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10 SEPT/OCT 2017 E V E N T S BALL FORE! S AN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres and Callaway Golf announced that The Links at Petco Park, the original nine- hole ballpark golf experience, presented in partnership by the San Diego Padres and Callaway Golf, returns for the third consecutive year Oct. 5-10. As part of the experience, golfers will have the unique opportunity to take shots on the playing field from various tees along an unrivaled, redesigned course within Petco Park, the home of the Padres. "Petco Park was the first MLB ball- park to host a nine-hole golf course and we are excited to once again offer this unique and fun experience," said Padres Chief Operating Officer Erik Greupner. "The event has grown and improved every year and working together with Callaway, we've made this year's course the best layout to date." "The Links at Petco Park is the origi- nal and the best in-stadium golf expe- rience," said Harry Arnett, Sr. Vice President, Marketing, for Callaway Golf. "In partnership with the Padres, our mission since we started years ago has carrying the values golf instills in all of us; humility, bravery, and kindness." Upon completion of the course, golf- ers will finish their day in the Omni Premier Club, which will be transformed into a Callaway clubhouse. There, they will have the opportunity to relax with additional food and beverages available for purchase, watch other golfers along the course, putt on a putting green and shop for commemorative items. Pricing starts at $150 for twosomes ($75 per player) and $300 for foursomes. The cost includes a limited edition "The Links at Petco Park" hat, a nine-hole round for each golfer, scorecard, access to the clubhouse and a dedicated caddy for each foursome. Callaway clubs and balls will be provided for golfers to use for this experience. Golfers will have the option of upgrading any package with additional items such as a hot meal, drink ticket and pre-purchased parking passes. Upgraded premium two- some and foursome packages will also be available for $550 and $1,100 and include a custom Padres-themed pitch- ing wedge and one parking pass per twosome. Spectator tickets will also be available for $5. For more information and to check availability of tee times for The Links, visit www.padres.com/thelinks. been to provide a one-of-a-kind experi- ence on every hole in Petco Park, and that will definitely be elevated this year." The fully immersive nine-hole course will feature signature holes from years past at home plate and the roof of the Western Metal Supply Co. building. As part of the newly configured course lay- out, participants will be able to tee off from underneath the National League's largest video board screen in left field. Holes throughout the course will also feature unique themes and the oppor- tunity to win prizes. Golfers will be escorted by their own dedicated caddy for the entirety of the course. Mulligans will also be available for purchase with proceeds benefitting Pro Kids, an orga- nization aimed at serving underserved youth by promoting character develop- ment, life skills and values through edu- cation and the game of golf. "Pro Kids/The First Tee of San Diego is excited and honored to be a part of The Links at Petco Park again this year," said Pro Kids CEO, Andrew Holets. "In part thanks to Callaway Golf and the Padres, our kids will be able to continue THE LINKS AT PETCO PARK NINE-HOLE GOLF EXPERIENCE RETURNS OCT. 5-10

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