CHARLOTTE, NC — Golf’s Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson are just some of the sport’s superstars returning to the Queen City this week to play in the Wells Fargo Championship at the Quail Hollow Club.
The championship runs Monday, April 30 through May 6, and features 156 players vying for a claim on the nearly $8 million. The first-place prize is nearly $1.4 million. But golfers aren’t the only ones who stand to do well financially, according to event organizers, who say the event brings in $40 million- $60 million in revenue for Charlotte annually.
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Schedule of Events:
Monday, April 30 — Monday Pro-Am-Tee times beginning at 11 a.m.; PGA TOUR Professional Practice Rounds.Tuesday, May 1 — PGA TOUR Professional Practice Rounds-All Day; There are no set tee times. Players play at their leisure. Wednesday, May 2 — Wednesday Pro-Am Tee times beginning at 7:30 a.m.; Afternoon Tee times beginning at noon; Succeeding TogetherSM Youth Exhibition– Open to all young fans! Driving Range 4 p.m. PGA TOUR Professional TBA. Thursday, May 3 — First Round of Competition – Tee times beginning at 7 a.m.; Television Coverage – Golf Channel, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET.Friday, May 4 — Second Round – Tee times beginning at 7 a.m.; Television Coverage – Golf Channel, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET.Saturday, May 5 — Third Round – Tee times beginning at approximately 8 a.m.; Television Coverage – Golf Channel, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET; CBS, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET; Blue Dogs Concert – immediately following the conclusion of play. Concert access is open to all Saturday ticket holders. Sunday, May 6 — Sunrise Service – 7 a.m. at the 18th green (weather permitting); Final Round – Tee times beginning at approximately 8 a.m.; Television Coverage – Golf Channel, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET; CBS, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET; Closing and Awards Ceremony of 2018 Wells Fargo Championship at the 18th green
A full list of competitors for the Wells Fargo Championship may be found here.
Quick Facts For Attendees:
Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Please remember that all sales are final, no refunds, Tickets cannot be exchanged or replaced if lost, stolen damaged or destroyed All tickets grant access to the grounds of the tournament. Once admitted to the golf course, there is no re entry.
Tickets for the event start at $35 and may be purchased here.
Items not permitted inside the event include:
No bags larger than a small purse 6"x6" including carrying cases, backpacks, camera bags, or chair bags No clear plastic, vinyl, or other carry items larger than 12"x6"x12" No plastic, metal, glass cups, cans, or containers of any kind except for medical or infant needs No computers or laptops No fireworks or laser pointers No lawn or over sized chairs No seat cushions in a carrying case or that have pockets or compartments No pets, except for service animals No knives, firearms or weapons of any nature No video cameras (All Week) No point and shoot, film or DSLR cameras (During Competition Rounds) No selfie sticks or hand held camera stabilizers No beverages (patrons may not bring in or exit with beverages) or coolers No radios, TVs, or portable speakers No posters, signs or banners No motorcycles, mopeds, tricycles, bicycles (whether or not motor-driven), skateboards, hoverboards, or other similar devices will be permitted to be operated on or within tournament property.
More detailed information about the event can be found here.
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