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All the information you need to know about The PLAYERS 2019 tournament.
When: March 12 - 17, 2019
More information: THE PLAYERS Championship annually combines the best field in golf with the world-class venue that is THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Grant Thorton LLP, Optum and Morgan Stanley are the exclusive Proud Partners of THE PLAYERS. Proceeds from THE PLAYERS benefit Northeast Florida charities and have totaled more than $92 million since the event moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in 1977, including a record $8.7 million generated in 2017. In April 2011, THE PLAYERS announced a new charitable focus, committing to generate $50 million for youth-related charities over 10 years. For more on THE PLAYERS and the surrounding area, visit THEPLAYERS.com.
Ticket information: Tickets for THE PLAYERS 2019 are on sale at THEPLAYERS.com as well as at 56 Publix stores throughout Northeast Florida and the surrounding areas, including two locations in Georgia.
Parking: Must be purchased in advance. The “Four for Free” parking policy allows fans with four or more guests in a vehicle to park for FREE Thursday through Sunday with the “Four for Free” parking voucher. Fans can go online to THEPLAYERS.com/parking (click on the “Tickets” tab) to download the voucher, which allows free parking in the general lot off of CR210. A new voucher must be downloaded and printed for each day (or saved on an electronic device); there is no limit to the number of days guests can park for free but there is a limited number of vouchers per day.
When: Saturday, March 2 @ 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outpost (located adjacent to the No. 16 tee)
More information: Prior to tournament week, THE PLAYERS will welcome active duty, Reserve, retired military, veterans, and military spouses to the eighth annual Military Job Fair on Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outpost, in partnership with the Jacksonville Military Veterans Coalition and sponsored by United Rentals.
The Military Job Fair is free and open to military personnel, veterans and military spouses who are seeking employment. There will be over 50 companies on hand, all with open hiring opportunities. Free career counseling and resume-writing assistance will be provided. THE PLAYERS Military Veterans Job Fairs have seen attendance of more than 400 military job seekers participating in the past.
When: Tuesday, March 12 @ 5:00 p.m.
Where: Military Appreciation Ceremony and Jon Pardi Concert will take place at the 17th hole
More information: The Military Appreciation Day program will take place at 5:00 followed at 5:30 by the Pardi on the Island Green country music concert. Admission is free to anyone with tournament tickets for Tuesday.
In 2018, THE PLAYERS issued more than 26,500 complimentary military tickets.
THE PLAYERS is once again proud to continue its policy of providing free or affordable access to the tournament for men and women of the U.S. Armed Services.
THE PLAYERS provides all career military (active duty, Reserve, military retirees and dependents) with complimentary admission to the tournament all week.
All military must bring printed vouchers and photo IDs to the Military Tickets trailers located at any of the tournament gates. At the trailers, vouchers will be exchanged for complimentary tournament tickets for career military and dependents. THE PLAYERS also provides veterans the opportunity to purchase up to two (2) discounted tournament tickets at the trailers. Military can enter the tournament through the following gates: Davis Love III, Nicklaus, and Couples.
More information about Jon Pardi: Pardi's California Sunrise is a platinum certified album which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart at No. 1. This earned the singer the 2017 CMA New Artist of the Year and ACM New Male Vocalist of the Year.
He scaled the top of the music charts several times with No. 1 hits including
His latest single is "Night Shift," which he's currently promoting on tour throughout the country as part of Dierks Bentley's Burning Man Tour.
Pardi is the latest in a line of proud country performers who have provided a live soundtrack to the Players Military Appreciation Day over the past decade, including
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