2010 PGA Championship Winner Martin Kaymer to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
ADVISORY, Aug. 23, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Martin Kaymer, PGA Championship Winner, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Nomura and NASDAQ OMX representatives will preside over the NASDAQ Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About Martin Kaymer:
First, Martin Kaymer had to survive the deepest field of any major, at the 92nd PGA Championship. Then, he had to conquer the long, demanding, bunker-filled test of golf that is Whistling Straits, in Kohler, Wisconsin. And if that wasn't enough, the 25-year-old German had to endure a three-hole playoff with long-hitting, crowd favorite Bubba Watson. But survive, conquer and endure Kaymer did, beating Watson in that playoff and winning the 2010 PGA Championship, making him only the second German to win a major championship, after Bernhard Langer.
With his victory at Whistling Straits on Sunday, Kaymer, the #5 ranked golfer in the world and a member of the European Tour, played his way into the four-man field for the 2010 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, where he will join Phil Mickelson, Graeme McDowell and Louis Oosthuizen. The event will take place at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda, on Oct. 18-20.
Prior to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Kaymer will be one of 12 members of Team Europe who will bid to regain the famed Ryder Cup from the United States at The Celtic Manor Resort, in Newport, Wales, at the 2010 Ryder Cup Matches, from October 1-3.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
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