While US Open tickets on the resale market have dropped 20% since Tiger pulled out, the USGA has sold out all championship-round tickets for the 2011 US Open for the 25th consecutive year. Turns out Lee Westwood, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Luke Donald, Matt Kuchar and Steve Stricker, among others, are enough of a draw for fans. Hooray! Via the USGA press release:
CHAMPIONSHIP-ROUND TICKETS SOLD OUT FOR 2011 U.S. OPEN
Far Hills, N.J. (June 12) – All championship-round tickets for the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. are sold out.
Tickets for practice rounds (Monday, June 13 – Wednesday, June 15) can be purchased with a credit card at Will Call on-site at the main and clubhouse admission gates. Junior tickets are always available on-site at Will Call at all admission gates beginning Monday, June 13. Juniors age 12 and under will be admitted free of charge any day when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Tickets for juniors age 13 to 17 will be available for purchase at a reduced rate of $15 for practice rounds and $35 for championship rounds. There is a maximum of two junior tickets per one adult ticket holder. Junior tickets permit Trophy Club access only when accompanied by an adult Trophy Club ticket holder. Junior tickets do not permit 1895 Club access.