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Will Call Hours: located in an office trailer in the FRESH MARKET parking lot SOUTH of TPC Sawgrass off of A1A (840 A1A N, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082). · Monday - Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. · Sunday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Entries Open: · Monday – Tournament is closed · Tuesday & Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. · Thursday & Friday: 6:15 a.m. · Saturday & Sunday: 7:30 a.m.
Tee Times: · Thursday, May 10 - First round of competition begins at approximately 7:30 a.m. (threesomes off of No. 1 and No.10) · Friday, May 11 - Second round of competition begins at approximately 7:30 a.m. (threesomes off of No.1 and No.10) · Saturday, May 12 - Third round of competition begins at approximately 8:30 a.m., depending on the size of the cut (twosomes off No.1) · Championship Sunday, May 13 - Final round of competition begins at approximately 8:30 a.m., depending on size of the cut (twosomes off No.1)
Tickets for THE PLAYERS 2018 are on sale at THEPLAYERS.com/tickets as well as at 56 Publix stores throughout Northeast Florida and the surrounding areas, including two locations in Georgia. Tickets are available at Publix starting March 5. Stadium Passes are $25 for Tuesday, $20 for Wednesday; $60 Thursday and Sunday, $65 for Friday and $70 for Saturday. Fans can also purchase a weekly Stadium Pass for $225, which includes admission Tuesday-Sunday. Stadium Pass prices are exclusive of sales tax and do not include parking.
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Tournament Coverage: · Thursday, May 10 - Golf Channel 1-7 p.m. ET · Friday, May 11 - Golf Channel 1-7 p.m. ET · Saturday, May 12 - NBC Sports 2-7 p.m. ET · Sunday, May 13 - NBC Sports 2-7 p.m. ET
PGA TOUR AR: PGA TOUR AR, a brand new augmented reality (AR) app bringing live AR tournament coverage to life for fans around the world on their iPhone and iPad. The PGA TOUR AR app is available for free exclusively in the App Store. Mastercard is the Official Launch Partner of the PGA TOUR AR app. PGA TOUR AR puts augmented reality golf experiences into the hands of hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users, allowing fans to interact with 3D featured holes and live 3D shot trails on any flat surface right in front of them. On featured holes throughout the season, fans will be able to select their favorite player on the golf course, compare shot trails from each round and compare the shots of different players.THE PLAYERS Championship will feature Nos. 16, 17 and 18 live and in AR.
In 2017, THE PLAYERS issued more than 35,000 complimentary military tickets, and the tournament is once again proud to continue its policy of providing free or affordable access to the tournament for men and women of the U.S. Armed Services. THE PLAYERS provides all career military (active duty, Reserve, military retirees and dependents) with complimentary admission. THE PLAYERS also provides discounted admission for non-career military veterans. Military can enter the tournament through the following entires: Davis Love III, Nicklaus, Couples. NOTE: Parking is not included in the complimentary, or discounted, ticket for military. Parking passes must be purchased in advance.
Throughout tournament week, all active duty, Reserve military members, military retirees, veterans and their dependents will have access to the Birdies for the Brave ® Patriots’ Outpost, a hospitality tent reserved exclusively for the military which offers complimentary food, beverages and activities. Located near the tee at No. 16, the Patriots’ Outpost is financially supported by United Way, THE PLAYERS volunteer leadership, the Red Coats, and Jacksonville-area companies and individuals. Jacksonville is home to more than 250,000 military, both active duty and retired.
THE PLAYERS Championship Ticket Exchange gives you the opportunity to re-sell your tickets to other golf fans looking to attend THE PLAYERS Championship. The credit form from the sale of your ticket(s) through THE PLAYERS Championship Ticket Exchange will automatically be deposited into the bank account you designate within seven days.
Using this new feature is simple. All you need to do is click on "Sell Ticket" to post your tickets on THE PLAYERS Championship Ticket Exchange, click "Ticket Holder", log-in using your Ticketmaster Account email and password (or create a new account), populate how many tickets you want to sell then enter the barcode and selling price.
Fans may sell the following tickets on THE PLAYERS Championship Ticket Exchange: Daily Stadium Passes, The Benefactor
A confirmation will be sent once the process is complete or the tickets have been sold. Any account with a past-due balance will not be able to re-sell or forward tickets.
