This notice serves as confirmation for West Penn Junior Championship on Monday, June 23, 2014 at Youghiogheny Country Club in Elizabeth Township, PA.
Please note the starting times and pairings. Starting tees will be hole #1 & #10. Additional information will be distributed on the starting tee.
Note to Parents & Guardians - A parent, stepparent, or guardian may not serve as a caddie. Spectator carts are not permitted for use during the championship. Breakfast & lunch is provided and paid for the players and their caddies only. Parents and/or spectators who wish to eat breakfast or lunch with players should inform a staff member of Youghiogheny and be prepared to pay for charges via cash, check or credit card.
Format - 36 Holes of Stroke Play
Tee Markers - All play is from the BLUE tee markers
The top 5 players & ties will earn an invite to the 2014 C.R. Miller Memorial Junior Match Play.
Pace of Play - The maximum allowable time will be four hours and twenty minutes (4:20)
Play is governed by the USGA Rules of Golf. In the event of a tie, a hole by hole playoff will take place on holes to be determined by the Committee.
Practice - Please contact the Golf Shop at 412-751-3765 for information regarding a practice round. Practice round fees are the responsibility of the player. The Golf Professional is Erik Lundblad. Practice range balls are complimentary the morning of the competition.
Transportation/Caddies - Players and caddies are required to walk for the championship. Players may bring their own caddies if they choose. Caddies must walk in performance of their duties. A parent, stepparent, or guardian may not serve as a caddie. Golf bag push carts are permitted for the championship.
Evacuation Plan - In the event of a suspension of play for a dangerous situation (one prolonged horn note), players on holes 1,2,3,7,8,9,10 & 18 should return immediately to the Clubhouse. Players on holes 4,5 & 6 should go to the shelter near 5 tee. Players on hole 11 should go to the shelter at the tee. Players on 12, 13 & 14 should go to the shelter at 13 tee. Players on 15,16 & 17 should go to the shelter at 17 green.
Footwear - METAL CLEATS ARE PROHIBITED. THE PENALTY IS DISQUALIFICATION.
Food - The WPGA provides a light continental breakfast and lunch for players and caddies only. All other food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player.
Lodging - Lodging can be found in the Pleasant Hills area off Route 51 near the Allegheny County Airport.
Directions to the club can be found on the Youghiogheny Country Club website.