2005 U.S. Open Practice Round
Tickets Still Available
November 15, 2004
Far Hills, N.J. - Weekly tickets for the 2005 U.S. Open golf
championship, to be held June 13-19 at Pinehurst Resort and
Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C., are sold out. However, a
limited number of daily practice round tickets for Monday and
Tuesday (June 13-14) are available at $35 each.
Practice round tickets can be purchased online at
. All questions regarding tickets should be directed to the
Ticket Office at (800) 698-0661 or by e-mail at
The general public was able to submit ticket applications until
mid-August, 2004, and the computerized random drawing was
completed at the end of the month.
This is the 19th consecutive year the U.S. Open has been a
sellout, beginning with the 1987 Open at The Olympic Club in San
Francisco. The U.S. Open is one of 13 national championships
conducted annually by the United States Golf Association.
Pinehurst Resort (No. 2 Course) will be hosting the U.S. Open for
the second time. The late Payne Stewart won in 1999.
Retief Goosen is the defending champion, having won the 2004 U.S.
Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., by two
strokes over Phil Mickelson.