What to Know Before THE PLAYERS Championship 2019

Posted by Evan Chronis on Mar 8, 2019 8:54:02 AM

THE PLAYERS Championship is back home in March for the first time in over a decade. Here is everything you need to know if you're heading to TPC Sawgrass to witness golf's "unofficial fifth major".

TPC SawgrassHow to Get to TPC Sawgrass

TPC Sawgrass' address is: 110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082.

If traveling by car to TPC Sawgrass, follow these directions from I-95 S:

  • Take exit 362A to merge onto I-295 S
  • Continue on I-295 to 202/JTB
  • Head East on 202/JTB and exit right on SR-A1A
  • Turn right at PGA Tour Blvd.
  • Obtain a daily pass from the guard gate and then turn left on Championship Way

Parking passes are required from Thursday through Sunday and have to be purchased in advance directly through THE PLAYERS. There will be no parking passes sold on-site.  On Tuesday and Wednesday, guests are allowed to park for free in the general parking lot with no parking pass required.

Those looking for another mode of transportation are encouraged to use ride-sharing app Uber. As the Preferred Ridesharing partner of THE PLAYERS, Uber will have staged vehicles ready for pickup outside of the Couples Entry at TPC Sawgrass during peak exit times. When using Uber to get to the course, just type in "THE PLAYERS Championship" as your destination.


What to Wear

The weather forecast for THE PLAYERS 2019 is predicting high 60's and low 70's throughout the week and over the weekend, meaning that the conditions should be good for both golfers and spectators alike. 

For tips on what to wear to TPC Sawgrass throughout the week, take a look out our Official Guide

One thing to account for the is the potential of rain over the weekend, so make sure to pack a raincoat for days when the weather is less than ideal. 


Tee Times For Each Round

Thursday, March 14

  • First round tees off at 7:35 a.m. ET

Friday, March 15

  • Second round tees off at 7:35 a.m. ET

Saturday, March 16

  • Third round tees off at 8:35 a.m. ET

Sunday, March 17

  • Fourth Round tees off at 8:35 a.m. ET

 *all tee times are subject to change


Is There On-Course Hospitality?


For THE PLAYERS Championship 2019, the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse will be transformed into THE PLAYERS Club, the premium hospitality venue at TPC Sawgrass. THE PLAYERS Club will be open from Tuesday through Sunday. 

This world-class hospitality space is a must-see during THE PLAYERS, offering gourmet food, a premium open bar and privileged views of the 18th Green and 17th Tee. 


Where to Watch

For those not attending all week at TPC Sawgrass, here is the broadcast schedule for THE PLAYERS Championship 2019:

  • Thursday, March 14 — 1-7 p.m. ET on Golf Channel
  • Friday, March 15 — 1-7 p.m. ET on Golf Channel
  • Saturday, March 16 — 2-7 p.m. ET on NBC
  • Sunday, Match 17 — 2-7 p.m. on NBC

What to Read Before THE PLAYERS Championship

Get caught up on all the happenings at THE PLAYERS Championship 2019 before it kicks off with these content pieces:


Want to Attend THE PLAYERS 2020?

Now is the best time to start thinking about attending THE PLAYERS Championship 2020. If interested, get on THE PLAYERS Experiences wait list to receive updates about when 2020 Official Ticket Packages will be available. 

THE PLAYERS 2020 Wait List

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