Player Information
2018 WPGA Open Championship Qualifying Round
Shannopin Country Club, Pittsburgh, PA
Thurday, June 28, 2018

This notice serves as confirmation for West Penn Open Qualifying on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Shannopin Country Club in Pittsburgh, PA. Qualifying is 18 holes with a field of 41 Players.
The field will be playing for six (6) spots and three (3) alternates. Additional information will be distributed on the first tee.


Format: 18 holes of Stroke Play. Play is governed by the USGA Rules of Golf and any Local Rules and Conditions distributed prior to play. In the event of a tie for the final qualifying spot or any alternate, a hole-by-hole playoff will take place on holes determined by the committee.


Practice: Practice rounds can be scheduled by contacting the golf shop at 412-761-6377. The Golf Professional is Eric Teasdale. Practice rounds are available at the discretion of the club's staff and must be made in advance. Practice round fees are the responsibility of the player. Practice rounds will be at a cost of $27.


Tee Markers: All play is from the WPGA tee markers (Approximately 6,450 Yards). Yardages will be contingent on course conditions.


Transportation/Caddies: Automotive transportation is permitted for the qualifier and is included in the entry fee. Two carts will be permitted for threesomes and one cart per twosome. Players may bring their own caddies. Caddies must walk in performance of their duties. Shanopin does not offer caddies.


Lodging: Lodging of various price ranges can be found in the Pittsburgh ad Cranberry Township areas. You may also create an account with Affinity Travel Benefits here and find lodging close to the tournament site on the Association Tournaments tab.


Food: The WPGA provides water on course, coffee & juices prior to the competition and lunch will be provided after the competition. All other food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player.




Pace of Play: The maximum allowable time will be four hours and thirty minutes (4:30). The Pace of Play Policy can be found HERE.


Spectator Info: No spectator carts will be permitted for the competition without pre-approved ADA verification. Please contact the WPGA office for ADA guidelines. ADA carts are based on availability. Spectators may purchase lunches at their own expense. Directions to the club can be found on the Shannopin Country Club  website.


Please inform us as soon as possible if you must withdraw by contacting Mac Wolfe.