No occasion in tennis elicits more passion and fury as compared to Ryder Cup. That evidently stretches to ticket product sales, too.
The biennial event was played in the United States, at Hazeltine National outside Minneapolis, the matches drew an estimated crowd of more than 200,000 for the week in 2016, the last time. Then when seats for next year’s edition at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin went available for sale on Wednesday, the buzz had been palpable. The function out of stock in about 45 minutes.
The entire process of acquiring stated seats, nonetheless, left tens of thousands of fans outraged, and that outrage spilled onto social media marketing.
“Spent couple of hours waiting within the admission lobby and then have the home slammed in my own face,” tweeted Joe Gulig. Continue reading