Free U.S. Open Tickets
Tickets to the grounds to watch the 2012 tournament range from $50 to $125 per day (if you can even get them – the U.S. Open has sold out for 25 straight years)
Want to get free tickets?
>> All you have to do is volunteer to work the event.
Yes, this requires actual work for an 8-hour shift (you’ll help out with selling food & concessions) but there’s a flexible schedule with lots of shifts to choose from, they make sure that you have a decent amount of breaks, a free meal and once your shift is over, you are free the rest of the day to enjoy the tournament. Not bad if you’re a golf fan, or even if you just want to be part of this world-class event that rarely comes to San Francisco so you can make your friends jealous back home as they watch you on TV.
Funcheap Tip: If you’re a huge golf fan, we recommend working the morning shift (6a-2p) as many days as possible. You’re done at 2pm and will have nearly 5 hours of golf to watch after your shift. But if you do work later shifts, you can arrive early to watch the tournament before starting work.
Volunteer for Free Tickets to 112th U.S. Open
June 11-17, 2012
The Olympic Club, Lake Merced, San Francisco
250 Volunteers Needed (18+)
Deadline to apply: June 7, 2012
Three shifts to choose from each day
- Morning Shift (6a-2p)
- Day Shift (9a-5p)
- Close Shift (11a-7p)
- Dress Code:
This is a world-class sporting event. You’ll be expected to wear khaki pants (or black) along with a white collared shirt.
- No Cell Phones / Cameras Allowed:
They will have free courtesy phones available for all volunteers if you need to make calls.
- A full 8-hour shift:
You’ll be expected to work a full 8-hour shift, but you will have plenty of breaks and get a free meal.
- Full Volunteering FAQ
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Submitted by Johnny Funcheap