ELM GROVE - The
United States Golf Association has leased an office in Elm Grove two
years before the U.S. Open Championship will be held at Erin Hills.
office will house full-time staff who will support the operations of
the 2017 international sporting event.
director of public relations for the USGA, said the organization
generally creates an office two years prior to each U.S. Open. The
2,366-square-foot office in Elm Grove will be located at 12700 W.
“As you might
surmise, moving our premier golf championship to a new area of the
country each year essentially means we must create a new campus from
scratch,” Driscoll said in an email. “The golf course becomes our
stadium, and our planning necessitates staff and feet on the
Eric Steimer has
been established as the staff member in charge of the championship.
He will coordinate activities from the Elm Grove office including
ticket sales support, community relations, vendor relations,
corporate hospitality support and eventually the overall build of
the championship site in 2017.