3 Irish Open announce amazing value family season ticket offer

The festive season is here and if you are looking for the ideal Christmas gift, the 3 Irish Open is offering pre-season Christmas discounts on tickets to next year’s championship, taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club in Co. Kerry.

75,000 visitors are expected to flock to Killarney next summer to cheer on many of the world’s best golfers, creating an electric festival of golf in the height of summer as the event unfolds in the South West of Ireland from July 29 – August 1st, 2010.

3, Irelands fastest growing mobile network is promising to make the 3 Irish Open 2010 a highlight of the sporting calendar, with many special attractions to ensure all the family will have a great time in Killarney.

To celebrate this family festival of golf, 3 are delighted to announce the introduction of a family season ticket, enabling a family of two adults and two children to experience all four days of the action for just €50, a saving of 66% from the gate price of €150 for the equivalent of two adult season passes.

Adult single daily tickets are offered with a 50% pre Christmas discount, available now for just €15, and concessions for Senior Citizens are similarly down from €20 to €10 as a special Christmas offer.

Details of all the ticket offers can be found on www.europeantour.com/tickets and at www.ticketmaster.ie as well as through Ticketmaster booths across Ireland.

3’s Sales and Marketing Director, Elaine Carey said: “Killarney Golf and Fishing Club will be a wonderful place to be next August Bank Holiday.  To celebrate what will be a great family festival of golf we are delighted to offer this special Christmas present to all golf and sporting fans.’

Elaine Carey continued:With these special prices, the Family Season ticket will be reduced to €50.00 (only €12.50 a day for two adults and two children) if bought in December, we want to ensure that the 3 Irish Open is open to everyone to come and enjoy the atmosphere, the fun and the excitement of this great championship.”

The 3 Irish Open returns to Killarney Golf and Fishing Club for the first time in 18 years. Nick Faldo won on both previous visits to Killarney when he won the title in 1991 and 1992, before completing the hat-trick in 1993 at Mount Juliet.

The return to the picturesque Co. Kerry venue also coincides with a new summer date when the eyes of the golfing world will focus on the region just four weeks before the European Ryder Cup Team is decided.

For further details, please visit www.europeantour.com/tickets and at www.ticketmaster.ie as well as through Ticketmaster booths across Ireland or call + 44 800 023 2557; fax +44 141 887 0223. Please send postal enquiries to European Tour Tickets, Mirren Court Three, 123 Renfrew Court Three, Paisley, PA3 4EA, Scotland, or e-mail tickets@europeantour.com or visit www.3golf.ie  for more details.