Golf News for Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | Tournaments

2014 Senior PGA Championship tickets sales tee off November 12

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- The PGA of America announced that ticket sales for the 2014 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich., will begin on Nov. 12, 2013. Due to high demand, all fans and golf enthusiasts must register to purchase tickets on or before Monday, Nov. 11, to be eligible to buy tickets through an exclusive pre-sale in 2013.

The PGA of America will sell tickets at a discounted rate, along with special holiday ticket packages, from Nov. 12 through Dec. 31, 2013. On Jan. 1, 2014, tickets to the 75th Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid will be released to the general public and prices will increase.

Ticket registration will take place on the Championship website, SPGA2014.com. The 75th Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid will be held May 20-25, 2014, with the Championship concluding on Memorial Day Weekend.

"We encourage fans to register early to buy tickets for the 2014 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid," said Jeff Hintz, championship director. "Grounds tickets are a very affordable option for fans to see the world's greatest senior golfers in action. We received tremendous support from Southwest Michigan for our debut at Harbor Shores in 2012, and we look forward to building on this success in 2014 to create a memorable experience for all spectators."

Daily grounds tickets to the 2014 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid range from $15-$35. This year, The PGA of America introduced a new ticket category for the Championship-the 19th Hole. Fans can purchase 19th Hole tickets for Championship rounds (Thurs.-Sun.) to gain access into an upgraded viewing structure on the course. Single-day tickets to the 19th Hole will be sold for $50.

All juniors, 17 years of age and younger, will be admitted into the Championship for free with an accompanying ticketed adult. To honor the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces, The PGA of America is pleased to offer active duty, military retirees, active reserve, National Guard, Department of Defense civilians and their accompanying spouses complimentary daily grounds tickets.

Discounted Ticket Pricing (Nov. 12, 2013-Dec. 31, 2013):
• Weekly Grounds Ticket-$100
• Any Day Grounds Flex Ticket-$35
• Tuesday/Wednesday Grounds Ticket-$15
• Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday Grounds Ticket-$30
• Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday 19th Hole-$50

Holiday Ticket Packages (Nov. 12, 2013-Dec. 31, 2013):
• One round of golf, including cart, at Harbor Shores along with one Flex ticket to the Championship-$135
• Harbor Shores Punch Card (Four rounds of golf including cart) along with four Flex tickets to the Championship-$440

Ticket Pricing (Jan. 1, 2014 and beyond):
• Weekly Grounds Ticket-$125
• Any Day Grounds Flex Ticket-Not Available
• Tuesday/Wednesday Grounds Ticket-$25
• Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday Ticket-$40
• Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday 19th Hole-$60

The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, the most historic and prestigious senior major, features the strongest field in senior golf. For more information about the 75th Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, and to register to purchase tickets at discounted rates, please visit SPGA2014.com.

About the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid
Begun in 1937, the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid is the most prestigious major championship in senior golf. It was born on the grounds of another of golf's majors at the invitation of one of the game's greatest players. At the suggestion of renowned amateur Bobby Jones, the inaugural Championship was conducted at Augusta National Golf Club three years after the first Masters Tournament. Today, the Championship brings together both the legends of the game and newest members of senior professional golf to new audiences throughout the United States. Many of the game's greatest players have won the Championship's Alfred S. Bourne Trophy - a roster that features Gene Sarazen, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Jack Nicklaus, Raymond Floyd, Hale Irwin, Tom Watson and Jay Haas. For more information about the 2014 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, visit http://www.spga2014.com.

About The PGA of America
Since its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, The PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the multi-billion dollar golf industry. By creating and delivering world-class championships and innovative programs, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. As The PGA nears its centennial, the PGA brand represents the very best in golf.

About KitchenAid
Since the introduction of its legendary stand mixer in 1919 and first dishwasher in 1949, KitchenAid has built on the legacy of these icons to create a complete line of products designed for cooks. Over 90 years later, the KitchenAid brand now offers virtually every essential for the well-equipped kitchen with a collection that includes everything from countertop appliances to cookware, ranges to refrigerators, and whisks to wine cellars. To learn why chefs choose KitchenAid for their homes more than any other brand, visit www.KitchenAid.com.

Contact:
Megan Godfrey
847-291-6740
megan.godfrey@kemperlesnik.com



 
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