2019 U.S. Senior Open Announces Ticket and Volunteer Opportunities

Author: Pete Byrne, WSBT 22 Sports Director

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NOTRE DAME — The University of Notre Dame and the United States Golf Association (USGA) released today exclusive introductory ticket packages and volunteer opportunities for the 40th U.S. Senior Open Championship to the general public.

The championship will be played on The Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame, June 24-30, 2019, and will be the first time the U.S. Senior Open is played on both a college campus and a public golf course.

“It is an honor to have been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open”, said John Foster, general chairman of the 2019 U.S. Senior Open. “We see this as a tremendous opportunity to showcase our great university, the Warren Golf Course and the South Bend community to a worldwide audience.”

The U.S. Senior Open returns to the state of Indiana for the second time in championship history. In 2009, Crooked Stick Golf Club, in Carmel, served as the host site. Fred Funk won his first USGA championship with a record 20-under-par 268 to capture the title by six strokes.

Season Gallery Ticket Options: Two classic “Season Ticket” opportunities are available now at special, introductory prices.

Gallery Season Ticket - $109 ($275 at gate value): Provides week-long access to the U.S. Senior Open grounds and public spaces. Each gallery season ticket package includes complimentary parking, an official championship program and more.

Irish Club Season Ticket – $199 ($380 at gate value): Provides week-long access to the grounds and the Irish Club pavilion. The state-of-the-art pavilion is located on championship hole 17. This climate-controlled venue includes amenities such as custom Notre Dame décor and furnishings, television monitors and scoring monitors. Guests may purchase upscale food and beverage from the unique menus. Each Irish Club season ticket also includes complimentary parking, official championship program and more. Limited availability.

Kids In Free - The USGA and the 2019 U.S. Senior Open are pleased to continue the tradition of providing free access to kids to the championship. All children ages 18 and under will be admitted free to the championship each day with a ticketed adult.

Volunteers - More than 2,500 volunteers are needed to fill positions on 23 different committees, including marshals, transportation, leaderboards, and merchandise. Early submission of the registration process allows volunteers to specify their committee preference. Interested volunteers should visit www.2019ussenioropen.com. A full description of committee responsibilities is provided on the website to assist volunteers in determining their preferences.

All volunteers are required to purchase the basic volunteer package for $129, which includes two (2) championship golf shirts, one (1) championship outerwear piece, one (1) championship ball cap or visor, one water bottle, one (1) small backpack and one (1) volunteer credential valid for all seven days of the championship, as well as complimentary food, snacks and beverages on the days they volunteer. Additional packages are available that will include upgraded access to our Irish Club Pavilion. Each volunteer will be asked to work approximately four (4) four-hours shifts over the course of the championship.