(This message comes courtesy of Pierce County)
FAR HILLS, N.J. – Tickets for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA) and scheduled for June 15-21 at Chambers Bay in University Place, went on sale today, June 9.
This is the first time the U.S. Open will be held in the Pacific Northwest in its 115-year history and the fourth time the championship has been conducted at a publicly-owned course.
1895 Club: This climate-controlled pavilion located in the North Meadow (near the 13th hole) is the highest end spectator ticket option available for purchase. The 1895 Club offers the convenience of an all-inclusive food and beverage package featuring breakfast, a buffet lunch with hot entrees, afternoon snacks and full bar service throughout the day in a custom designed hospitality environment.
Trophy Club: Also located in the North Meadow, the Trophy Club is a climate-controlled pavilion offering ample seating, live network coverage of the championship in a sports bar like setting, and a variety of food and beverage options that may be purchased at an additional charge.
Gallery: Gallery tickets provide access to the grounds of Chambers Bay and to all concession facilities and grandstands throughout the course.
Weekly packages: Each ticket type can be purchased as a week-long ticket package. All weekly packages include a playoff ticket for Monday, June 22 (if needed). Ticket buyers who purchase an 1895 Club weekly package will receive a playoff Trophy Club ticket, as the 1895 Club will not be open if a playoff is necessary.
Next year’s championship promises to generate strong interest. With a total of 30,000 spectator tickets per day available, the USGA encourages early action for this highly anticipated championship.
Ticket orders will only be accepted on USGA websites at usopen.com or www.usga.org/tickets or if received via a mailed application. Questions can be directed via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-800-698-0661.
Junior tickets are always available and must be purchased on site at Will Call or any admission gate during the championship. Juniors, ages 12 and under, will be admitted free of charge any day when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Tickets for juniors ages 13 to 17 will be available for purchase at a reduced rate. There is a maximum of two junior tickets per one adult ticket holder. Junior tickets permit Trophy Club access only when accompanied by an adult Trophy Club ticket holder. Junior 1895 Club tickets will be sold at a reduced rate.
Tickets will also be available for military personnel. On site during practice round days (Monday, June 15 through Wednesday, June 17), active military personnel receive complimentary Gallery tickets and retired personnel can purchase Gallery tickets at a reduced rate of $25 per ticket.
About the USGA
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.
For more information about the USGA, visit www.usga.org .