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An analysis of USBC’s big gamble with price hikes for the 2022 Open Championships and Women’s Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:00 pm
USBC is taking a fascinating gamble with entry fee increases for the Open Championships and Women’s Championships in 2022 it announced Thursday in this news release. The increases are the first for the Open Championships since 2013 and first for the Women's Championships since 2014, so in that respect it’s hard to consider an increase out of line. The sizes of the increases are hefty: 25% for the Open Championships going from $180 to $225, and 28.5% for the Women’s...