Gladstone, NJ - The Sybase® Match Play Championship today announced that the event will showcase Sybase's mobile messaging services to allow more fans to attend the tournament and enrich their experiences throughout the week. The Sybase Match Play Championship will be held at the prestigious Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, New Jersey from Thursday, May 20 through Sunday, May 23.
Beginning now, fans can text the word LPGA to 792273" ("SYBASE") to obtain two free daily tickets to the Sybase Match Play Championship. Fans will then receive a response message with a promotional code valid for two free tickets to be redeemed online at www.sybasematchplaychampionship.com. Daily tickets are normally $20 in advance and $25 at the gate. Limited quantities of free tickets are available.
Fans will also have the opportunity to stay in touch with the latest tournament news through their mobile phones. By texting the word ALERT to 792273 ("SYBASE"), they will receive SMS alerts for important tournament-related information including event results, weather delays, traffic re-routing and special activities May 18 - 23. Fans can also sign up online at http://www.sybasematchplaychampionship.com/mobile_alert_form to receive SMS alerts.
"We are pleased to combine world-class mobile technology with world-class golf," said Dr. Raj Nathan, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Sybase, Inc. "Text messaging will allow fans to have a more real-time interaction with the tournament, on and off the golf course."
Sybase is the global leader in mobile messaging services, with reach to 850 mobile operators, four billion mobile subscribers worldwide, and processing more than 1.4 billion messages per day. Services include SMS and MMS mobile messaging services, mobile marketing and mCRM solutions, as well as mobile commerce services for operators, brands, enterprises and financial institutions.
Standard message charges apply for all text messages.
More information on the Sybase Match Play Championship is available at www.sybasematchplaychampionship.com.
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