2019 U.S. Open Local Qualifying - Walnut Creek Golf Preserve








New Local Rules in Effect


*Green Maps: Please note that any green reading materials must adhere to the 2019 updated standards. CLICK HERE for a full explanation.


*Prohibiting Use of Audio and Video Devices: During a round, a player must not listen to or watch content of any nature on a personal audio or video device (G-8).


*Replacement of Broken or Significantly Damaged Club: Model Local Rule G-9 is in effect. CLICK HERE for a full explanation.


*Ball Played from Outside Relief Area When Taking Back-On-the-Line Relief: Model Local Rule E-12 is in effect. CLICK HERE for a full explanation.







Host Facility: Walnut Creek Golf Preserve


Date: Monday, May 13, 2019


Registration Opens: Available now. Qualifying is open to professional and amateur players.


Registration Closes: 5:00 PM EDT April 24, 2019


Entry Fee: $200.00


Amateur Handicap Index limit: 1.4


Field Size: Maximum of 84 players.


Distance Measuring Devices: Distance measuring devices of any kind are prohibited in all U.S. Open qualifiers.


Walking Only Event: The U.S. Open and its qualifiers are walking only events, players may carry their bag, use a pull cart, or have a caddie. Caddies may use a pull cart. Players may not ride in a motorized cart.


Format: 18 holes of stroke play


Qualifying Positions: 5


Alternate Positions: 2


Starting Time: 8:00 a.m. off holes #1 and #10 


Driving Range: The driving range will be made available by 6:30 a.m. at no additional charge to the player.


Practice Round Information: $49.00 per player and $16.00 plus tax per player for carts. Tee times may be made 14 days in advance.


Walnut Creek Golf Preserve: 303-469-2974


Host PGA Professional: Brian Carlson


Player Food: Player food will be the responsibility of the player.


Score Posting: The CGA will post tournament scores for all Amateur players.


Official in Charge: An official in charge cannot set-up a golf course or officiate Rules if that person is also a participant at the qualifying site.


One Ball Rule: Local Rule as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect. Model Local Rule G-4.


Clubs: Grooves - Local Rule as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect. Model Local Rule G-3.


Footwear: It is a condition at all qualifying sites unless otherwise indicated by an asterisk on this entry application that shoes with traditionally-designed spikes (regardless of composition, i.e., ceramic, plastic, etc.) or spikes, regardless of design, comprised either entirely or partially of metal (if such metal may come in contact with the course) are prohibited during the stipulated round. Penalty for breach of this condition: Disqualification