This notice serves as confirmation for U.S. Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Chestnut Ridge Resort, Tom’s Run Golf Course in Blairsville, PA.
The qualifying round is 18 holes and the field is 29 players. Please note the attached starting times and pairings. The starting tee will be hole #1. The number of spots available will distributed prior to starting times. Additional information will be distributed on the starting tee.
Format - 18 Holes of Stroke Play
Tee Markers - All play is from the BLUE tee markers
The course will be set to play in the area of 6750 yards based on conditions.
Pace of Play - The maximum allowable time will be four hours and fifteen minutes (4:15)
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 the qualifying spot as well as alternates.
Rules reminders for USGA Qualifying Rounds
1. The 'one-ball Rule' is in effect.
2-. The use of distance measuring devices is prohibited under penalty of disqualification.
Practice - Please contact the Golf Shop at 724-459-7191 for information regarding a practice round. The PGA Professional is Tony Racchini. Any practice round fees are at the expense of the player and rounds should be scheduled in advance. Practice range balls are complimentary the day of the competition.
Caddies - Competitors are required to walk. Chestnut Ridge has no caddies. Players may bring their own caddies. CADDIES MUST WALK IN PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES.
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 - A Hampton Inn (724-459-5920) is located on the resort property.
Directions to the club can be found on the Chestnut Ridge Resort website.