What is the USGA’s commitment to the Town of Brookline to establish a Priority Program for local businesses?

The USGA will formally establish a Priority Program for Brookline-based businesses in the provision of goods and services for the championship. This will include, but are not limited to, hotels, restaurants, and food products, contingent in each case upon such businesses’ ability to provide goods and services at times and places designated by the USGA, in quantities and quality satisfactory to the USGA, and at pricing and other material terms which are competitive with non-local businesses willing to provide comparable goods and services.

The USGA will formally establish a Priority Program for Brookline residents for championship related part-time employment opportunities, with specifics to be determined by the USGA, subject to Town review and approval. The USGA and Brookline will collaborate to support diversity and inclusion in its hiring practices for the championship. The USGA will work with Brookline to help communicate these initiatives and opportunities to the public. The USGA will submit to Brookline for review and approval a formal and detailed plan prior to implementation of the Priority Program.

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1. What is the USGA’s commitment to the Town of Brookline to establish a Priority Program for local businesses?
2. Who is the USGA working with to define the Priority Program?
3. What is the Open Works Program? How does a business or individual get involved with the U.S. Open?
4. What type of business opportunities or labor/employment opportunities exist in the Open Works Program?
5. What is the USGA doing to address supplier diversity?
6. I am looking for part-time work. How do I get involved with the U.S. Open Championship?
7. How will the U.S. Open impact my local business?
8. What is the economic impact a U.S. Open has on the local and regional communities?
9. Can I use the U.S. Open, USGA, and/or The Country Club’s logos for advertising or publicity for my business?