This notice serves as confirmation for U.S. Senior Open Sectional Qualifying on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Valley Brook Country Club in McMurray, PA.
The qualifier is 18 holes and the field is 42 players. Please note starting times and pairings. The starting tee will be Gold Course hole #1 and Red Course hole #1(which will be hole #10 on your scorecard). The number of spots the field will be playing for and 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 724-746-9000 for information regarding a practice round. The PGA Professional is Mike Papson. 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 Red Course and Gold holes #1,8 & 9 should return immediately to the Clubhouse. Players on holes Gold #2,3,4,5,6 & 7 should go to the half way house Gold #6 green.
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 - Accommodations of various price ranges can be found in the Southpointe/Canonsburg area.
Directions to the club can be found on the Valley Brook Country Club website.