Archive of: University Place

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Golf tourism hits Chambers Bay after U.S. Open

While the U.S. Open is long gone (until next time, anyway), Chambers Bay Golf Course is reaping the benefit of playing host to one of the world’s largest golfing events.

January 2016

Report: U.S. Open brings $134 million economic impact to region

The independent report reviewed off-site spending in lodging, dining, shopping, transportation and recreational activities, as well as spending by the USGA and USGA-contracted vendors.

January 2016

Top Pot Doughnuts, Mediterranean Grill to open in The Village at Chambers Bay

The Mediterranean Grill will occupy just under 2,000 square feet and Top Pot Doughnuts will take up 1,600 square feet of Clearview Building at 3555 Market Place West.

December 2015

40 Under Forty: Eager, Ambitious & Giving

Jennica Holmquist has always been in a hurry through her youthful 25 years, and that's enabled her to accomplish a lot before some other individuals have even awakened. Rachel Young is a bit older, but no less notable for achievements at work and in the community. Both are shining honorees in the 2015 40 Under Forty recognition.

July 2015

U.S. Open: Now, the clean up begins

A successful U.S. Open golf tournament wrapped up yesterday at Chambers Bay. Today, it's bargain shopping and the start of work to return the site to a public golf course and park.

June 2015

U.S. Open merchandise tent sees record opening

In the 21 years at her job, Mary Lopuszynski, United States Golf Association senior director and head of merchandising, says this is the most excited she's seen people get for the U.S. Open.

June 2015

U.S. Open merchandise pavilion opens tomorrow

The U.S. Open's new merchandise pavilion will be opening up to the public for pre-championship shopping tomorrow, Thursday, June 10.

June 2015

Sprint to expand cellular capacity at Chambers Bay

To account for the extra 235,000 people that will be crowding Chambers Bay, Sprint announced that it is on site to help ensure "Sprint customers have a great experience."

June 2015

MultiCare to provide first aid help at U.S. Open

Tacoma's MultiCare Health System has been given the responsibility of providing on-site first aid assistance at the 2015 U.S. Open Golf Tournament.

June 2015

Nearly 300 UP residents hired for U.S. Open security

Almost 300 University Place residents have been hired for temporary security positions at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, according to a press release from the city.

May 2015
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