USGA Championships
USGA Qualifying Player Information
US Women's Mid-Amateur Qualifier
This correspondence will verify your entry into the U.S. Women Mid-Amateur Qualifying at Plum Hollow Country Club on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.  



NEW GROOVE CONDITION OF COMPETITION: The player’s clubs must conform to the groove and punch mark specifications in the Rules of Golf that are effective from January 1, 2010.

You should arrive at your assigned tee at least ten (10) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for instructions from the starter.

QUALIFIER DATE: Wednesday, August 14

  Take I-696 to M-10/Lodge Freeway. Take the Lodge S to Lahser Road. Go S on Lahser to the club. The club is located on the W side of Lahser Road, halfway between 8 Mile and 9 Mile Roads.

CLUB ADDRESS:  21631 Lahser Road, Southfield, MI 48034.

LODGING: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Detroit Northwest – Livonia, 27451 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI 48150, (734) 744-9888

PRACTICE ROUNDS: Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (248) 353-3553. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as US Women’s Mid-Amateur contestants.

GAM DRESS CODE:  Shirts with collars and sleeves are required; however women may wear collarless shirts with sleeves or sleeveless shirts with collars.  Neither tank tops, tee shirts, short shorts, gym shorts, cut-offs, bathing suits nor denim pants/shorts are permitted.  Players and caddies are expected to adhere to the dress code.

GPS AND RANGE FINDERS: In Sectional qualifying and in the Championship proper, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only.  In this competition, if a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his/her play, AND USES IT FOR THOSE OTHER CONDITIONS the player is in breach of Rule 4.3, for which the penalty is TWO STROKES for the first breach of this rule and DISQUALIFICATION for a subsequent breach during the stipulated round.

FOOD:  The snack shop will have food available for purchase.

CADDIES/CARTS:  All players are required to walk. Contestants may carry their own bag, or bring their own caddie.  Carts are not permitted for caddies. Pull carts may be used if the host club allows them. Spectator carts are not permitted by the USGA.

PRACTICE RANGE: The practice facility will be open one hour before the first tee time and balls will be provided to contestants free of charge prior to play only.

PLAYOFF:  In case of ties, there will be a playoff immediately following play for the final spot as well as the order for the two (2) alternate positions.

WITHDRAWAL: If you must withdraw, please contact the USGA at (908) 234-2300 leading up to the tournament. If you have to withdraw the night or weekend before then, please contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242. If you call after business hours, please leave message on voice mail #124. Failure to notify may result in suspension from future USGA and GAM competitions.