But it wouldn't be without precedent – in fact, recent precedent. In 2019 and 2020, Georgia Tech did it

When Andy Ogletree and Tyler Strafassi Consistently U.S. Amateurs win.

Now, Troy Taylor II of Michigan State wants to do what his former teammate James Piott did last year,

When Canton native Piott U.S. Became the first Michigan native to win the Amateur.

Taylor will be among 312 participants starting Monday in Paramus, New Jersey.

US The Amateur, founded in 1895, has two rounds of stroke play, Monday and Tuesday,

Will split into two courses, Ridgewood Country Club and Arcola Country Club.

The top 64 players then proceed to play the match, which begins on Wednesday at Ridgewood.

The 36-hole championship match will take place on Sunday, August 21.

Taylor, from Westerville, Ohio, is the only representative from Michigan State to hold the trophy.

"I'm excited," said Taylor, who was on her first U.S. tour. playing in amateur teens

So prestigious that it was long considered one of golf's premier championships.

"I've been waiting to get to that level for a while. It was great for my teammate, James, to win it last year.