Notice to Competitors
2018 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Sectional Qualifying
(Rescheduled) Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - Youghiogheny Country Club, Elizabeth Twp, PA
**Please note that tee times for the qualifying round have been postponned until Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 11:00 AM**
This notice serves as confirmation for the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Sectional Qualifying Round on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Youghiogheny Country Club in Eliabeth Township, PA. Qualifying is 18-holes and the field is eight players. All play will start on Hole #1. The number of spots the field is playing for is two (2) spot(s) and two (2) alternates. Additional information will be distributed on the starting tee. The locker room and practice facility will open at 9:00 AM the day of the qualifying round.
Format: 18-holes of Stroke Play. 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 the final qualifying spot or any alternate, a hole-by-hole playoff will take place on holes to be determined by the Committee.
Distance Measuring Devices are permitted for the qualifying round.
The “One Ball Rule” is in effect for the qualifying round.
Grooves conforming to USGA policy are required for the qualifying round.
Tee Markers: All play is from the USGA tee markers. The course will play Par 72 at roughly 5,750 yards depending on conditions.
Pace of Play: The maximum allowable time will be four hours and twenty minutes (4:20). A checkpoint system will be in place for the qualifying round.
Practice: Practice rounds are available and must be pre-arranged by contacting the golf shop at 412-751-3765. The Golf Professional is Zachary Turek. The fee is $30 and includes a cart fee if the player chooses to ride. Practice round fees are the responsibility of the player. Practice range balls are complimentary the morning of the competition.
Transportation/Caddies: Automotive transportation is permitted for the qualifying round. Players may bring their own caddies. Please refer to the USGA Cart Policy for Senior Amateur Championships.
Food: The WPGA provides coffee, juices, and whole fruits prior to the round and water on the course. All other food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player.
Footwear: Metal cleats are prohibited. The penalty is disqualification.
Lodging: Lodging of various price ranges can be found in the West Mifflin and Irwin areas.
Evacuation Plan: In the event of a suspension of play for a dangerous situation, players should immediately return to the clubhouse.
Note: A suspension for a dangerous situation will be signaled by one prolonged air horn note. All other types of suspension will be signaled by three consecutive air horn notes, repeated. Resumption of play will be signaled by two short air horn notes, repeated.
Spectator Info: No spectator carts will be permitted for the qualifying round without pre-approved ADA verification. Please contact the WPGA office for ADA guidelines.
Directions to the club can be found on the Montour Heights Country Club website.
In the event a player needs to withdraw, please contact the USGA at Golf House. Also notifying the WPGA is appreciated.