This notice serves as confirmation for U.S. Senior Open Sectional Qualifying Round on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Sewickley Heights Golf Club in Sewickley, PA.
The qualifier is 18 holes and the field is 57 players. The field will be playing for two (2) spots and two (2) alternates. Additional information will be distributed on the starting tee.
Format - 18 Holes of Stroke Play
Tee Markers - All play is from the BLACK tee markers
Distance Measuring Devices are not permitted for the qualifying round.
The "One Ball Rule" is in effect for the qualifying round.
Grooves conforming to USGA policy are required for the qualifying round.
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 sudden death playoff will take place on holes to be determined by the Committee for qualifying spots as well as alternates.
Practice - Please contact the Golf Shop at 412-741-6450 for information regarding a practice round. Practice round fees are the responsibility of the player. The Golf Professional is David Malatak. Practice rounds should be made in advance. Practice range balls are complimentary the day of the competition.
Transportation/Caddies - Walking is required. The club offers caddies and they must be prearranged by contacting the golf shop in advance. Players may bring their own caddies. Caddies must walk in performance of their duties during the qualifying round. The use of trolleys is not permitted.
Evacuation Plan - In the event of a suspension of play for a dangerous situation, players on holes 1,2,8,9,10,11,12 & hole 18 should return immediately to the Clubhouse. Players on holes 13-17 should go to the bath house between 14 & 17. Players on holes 3-7 should go to the maintenance building located near the back of the practice range.
Footwear - METAL CLEATS ARE PROHIBITED. THE PENALTY IS DISQUALIFICATION.
Food - The WPGA provides a light continental breakfast for the players. All other food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player.
Lodging - Lodging can be found in the Sewickley, Moon Township or Cranberry Township areas in various price ranges.
Directions to the club can be found on the Sewickley Heights Golf Club website.