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THE FRYS.COM OPEN NAMES IAN JONES AS NEW TOURNAMENT SENIOR SALES DIRECTOR

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May 10, 2010

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THE FRYS.COM OPEN NAMES IAN JONES AS NEW TOURNAMENT SENIOR SALES DIRECTOR

SAN MARTIN, Calif. – Frys.com Open President Duke Butler announced today that Ian Jones has been named the Tournament Senior Sales Director for the Frys.com Open, an official event on the PGA TOUR that will be played Oct. 11-17, 2010 at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif.

“Ian Jones is an outstanding addition to the Frys.com Open team,” said Butler.  “His extensive background in sports marketing and sales will be instrumental to the success of our event.”

Jones, a Silicon Valley resident with more than 12 years of sports marketing experience, joined the PGA TOUR in 2009 as the Senior Director of Sales at TPC Stonebrae. At Stonebrae, Jones was responsible for club membership and partnership sales for The Nationwide Tour Stonebrae Classic, Presidents Cup and Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

Prior to starting with the TOUR, Jones spent six years as the Global Sales Manager for The Upper Deck Company selling and developing promotional programs for team and league sponsors in various professional sports including the NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA and MLS. In addition, Jones developed promotional programs for Upper Deck spokesmen Lebron James, Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods.

Jones also spent more than five years as the Sales Executive for the San Diego Chargers where he was responsible for selling corporate hospitality and partnership marketing packages.

The Frys.com Open is part of the PGA TOUR’s Fall Series and features a full-field (132 players), four-day tournament with a $5 million purse and $900,000 payout to the winner.  The tournament will be played Oct. 11-17 at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif., located just 30 minutes south of title sponsor Fry’s Electronics headquarters in San Jose, Calif.  For more information go to www.frysopengolf.com or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/frysopengolf.