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PGA Championship Sets Ticket Sales Record For This Summer's Tourney At Valhalla

04 / 16 / 14

The PGA of America yesterday announced that it has "set an overall ticket sales record" for the Aug. 7-10 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club, according to Jonathan Lintner of the Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL. PGA Championship Dir Brett Sterba said that the PGA "reserved lots at Papa John&rsqu...

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