Here’s what fans need to know about a contest during TPC Potomac golf course
The 18th hole during TPC Potomac during Avenel Farm, where a Quicken Loans National will be hold this year.
Via TPC Potomac
The PGA Tour is entrance behind to Montgomery County this week with a Quicken Loans National during TPC Potomac during Avenel Farm.
This is a initial time a Potomac golf march has hosted a invitational tournament, that has been hold during Bethesda’s Congressional Country Club for several years.
The four-day contest is hosted by a Tiger Woods Foundation, nonetheless Woods himself won’t be playing as he continues diagnosis for handling pain medication. Last month, he was charged with pushing underneath a change after he was found defunct during a circle of his automobile in Florida, that he pronounced was a outcome of holding medication drugs.
Quicken Loans National runs from Thursday to Sunday, and fans can attend a use turn Wednesday.
Here’s what we need to know if we devise on going to a tournament:
Tickets are $45 per day for weekdays and $50 per day for a weekend. The contest is charity a new stretchable sheet choice in that fans can buy possibly a weekday or weekend sheet and attend possibly of a dual days they prefer. Tickets are $20 for a use rounds. They are accessible for squeeze on a Tiger Woods Foundation website.
Kids 13 to 17 can get in for $10, while acknowledgment for younger children is giveaway with a ticketed adult. College students also get a discount, and veterans or active members of a troops get nominal tickets. A series of other packages are accessible with bar or apartment entrance trimming in cost from $85 to $8,000.
The contest is charity parking during a Rock Springs Parking Lot during 6720 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda. Parking there costs $20 in cash, and a contest offers a round-trip convey to TPC Potomac, that is 5 ½ miles away.
When a contest was hold during Congressional, homeowners in a area mostly would offer parking in their driveways and front yards for around $20. It’s not transparent nonetheless if a identical arrangement will be accessible in neighborhoods nearby a Potomac golf course.
Other ways to get there
Tournament organizers are enlivening fans to take Uber, Lyft or cab services to transport to a course. Use a 10051 Oaklyn Drive residence to get to a drop-off/pick-up area during TPC Potomac.
The closest train stop is during Bradley Boulevard and Congressional Court on a Ride On No. 36 bus, nearby Connelly School of a Holy Child, that would still need about a mile of walking. Several train routes also stop nearby a Rock Springs Parking Lot, and riders can take a giveaway convey from there.
What’s authorised on a golf course
Fans can move their phones and tablets, yet have to belong to a PGA Tour’s “mobile device policy,” in that inclination contingency be kept on wordless and calls contingency be done in designated areas. Data use, including texting and emailing, is not available when golfers are about to make a shot.
Cameras are usually authorised during a use rounds, and spectators can’t take photos or videos of players who are creation a shot.
Bags are authorised if they’re smaller than 6 inches in height, breadth and length, and can be a bit incomparable if they are see-though. Collapsible chairs are authorised yet lift bags, yet not grass or oversize chairs. Cups, beverages and signs are not permitted.
Without Woods, there are still 120 golfers in a field, nonetheless assemblage has dipped in a past when a 14-time vital leader hasn’t played.
Among a committed golfers are Rickie Fowler, a ninth-ranked actor in a universe who was a runner-up in a contest in 2015, and Justin Thomas, who is ranked 12th. Patrick Reed, ranked 17th, has also committed to play, as has Billy Hurley III, who won a contest final year.