Practice Round tickets remain on sale; complimentary military and junior passes available
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 4, 2014) — Featuring the strongest field in golf, including a record 99 of the Top 100 players in the world for the third straight year, the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club has sold out all grounds tickets for each of the Championship rounds, Thursday through Sunday.
Fans who still would like to gain access to the 96th PGA Championship can do so through the purchase of Practice Round Grounds Tickets for today, Tuesday and Wednesday. The remaining Practice Round tickets start at $30, and can be purchased at the PGA Championship Admissions Sales and Will Call office at the Main Spectator Entrance or via PGAChampionship.com.
“It’s a testament to the great passion of golf fans from Louisville and around the world for the 96th PGA Championship to sellout all of our Championship rounds,” said PGA of America Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua.
Complimentary passes remain available for the days of competition for all Active Duty Military, Retirees, Active Reserve, National Guard, Department of Defense Civilians and an accompanying spouse with proper military or dependent I.D. Meanwhile, up to four juniors ages 17 and under can gain complimentary admission to the PGA Championship with any ticketed adult. Military and junior admissions are available at the PGA Championship Admission Sales and Will Call office on the day of entry.
Additionally, golf fans interested in attending the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisc., have until this Sunday, Aug. 10, to preregister for free for the opportunity to purchase tickets. Visit PGAChampionship.com for details.
For more information on the PGA of America and the 96th PGA Championship, visit PGAMediaCenter.com.
18 return from 2008 Ryder Cup
A total of 18 of the 24 participants in the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club are in the field for the 2014 PGA Championship.
Ten of the returning players represented Europe in 2008:
Miguel Angel Jimenez
The eight Americans who have come back to Valhalla:
The United States victory at Valhalla is the only one the Americans have posted in six Ryder Cups held in the 2000s. The 2014 Ryder Cup will be played Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland.