2008 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE SALE AT OAKLAND HILLS COUNTRY CLUB, MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2007 FROM 9 a.m. TO 7 p.m.
What: The PGA Championship, one of golfs premier events conducted by The PGA of America, is announcing that the Oakland Hills Country Club Pro Shop will host an open house holiday sale of all official 2008 PGA Championship merchandise and select Oakland Hills Country Club merchandise on Monday, December 10, 2007 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
2008 PGA Championship holiday gift certificates for tickets will be available for purchase. There will be a 2008 PGA Championship ticket giveaway for one lucky shopper. The Wanamaker Trophy, one of sports most treasured pieces of memorabilia, will also be on display inside the pro shop. This is an exclusive one-day opportunity to get all of the golf enthusiasts on your shopping list the perfect gift this holiday season.
Who: Oakland Hills Country Club Pro Shop opens to the general public for official PGA Championship merchandise and ticket sales for one day this holiday season.
Where: Oakland Hills Country Club
3951 West Maple Road
Bloomfield Township, MI 48009
When: Monday, December 10, 2007
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: Media must confirm in advance
About Oakland Hills Country Club
Founded in 1916, Oakland Hills Country Club continues to play a significant role in the history of golf in the United States and in assisting with establishing Michigan as a premier golf destination. The site of 16 major championships (6 U.S. Opens, two U.S. Senior Opens, U.S. Womens Amateur, U.S. Mens Amateur, Western Open, Carling World Open; the 35th Ryder Cup in 2004; and three PGA Championships, including the 90th PGA Championship in 2008), the membership is proud of their heritage and how these Championships benefit the local and state economy as well as its neighbors.
About The PGA of America
The PGA of America is the world’s largest working sports organization comprised of 28,000 men and women golf Professionals who are the recognized experts in growing, teaching and managing the game of golf while serving millions of people throughout its 41 PGA Sections nationwide. Since its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has enhanced its leadership position in a $62 billion-a-year industry by growing the game of golf through its premier spectator events, world-class education and training programs, significant philanthropic outreach initiatives, and award-winning golf promotions. Today’s PGA Professional is the public’s link to the game, serving an essential role in the operation of golf facilities throughout the country.
Others important PGA events include the Ryder Cup, Senior PGA Championship and the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Since 1916, golfs best professionals have been competing for the PGA Championships coveted Wanamaker Trophy. Past Champions include: 2006 PGA Champion Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Davis Love III, Jack Nicklaus, Sam Snead and Walter Hagen.
For a complete list of event details visit the 2008 PGA Championship website at: www.pga2008.com.
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