Format/Qualifying Places: Format is 18-holes, stroke play. The field of contestants will compete for qualifying places and two alternate positions in Sectional Qualifying for the 123 rd United States Open Golf Championship to be played June 15-18 at Los Angeles Country Club, Los Angeles, California.
Paperwork: A copy of the Local Rules, Hole Location Sheet and USGA Hard Card will be available for taking a picture if you have not downloaded a copy to your phone in advance. There WILL NOT be paper copies at your Starting Tee. NOTE: The Hole Locations sheet will be published on the Qualifying webpage AFTER 7P SUNDAY.
Electronic/Digital Scoring: The official method of scoring will be electronic by use of the Golf Genius Mobile App. Paper scorecards WILL NOT provided to players for the purpose of scoring. Players should review the printed and video educational information posted on the Qualifying webpage to be prepared for this process. Also, players should make sure their mobile devices are fully charged prior to beginning play.
Playoffs: In the event of a tie for the final qualifying position and/or the 1st and 2nd alternate positions, a hole-by-hole playoff will be held immediately following the completion of play. All announcements regarding the playoff will be made at the public scoreboard upon completion of the qualifying round.
Questions/Additional Information: If you have any questions or need additional information, contact the Official in Charge, Doug Hoffmann, MGA Rules & Competitions Director, 952/345-3963 (Office), 612/964-4249 (Cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration: A Registration Table will be set up on the driving range and will be open at 8:30 am. You are expected to check-in prior to your round to ensure your starting time, GGID and make sure there have not been any changes.
Practice Range: The practice range will open 90 minutes before the first starting time on the morning of the qualifying.
Food and Beverage: There will be food and beverage service available during the qualifying from the Halfway House located behind the 9th green and near the practice facilities.
Distance Measuring Devices: Per USGA Terms of Competitions card and the Rules of Golf, distance measuring devices that measure from point to point ARE PERMITTED in QUALIFYING. No additional functionality, such as accounting for slope, is not allowed.
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