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Monday, Jun 11
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This year the US Golf Open in the Hamptons has attracted millions of individuals from around the globe. Most of them are golf lovers and others are taking this golden opportunity to explore the Hamptons. There are many individuals that are planning to only spend time watching golf. However, there will be so much extra time that you will get to spend in Hamptons. So do not just waste it waiting for the next match when you can explore the new lands.
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The first US Golf Open took place on October 4, 1895, on a nine-hole course at the Newport Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island. The thirty-six, hole competition took place between ten professionals and one amateur. Soon, this gold championship gained immense popularity. Initially, the tournament was dominated by the British until 1911 but the first native-born American won the tournament, Americans soon began participating in large numbers.
Tickets for the US Golf Open
Scheduled to take place on 14th-17th June 2018, the US Golf Open 2018 will be the 118th Golf Championship to take place since 1895. The confirmed location for the tournament is Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills, New York. This tournament is also the fifth time it will be taking place at this location. Following are the years and winners of the previous championships taking place at Shinnecock Hills:
1896 - James Foulis, 1986 - Raymond Floyd, 1995 - Corey Pavin, 2004 - Retief Goosen.
The open will be played to a par of seventy and the field is said to be increased to 7,445 yards by increasing 446 yards compared to previous years! The USGA is selling three types of tickets that can easily be purchased online; the best part is, you won’t have to make any cumbersome trip to buy the tickets personally, but have it couriered to your doorstep!
1. Gallery Ticket: leads you to the grounds of Shinnecock Hills.
2. Trophy Club Ticket: This ticket provides access to the Gallery, Trophy Club (Tented pavilion on the grounds of Shinnecock Hills), restrooms and air-conditioned seating. The ticket is priced at $20 for the practice round for age 13 – 18 and $40 for the championship round day and $60 for other age groups.
3. 1895 Club Ticket: This ticket provides access to the 1895 Club (all-inclusive tented facility at the grounds of Shinnecock Hills), separate restrooms and air-conditioned seating. The ticket also covers the cost of food and beverages. The ticket is priced at $75 for a practice round day for ages 18 and below and $130 for the championship round day.
Golfers of US Golf Open 2018 can also get exemptions from having to advance through local and sectional qualifying if they meet certain criteria. FAOs for the tickets.