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New Ticket Packages for Buick Open Offer Unique Opportunities To Experience Michigan Golf

FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

NEW TICKET PACKAGES FOR THE 2009 BUICK OPEN OFFER
UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPERIENCE MICHIGAN GOLF

GRAND BLANC, Mich. ? The 2009 Buick Open is primed to offer some of Michigan?s best professional golf, and with recently announced ticket packages, consumers are being offered unique opportunities to enjoy the beloved sport and PGA TOUR event unlike ever before.

?We wanted to provide special packages that would create one-of-a-kind gifts for golf lovers,? said Robb Grainger, Buick Open?s tournament director. ??The past few years we have heard from fans that they are interested in more all-inclusive ticket packages, and so we designed a few options we hope will offer fun-filled ways to enjoy golf in Michigan.?

Two exciting new ticket packages have been created by the tournament, and are available now for purchase.

A great gift idea for dads or grads, the ?Taubman Mall Package? is an all-inclusive deal that includes two Any One-Day tickets to the Buick Open, $10 in Buick Buck gift certificates, a parking pass and one dozen Nike Juice golf balls. ?Package price is $80, and has a retail value of $100. ?The package is available through June 30 at Ticketmaster kiosks located at Twelve Oaks Mall, Fairlane Mall, Great Lakes Crossing and Partridge Creek.

For the golf lover who wants to enjoy the 2009 Buick Open and then feed their ?itch? to play themselves, the ?Buick Open TPC Father?s Day Package? is the ultimate choice. ?The deal includes two Any One-Day tickets to the Buick Open, one tournament parking pass, two TPC Michigan hats and 18 holes of golf at the TPC Michigan for two people (includes greens fees and cart rental). ?The package is only available through www.ticketmaster.com. ?Package price is $250.

Starting times at TPC Michigan may be made up to 14 days in advance of play, and may be reserved for after noon Wednesdays and holidays and anytime the course is open Tuesday-Friday. ?Once the ticket package is purchased, one may contact the TPC Michigan Golf shop at (313) 436-3100 to reserve starting times.

Any One-Day tickets allow access to the grounds for any ONE day of the 2009 Buick Open tournament. ?They do not permit access to the Clubhouse, skyboxes nor any of the hospitality areas. ?Buick Bucks are certificates that are redeemable as cash at concession stands and inside the merchandise tent at the tournament. ?Buick Bucks can be used for purchases at these locations, but may not be redeemed for hard cash.

For more ticket information, please visit www.ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 878-OPEN (-6736). ?For more tournament information, please visit www.buickopen.com.

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Media Contact:
Christie Conti
Buick Open Media Director
(818) 292-3500 cell
[email protected]

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