Notice to Players

2022 U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying

Monday, June 13, 2022 - Grove City Country Club, Grove City, PA


This notice serves as confirmation for the U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying Round on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Grove City Country Club in Grove City, PA. Qualifying is 18-holes and the field is 47 players. The number of spots the field is playing for is two (2) spots and two (2) alternates. Additional information will be distributed on the starting tees. The locker room and practice facility will open at 7:00 AM the day of the qualifying rounds.


Electronic scoring via the Golf Genius Tournament Management app will be used with certification and scorecard verification in the scoring area. At least one member per side is encouraged to download the app prior to arrival. The groupings GGID will be provided with the electronic distribution of tournament materials.


Format: 18-holes of stroke play. Play is governed by The Rules of Golf and any Local Rules and Conditions distributed at the starting tee. 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 rounds.


The “One Ball Rule” is in effect for the qualifying rounds.


Grooves conforming to USGA policy are required for the qualifying rounds.

Model Local Rule G-9 for Replacement of Club that is Broken or Significantly Damaged is in effect for the qualifying rounds.


Model Local Rule E-12 for Ball Played from Outside Relief Area When Taking Back-on-the-Line Relief is in effect for the qualifying rounds.


Model Local Rule D-7 Limiting When Stroke Made From Putting Green Must Be Replayed Under Exception 2 to Rule 11.1b is in effect for the qualifying rounds.


The full text of these MLRs can be viewed at


Tee Markers: All play is from the USGA tee markers. The course will play par 71 at 6750 yards depending on conditions and is subject to change.


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 rounds.


Practice: Practice rounds are available and must be pre-arranged by contacting the golf shop at 724-748-3493. The Golf Professional is Wes Grable. Practice rounds are available at the discretion of the golf shop. The practice round is $40 if the player walks. Practice round fees are the responsibility of the player. Practice range balls are complimentary the morning of the competition.


Transportation/Caddies: Walking is required. The club does not offer caddies. Players may bring their own caddies. Caddies must walk in performance of their duties during the qualifying round. Players are permitted to use push trolleys for the qualifying round.


Food: All food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player. Boxed lunches and water will be available for players only after completion of the round.




Lodging: Lodging of various price ranges can be found in the Grove City area.


Evacuation Plan: In the event of a suspension of play for a dangerous situation, all players are to immediately return to their vehicles. WPGA staff and volunteers will assist in evacuation.


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-approval. Please contact the WPGA office for more information.


Directions to the club can be found on the Grove City Country Club website.


In the event a player needs to withdraw, please contact the USGA at Golf House. Also notifying the WPGA is appreciated.