Monday, May 7 · Practice Day for professionals · Course closed to the public
Tuesday, May 8: Military Appreciation Day · Entries open at 7:30 a.m. · Practice Day for professionals · Charity of the Day: Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation · Military Appreciation Ceremony and Luke Combs Concert on Hole 17 at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9 · Entries open at 7:30 a.m. · Practice Day for professionals · Charity of the Day: Junior Achievement of North Florida
Thursday, May 10 · Entries open at 6:30 a.m. · First round of competition begins at approximately 7:30 a.m. (threesomes off of No. 1 and No.10) · Charity of the Day: Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Friday, May 11 · Entries open at 6:30 a.m. · Second round of competition begins at approximately 7:30 a.m. (threesomes off of No.1 and No.10) · Charity of the Day: Nemours Children’s Health System
Saturday, May 12 · Entries open at 7:30 a.m. · Third round of competition begins at approximately 8:30 a.m., depending on the size of the cut (twosomes off No.1) · Charity of the Day: St. Vincent’s HealthCare Foundation
Championship Sunday, May 13 · Entries open at 7:30 a.m. · Church Service at 7:00 a.m., Clubhouse Lower Lawn · Final round of competition begins at approximately 8:30 a.m., depending on size of the cut (twosomes off No.1) · Closing ceremony on Clubhouse Lawn immediately following play · Charity of the Day: The DONNA Foundation · ALL DAY PINK OUT! Wear Pink to support Breast Cancer Research in celebration of Mother’s Day
Youth 18 and younger are admitted free of charge when accompanied by a ticketed adult, and there is no limit to the number of youth fans admitted with that ticketed adult. Youth admission makes THE PLAYERS the perfect destination for families, who only need to pay the cost of the tickets for the adults, or even a youth sports team, as the entire team can gain admission with one ticketed adult.
The Family Plan package offers additional savings and benefits for families seeking a day at THE PLAYERS. Families get two adult Stadium Passes, unlimited youth admission at the entry and two $10 concession vouchers. The Family Plan is $120 for Thursday and Sunday, $130 for Friday and $140 for Saturday (taxes not included). Parking passes are additional, but remember that any car with four or more passengers parks for free under THE PLAYERS “Four for Free” policy (download vouchers here). The Family Plan is offered at 28 participating Daily’s convenience stores. Tickets are available at Daily’s starting March 5.
The McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation Kid Zone featuring The First Tee Experience will have an enclosed air-conditioned — an interactive destination for kids & families attending THE PLAYERS Championship. Get ready for lots of unexpected FUN for the whole family! The McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation Kid Zone featuring The First Tee Experience features a restroom trailer, videoboards, shaded area and more. This is not a daycare area, as parents are required to stay with their children, but it allows parents the ability to take a break and relax in the shade while the kids have fun. Hours of Operation: Tuesday – Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Thursday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
· Strict adherence to alcoholic beverage consumption laws will be enforced on course and in all hospitality areas · Alcohol will not be served to anyone younger than 21; proof of age will be required for anyone younger than 35 · Only two drinks may be purchased at a time; spectators are not allowed to carry more than two drinks at any given time
Autographs are not allowed on course during practice days and tournament competition days. THE PLAYERS has designated “Autograph Zones” to allow fans the opportunity to meet their favorite players and get their signature. PGA TOUR players have been asked to spend time in the two designated autograph zones before and/or after play to sign autographs for fans. These zones allow more interaction between players and fans.
There are two autograph zones located on the course: · Main player practice grounds/driving range · Scoring area behind 18 green
The autograph zones are marked with signage for fans and players and are also listed on the course map. There is a “kid corner” within the autograph zones designated specifically for youth. These areas allow youth the opportunity to get close to their favorite players for a signature.
Opaque bags measuring 6x6x6 inches and smaller or clear bags 12x6x12 inches and smaller are allowed inside the course grounds. Clear THE PLAYERS bags will be sold at 28 participating Daily’s convenience stores for a $5 donation to The First Tee of Northeast Florida.
