USGA Members Offered First Chance At
2008 U.S. Open Tickets
March 14, 2007
Far Hills, N.J. - 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
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.
If you are not a USGA Member ($15 for the first year) you can
join online by visiting
, or you can join by calling 800-345-GOLF. Ticket questions
should be directed online to
, or call 800-698-0661.
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.