U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifier

2023 U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifying

Shadow Ridge Country Club, Omaha

July 31, 2023

Shadow Ridge to Host Qualifying for 68th U.S. Senior Amateur

Qualifying in Nebraska for the 2023 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship (55+) will take place Monday, July 31 at Shadow Ridge Country Club in Omaha.  The number of participants will determine the number of qualifiers for the national championship, which will be played August 26-31 at Martis Camp Club in Truckee, California. The deadline to enter is Wednesday, July 5 at 4 p.m. CDT, link to the appropriate tab above  for complete details.



Link Here to Enter This Championship Online Through the USGA

Entry Deadline: 4pm CDT on Wednesday, July 5, 2023



Entries are open to amateur golfers who will have reached their fifty-fifth birthday by August 26, 2023 and have an up-to-date Handicap Index® based on ratings for men not exceeding 7.4 under the Rules of Handicapping. A current Handicap ID number (GHIN) issued through an authorized golf club is required and must be submitted on the entry form.

Amateur Status: All amateur players must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the United States Golf Association and The R&A.

Completion of Play: If a player fails to return a scorecard (“no card”), future entries may be declined if documentation is not provided demonstrating that the player is capable of competing at the national championship level.

Withdrawal from Qualifying: Players can withdraw by logging into their account and clicking on the WITHDRAW tab. They must also the Official in Charge prior to their scheduled Qualifying round. Failure to do so may result in disqualification from future USGA competitions.


Entry Fee

Entry fee of $180 must be paid by every player. Players who withdraw prior to close of entries will receive a refund less a service charge. Players can withdraw by logging into their account and clicking on the WITHDRAW tab. Players can withdraw by logging into their account and clicking on the WITHDRAW tab. Players who withdraw prior to the close of entries will receive a refund of $135. Players who withdraw after the close of entries and by 11:59 PM EDT two days prior of the qualifier will receive a $95 refund. Players who withdraw after 11:59 PM EDT two days prior of the qualifier will not receive a refund.


Closing Date

ENTRY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY USGA NO LATER THAN 4 P.M. C.D.T. on WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2023. Late applications are not acceptable and will be automatically rejected. (Entries by telephone, telegraph, mail or FAX are not acceptable.) Time limit for entries means time of receipt at USGA (not time entry is transmitted to USGA). Entries should be submitted early to allow ample time for delay or error in transmission. The risk of delay or error in transmission lies solely with the entrant and the USGA will have no liability with respect to any such delay or error and the consequences therefrom, including rejection of the entry.



Qualifying: 18-holes, at stroke play.



Qualifying: Silver medal awarded to lowest score; if a tie, duplicate medals will be awarded.


Score Posting

The NGA will post Stroke Play scores for all competitors in the field who have a Handicap Index® issued by the USGA.

Qualifying Places
The number of qualifiers' places will be determined by the USGA after entries close, based on size and strength of field. A tie for the last qualifier's place, or an alternate's place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.

Practice Rounds
Information on practice rounds will be posted here in the spring.

Pull/Push Carts
Pull/Push carts are prohibited at Shadow Ridge Country Club. Please prepare accordingly.

Monday, July 31
A.M. - Registration Begins & Practice Areas Open
A.M. - Starting Times, Hole #1
Following Golf - Play-Off if Necessary

Because of the large number of lodging options available in Omaha there are no hotel arrangements made for this qualifier.

Shadow Ridge Country Club

1501 South 188th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68130
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 333-0500
Website - https://shadowridgecountryclub.com/

Director of Golf - Gary Gabrielson
Head Golf Professional - Joe Finnegan
Superintendent - Jeremy Brady

Course Yardage

1 4 366
2 5 535
3 3 170
4 4 392
5 4 398
6 4 402
7 5 536
8 3 195
9 4 442
Out 36 3,436
10 4 388
11 4 415
12 5 509
13 3 156
14 4 307
15 4 412
16 5 537
17 3 182
18 4 414
In 36 3,320
Total 72 6,756


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