The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced today that the U.S. Open Main Merchandise Pavilion will be open to the public for pre-championship shopping from Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily). Tickets will not be required to access the pavilion, located at Chambers Bay, during these four days. However, the course will be closed to the public.
The Main Merchandise Pavilion, which covers 41,000 square feet, is located in U.S. Open Spectator Square. A variety of merchandise bearing the U.S. Open Championship logo will be available for purchase, including caps, golf shirts, T-shirts, jackets, lanyards, lapel pins, golf balls, repair tools, ball markers, towels and much more.
WHAT:U.S. Open Pre-Championship Merchandise Pavilion Opening
WHEN:Thursday, June 11–Sunday, June 1410 a.m.– 6 p.m.
WHERE: U.S. Open Merchandise PavilionChambers Bay 6320 Grandview Drive WestUniversity Place, WA 98467
PARKING:Parking will be located in the New Tacoma Lot in close proximity to the course. A complimentary shuttle to the Main Merchandise Pavilion area will be provided.
Christine DenhamCoyne Public Relations281-433-5067 (cell)firstname.lastname@example.org
About the U.S. Open Merchandise PavilionThe U.S. Open Main Merchandise Pavilion features one-of-a-kind apparel designs and accessory keepsakes from more than 50 vendors and offers more than 500,000 championship-logoed items. In addition to major apparel manufacturers such as Ralph Lauren, Adidas, Nike and Under Armour, local companies such as Seamus Golf (Beaverton, Ore.) and Cutter & Buck (Seattle, Wash.) have a presence in the pavilion.
About the USGA The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches, attracting players and fans from more than 160 countries. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, equipmentstandards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s reach is global with a working jurisdiction in the United States, its territories and Mexico, serving more than 25 million golfers and actively engaging 150 golf associations.
The USGA is one of the world’s foremost authorities on research, development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and invests in the development of the game through the delivery of its services and its ongoing “For the Good of the Game” grants program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.
For more information about the USGA, visit visit www.usga.org.