The competition is 36 holes and the field is 53 players in the Senior Amateur Championship and 23 players in the Super-Senior Amateur Championship. Additional information will be distributed on the starting tees. The entry fee includes practice range fee, locker fee, coffee, juices, lunch, trophies to the winners as well as merchandise prizes.
Format - 36 holes of stroke play. Play is governed by the USGA Rules of Golf. In the event of a tie for first place, a hole by hole playoff will take place on holes to be determined by the Committee.
Tee Markers - Play for the Senior Amateur is from the BLUE WPGA tee markers (Approximately 6,400 Yards). Play for Super-Senior Amateur is from the WHITE WPGA tee markers (Approximately 6,150 Yards).
Practice - Practice round times can be scheduled by contacting the golf shop at 412-884-5111. Practice rounds are available on weekdays after 2:00 PM, and on weekends after 3:00 PM, based on availability. No practice rounds are available on Friday, May 27. Practice round fees are the responsibility of the player, must be pre-arranged, and are at the discretion of the club. The Golf Professional is Tony Traci. Practice rounds will be at a cost of the prevailing cart fee of $27.50.
Transportation/Caddies - Automotive transportation is permitted for the championship. Players may bring their own caddies if they choose. South Hills does have caddies available. If you wish to employ a club caddie, arrangements must be made in advance by contacting the golf shop. Cart fees are included in the entry fee and no refunds are issued to players who choose to walk. Caddie expenses are the responsibility of the player.
Food - The WPGA provides coffee, juices, and lunch for players only. Caddies and spectators may purchase lunch at their own expense. All other food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player.
Footwear - METAL CLEATS ARE PROHIBITED. THE PENALTY IS DISQUALIFICATION.
Lodging - Lodging of various price ranges can be found in the West Mifflin area.
Pace of Play - The maximum allowable time will be four hours and fifteen minutes (4:15). The Pace of Play Policy can be found HERE.
Evacuation Plan - In the event of a suspension of play for a dangerous situation, players on holes 8, 9, 10 and 11 should report to the half-way house near hole #10 green. All others players should return to the clubhouse. Note: A suspension for a dangerous situation will be signaled by one prolonged air horn note. All other types of suspension will be signaled by three consecutive air horn notes, repeated. Resumption of play will be signaled by two short air horn notes, repeated.
Spectator Info - No spectator carts will be permitted for the competition. Spectators may purchase lunches via cash or reciprocating club charge.
Directions to the club can be found on the South Hills Country Club website.