USGA Qualifier Player Information
This correspondence verifies your qualification into US Senior Amateur Qualifying at Walnut Creek Country Club on Wednesday, July 29, 2020


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.

Wednesday, July 29

DIRECTIONS:  Take I-96 to the Wixom Road exit. Go S to 10 Mile Road. Go W on 10 Mile Road to Johns Road. Turn right (N) to the club on the W side of Johns Road.

CLUB ADDRESS: 25501 Johns Road, South Lyon, MI 48178.

LODGING: Holiday Inn Express, Wixom – (248) 735-2781

PRACTICE ROUNDS: For practice rounds at Walnut Creek CC please contact the golf shop for rates and availability of practice rounds - (248) 437-7470. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as U.S. Senior Amateur contestants.

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 halfway house will have food available for purchase.

CADDIES/CARTS:  All players have the option to ride or walk. Contestants may carry their own bag or bring their own caddie. Cart fees are at the club’s discretion.  Pull carts may be used if the club allows them. A player and his caddie are not allowed in the same golf cart at the same time, nor may they ride in separate carts at the same time. PENALTY: See penalty clause for breach of the condition on transportation prescribed in The Rules of Golf. Spectator carts are only permitted if a request, accompanied by a doctor’s note confirming the spectator’s need for a cart, is submitted to the GAM at least two days prior to the competition. Requests and doctor’s notes can be submitted to and doctor’s notes can also be faxed to (248) 478-5536 attn: GAM Tournament Dept.

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

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.