2010 U.S. Senior Open Tickets Now on Sale

Daily tickets for the 31st U.S. Senior Open, to be held July 26 through August 1, 2010 at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash., went on sale February 9.

A limited number of daily tickets are available for both championship and practice rounds. Championship Round tickets (Thursday - Sunday) are available for $45 per day. Practice Round tickets (Monday - Wednesday) are available for $20 per day. Daily tickets provide access to the championship grounds and include complimentary parking and shuttle transportation to the main admission gate.

"The support from the local community has been outstanding. Our ticket sales are tracking 25 percent ahead of past U.S. Senior Opens which could yield record setting crowds." said Chris Falco, Championship General Chairman. "With the addition of daily tickets, we have options that can meet every budget and hope everyone has a chance to experience championship golf at Sahalee."

Additional ticket options are also still available, including the Fore Pack, Championship Weekly ticket, and the upgraded Trophy Club Weekly ticket. The Fore Pack includes four good-any-one-day championship tickets and a commemorative program. This is the most flexible option, allowing for tickets to be divided up throughout the week or used all on the same day. The Fore Pack is priced at $135, but has a value of $185.

The Championship Weekly ticket provides access to the championship grounds and includes seven individual tickets, one for each day of the championship (Monday - Sunday). A commemorative championship program is also provided free of charge. The Championship Weekly ticket is priced at $150.

Trophy Club Weekly tickets provides an upgraded experience, including entry to an on-course, climate-controlled hospitality pavilion as well as grounds access. The Trophy Club is located adjacent to the 18th fairway and has premium food and beverage available for purchase. Each Trophy Club ticket includes seven individual tickets, one for each day of the championship (Monday - Sunday) and a commemorative championship program. The Trophy Club ticket is priced at $250 and quantities are limited.

Throughout the week of the championship, kids 17 and under receive free admission when accompanied by a ticketed adult. Kids also receive front-row seating in all on-course grandstands. Daily capacity on the golf course is limited to 30,000 individuals to enable all spectators the opportunity to experience the championship up close. All tickets include free parking and free shuttle transportation to the admission gate.

Tickets for the 2010 U.S. Senior Open are available online at www.2010ussenioropen.com, in all Fred Meyer locations, or by phone at 877/281-OPEN.

About the 2010 U.S. Senior Open

The 31st U.S. Senior Open will bring a field of 156 of the world's best professional and amateur senior (over the age of 50) golfers to Sahalee Country Club. Featured players expected to compete include: Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Tom Lehman, Fred Funk, Jay Haas, Tom Watson, Fuzzy Zoeller and Mark O'Meara. NBC and ESPN will provide more than 16 hours of television coverage of the championship.