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  • Location: Moon Valley Country Club
  • Date: July 10 - 11, 2017
  • Ages: All
  • Entry Deadline: June 21, 2017

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2017 US Amateur Qualifier

Riviera Country Club, which has a long and storied history with golf in the United States, will continue to add to that legacy when it hosts the 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship.  Riviera will become one of the few courses to host the U.S. Open, U.S. Senior Open and U.S. Amateur.

2017 US Amateur Qualifier

Host Site: Moon Valley Country Club, 151 W. Moon Valley Drive, Phoenix AZ, 85023

Dates: July 10-11, 2017 (Monday and Tuesday)

Field Size & Qualifying Spots

  1. 83 players in field at entry deadline.  Tee time structure will be a 2-tee start —#1 and 10 tees, starting at 7:30 a.m.  3 qualifying spots with 2 alternates.
  2. In case of a tie for the final qualifying spot or either of the two alternate positions, an immediate hole-by-hole play-off will be conducted for the players involved.
  3. After the first round, the qualifier field will be cut to low 50% of scores AND any player within 8 strokes of the last available qaulifying place.

Pairings & Assigned Start Times

  1. Pairings were prepared by the USGA and start times were assigned by the AGA. 
  2. Changes to pairings or start times are not permissible for any reason.

Use of Golf Carts

  1. Use of automotive transportation by contestants is prohibited. Players must walk at all times unless a course shuttle is provided or given a ride from a Tournament Official.  Caddies may use carts at a cost of $25+tax per player, limit of two carts per group.  Carts will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  2. Push/Pull carts are permitted at Moon Valley Country Club.
  3. Spectators/Guests are not allowed to ride in carts.

Practice Rounds

  1. Practice rounds are available July 2 – 9 (no availability on July 4th); Tuesday – Thursday: available anytime, Friday – Sunday: available after noon. Players can make reservations by calling Moon Valley Country Club at 602-942-0000 and identifying themselves as USGA Amateur Qualifier participants.
  2. The practice round fee is $35+tax for participants and $45+tax for non-players. Practice rounds can be made up to 7 days in advance.

USGA Policies in Effect

  1. Groove Condition Policy is in effect for local qualifying. See attached sheet.
  2. Alternative Footwear Policy will be in effect.
  3. The ball each player uses must be named on the current List of Conforming Golf Balls issued by the USGA & the ‘One-Ball Rule’ will be in effect.
  4. Distance measuring devices are allowed for the US Amateur Qualifier and Championship.

Directions

  1. Visit the course directory section at www.azgolf.org. Moon Valley Country Club, 151 W. Moon Valley Drive, Phoenix AZ, 85023.

Course Setup

  1. The course will be played approximately 7149 yds, par 72.
  2. The committee reserves the right to alter the yardage based on weather and course conditions the day of the qualifying.
  3. All Local Rules will be listed on the Notice to players.

Practice Facilities & Registration

  1. All practice facilities will open by 6:30 am.
  2. There will be no registration on-site.  Arrive at your starting tee 5 – 10 minutes prior to your assigned start time for instructions and materials.

Food & Beverage Service

  1. The Moon Valley Snack Stand will be open 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Monday & Tuesday. Players should plan accordingly for breakfast and hydrating before their round.

Dress Code

  1. Golf-style shirts and either slacks or Bermuda-length shorts are acceptable for contestants and caddies. Tennis attire, t-shirts and slacks/shorts of denim/jeans material are not acceptable.

To Withdraw

If you need to withdraw for any reason you must contact both of the following prior to your assigned start time or you shall be listed as a DQ:

  1. The AGA at 602-944-3035 and leave a voice message in mailbox 210 regardless of the time of day.
  2. The USGA @ 908-234-2300

The yardages listed below are planned yardages. If course conditions or weather require that changes be made, every attempt will be made to keep them to a minimum.

           Hole #         Par             Yardage

1

4

408

2

3

169

3

4

331

4

5

556

5

3

190

6

4

441

7

4

469

8

5

519

9

4

412

FRONT TOTAL

36

3495

10

5

570

11

3

207

12

4

430

13

5

550

14

4

389

15

3

215

16

4

489

17

4

396

18

4

454

BACK TOTAL

36

3700

TOTAL

72

7195