open berth

open berth

[′ō·pən ′bərth]
(civil engineering)
An anchorage berth in an open roadstead.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He missed out on the US Open berth. The Chandigarh pro shot a poor three-over 75 in the opening round and retired in the second round.
Casey does not yet have an Open berth despite winning the Irish Open the week before last, so the Surrey slugger is desperate to perform well along the Castle Stuart Links.
Open berth. PV is Couture's home course, but he rarely plays the back tees anymore and the MGA set up the course at 6,864 yards.
Michele Cameron, owner of boat agency HK Boat and Homes, sold an open berth in November for 2.3 million Hong Kong dollars (US $296,000), which she said would have sold for HK$400,000 five years ago.
Banchory youngster Byrne, who missed out on an automatic Open berth just over a week ago when he lost in the final of the Amateur championship, shot a sparkling eightunder 64 in round one at Kingsbarns.
But these shuffles are largely cyclical, with an open berth creating chances for toppers at other confabs to seize new opportunities.
The Mossock Hall-attached player had to endure an anxious wait after teeing off at 7.30amto see if his nine under par total would be enough to secure him an Open berth. And he was not prepared to take anything for granted after being denied a place from last year's qualifying competition by one shot by the very last man in - Southport and Ainsdale's Jim Payne.
"I'm not here to come second and I'll be very happy to take that last British Open berth, " said Murphy.
Facilities include 16 ship berths, 11 transit sheds, 1 open berth, a public grain elevator, automated bag handling, 15 warehouses, paved container yard, a dry bulk terminal, container RO/RO capability, and an industrial park.
SUMMER holidays have been put on hold in the Broadhurst household - after dad Paul secured his first Open berth since 1997.
Lahiri, who has won both his Asian Tour titles at the DGC in play- offs, is disappointed at missing out on a British Open berth, but wants to start afresh.