Rochester, N.Y., June 25, 2012 - Ticket pre-sale registration has begun and volunteer applications are being accepted for the 95th PGA Championship, Aug. 5-11, 2013, at Oak Hill Country Club.
The ticket pre-sale registration process for the 95th PGA Championship gives registrants first notice of ticket sale details and exclusive information regarding Championship tickets. Fans can register by going to the Tickets section of www.pgachampionship.com. Based on the high-level demand from previous PGA of America events hosted at Oak Hill, officials recommend registering to guarantee your place in line, as there are a limited amount of tickets and volunteer opportunities available.
"The Rochester community has always been a tremendous supporter of the PGA Championship," said PGA Championship Director Ryan Cannon. "With a limited amount of only 27,000 tickets available for each day of the Championship, we anticipate demand will be high. That is why The PGA of America organizes a pre-sale registration process to give fans ample time to secure their attendance."
Key dates for tickets to the 95th PGA Championship:
June 25 - July 22: Ticket Pre-Sale Registration period
July 23 - Registrants receive exclusive access to 95th PGA Championship tickets
Aug. 6 - Ticket sales are open to the public
There are 3,500 volunteer positions available. Volunteer committee assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals will receive a volunteer uniform, an official copy of the 95th PGA Championship Journal, food vouchers, and off-site parking with shuttle service to the Championship. In addition, volunteers will receive a Volunteer Credential, which will give them access to the grounds all seven days of the Championship (Monday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013).
It is requested that each adult volunteer contribute a minimum of 16 hours, but also be flexible to meet the needs of the committee before, during, and after the Championship. You must be 22 years of age or older by Aug. 5, 2013, to complete the application. For a complete list of available committees and the volunteer application, visit the Volunteer section ofwww.pgachampionship.com.
"Volunteers are a part of the fabric of the 95th PGA Championship, and we are looking forward to enlisting the help and support from individuals who want to be a part of another historic world-class event at Oak Hill Country Club," Cannon added.
The PGA Championship is one of golf's four major championships and is one of the largest sporting events conducted each year in the United States. Next year will mark the third time the PGA Championship will be contested in the Rochester, N.Y. community, preceded by the 1980 and 2003 PGA Championships at Oak Hill Country Club) Perennially the strongest field in golf will challenge the legendary East Course at Oak Hill and compete for the coveted Wanamaker Trophy.
For more information about the 95th PGA Championship, please visit www.pgachampionship.com.
About the PGA Championship
The 95th PGA Championship will be conducted Aug. 5-11, 2013, at Oak Hill Country Club. The PGA Championship features the strongest field in golf and is considered one of the largest sporting events in the world. Since 1916, golf's best professionals have been competing for the PGA Championship's coveted Wanamaker Trophy; including past champions Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Davis Love III, Shaun Micheel, Jack Nicklaus, Sam Snead, Gene Sarazen, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, and Walter Hagen.
About the PGA of America
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 Oak Hill Country Club
Oak Hill Country Club (Rochester, N.Y.), recognized as one of the finest golf courses in America, has been synonymous with championship golf. In the past three decades alone, Oak Hills' renowned East Course has hosted the 1980 and 2003 PGA Championships, the 1984 U.S. Senior Open, the 1989 U.S. Open, the 1995 Ryder Cup, the 1998 U.S. Amateur, and the 2008 Senior PGA Championship. Since the 1956 U.S. Open, Oak Hill is the only golf club in America to host all six of the men's touring Championships. The 2013 PGA Championship will mark Oak Hill's 11th premier golf championship.