charge prior to their scheduled Qualifying round. Failure to do so may result in disqualification from future USGA competitions.


Entry Fee

All players, including those who are exempt, must file an entry application online at champ-admin.usga.org. Entry fee of $150 must be paid by players who participate at a qualifying location. Players who qualify for the Championship will be charged an additional fee of $100 within 72 hours of the start of the Championship. The fee is non-refundable. The Waitlist Fee of $10 must be played by players who select to join a waitlist. The fee is non-refundable. Players can withdraw by logging into their account and clicking on the WITHDRAW tab. For players in Qualifying: Withdrawals prior to the close of entries will receive a refund of $112.50, regardless of reason. Withdrawals after the close of entries and no later than 10:59 PM CDT 72 hours before the qualifier will receive a refund of $75 regardless of reason. Withdrawals after 10:59 PM CDT 72 hours before the qualifier will not receive a refund. Withdrawals after the date of the qualifier will not receive a refund.


Closing Date

ENTRY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY USGA NO LATER THAN 4 P.M. C.D.T. on WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2024. Late applications are not acceptable and will be automatically rejected. (Entries by telephone, telegraph, mail or FAX are not acceptable.) Time limit for entries means time of receipt at USGA (not time entry is transmitted to USGA). Entries should be submitted early to allow ample time for delay or error in transmission. The risk of delay or error in transmission lies solely with the entrant and the USGA will have no liability with respect to any such delay or error and the consequences therefrom, including rejection of the entry.



Qualifying: 18-holes, at stroke play.



Qualifying: Silver medal awarded to lowest score; if a tie, duplicate medals will be awarded.


Score Posting

NebGolf will post Stroke Play scores for all competitors in the field who have a Handicap Index® issued by the USGA.

Qualifying Places
78 players will be competing for four (4) qualifying places and two (2) alternate positions. A tie for the last qualifier's place, or an alternate's place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.

List of Participants

Practice Rounds
To make arrangements for a practice round, players must contact the Golf Shop at (402) 498-8989. Practice round rate is $50 green fee and $25 for cart. Must be 16 years old to drive a cart. Practice rounds will be available May 1-May 29 at a time convenient to the club. No practice rounds available before 2 p.m. on weekends. You may add one (1) guest to your tee time. Guest fee is $100 + $25 cart fee. One practice round per player allowed and cannot be reserved more than 4 days in advance. Proper dress code is required.

Thursday, May 30
6:30 a.m. - Registration Begins
6:30 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. - Starting Times (1/10 Tees)
Following Golf - Play-Off if Necessary

Because of the large number of lodging options available in Omaha there are
no hotel arrangements made for this qualifier.

Champions Run

13800 Eagle Run Drive
Omaha, NE 68164
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 498-8989
Website - championsomaha.com

General Manager - Andy Reetz
Director of Golf - Greg Neujahr
Head Golf Professional - Jon Moore
Director of Agronomy - Greg Jones

Black Tees (75.9/138)

Course Yardage

1 4 490
2 5 528
3 3 210
4 4 316
5 4 379
6 5 627
7 4 455
8 3 193
9 4 315
Out 36 3,513
10 5 563
11 4 401
12 3 202
13 4 403
14 4 440
15 4 445
16 3 237
17 5 539
18 4 440
In 36 3,670
Total 72 7,183


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