SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – March 31, 2008) – StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, has announced the grand opening of The 19th Hole – StubHub Hospitality Clubhouse for the 2008 Masters Tournament in Augusta, GA, April 7 – 13. Golf fans looking for an alternative to the typical high cost and “VIP only” hospitality offerings at the Masters now have the option of a new, convenient retreat at a reasonable cost. Located a sand wedge away from Gate 9 at Augusta National Golf Club (at the corner of Heath Dr. and Berckmans Rd.), StubHub’s 19th Hole offers fans significant amenities and service at the heart of the storied event.
Golf fans partaking in StubHub’s newest offering for the Masters Tournament will indulge in catered dining and beverage options, concierge services, HD tournament broadcasts, valet parking and much more. The 19th Hole will be open for the entire week of events at Augusta National and will additionally serve as on site badge pickup for tournament ticket buyers. All-inclusive hospitality tickets can be purchased either on StubHub.com or on-site at the clubhouse, with prices ranging from $149 to $250 depending on the day of the tournament.
“In addition to helping fans secure tickets to an otherwise sold out event, our addition of the 19th Hole Clubhouse will enable StubHub to connect with our fans and help make their Masters Tournament experience an even more memorable one,” said Sean Pate, head of corporate communications at StubHub. “Similar to the approach we take towards the customer service StubHub provides, fans can expect nothing short of the best hospitality experience possible at a highly attractive price.”
For more information on The 19th Hole – StubHub Hospitality Clubhouse, check out: http://www.stubhub.com/the-masters-tickets/?event_id=566239.
A wide range of 2008 Masters Tournament tickets and ticket packages are also available for purchase on StubHub, up until the start of each event. Additionally, fans with extra tickets have the option of reselling them at the tournament by visiting the 19th Hole Clubhouse.
StubHub is the world’s largest ticket marketplace, enabling fans to buy and sell tickets to a vast selection of nearly 30,000 sports, concert, theater and other live entertainment events. StubHub reinvented the ticket resale market in 2000 and continues to lead through innovation. The company’s unique online marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment. All transactions are processed and delivered via StubHub’s patent-pending FanNetwork(SM) ticket delivery service, supported by seven-day toll free customer service at 1-866-STUBHUB, and backed by an industry-first FanProtect™ Guarantee. Company partners include MLB.com and over 30 teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL and NCAA along with numerous media companies such as ESPN and Sports Illustrated.
StubHub is an eBay company (NASDAQ: EBAY). For more information on StubHub, visit www.stubhub.com.