U.S. Open Local Qualifying

May 10, 2018

Pinehills Golf Club - Nicklaus Course


Player Information Sheet


Pinehills Golf Club

54 Clubhouse Drive
Plymouth, MA 02360


Click Here for directions


Courtesy Practice Rounds: A courtesy practice round is available for all competitors. Each competitor is limited to one courtesy practice round. Please contact John Tuffin, Director of Golf, via email to schedule a practice round. Golf carts are permitted during practice rounds ONLY; carts are prohibited during the competition.


Telephone Number:          Golf Shop:  508-209-3000       Director of Golf: John Tuffin, PGA [jtuffin@pinehillsgolf.com]


Starting Times:  Play will begin at 7:30am off the first tee.


WithdrawalsPlease advise the Mass Golf office immediately at (774) 430-9016 if you are unable to compete. Failure to advise the Mass Golf office may disqualify the player from future USGA competition. If there is a need to call the Mass Golf office after the close of business on Wednesday, May 9th, please call Laura Nochta at (513) 800-7948 [leave a message] or via email at lnochta@massgolf.org.


Qualifying & Alternate Spots Available: 5 qualifying spots, 2 alternates


Distance Devices:  The use of distance measuring devices is prohibited. Penalty for breach of this condition: Two stroke penalty for the first breach, Disqualification for second Breach of Rule 14-3.


Automotive Transportation: The use of automotive transportation will NOT be permitted. Pull/push carts will be permitted.


Caddies: Caddies are permitted. Pinehills GC does not have caddies, players should be prepared to bring their own if they wish to utilize one.


Golf Ball:  The One-Ball Rule will be in effect.  See Appendix I of the Rules of Golf.


Competition Tees/ Yardage: The competition will be played from the BLACK tees (Approx 7,210 yard; par 72).


Golf Shop, Locker Room and Practice Facilities:  Open and available at 6:30am. Breakfast will be available in the grill room at 6:30am and lunch will be available at 11:00am – cash and credit are accepted. The half way house next to the 10th tee will be open for players to purchase items at the turn (Please note: the 10th hole does not come back to the clubhouse.)


Dress CodePlease observe the USGA dress code as stated in the U.S. Open Championship application. 



*Please also review the 2018 USGA Hard Card and other policies located under the tab labled "USGA Policies" prior to competion.

*There will be no regsitration on the day of the event - please report to your scheduled starting hole to recieve local rules, scorecard, etc. 10-15 minutes prior to your starting time.


Official-In-Charge: Sandy Dowling

Staff-In-Charge: Laura Nochta