This notice serves as confirmation for U.S. Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying on Friday, September 4, 2015 at Grove City Country Club in Grove City, PA.
The qualifier is 18 holes and the field is 39 players. The starting tee will be hole #1.
The field will be playing for two (2) spots and two (2) alternates in the Championship and additional information will be distributed on the starting tee.
Format - 18 Holes of Stroke Play
Tee Markers - Play is from the WPGA BLUE tee markers at approximately 6,700 yards.
The "One Ball Rule" is in effect for the qualifying round. Grooves conforming to USGA competition standards are required.
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 for the qualifying spot as well as alternates.
Practice - Please contact the Golf Shop at 724-748-3493 for information regarding a practice round. The Golf Professional is Dave Altemus. Practice rounds should be made in advance and are at the discretion of the golf shop. Practice round fees are the responsibility of the player and are at a cost of $48 to walk or $68 to ride. Practice range balls are complimentary the day of the competition.
Transportation/Caddies - Walking is required. The club does not offer caddies. Players may bring their own caddies. Caddies must walk in performance of their duties during the qualifying rounds.
Evacuation Plan - In the event of a suspension of play for a dangerous situation:
Players on holes #1, 2 (tee), 9 (fairway/green), 10 (tee/fairway), 11 (green) & 18 (fairway/green) should return immediately to the Clubhouse.
Players on holes #7 (fairway/green), 8 (tee/fairway), 16 (fairway/green) & 17 (tee/fairway) should go to the pool area left of #18 fairway.
Players on holes #8 (green), 9 (tee), 10 (green), 11 (tee), 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 (tee) should proceed to the Rain Shelter between #14 & 15 fairway.
Players on holes #2 (fairway/green), 3 & 4 (tee/fairway) should proceed to the Rain Shelter near #4 tee.
Players on holes #4 (green), 5, 6, 7 (tee/fairway), 17 (fairway/green) & 18 (tee) should proceed to the Rain Shelter near #5 tee.
Footwear - METAL CLEATS ARE PROHIBITED. THE PENALTY IS DISQUALIFICATION.
Food - The WPGA provides coffee, juices and whole fruits for the players prior to the round. All other food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player. Lunch will be available at the playerís expense following the round.
Lodging - Accommodations of various price ranges can be found in the Grove City area.
Directions to the club can be found on the Grove City Country Club website.