2019 U.S. Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifying - Southern Nevada


 2019 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

Old Chatham Golf Club, Durham, North Carolina

U.S. Senior Amateur Website


2019 U.S. Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifying in Southern Nevada

Date: August 5-16, 2019

Venue: Red Rock Country Club (Mountain Course)

Address: 2250 Red Springs Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89135

Number of Qualifying Spots Available: 1

Any questions regarding the U.S. Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifier can be directed to the OIC, Tim Brand at Tbrand@snga.org


Event Resources: (Click on the links for more information)

*Pace of Play Policy will be distributed to participants on site.

*Championship Regulations and Information



Entries are open to amateur golfers who will have reached their fifty-fifth birthday by August 24, 2019 and have an up-to-date Handicap Index® based on ratings for men not exceeding 7.4 under the USGA Handicap System™. A Handicap Index must be issued from a “golf club” (as defined in the USGA Handicap System Manual) that is authorized to use the USGAHandicap System. The USGA accepts an up-to-date handicap issued from the international body of golf that would be equivalent to a USGA Handicap Index® within the prescribed limit for entry into the Championship. For this Championship, any reference to gender applies to all genders


Practice Rounds:

Please contact the Red Rock Country Club pro shop to schedule a practice round.


Projected Tournament Yardage:


Golf Balls; Driver Heads:

Only brands of golf balls on the most current List of Conforming Golf Balls and driver heads on the most current List of Conforming Driver Heads may be used. Updated lists may be found on the USGA website at www.usga.org or by contacting the USGA Equipment Standards Department at (908) 234-2300. See Model Local Rules G-1 and G-3. The one ball Rule as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect. See Model Local Rule G-4.


Clubs: Grooves:

In Sectional Qualifying and in the Championship proper, the Local Rule as prescribed by Section 8 of the Committee Proceduresis in effect. Model Local Rule G-2.



Qualifying Rounds: A player may provide his own caddie. If he wishes to have the host club furnish a caddie, he should ask the Official in Charge because sufficient caddies may not be available at the host club.       

A player is not required to employ a caddie for any stage of the Championship.


Withdrawal from Qualifying:

A player who wishes to withdraw from Qualifying must notify the USGA (908-326-1950 or via e-mail at champs@usga.org) and the Official in Charge (Tim Brand tbrand@snga.org or 702-830-7972) prior to their scheduled qualifying round. Failure to do so may result in disqualification from future USGA competitions.



The player or the player’s caddie may ride in a golf cart during a stipulated round, but both may not ride at the same time. Additionally, the USGA reserves the right to limit or suspend the use of golf carts due to inclement weather, unsafe use of the golf cart or circumstances where use of the golf cart would present a hazard to others, the course officials, the golf course or for other unforeseen circumstances. If the player’s caddie has a disability and the caddie would like to ride in a golf cart throughout the stipulated round in addition to the player, consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a disabled caddie may be permitted to use of a golf cart as an accommodation to his or her disability. As required by the ADA, the USGA will evaluate such requests on a case-by-case basis. To evaluate such requests, submission of the Golf Cart Request Form for the caddie is required (as well as additional important information for first time and subsequent requests for a golf cart). 

Link to more information regarding the USGA's cart policy for the U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifying Rounds and Championship