Etiquette and respect for fellow competitors is one of the first things golfers learn when playing the sport. It's ingrained in the competition. Players often applaud their competitors on the golf course, call penalties on themselves, move out of their line of site to remain still and silent when other players are hitting, etc. As such, we hope that the fans at THE PLAYERS Championship will show their pride at hosting this event and their community by applying the same standards to how they act as spectators. We all have pride in hosting one of the biggest sporting events in the world in our backyard. We want to make sure that pride shines through during tournament week. Our code of conduct can be found below:
Spectators will be subject to expulsion and the loss of ticket privileges for the following breaches of etiquette: · Making rude, vulgar or other inappropriate comments or gestures; · Verbal or physical harassment of players, volunteers, officials or spectators; · Distracting a player or any disruption of play; · Behavior that is unruly, disruptive, unsafe or illegal in nature; · Failing to follow the instruction of a championship official, volunteer or security personnel.
Fans can text THE PLAYERS from anywhere on course to notify a staff member of an on-site issue. Text 69050 to reach a staff member while at the tournament.
Spectator Mobile Device Policy for PGA TOUR Tournaments:
· Devices must be on silent at all times; flash may not be used. · Devices may be used to capture video, audio and photos (content) in all areas throughout tournament week. · Content may be used for personal purposes (e.g., personal social media); no commercial use. · No live streaming or real-time coverage (e.g., no shot-by-shot coverage). · Data use (e.g., texting) is permitted in all areas throughout tournament week. · Phone calls are allowed only in designated areas. · Please be respectful of play and do not interfere with players, caddies or media. · All posted signage and instructions from tournament staff must be observed. · Failure to comply with this policy may result in the revocation of your ticket.
Please see the back of your ticket for complete terms.
If inclement weather is in the vicinity, spectators will be advised on electronic scoreboards. Spectators are encouraged to return to their vehicles or ticketed hospitality venue when this warning is given. Please do not presume that play will be canceled if it rains. Please follow our website, Facebook and/or Twitter feeds for the latest weather information. Re-entry to the tournament will be allowed following a suspension of play.
All items are subject to search. You will be asked to return all unauthorized items to your car.
Permitted: · Personal bags 6”x6” or smaller (CLICK HERE for more information) · Clear plastic, vinyl or other carry items not exceeding 12”x 6”x12” (CLICK HERE for more information) · A one gallon clear resealable plastic bag (CLICK HERE for more information) · At the tournaments discretion, food may enter the tournament in a clear, resealable plastic bag, not to exceed the size of a one (1) gallon bag · Mobile phones, tablets, and PDA’s - MUST be on Silent mode and adhere to TOUR’s Mobile Device Policy (CLICK HERE for more information) · Point and shoot, film or DSLR cameras with lens smaller than 6”; no case (During Practice Rounds Only) · Umbrellas without sleeve · Portable radios with headsets · Medically necessary materials, strollers, small diaper bags, plastic baby bottles, and other essential baby supplies (infant must be with carrier) - items subject to search · Collapsible chairs without chair bags · Binoculars without case · Seat cushions that do not require a carrying case or that do not have pockets or compartments · Segways®, motorized scooters or other personal transportation devices when used as a mobility aid by individuals with mobility impairment
Prohibited: · No bags larger than a small purse 6”x6” including carrying cases, backpacks, camera bags, or chair bags (CLICK HERE for more information) · No clear plastic, vinyl, or other carry items larger than 12”x6”x12” (CLICK HERE for more information) · No plastic, metal, glass cups, cans, or containers of any kind except for medical or infant needs · No computers or laptops · No fireworks or laser pointers · No lawn or over sized chairs · No seat cushions in a carrying case or that have pockets or compartments · No pets, except for service animals · No knives, firearms or weapons of any nature · No video cameras (All Week) · No point and shoot, film or DSLR cameras (During Competition Rounds) · No motorcycles, mopeds, tricycles, bicycles (whether or not motor-driven), skateboards, hoverboards, or other similar devices will be permitted to be operated on or within tournament property. Segways®, motorized scooters or other personal transportation devices are prohibited if not used as a mobility aid by individuals with mobility impairment
Where do I park? On Tuesday and Wednesday, fans can park for FREE in the general parking lot and no parking pass is required. Thursday-Sunday, fans are required to purchase parking in advance ($30 Thursday and Sunday per day for general parking; and $35 Friday and Saturday per day in general parking). Parking passes must be purchased in advance. Limited quantity available. Volunteers will not sell parking passes in the lot. Parking will not be sold at Publix or Will Call. For directions via GPS, use 5387 Palm Valley Rd Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Where can I find information on Carpool parking? Fans can park for free and help THE PLAYERS to go green by carpooling to the tournament. Four or more guests in a vehicle can park for free Thursday through Sunday with the “Four for Free” parking voucher. Fans can go online to download the voucher, which allows free parking in the general lot off of CR210. NOTE: A new voucher must be downloaded and printed for each day, but there is no limit to the number of days guests can park for free. Limited quantity available.
