THE PLAYERS 2019

Tuesday – Sunday, March 12 – 17, 2019 at TPC Sawgrass

The best field in golf and the world-class venue of THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass make this one of the most popular tournaments of the year.

110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra, FL, 32082
(904) 543-5222
  • THE PLAYERS 2019 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, combines the best field in golf with the world-class venue of THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. The tournament will take place from Tuesday through Sunday, March 12 to 17, 2019. Visitors are welcome to attend each day of the championship including the practice rounds.

    THE PLAYERS is one of the most anticipated tournaments on the PGA Tour and boasts the largest purse as well as the strongest field. The stakes are high with a purse of 10 million. Golf Channel and others will be airing this exciting sporting event.

    Proceeds from THE PLAYERS benefit Northeast Florida charities and have totaled nearly $84 million since the event moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in 1977. Since announcing a new charitable focus in 2011, THE PLAYERS has committed to generate $50 million for youth-related charities over the next 10 years.

    THE PLAYERS 2019 Donna 5K

    On Saturday, March 2, 2019, THE PLAYERS Donna 5K is presented by the Nimnicht Family of Dealerships. This event raises funds for the Donna Foundation, which seeks to put an end to breast cancer. Runners and walkers of all levels are invited to experience a behind-the-scenes 5K route through the beautiful PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Participants will begin near the world famous island green at 17 and continue along the cart paths through all back nine holes. Participants in the 5K receive one free stadium pass admission to THE PLAYERS for Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

    Military Appreciation Day and Concert

    This year, THE PLAYERS will host a special Military Appreciation Day on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The day will include pageantry by military personnel, a flyover by the 125th Fighter Wing, FL Air National Guard, and a National Anthem performance. Capping off the day will be the Military Appreciation Ceremony beginning at 5:00 p.m., followed by a live concert with artist Jon Pardi at 5:30 p.m.

    Tournament Info

    Admission: Daily ticket prices vary by day of attendance and type of tickets. Stadium passes on practice days are $25 on Tuesday and $20 on Wednesday. Tournament day tickets are $60 on Thursday, $65 on Friday, $70 for Saturday, and $60 for Sunday. Weekly stadium passes are available that range in price from is $225 to $550, depending on location. Visit here for details on weekly passes. These ticket prices are exclusive of sales tax and do not include parking (see below for parking details).

    THE PLAYERS provides all career military (active duty, Reserve, military retirees and dependents) with complimentary admission to the tournament all week. Printed vouchers (available here) and photo IDs are required, and all military should check in at the Military Tickets tents located at any of the tournament gates. There is also a complimentary hospitality tent for military personnel, The Patriots' Outpost, located at the 16th Tee.

    For more information and for details on family plans, special seating and VIP options, as well as a complete list of permitted and prohibited items, please call 1-855-502-6090 or visit here to purchase tickets. Tickets are also available at Publix Supermarkets throughout northeast Florida.

    When: In 2019, THE PLAYERS championship will be held from Tuesday, March 12, to Sunday, March 17, 2019. Tee-offs are in the morning, around 6:30 - 7:30 a.m., and individual events may last all afternoon.

    Where: TPC Sawgrass is located at 110 Championship Way in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. For directions via GPS, use 5387 Palm Valley Road in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

    Parking: On Tuesday and Wednesday, parking is free for everyone in the general lot. There is a fee for parking Thursday - Sunday, and parking for these days MUST be purchased in advance. Please visit here to purchase parking tickets. The rates are $30 per day on Thursday and Sunday, and $35 per day on Friday and Saturday. Fans with four or more in a vehicle may take advantage of a free parking offer with a voucher that can be downloaded here. The "Four for Free" voucher MUST be printed out before arrival.

    Youth Policy: Those 18 and under are admitted free of charge with a ticketed adult all week. Their access is limited to Grounds only. Youth, ages 6 and older, must have the appropriate ticket to enter the Clubhouse, The Turn, Benefactor or other hospitality venues.

    Also, the First Tee has a Kids Zone set up near The PLAYERS Shop by the stadium. The kid's area has walls to write on, crafts, a golf simulator, games, and a ball pit. Parents are welcome to enjoy the space with their kids.

    Accessibility: For handicap guests, there is a designated parking area to make access to the grounds easier.  There is a golf cart shuttle system operating around the grounds. Benches are marked where disabled visitors who are unable to walk far distances can wait to be taken to different areas of the course. The shuttle runs from when the gates open to 30 minutes after play.

    Getting There

    The Florida Department of Transportation has set up its Florida 511 Traveler Information system to help tournament-goers find the best route to The PLAYERS 2019. This service can be reached by phone (dial 511) or by visiting their website here for an interactive road map.

    Tournament organizers recommend taking exit 32 on I-95, heading east on County Road 210, which turns into Valley Ridge Boulevard, and then turning right at the intersection of Valley Ridge Boulevard and Nocatee Parkway. Continue on Nocatee Parkway, which becomes Palm Valley Road as it takes you right to TPC Sawgrass.

    Uber: If you're taking an Uber, type in "The PLAYERS Championship." A shuttle will take you from the drop off location to the Couples Entry. When leaving, exit through the Couples Entry and take the Uber shuttle back to the 880 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach shopping plaza and take an Uber from there. 

    For more information on The Players Championship 2018 please visit here or call (904) 273-3235.

    Find Places to Stay in Ponte Vedra

    For your stay during the tournament, check out our listings for area hotels and vacation rentals. Or, just 35 minutes south on scenic A1A, you can find charming bed and breakfasts and boutique hotels in historic St. Augustine, Florida.

  • Schedule of Events

    Day (March 12 - 19, 2019)

    Time

    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 (Practice Day and Military Appreciation Day)

    Gates open at 7:30 a.m.

    Military Appreciation Ceremony on Hole 17

    5:00 p.m.

    John Pardi Concert

    Follows Military Appreciation Ceremony at 5:00 p.m.

    Wednesday, March 13 (Practice Day)

    Gates open at 7:30 a.m.

    Thursday, March 14

    Gates open at 7:00 a.m., Competition begins at 7:35 a.m.

    Friday, March 15

    Gates open at 7:00 a.m., Competition begins at 7:35 a.m.

    Saturday, March 16

    Gates open at 7:30 a.m., Competition begins at 8:30 a.m.

    Sunday, March 17 - Championship Sunday

    Gates open at 7:00 a.m., Competition begins at 7:45 a.m.

    Chapel Service

    7:00 to 8:00 a.m.

    Closing Ceremonies

    Immediately following play, approximately 6:00 p.m.

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