Golf News for Friday, March 21, 2014 | Business

Premier Golf, PGA of America extend partnership through 2016 Ryder Cup

DULUTH, Ga. -- Premier Golf ( - one of America's largest and most respected golf tour operators - and the PGA of America announce today an extension of their long-standing partnership.

The new agreement renews Premier Golf as the exclusive provider of North American Ryder Cup travel and ticket packages through 2016.

A licensed partner of the PGA for 25 years, Premier Golf has sent more than 25,000 fans to golf's greatest event since 1991. The 2016 matches at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota will mark Premier Golf's 13th consecutive Ryder Cup.

"We've enjoyed a special partnership with the PGA of America for more than two decades and we're thrilled it will continue," says Jim Ward, President of Premier Golf. "During this time we've been able to provide so many people with the experience of a lifetime by attending a Ryder Cup, which has become the most captivating event in golf."

Premier Golf is offering eight experiences to this year's 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland, September 26-28. From $3,700 per person, packages include accommodations, welcome receptions, full Scottish breakfast daily, special Ryder Cup tournament badges, round-trip ground transportation to the matches, gifts and all taxes.

"A la carte" golf packages that include tee times at some of the most iconic courses in Scotland are also available, providing on-site assistance, transfers to and from the course, and more.

Premier Golf also provides experienced travel services to some of the world's classic international and U.S. destinations, including Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach, Pinehurst, Kohler and PGA Village.

For more details, or to receive a free package quote, visit or call 866.260.4409.

About Premier Golf
Premier Golf LLC is a division of Travel Incorporated headquartered in Duluth, Georgia. The company has been licensed by the PGA of America since 1988 and manages several of the PGA's travel requirements. Since 1991, the company has been the only licensed source by the PGA for official Ryder Cup travel packages.

Premier Golf is also one of America's largest and most respected golf tour operators. With offices in Ireland and Scotland, Premier Golf provides golf travel services to the classic destinations all over the world. For more information:, 866.260.4409

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