USGA Championships
USGA Qualifying Player Information
US Amateur Qualifier
This correspondence will verify your entry for the U.S. Amateur Qualifying at Egypt Valley Country Club (Classic) on Monday, July 1, 2019.

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

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.

TOURNAMENT DATE: Monday, July 1

DIRECTIONS: Take I-96 to Beltline exit. Go N to Knapp St. Turn R, club is 5 miles on L side.

CLUB ADDRESS:  7333 Knapp NE, Ada, MI 49301

LODGING: Country Inn & Suites – Grand Rapids. 3251 Deposit Dr. Phone: (616) 942-7000

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (616) 676-3989.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as U.S. Amateur Qualifying contestants. Because the Classic Course is not part of normal playing rotation, you are best served to play a practice round the week prior to the Qualifier. The rate for walking is $30 and the cart fee is $20 per rider.

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.  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 clubhouse 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. Caddies must also walk. 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.

FOR TEE TIMES, SEE THE GAM WEBSITE, WWW.GAM.ORG

PRACTICE RANGE: Complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only.  Open one hour before first tee time. 

NON-METAL SPIKE POLICY: It is a condition of the competition that shoes with either traditionally-designed spikes (regardless of composition, i.e., ceramic, plastic, etc.) or, regardless of design, spikes comprised either entirely or partially of metal (if such metal may come in contact with the course) are prohibited during the stipulated round.

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 #24. Failure to notify may result in suspension from future USGA and GAM competitions.