COLUMBUS, Ohio – Officials from the 2016 U. S. Senior Open Championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA), today announced the official launch of ticket sales for the world’s most prestigious senior golf championship.

The 37th playing of the U.S. Senior Open will be conducted August 8 – 14, 2016 at Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio, in conjunction with the host Club’s centennial celebration.

Weekly Grounds tickets, which are valid Monday – Sunday and provide access to the championship grounds, are available for a special introductory rate of $100 each through December 31, 2014.

Tickets for the 1916 Club, also valid Monday – Sunday, provide access to the championship grounds and the 1916 Club, an air-conditioned pavilion located between Hole Nos. 13, 14 and 15. The 1916 Club features upgraded food and beverage available for purchase within a sports bar atmosphere for the special introductory price of $185 per ticket through December 31, 2014.

Junior tickets are available on a complimentary basis for children ages 17 and under accompanied by a ticketed adult.

Tickets may be purchased by visiting

“The launch of ticket sales for the 2016 U.S. Senior Open marks an exciting step in our journey towards the return of major championship golf at Scioto Country Club,” said the championship’s general chairman Walt Dennis. “We are thrilled to offer introductory pricing for the championship and we are confident the event will provide an unparalleled experience that golf fans will cherish as we add a new chapter to the already rich golf history here in central Ohio.”

In related news, hospitality packages for the 2016 U.S. Senior Open Championship continue to be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Hospitality packages offer a variety of unique opportunities to entertain clients, play in the Championship Invitational and gain exposure through the Official Championship Program.

Hospitality venues include: private access to designated rooms within the Clubhouse at Scioto Country Club; On-Course Villas & Chalets that are selectively positioned in the middle of the action and feature private, climate-controlled indoor and outdoor space with full furnishings and a custom bar; and the Trophy Room, which is located within the Scioto Country Club ballroom or the outdoor terrace and includes food and beverage, restroom access and television viewing. Packages for the Trophy Room are available as a table of ten or individual access.

“Scioto Country Club will be an incredible venue for the U.S. Senior Open,” said Kip Eriksen, COO, HNS Sports Group, the management company for the 2016 U.S. Senior Open Championship. “Corporate clients will have a unique opportunity to enjoy world-class golf at one of the most decorated courses in the country. The hospitality vantage points positioned on Hole Nos. 8, 9, 16, 17 and 18 are spectacular and will provide clients and their guests a great experience throughout the week.”

To purchase tickets, or for more information about the U.S. Senior Open, including hospitality options, please visit


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