FAR HILLS, N.J. (PRWEB) October 27, 2015
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced a special holiday offer for early buyers of tickets to the historic 2016 U.S. Open Championship at Oakmont Country Club.
In celebration of the holiday season, the USGA will ship a free personalized brass bag tag to those who purchase tickets for the 116th U.S. Open between Oct. 26 and Nov. 30. The bag tag, which features the distinctive logo of the 2016 U.S. Open Championship at Oakmont, will be engraved to the buyer’s specifications. Free shipping will apply to all tickets purchased before Nov. 30, with actual tickets mailing in early May 2016.
The 2016 U.S. Open will be contested June 13-19 at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club, marking the record ninth time the club has hosted the championship. To enhance spectator viewing, the USGA is capping daily ticket sales at 30,000. Many fans have already purchased tickets in the hope of seeing whether Jordan Spieth can defend his 2015 U.S. Open title earned at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.
Daily and weekly ticket packages for the 116th U.S. Open Championship, with prices starting at $50 and $450, respectively, are available for purchase at usga.org/tickets and usopen.com. All tickets include access to the grounds of Oakmont Country Club, as well as complimentary parking and shuttle bus transportation to and from the championship admission gate. U.S. Open ticket types include:
- 1895 Club Tickets: Located near the Main Admission Gate and Main Merchandise Pavilion, the 1895 Club is an all-inclusive ticket option in a custom-designed, air-conditioned hospitality pavilion. The area will feature live televised coverage, ample seating and upscale food service, including breakfast, buffet lunch with hot entrees, snacks and full bar service.
- Trophy Club Tickets: Also located near the Main Admission Gate, the Trophy Club is an air-conditioned pavilion featuring live network coverage of the championship in a sports bar-like setting with a variety of food and beverage options available for purchase.
- Gallery Tickets: General admission to the championship grounds of Oakmont Country Club, as well as access to all concession facilities and grandstands throughout the course.
- Junior Tickets: Available on-site at Will Call during the championship for juniors ages 17 and under.
Orders for the 2016 U.S. Open holiday ticket offer can be placed at USGA Holiday Ticket Offer.
All tickets are available at USGA websites – http://www.usopen.com or http://www.usga.org/tickets – or via a mailed application. Each buyer may purchase up to four tickets per day while supplies last. Specific questions, as well as requests for a printed ticket application, can be directed via email to ticketquestions(at)usga(dot)org, or via phone at 1-800-698-0661.
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The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches, attracting players and fans from more than 160 countries. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, equipment standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s reach is global with a working jurisdiction in the United States, its territories and Mexico, serving more than 25 million golfers and actively engaging 150 golf associations.
The USGA is one of the world’s foremost authorities on research, development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and invests in the development of the game through the delivery of its services and its ongoing “For the Good of the Game” grants program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.
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