Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 U.S. Open, which will be held at the Erin Hills golf course in the town of Erin in Washington County.
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Erin Hills in Washington County. (Paul Hundley)[/caption]
The 117th U.S. Open will be held by the U.S. Golf Association from June 15 to 18, 2017. This is the first time the competition has ever been held in Wisconsin.
Erin Hills is a 7,823-yard, par 72 course designed by Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry and Ron Whitten and opened in 2006. It is located in the rolling hills Kettle Moraine area and was ranked the eighth best public course in the U.S. by Golf Digest.
A variety of daily gallery tickets and ticket packages are available, with prices starting at $50 for a daily practice round ticket and ranging up to $1,875 for a weeklong club ticket package including food and drinks. More information is available at http://www.usga.org/tickets.html
Corporate hospitality chalets are also being offered for the event. The options range from a table to a tent with special amenities, and begin at $9,225. Descriptions of the packages are available at http://www.msgpromotions.com/us-open-hospitality/2017-u-s-open-hospitality
“Bringing the U.S. Open Championship to Wisconsin gives us another opportunity to inspire new audiences to love the game,” said Mike Davis, executive director and chief executive officer of the USGA. “There is a wonderful feel to Erin Hills, both completely connected to its natural environment and challenging, with architectural nuances that entice players to be creative and competitive.”