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Skyway Open

March 03, 2015 11:34 ET

Golf Returns to Minneapolis Skyway March 6-8

Ninth Annual Skyway Open Presented by U.S. Bank to Raise Funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2015) -  Snow is flying outside, but thousands of Minnesotans will be putting through the Minneapolis skyways this weekend, March 6-8, for the 2015 Skyway Open presented by U.S. Bank.  This is the ninth year for the miniature golf fundraising event, with unique golf holes created by local designers, builders and architects, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities (BGCTC).

What: 
2015 Skyway Open presented by U.S. Bank to benefit the BGCTC.

When:

  • Friday Golf: March 6, noon to 9 pm
  • 19th Hole Celebration: Friday, March 6, 7 p.m. to 11 pm.
  • Saturday Golf: March 7, 10 am to 6 pm.
    • Family Day activities, 10 am to 2 pm, include:
      • Reduced prices for golfers
      • Games, skill toys, face painting
      • Cookie decorating by Wuollet Bakery
      • Visits from Miss Minnesota USA 2015, Miss Minnesota Teen USA 2015, Viktor Viking, the Minnesota Viking Cheerleaders, and St. Paul Saints mascot Mudonna.
  • Sunday "Last Chance Fore!" Golf:  noon to 4 pm, with reduced prices for golfers

Where:

  • A new Minneapolis Skyway system course runs through City Center, Gaviidae, and the IDS Center.
  • This year's 19th Hole Celebration Friday, March 6th at 7 pm, will be held at a new venue: Rev Ultra Lounge /Union at 731 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis.
    • The event will feature an awards presentation, entertainment, complimentary food, two complimentary drink tickets, cash bar, and more. 

Why:
For the 9th straight year, local golfers and families can enjoy this unique Minneapolis tradition while supporting the BGCTC.

How:
Online registration
is available at skywayopen.org/#skyway-open.

  • Onsite registration is on the lower level of City Center.
  • Friday golf is $160 for a foursome (includes access to the course and admission to the 19th Hole Celebration on Friday evening -- a $100 value). 
    • Early bird discount tickets are also available.
  • Friday's 19th Hole Celebration is free for Friday golfers, $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
  • Saturday's reduced rates for families are $5 per child, $20 per adult, or $35 per foursome with a minimum of two kids.
  • Sunday golf is $5 per child, $20 per adult, or $35 per foursome for up to two adults and two children, or $60 for up to 4 adults.

Who:

  • Golfers and non-golfers of all ages and skills level are welcome.
  • Local architects, designers, contractors and builders create innovative miniature golf holes.
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities  with eight metro-area locations and a rural camp provide activities for 12,000 young people. 
  • U.S. Bancorp the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the US.
  • The Downtown Network, a committee of the Minneapolis Downtown Council, one of the oldest central business associations in the nation, working to create an extraordinary downtown.

For more information or to register visit SkywayOpen.org.

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