This notice serves as confirmation for U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Westmoreland Country Club in Export, PA.
The qualifier is 18 holes and the field is 56 players. Please note the attached starting times and pairings. The starting tee will be Red Course hole #1. Starting times can also be found on the WPGA website prior to the competition. The field is playing for three 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 BLACK 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 724-327-2345 for information regarding a practice round. The PGA Professional is Bobby Gordon. 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 #1,9,10,11(tee/ fairway),16,17 & 18 should return immediately to the Clubhouse. Players on holes #11(green),12,13 & 14(tee) should go to the grounded tunnel between holes #15 & 16. Players on holes #2(tee),3(green),4,5,6(tee) & 8 should proceed to the Maintenance Building behind hole #4 green. Players on holes # 2(fairway/green),3(tee/fairway),6(fairway/green) & 7 should proceed to the bathroom shelter near #6 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 Murrysville, Irwin or Greensburg areas.
Directions to the club can be found on the Westmoreland Country Club website.