Friday, May 24, 2013

Island Resort Championship Tickets Now on Sale

Symetra Tour Returns June 28-30

(HARRIS, Mich.) – Golf fans can purchase tickets for the Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass Golf Club online, and through 45 regional non-profit organizations.

A short month away, The Symetra Tour arrives in Harris in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula June 28-30. One hundred and forty-four professional women golfers will vie for a $115,000 purse and a chance to win their 2014 LPGA Tour card.

Three-day tournament passes cost $10 for grounds access and include entry into daily prize drawings during the event. Kiwanis, the Community Foundation, American Red Cross, Caring House and several area schools are among many groups selling tickets, keeping 100 percent of the profits.

“We are thrilled to bring back our ticket donation program to benefit the community,” says Susan Harris, co-chair of the Island Resort Championship. “While providing a strong sales force for us, these charities provide a great service back to the area as a result of their efforts.”

A complete list of participating groups can be found at Passes may also be purchased directly on the Sweetgrass website, or via the Island Resort Showroom ticket office.  Children under 18 can enter the championship for free.

Tournament officials expect over 5,000 spectators to attend during Friday, Saturday and Sunday rounds.  Corporate hospitality packages have sold out for the third year in a row.

“This is the third of a three-year LPGA commitment to bring this Symetra tour stop to us,” says Harris. “We hope everyone embraces these women to our area and enjoys watching them play.”

Volunteers continue to be sought, giving participating fans complimentary entry into the tournament, a free round of golf at Sweetgrass Golf Club, volunteer uniform and lunch voucher on his/her work day.

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