Today and Tuesday will see 36 holes of stroke play with 312 golfers vying for only 64 spots in the match play rounds that begin Wednesday.
The Fulton native, a first-team All-SEC selection, will tee off at 11:45 a.m. CST, with fellow Bulldog Joe Sakulpolphaisan as his caddy.
Ramey qualified for the U.S. Amateur after shooting rounds of 66 and 69 in a 36-hole qualifier in June.
The U.S. Amateur is the oldest golf championship in the country.