POSTED: Friday November 20th 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
USGA ANNOUNCES SPECIAL HOLIDAY OFFER FOR 2010 U.S. OPEN TICKETS
June 14-20 at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Californiaâ€™s Monterey Peninsula.
Far Hills, N.J. (Nov. 20) – Holiday shoppers who wish to make this season one to remember for the special golfer on their list still have an opportunity to purchase tickets for the 2010 U.S. Open Championship, to be played June 14-20 at Pebble Beach Golf Links on California’s Monterey Peninsula.
A U.S. Open commemorative ball marker and divot tool will be mailed to all who take advantage of this special offer before December 14. Weekly, 2-Day and Practice Round packages, as well as Daily tickets, are available. Tickets will be mailed in early May. However, the gift set from the USGA will be mailed in time to wrap for the holidays.
For more information about pricing and ticket options, and to purchase tickets online while supplies last, please visit www.usga.org/tickets. Each buyer is permitted to purchase up to four tickets for each day.
Tickets include complimentary general parking and shuttle transportation to and from the parking area and the championship entrance.
The U.S. Open has sold out for the past 23 consecutive years.
About the USGA
The USGA is the national governing body of golf in the USA and Mexico, a combined territory that includes more than half the world’s golfers and golf courses.
The USGA annually conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open, 10 national amateur championships and, biennially, two state team championships. It also helps conduct the Walker Cup Match, Curtis Cup Match and World Amateur Team Championships.
The USGA also writes the Rules of Golf, conducts equipment testing, provides expert course maintenance consultations, funds research for better turf and a better environment, maintains a Handicap System®, celebrates the history of the game, and administers an ongoing “For the Good of the Game” grants program, which has allocated more than $65 million over 13 years to successful programs that bring the game’s values to youths from disadvantaged backgrounds and people with disabilities. For more information about the USGA, visit www.usga.org.
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Name: Chris Wightman
Organization: USGA - United States Golf Association
Phone: +1.(908) 234-2300
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