U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifying

69th U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifying

Lochland Country Club, Hastings

July 30, 2024


Lochland Country Club in Hastings will host qualifying for the 69th U.S. Senior Amateur Championship on Tuesday, July 30. Entries opened Wednesday, April 3. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 26 at 4 p.m. CDT. The Championship is open to senior amateur golfers (must be 55 on or before August 24, 2024) with a Handicap Index of 5.4 or less. Golfers that advance from qualifying earn a spot in the 2024 U.S. Senior Amateur which will be conducted at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tennessee, August 24-29.



Link Here to Enter This Championship Online Through the USGA

Entry Deadline: 4pm CDT on Wednesday, June 26, 2024



Entries are open to male and female amateur golfers who will have reached their fifty-fifth birthday by August 24, 2024 and have an up-to-date Handicap Index® based on ratings for men not exceeding 5.4 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.

Performance in Qualifying: If a player fails to return a scorecard (“no card”) or returns a score of 100 or higher, future entries for USGA Championships may be declined if documentation is not provided demonstrating that the player is capable of competing at the national championship level. Players who shoot 15 or more strokes above the course rating for 9-holes may be withdrawn from the qualifier.

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


Entry Fee

The Qualifying Entry Fee of $190 must be paid by players who participate at a Qualifying Location. Players who qualify for the championship will be charged an additional fee of $100 within 72 hours of the start of the championship. The fee is non-refundable. The Waitlist Fee of $10 must be paid by players who select to join a waitlist. The fee is non-refundable. 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. Withdrawals prior to the close of entries will receive a refund of $142.50 regardless of reason. Withdrawals after the close of entries and no later than 10:59 PM CDT 72 hours before the qualifier will receive a refund of $95 regardless of reason. Withdrawals after 10:59 PM CDT 72 hours before the qualifier will not receive a refund. Withdrawals after the date of the qualifier will not receive a refund.


Closing Date

Entry applications must be received by the USGA no later than 4 PM CDT on Wednesday, June 26, 2024. 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 qualifier's 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
Practice rounds are available at a time convenient to Lochland Country Club at a rate of $40 (walking) or $60 (with cart). If desired, those entered may contact  the golf shop at (402) 462-8783 to make arrangements

Tuesday, July 30
7:30 A.M. - Registration Begins & Practice Areas Open
8:30 A.M. - Starting Times Begin, Hole #1
Following Golf - Play-Off if Necessary

Holiday Inn Express, Hastings
- Room Block available for Monday, July 29 at Holiday Inn Express in Hastings, (402) 463-8858. Expires June 29, 2024. Rate is $149.95+tax. Reference U.S. Senior Amateur Golf when making reservation.

Reservations may also be made on-line through the link below. When using this link the only days it will work for is Monday July 29, 2024.  If your stay is outside of these dates you will need to call the hotel directly. This link will expire on the cutoff date, which is June 29, 2024. After this date the link will no longer work and you will be subject to rate and availability. You will first need to change the dates to your arrival and departure as it will automatically default to todays date. It will then take you to your group. You can book without a credit card but please keep in mind if you choose to not guarantee your room with a credit card you will not be guaranteed a room.

Reservation Link

Lochland Country Club

601 West Lochland Road
Hastings, NE 68901
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 462-8783
Website - www.lochlandcc.com

Director of Golf - Ky Molholm
General Manager - Shawn Gibson
Superintendent - Ryan Reifert

Course Yardage

1 5 500
2 4 406
3 3 181
4 5 529
5 4 404
6 3 200
7 5 544
8 3 160
9 4 410
Out 36 3,334
10 5 527
11 4 391
12 3 190
13 4 420
14 4 387
15 3 209
16 4 394
17 4 414
18 5 523
In 36 3,455
Total 72 6,789


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