U.S. Open Local Qualifying: Berkshire Hills

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Berkshire Hills Country Club (Pittsfield, MA)


Player Information Sheet

Berkshire Hills Country Club

500 Benedict Road

Pittsfield, MA 01201




Practice Rounds:  A practice round may be scheduled by calling the golf shop and identifying yourself as a competitor in the field - scheduling a tee time may be done no more than 5 days in advance. Fee for practice rounds is $25. Golf carts are permitted during practice rounds ONLY; carts are prohibited during the competition.

Availability: Weekdays anytime; Weekends after 1:00 pm


Telephone Number413-442-1451         Golf Shop:  413-442-1451       Golf ProfessionalMike Hillman


Starting Times:  Play will begin at 8:00am off the first tee.


Withdrawals:  Please advise the Mass Golf office immediately at (774) 430-9016 if you are unable to compete. Failure to advise the Mass Golf office may disqualify the player from future USGA competition. If there is a need to call the Mass Golf office after the close of business on the day prior to the qualifier, please e-mail Greg Howell at ghowell@massgolf.org. 


Qualifying & Alternate Spots Available: 2 Qualifying Spots, 2 Alternates


Distance Devices:  The use of distance measuring devices is prohibited per Model Local Rule G-5. During a round, a player must not obtain distance information by using an electronic distance measuring device. Penalty for Breach of Local Rule - see Rule 4.3. 


Automotive Transportation: The use of automotive transportation will NOT be permitted. Pull/push carts will be permitted.


Caddies: Caddies are permitted. 


Golf Ball:  The One-Ball Rule will be in effect.  See Appendix I of the Rules of Golf.


Competition Tees/ Yardage: The competition will be from the GOLD tees (approx 6,750 yards). 


Golf Shop, Locker Room and Practice Facilities: Open and available at 7:00am. 


Food & Beverage: The restaurant will be open and available for players to starting at 11:00 am. Both cash and credit are accepted.


Dress Code:  Please observe the USGA dress code as stated in the application. 



*Please also review the 2019 USGA Hard Card and other policies located under the tab labled "USGA Policies" prior to competion.


*There will be no regsitration on the day of the event - please report to your scheduled starting hole to recieve local rules, scorecard, etc. 10-15 minutes prior to your starting time.


Official-In-Charge: Cary Jubinville

Staff-In-Charge: Greg Howell