Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tickets Available for Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass, ‘Road to LPGA’ Event

(HARRIS, Michigan) – Tickets are available for the annual Island Resort Championship, a Symetra Tour “Road to the LPGA” tournament played at award-winning Sweetgrass Golf Club.

Top players on the Symetra Tour official season money list each year advance to the LPGA. Dani Holmqvist, winner of the 2015 Island Resort Championship, finished 5th overall last season and earned her 2016 LPGA Tour Card.

Tickets cost $10 and bring admission to all three tournament rounds (June 24-26). Ticket holders are eligible for daily prize drawings.

Purchase tickets at the Island Resort and Casino ticket office and from these non-profit organizations:
- Bark River Harris School - Costa Rica Trip
- Escanaba High School Athletics
- Crystal Falls Girls Volleyball
- Gladstone Boys Basketball
- Ishpeming High School Girls Basketball
- Kingsford High School Golf
- Marquette High School Boys Basketball
- Mid-Pen Girls Basketball
- North Central High School Athletics
- North Dickinson High School Athletics
- Northern Michigan Drive AAU Basketball
- Northern Michigan University Golf Team
- Norway High School Athletics
- Westwood Girls Basketball

The tournament schedule includes round one on Friday, June 24, 7:30 am-7 pm; round two on Saturday, June 25, 7:30 am-7 pm; and final round play on Sunday, June 26, 7 am-5:30 pm.

In addition to seeing rising-star women golfers play, Sweetgrass is a beautiful setting with no surrounding development, featuring historic rescued bridges from the state and a unique collection of greens (Redan, Biarritz, Island and shared).

For more information about the course, tournament or casino call 906-723-2252 or 877-ISL-GREEN.

For information about Sweetgrass Golf Club, see www.sweetgrassgolfclub.com or call 906.723.2251. For more information about Island Resort & Casino, see www.islandresortandcasino.com.

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