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118th WPGA Amateur Championship
Fox Chapel Golf Club, Fox Chapel, PA
Monday & Tuesday, July 2-3, 2018

 

Round 2 of the 2018 WPGA Amateur Championship has been cancelled. The championship will be shortened to 36 holes with the final round being played on Monday, August 20, 2018 at Fox Chapel Golf Club. Groupings & starting times, including additional information, will be forthcoming. Re-registration is required and the deadline is Friday, August 10, at 5:00 PM. Re-registration can be completed by using the WPGA Event Registration portal of by contacting WPGA staff.

 

This notice serves as confirmation for the Final Round of the 118th WPGA Amateur Championship at Fox Chapel Golf Club. The field will consist of 58 competitors. Additional information will be distributed on the starting tee.

 

Championship Schedule:
Monday, June 2 – Round One (18 Holes of Stroke Play)
Monday, August 20 – Final Round (18 Holes of Stroke Play)

 

Format: 54 holes of stroke play with a field of 81 players. After 36 holes there will be a cut to the top thirty-two (32) scores & ties. Play is governed by the USGA Rules of Golf and any Local Rules and Conditions distributed prior to play. In the event of a tie for first place, a hole-by-hole playoff will take place on holes determined by the committee.

 

Practice: Practice rounds are not available prior to the Final Round. The practice areas will open 60 minutes prior to the first tee time.

 

Tee Markers: All play is from the Blue WPGA tee markers (Approximately 6,650 Yards). Yardages will be contingent on course conditions.

 

Transportation/Caddies: Walking is required for the championship. Players may bring their own caddies. Caddies must walk in performance of their duties. Fox Chapel does offer caddies and they must be arranged in advance by contacting the golf shop at 412-693-7885. Caddies will not be available on site the morning of the competition. Caddie expense is the responsibility of the player. Push carts are not permitted for the competition.

 

Lodging: Lodging of various price ranges can be found in the Pittsburgh, PA area and Harmarville area. You may also create an account with Affinity Travel Benefits here and find lodging close to the tournament site on the Association Tournaments tab.

 

Food: The WPGA provides water on course, coffee & juices prior to the competition and lunch will be provided for players and their caddies after round 1. After round 3 lunch will be provided for players only. All other food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player.

 

Footwear: METAL CLEATS ARE PROHIBITED. THE PENALTY IS DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Pace of Play: The maximum allowable time will be four hours and twenty minutes (4:20). The Pace of Play Policy can be found HERE.

 

Spectator Info: No spectator carts will be permitted for the competition without pre-approved ADA verification. Please contact the WPGA office for ADA guidelines. ADA carts are based on availability. Spectators may purchase lunches at their own expense. Directions to the club can be found on the Fox Chapel Golf Club  website.

 

Please inform us as soon as possible if you must withdraw by contacting Mac Wolfe.