- If you are visiting from out-of-town, here are some recommendations for nearby hotels.
Check here if you'd rather try to find a vacation rental.
General admission tickets to the Phoenix Open are $30 each. Ages 17 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. The Phoenix Open is never sold out and tickets will be available at the TPC gate during tournament week. They can be purchased at the event, or in advance through Ticketmaster (Buy Tickets Direct). There are also ticket packages that are a good value for people who will be attending several days of the event. Here is detailed ticket information.
Looking for seats on the infamous 16th hole? Here are those details.
How To Get to TPC Scottsdale and Where to Park
The TPC is in North Scottsdale, right next to the Fairmont Scottsdale Resort. Here are directions and a map. This location is NOT on the METRO Light Rail route. You'll need to drive. Leave plenty of time. The Arizona Department of Transportation usually provides detailed motorist information, including any travel or road restrictions. Call 5-1-1, then *7. The call is free.
If you do not have a reserved parking pass, you can assume that you'll be parking in an off-premises lot and taking a shuttle to the event. The parking is free and so are the shuttles. The shuttles run frequently. There will be thousands of cars there, so don't forget where you parked and which bus you need to take to get back to your car! The parking, shuttle and entry process can add 30 minutes or more to your travel time, so if you are trying to get to a certain tee box to see your favorite player tee off at a particular time, take that into account.
Handicap parking is located in Lot 4 directly across from the Main Tournament Entrance. Here is a map of the general lots and the lots for pass holders.What Can You Bring With You
There are restrictions on what you can bring into the TPC Scottsdale, so check these rules before you cram your backpack full of stuff. New security policies start in 2014 for all PGA events.
In 2012 the restriction on mobile devices such as cell phones was lifted. They must be set to silent mode at all times. There will be designated areas where people can use their phones. They may not be used as either still or video cameras on Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Texting and emailing is permitted if you are away from the rope line and the competitors. Fans who violate these policies will have their device confiscated (they can pick it up upon leaving) or will be asked to leave the event.
What Should You Bring With You
If you expect a sunny day bring water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. A temperature of 70 degrees sounds perfect, but it can get very warm in the sun. Dress comfortably and wear walking shoes -- you won't always be walking on concrete paths. If you are the type of spectator that likes to find a great spot on a particular hole and stay there all day to see all the golfers pass by, bring a blanket or low chairs (leave the chair bags in the car) and lounge away!
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More event details, information and tips -- Your Guide to the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale.
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