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MSG Promotions Renews Deal With USGA Through '21 U.S. Open

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 31 / 15

MSG Promotions will maintain its role as the exclusive corporate hospitality provider of golf's U.S. Open through '21. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. MSG Promotions President & CEO Mimi Griffin pointed out that the U.S. Opens that fall under the extension – ’19, ’20 an...

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