Wednesday, March 14, 2007

2008 U.S. Open tix on sale

This just in from the USGA...


Far Hills, N.J. (3/14/07) – USGA Members have the chance to buy week-long ticket packages for the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, Calif., before they go on sale to the general public, the United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced. The 2008 Championship will be played from June 9-15.

Ticket applications are available online at Weekly grounds packages are $400 each. An upscale Trophy Club package for the week is $595.

The deadline for Members to submit a ticket application is 5 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, April 15. After that time, a random drawing will be conducted from among submitted Member applications. All Members will be notified of their status before the general public sale begins in June. Members who have been unsuccessful in their bid to purchase tickets in advance may re-submit an application for the general public sale random drawing in August.

The U.S. Open has sold out for the past 21 years and it undoubtedly will sell out again for 2008, since this will be the first time the Open will be played at Torrey Pines.

The U.S. Open is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs

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