Friday Grounds Tickets For 2011 U.S. Open Sold Out May 11, 2011 By USGA

Far Hills, N.J. – Daily Grounds tickets for Friday,  June 17 (second round) at the 2011 U.S. Open Championship at Congressional Country Club (Bethesda, Md.) are sold out.

A limited number of U.S. Open tickets remain including daily Grounds, Trophy Club and 1895 Club tickets for Thursday (first round) as well as daily Grounds, Trophy Club and 1895 Club tickets for June 13-15 (practice rounds). Prices start at $50 for daily practice round tickets and range up to $370 for 1895 Club tickets on Thursday.

The U.S. Open has been conducted at Congressional Country Club twice previously, in 1964 and 1997. More than 35,000 people are expected to attend each day of the championship.

“Thursday tickets should sell out quickly,” said Reg Jones, U.S. Open Senior Director. “We’re pleased with the recent excitement of golf fans in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas.”  

Each buyer is permitted to purchase up to four tickets any day tickets remain. Tickets include complimentary general parking and shuttle transportation to and from the parking area and the championship entrance.  Cameras are permitted on practice-round days only (June 13-15).

Junior tickets will be available for sale on-site at Will Call and at all admission gates during the championship. Juniors age 12 and younger will be admitted free of charge any day when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Tickets for juniors age 13 to 17 will be available for purchase at a reduced rate of $15 for practice rounds and $35 for championship rounds. There is a maximum of two junior tickets per one adult ticket holder. Junior tickets permit Trophy Club access only when accompanied by an adult Trophy Club ticket holder. Junior tickets do not permit 1895 Club access.

The U.S. Open has sold out for 24 consecutive years. For more information about pricing and ticket options and to purchase tickets online while supplies last, visit www.usopen.com.