FAN GUIDE: Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE — Following a one-year hiatus because of COVID-19, notable differences at this year’s tournament include limited capacity, requirements for face coverings and social distancing, mobile ticketing and cashless concession and merchandise sales, to name a few.

Below is information on ticketing, shuttles, safety policies and more:

Schedule

Tuesday: Practice rounds will take place all day. Gates open at 8 a.m.

Wednesday: Pro-Am presented by Brighthouse Financial – 7 a.m. morning tee time begins; 12 p.m. afternoon tee time begins. Gates open at 6 a.m.

Thursday: First round begins at 7 a.m. Gates open at 6 a.m.

Friday: Second round begins at 7 a.m. Gates open at 6 a.m.

Saturday: Third round begins at 8 a.m. Gates open at 7 a.m.

Sunday: Championship round begins at 8 a.m. Gates open at 7 a.m.

Tickets

  • Tickets will be limited in all areas because of health and safety guidelines.
  • Weekly ground tickets cost $225 and allow access to the grounds all seven days.
  • Practice pack tickets cost $50 and allow access to the grounds on Monday through Wednesday. Cameras are allowed on these days.
  • Daily tickets cost $75 and allow access to the grounds for a specific day of competition on Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
  • Children 15 and younger are admitted free with a paid adult.
  • Tickets can be purchased online here through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster also allows “verified resale tickets,” which are patron to patron ticket sales. If a patron has purchased tickets and cannot attend a particular day, they may post that ticket for resale on the tournament marketplace. These tickets are verified by Ticketmaster as valid tickets to the tournament. The tournament and Ticketmaster do not control the price of any verified resale ticket.
  • Tickets will not be sold on-site.
  • All tickets will be mobile tickets. Click here for more information on mobile ticketing.
  • There will be no reentry offered at the tournament. Once you are admitted to the course, your ticket will be scanned, and you won’t be allowed back in the gates after exiting.

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Safety protocols

  • Masks or facial coverings are required unless actively eating or drinking.
  • Autographs will not be permitted. There should be no direct player-spectator interaction.
  • Social distancing is required.
  • Consumption of food and beverage is prohibited within 10 feet of the rope line.
  • Guests and service providers will need to complete a daily health screening prior to entry.
  • Touchless payment options will be available coursewide. Concessions will have queue lines only. No socializing or gathering around concession areas will be allowed.
  • There will be no buffet lines and self-serve food stations in hospitality areas. Attendants will serve food wearing PPE and gloves.

Parking and transportation

Tournament parking is available at the locations listed below. Be sure to check the days and times carefully to ensure you utilize the proper lot for the day(s) you plan to attend. There is no public parking at Quail Hollow Club. Expect Gleneagles Road to be closed daily for the duration of the tournament between Park Road and Quail Hollow Road from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Shuttles will not operate at full capacity to ensure social distancing protocols can be followed. Face masks will be required on all shuttles.

Ride the rail:

Tickets holders can use the CATS LYNX Blue Line to catch tournament shuttles from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

Tournament shuttles will only be available from the Sharon Road West Light Rail Station. There will be no tournament parking at the Sharon Road West Station.

To access tournament shuttles, all patrons must present a valid LYNX ticket purchased on the day of service from one of the LYNX stations other than Sharon Road West.

Patrons should exit trains at the station and follow signs to the shuttle loading area. Shuttle drop-off and pick-up will be at the main tournament entrance.

Authorized lots:

Calvary Church at 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road - Open Monday and Tuesday only, from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Carowinds at 14523 Carowinds Blvd. - Open Wednesday through Friday only, from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Ballantyne Corporate Park - Open Saturday and Sunday only, from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information on parking, including ride-share drop-off and pick-up and handicap parking, click here.

Player field

The 156-player field includes these top-ranked players: No. 2 Justin Thomas, No. 3 Jon Rahm, No. 4 Xander Schauffele, No. 5 Bryson DeChambeau, No. 7 Patrick Reed, No. 9 Webb Simpson, No. 11 Patrick Cantlay, No. 12 Tony Finau; and No. 13 Rory McIlroy.

Eight returning champions include Sean O’Hair (2009), Lucas Glover (2011), Rickie Fowler (2012), J.B. Holmes (2014), James Hahn (2016), Brian Harman (2017), Jason Day (2018) and Max Homa (2019).

Sixteen major championship winners, who own a total of 25 titles across The Masters Tournament, PGA Championship, U.S. Open and The Open Championship, are currently in the field. This group includes Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Jason Dufner, Stewart Cink, Francisco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel, Gary Woodland and Charlotte native Davis Love III.

To see the complete player field, click here.

For more information on the Wells Fargo Championship, go to wellsfargochampionship.com.