2021 U.S. Open Local Qualifying - Walnut Creek Golf Preserve
Host Facility: Walnut Creek Golf Preserve
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Field Size: Maximum of 84 players.
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.
Mobile Scoring: Players will score on their cell phones using the Golf Genius App. Please CLICK HERE to view the mobile scoring instructions.
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: Available at the advertised rate. 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.
Local Rules in Effect
Distance Measuring Devices (new): During Qualifying rounds, the use of electronic distance-measuring devices to measure distance is allowed (subject to certain requirements). However, during the Championship Proper, the Local Rule as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect and prohibits the use of electronic distance-measuring devices. Model Local Rule G-5. Please CLICK HERE to view an informational Infograph.
Green Maps: Please note that any green reading materials must adhere to the 2019 updated standards.
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.
Limiting When Stroke Made From Putting Green Must Be Replayed Under Exception 2 to Rule 11.1b: Local Rule as prescribed in the Clarifications to the 2019 Rules of Golf is in effect. Model Local Rule D-7.
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