This notice serves as confirmation for U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Grove City Country Club in Grove City, PA.
The qualifier is 18 holes and the field is 69 players. Please note the attached starting times and pairings. The starting tees will be holes #1 & #10. Starting times can also be found at WPGA.org prior to the competition. The field is playing for four (4) spots and two alternates. 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
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 724-748-3493 for information regarding a practice round. The PGA Professional is Dave Altemus. Practice rounds should be made in advance.
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 round.
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. 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 - Accommodations of various price ranges can be found in the Grove City area.
Directions to the club can be found on the club website: Grove City Country Club website.