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EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS NOTES
Published August 18, 1999
Four-day attendance at the PGA Championship at Medinah Country Club totaled 159,000. The event had 33,000 attend Thursday's first round, "about" 38,000 on Friday, 43,000 on Saturday, and a "virtual sellout" of 45,000 on Sunday (DAILY SOUTHTOWN, 8/16)....In Cincinnati, Janet Graham reported that "nearly 6,000 more fans" than last year attended the ATP Championship in Cincinnati. Attendance for the ATP Tour's main draw saw an increase of 5,332, from 134,565 to 139,987 (CINCINNATI POST, 8/16). Last week's WTA Tour Acura Classic in CA set an attendance record with 53,713 for the week (Long Beach PRESS-TELEGRAM, 8/16).