The Players: Best Routes, Parking, Schedule Of Events, Course Map

May 8, 2018

More  than  150,000 fans  are  expected  to  attend  The Players Championship this week, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.

FDOT and Tournament organizers are recommending specific routes to the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach to minimize traffic issues.

Tournament organizers recommend Using the CR210/Nocatee Parkway route for the least congested path to tournament. General parking passes should use 5387 Palm Valley Rd Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for the GPS address.

Suggested Routes

Parking passes are required to enter all lots - and must be purchased in advance. Cars with four or more people will receive complimentary parking Thursday-Sunday in the general parking lot with a pre-printed voucher.

Parking passes will either be presented in a hang tag or ticket form. All hang tag parking passes must be displayed from the rear-view mirror; other parking passes will be collected for admittance into the designated parking areas. 

All on-site parking Thursday-Sunday requires a parking pass and must be purchased in advance.  There will be no on-site sales. Parking space is limited and carpooling is encouraged.

Purchase General Lot Parking: Click to purchase parking

  • Tuesday & Wednesday - FREE
  • Thursday & Sunday - $30 plus tax (must be purchased in advance; there will be no on-site sales)
  • Friday & Saturday - $35 plus tax (must be purchased in advance; there will be no on-site sales)

Get Your Carpool Voucher: Click to receive voucher

  • If you have four or more passengers, you can download a carpool voucher for free parking. Vouchers can be scanned from mobile devices. 

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, May 8: Military Appreciation Day

Wednesday, May 9

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

The Players Course Map

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The Players Ticket Locations Map

 

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at bbortzfield@wjct.org, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.

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