Check out what has been happening in Utah Golf.

Utah State Amateur Championship by the Numbers


1 – Number of Women in the field this year: Naomi Soifua

1.07 – Average Handicap Index of competitors in the Utah State Amateur

+5.4 – Lowest Handicap Index in the field is Patrick Fishburn

8 – Most excemptions held by one player: Darrin Overson

8.1 – Highest Handicap Index in the field is Austin Campbell

9 – This will be the 9th time Ogden G&CC has held the State Amateur; also number of players from Ogden G&CC that qualified for the Championship

10 – Past Utah State Amateurs in the 2017 field: Patrick Fishburn (2016), Jon Wright (2012, 2014), Dan Horner (2008), Nick Nelson (2007), Mike McRae (2005), Darrin Overson (1998), Jason Wight (1995), Jerimie Montgomery (1994), Steve Borget (1985) and Mark Davis (1984)

12 – Years since a woman has qualified and played in the State Amateur: Annie Thurman

14 – Age of youngest player in the field: Jack Sargent

17 – Davis Park Golf Course has the largest number of club members (17) playing in this year’s Utah State Amateur Championship

18 – Number of times a player has won the State Amateur Championship back to back

26 – Senior golfers in the field this year (age 50 and over)

28 – Minutes expired before the Last Chance Qualifier online registration reached capacity

62 – Age of oldest player in the field: Bill Probst

65 – Lowest qualifying score in a State Am Qualifier at Davis Park: Josh WIlson

81 – Highest qualifiying score in a State Am Qualifier at Stonebridge & Entrada

107 – Players in the field with a plus handicap index

288 – The starting field size of the Utah State Amateur Championship