Former USGA Employee Gets Jail Time for Role in U.S. Open Ticket Fraud
Robert Fryer, the former USGA employee at the center of a scam involving U.S. Open tickets, was sentenced to 14 months in prison and ordered to pay millions in restitution for his role in the fraud. Fryer was the second person to receive jail time related to the case,... Read more
Pennsylvania Ticket Broker Receives Jail Time in U.S. Open Ticket Fraud
A Pennsylvania ticket broker was sentenced to six months of prison time and three years of supervised release for his role in a scheme that involved an insider stealing tickets to U.S. Open golf tournaments to sell on the secondary market. James Bell, who owns and operates Sherry’s Theater... Read more
Golf’s U.S. Open to Allow Limited Fans at Torrey Pines in California
Fans will be allowed at the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines in southern California, but those who have already purchased tickets will have to re-purchase them if they hope to go. Tickets will be sold in waves until the allocation is spent, beginning April 26. “Before the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read more