Celebrate Women on Mother’s Day at THE PLAYERS Championship
Tens of thousands of families spend Mother’s Day each year at THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Whether you are a golf player, golf fan or not, there are plenty of ways to celebrate mom throughout the PGA Tour event May 8 – 13. THE PLAYERS supports women and families in a variety of ways. From budget friendly ticket packages, a 5K run to support breast cancer research, an Executive Women’s Day presented by Mayo Clinic and plenty of food and beverage options sure to be among Mom’s favorites.
There’s even a baby shower. On Sunday, May 6, THE PLAYERS and Birdies for the Brave® will again partner with Operation Shower to host a group baby shower for 40 military moms-to-be. Scheduled to be held from 12-2 p.m. in the Birdies for the Brave® Patriots’ Outpost, a hospitality tent reserved exclusive for the military, the event will be hosted by Jim and Tabitha Furyk, and sponsored by United Rentals. Operation Shower’s Shower-In-A-Box is full of gifts that include high-quality products for the moms and babies that have been provided by sponsors and donors.
THE PLAYERS continues to work with The DONNA Foundation, hosting THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 5, to an expected, at-capacity field of 1,750 runners. THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K will kick-off tournament week as runners and walkers of all levels enjoy a 5K route through the back nine of THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass, just days before the start of the tournament. Net proceeds from THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K will go to breast cancer research at Mayo Clinic and care for those living with breast cancer. To date, THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K series has raised nearly $400,000 for The DONNA Foundation.
On Friday, May 4 at 9 a.m. Executive Women’s Day presented by Mayo Clinic will be hosted at TPC Sawgrass. Capitalizing on a successful (and sold out) Executive Women’s Day 2012- 2017, THE PLAYERS will once again host over 200 women business leaders and decision makers for an Executive Women’s Day.
Executive Women’s Day focuses on success stories from women who’ve built profitable businesses, become corporate leaders and utilized mentoring and networking to develop strong business and social relationships. The day includes breakfast, two speaking sessions, lunch and networking session as well as an optional interactive course-tour.
And finally, on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 13, spectators and players “Pink Out” by wearing pink to honor moms, stepmoms and grandmothers.
Tickets for THE PLAYERS 2018 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. Tickets are also available at Publix.
Stadium Passes are $25 for Tuesday, $20 for Wednesday; $60 Thursday and Sunday, $65 for Friday and $70 for Saturday. Fans can also purchase a weekly Stadium Pass for $225, which includes admission Tuesday-Sunday. Stadium Pass prices are exclusive of sales tax and do not include parking.
On Tuesday and Wednesday fans can park for free in the general parking lot and no parking pass is required. Fans with four or more guests in a vehicle can 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 are a limited number of vouchers per day. Download vouchers at https://theplayersparking.clickandpark.com. Thursday-Sunday fans are required to purchase parking in advance. Parking passes can be purchased at THEPLAYERS.com/parking. Limited quantities are available.