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PGA of America to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell In Celebration of the 40th Ryder Cup Matches

September 2, 2014



ADVISORY, Sept. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --



What:



In celebration of the 40th Ryder Cup Matches, the PGA of America will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

The PGA of America Officers are in New York City with U.S. Captain Tom Watson to announce the Captain's Picks for the 2014 United States Ryder Cup team. The Ryder Cup is one of the world's most popular sporting events and the pre-eminent international team event in golf. This year, the event will take place at Gleneagles in Scotland from Sept. 26-28, as America's best professional golfers take on Europe's premier players and attempt to reclaim the famed Ryder Cup from the strong European team. In honor of the 2014 Ryder Cup, the PGA of America's Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua, President Ted Bishop, Vice President Derek Sprague and Secretary Paul Levywill ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & BroadwayBroadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, September 3, 20149:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET      

PGA of America Media Contact:

Ari Edelman

(732) 469-5700

aedelman@mastrocomm.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:



A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx



Photos:



To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.



About the PGA of America:



Since its founding in 1916, the PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, the PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the multi-billion dollar golf industry. By creating and delivering world-class championships and innovative programs, the PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. As the PGA nears its centennial, the PGA brand represents the very best in golf.

For more information about the PGA of America, visit PGAMediaCenter.com.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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