U.S. Amateur Sectional Qualifying

July 23, 2018

The Ledges Golf Club


Player Information Sheet



The Ledges Golf Club
1 Ledges Drive
York, ME  03909

(207) 351-3000

Click Here for directions



Practice Rounds:  A complimentary practice round may be scheduled by calling the golf shop and identifying yourself as a competitor in the field. Cart fee for practice rounds is $17. Golf carts are permitted during practice rounds ONLY; carts are prohibited during the competition.


Practice Round Availability: Monday-Thursday anytime, Friday-Sunday after 12pm



Telephone Number:          Golf Shop:  (207) 351-3000                                    Head Golf Professional:  Dan Limauro, PGA


Starting Times: Play will begin at 7:30 am off the 1st & 10th tees. Second round will begin at approximately 12:30 pm off both #1 & #10.


Withdrawals:  Please advise the MSGA office immediately at (207) 829-3549 if you are unable to compete.  Failure to advise the MSGA office may disqualify the player from future USGA competition.  If there is a need to call the MSGA office after the close of business on Friday, July 20th, please call Randy Hodsdon at (207) 650-7026 or randy@mesga.org


Qualifying & Alternate Spots Available: 2 qualifying spots, 2 alternates


Distance Measuring Devices: A player may obtain distance information by use of a distance measuring device. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance measuring device to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play, the player is in breach of Rule 14-3.


Automotive Transportation: The use of automotive transportation will NOT be permitted. Pull/push carts will be permitted.


Golf Ball:  The One-Ball Rule will be in effect.  See Appendix I of the Rules of Golf.


Competition Tees/ Yardage: The competition will be played from the BLACK tees (Approx 6,900 yards, par 72).


Golf Shop, Practice Facilities: Will open at 6:30 am.


Food & Beverage: Breakfast will be available for players to purchase starting at 6:30 am. Lunch, including pre-made sandwiches, will also be available for a quick option in between rounds. Both cash and credit are accepted at the Ledges.


Dress Code:  Please observe the USGA dress code as stated in the U.S. Amateur Championship application. 


Official-In-Charge: Randy Hodsdon




In Local (first stage) and Sectional (second stage) Qualifying as well as in the Championship proper, the player’s clubs must conform to the groove specifications in the Rules of Golf effective January 1, 2010. Note: Ping EYE2 clubs manufactured prior to April of 1990 may not be used during Local and Sectional Qualifying as well as the Championship proper. The Condition of Competition is available for review on the entry application.


The USGA and R&A have created a reference resource called the Informational Club Database to assist golfers in determining whether their irons, hybrids and fairway woods comply with the New Groove Rules. For information about and to access the database, please use the following link: http://www.usga.org/InfoClubsDB/intro.html . Additionally, for information regarding the conformance status of clubs not listed, please contact the USGA Research and Test Center at (908) 2342300.


The USGA strongly suggests that all players verify the conformance of their clubs well in advance of their scheduled qualifying competition. It is the player’s responsibility, not the USGA’s responsibility to ensure that his clubs conform. Waiting until the day of the competition is the fault of the player. The Committee is under no obligation to test the club the competitor may play. However, if it is later determined that the club is nonconforming, including after the competition has closed, the player will be disqualified.