July 2, 2004
LIGONIER, PA - 5 % of the revenue generated by the sale of each ticket to The 66th Senior PGA Championship will go to the Ligonier Valley School District in satisfaction of the Ligonier Valley School District Amusement Tax Ordinance and $1 of the revenue generated by the sale of each ticket to The 66th Senior PGA Championship will go to the Township of Ligonier in satisfaction of the Township of Ligonier Amusement Tax Ordinance.
More than 100,000 people are expected to travel to Ligonier to enjoy prestigious Laurel Valley Golf Club and witness the legends of golf compete for a Major Championship title. Among the 156 players anticipated to compete are Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Hale Irwin, Tom Watson, Gary Player, Craig Stadler, Fuzzy Zoeller, Jay Haas and 2005 rookies Greg Norman and Curtis Strange.
Tickets for the 66th Senior PGA Championship, a major championship that will be held at Laurel Valley Golf Club in Ligonier, Pennsylvania from May 23 - 29, 2005, went on-sale June 30, 2004. Daily Tickets and Weekly Passes are available, and range in price from $10 to $175. Youths aged 17 years and younger will be admitted into the Championship free of charge. In addition, there will be no charge for parking.
For information about Championship tickets and volunteer opportunities please call 724 - 238 - 4400, or visit www.SENIORPGA2005.com.
Set in Western Pennsylvania's breathtaking Laurel Highlands, Laurel Valley Golf Club spans 260 glorious acres nestled between Laurel Ridge and Chestnut Ridge Mountains. Here, in this spectacular setting, Laurel Valley has realized the dream of its founders to become an ideal golf club, a course of unmatched strength and impeccable beauty whose intricate challenges are matched only by the timeless setting. With golf legend Arnold Palmer at the helm, Laurel Valley became nationally ranked, attracting the 1965 PGA Championship, 1975 Ryder Cup Matches and 1989 U.S. Senior Open.
The PGA of America, founded in 1916, is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the game of golf while continuing to enhance the standards of the profession. The Association is comprised of more than 28,000 men and women PGA Professionals who are dedicated to growing participation in the game of golf. The PGA of America also conducts four professional golf events: the Ryder Cup Matches, the PGA Championship, the Senior PGA Championship and the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.