U.S. Open Local Qualifying

Ruby Hill Golf Club

May 7, 2019

Player Information Sheet


Club Information (website/directions):     

Ruby Hill Golf Club

3400 West Ruby Hill Drive

Pleasanton, CA 94566

(925) 417-5850




One 18-hole stipulated round of individual stroke play.  Contestants will play from the USGA Markers wherever they are situated (see Yardage sheet).  The low FIVE individual scores will advance to sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California on June 13-16, 2019. Any play-offs will take place immediately after the conclusion of play for the last spot and two alternate positions.


Competition Schedule:       

Starting times will start at 8:00 AM off of hole #1 and 8:06 AM off hole #10. Please click here for groupings and starting times. Please be at your assigned tee at least 10 minutes prior to your starting time.


Practice Round Information:          

Available Tuesday-Friday. Green fee: $75. Please call the Pro Shop to schedule practice round. All times are on a space available basis around member play.  Practice rounds available to CONTESTANTS ONLY.


Cart Information:    

Automotive transportation is prohibited. Players and caddies must walk.

Pull-carts are permitted. SPECTATOR CARTS ARE PROHIBITED.



Caddies are permitted; however, there are no caddies available at Ruby Hill Golf Club.


Practice Balls:          

Provided for players prior to and following competition round at no cost. The practice range will open at 6:30 AM.


Payment Information:        

Cash and major Credit Cards are accepted for all purchases (golf shop and food and beverage).


Food and Beverage Information:   

The Grill will be open at 6:30 AM.


Gate Clearance:       

Please identify yourself as a U.S. Open Qualifying contestant when entering the facility.  Spectators are also welcome and must check in at the gate entrance.



Notify the NCGA at 831-625-4653 to withdraw.  Players that fail to notify the NCGA prior to their starting time will be listed as No Shows.



Contact the USGA at (908) 326-1950 or via e-mail at champs@usga.org. Entry fee will be refunded in the event of medical condition, if requested by May 20 and the player has not already participated in qualifying. No refund for any reason after May 20. A $35 service charge will be deducted from all refunds.







Rules Information:   

The Rules of Golf effective January 1, 2019 are in effect and are supplemented by the 2019 USGA Hard Card.  The Committee will provide any additional Local Rules needed at the qualifying site.  It is the player’s responsibility to know the terms of the competition.


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.


Distance-Measuring Devices Prohibited:  

The Local Rule as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect. Model Local Rule G-5.


Limitation of Golf Balls:      

The one ball Rule as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect. See Model Local Rule G-4.



The Local Rule prohibiting the use of motorized transportation as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect. See Model Local Rule G-6.


Prohibition on Certain Types of Shoes:    

The Local Rule as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect. Model Local Rule G-7.


Grooves Condition: 

The Local Rule as prescribed by Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect, except that the Exception in the Model Local Rule does not apply.  You may check to see if your grooves are conforming by using the Informational Club Database - http://www.usga.org/InfoClubsDB/intro.html