Do you have Uber? Don't want to drive? Uber is the premier rideshare partner of THE PLAYERS and has a dedicated pickup/dropoff zone at the 880 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach shopping plaza for your convenience. New to Uber? Download the app and get your first ride free (up to $15) with the promo code PLAYERS18. Offer expires 5/31/18.
Getting to THE PLAYERS Championship: 1. Download or update the Uber app on your phone 2. Enter Destination: THE PLAYERS Championship 3. Order an Uber to your current location which will drop you off at the Uber shuttle lot near Bogey Grille. Do not drive or park your personal vehicle at address below. 4. Arrive at the 880 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach shopping plaza 5. Take the designated Uber shuttle from the parking lot near shopping plaza to the Couples Entry located off of ATP Blvd. 6. Enter the tournament through the Couples Entry
Leaving THE PLAYERS Championship: 1. Exit tournament grounds through the Couples Entry 2. Follow the tournament signage to designated Uber shuttle pick up area outside the Couples Entry 3. Take the designated Uber shuttle from Couples Entry to the parking lot at the 880 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach shopping plaza 4. Get in available Uber and head to your preferred destination
Are there shuttles? Shuttles are available from downtown-area hotels to TPC Sawgrass for THE PLAYERS, Thursday through Sunday of tournament week. Shuttles from the Jacksonville Landing, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, DoubleTree Riverfront and Lexington Hotel will be available to hotel guests and for residents to "park and ride," providing a convenient and cost-effective way for fans to get to and from the tournament. Fans can access the shuttles by purchasing a shuttle pass at the hotel (Omni Jacksonville, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Lexington Hotel and DoubleTree Riverfront) front desks for $10. Shuttles will operate Thursday through Sunday.
Pick Up Times: · Hyatt Regency Jacksonville – 7:45 a.m., 9:50 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:50 p.m. · Hogan Street side of the Jacksonville Landing – 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. · DoubleTree Riverfront – 8:15 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m. · Lexington Hotel – 8:20 a.m., 9:10 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
Return Times: · Thursday-Saturday, shuttles will return to the hotels each day leaving TPC Sawgrass at 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. · Sunday shuttles will return to the hotels each day leaving TPC Sawgrass at 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Are chairs allowed? Folding, lawn, and beach chairs are prohibited. Only collapsible chairs, without bag covers, are allowed.
Where do I purchase tickets for the tournament? Tickets for THE PLAYERS 2018 are on sale at THEPLAYERS.com as well as at 56 Publix stores throughout Northeast Florida and the surrounding areas, including two locations in Georgia. Tickets are available at Publix starting March 5. Stadium Passes are $25 for Tuesday, $20 for Wednesday; $60 Thursday and Sunday, $65 for Friday and $70 for Saturday. Fans can also purchase a weekly Stadium Pass for $225, which includes admission Tuesday-Sunday. Stadium Pass prices are exclusive of sales tax and do not include parking.
Does THE PLAYERS allow re-entry into the tournament? Yes, fans must get their hand stamped prior to leaving the tournament in order to re-enter that day.
Is there a military discount? THE PLAYERS is once again proud to continue its policy of providing free or affordable access to the tournament for men and women of the U.S. Armed Services. THE PLAYERS provides all career military (active duty, Reserve, military retirees and dependents) with complimentary admission to the tournament all week. All military must bring printed vouchers and photo IDs to the Military Tickets tents located at any of the tournament entries. THE PLAYERS also provides discounted admission for non-career military veterans. To obtain a voucher for complimentary and discounted admission, click here.
Are there charging stations for cell phones? Patrons will have complimentary access to three cell phone charging stations throughout the tournament, conveniently located at the 10th Hole Food Trucks, Palm Valley Village and the Food Court.
Where’s the course map? You can download the full course map here.
THE PLAYERS PRIDE stands for showing personal responsibility when enjoying the best fan experience in golf. We ask that all attendees help deliver a Showcase of Excellence by keeping the course beautiful, clean and safe. Have fun, enjoy our great championship and witness history, but remember to show the same respect to those around you as the players show each other.
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