The PLAYERS Championship
This world-class pro golf tournament makes for an inexpensive and entertaining day for families.
THE PLAYERS® Championship on March 11-14, 2021 is a world-class sporting event at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. One of the top events in golf, The PLAYERS attracts hundreds of thousands of fans each year. However, there are many changes this year, due to the mission of keeping all players, fans, volunteers and sponsors safe and healthy during the pandemic. Find out everything you need to know about attending this awesome event.
How many fans will be allowed on site?
This year, only 20 percent of maximum capacity will be allowed.
How can I purchase tickets?
The Players will be selling tickets to previous attendees on February 1. Tickets for the general public will be available on February 16 at THEPLAYERS.com. All tickets will be digital.
How much are tickets?
A one-day Stadium Pass to THE PLAYERS for adults ranges from $25 to $80. Up to 2 youth 15 and younger are free when accompanied by a ticketed adult on Tuesday and Wednesday only.
How much does parking cost?
Guests will need to purchase parking passes in advance for this event. On Tuesday & Wednesday, the cost is $15 per day, and from Thursday through Sunday, the cost is $40 per day. Remember, there will be no on-site sales, so purchase your parking pass in advance here. There will be no shuttle service. For more parking and transportation information, visit the event FAQ.
Will I have to wear a mask?
Yes, masks will be required of all attendees. Social distancing is also being encouraged. Before you attend, be sure to check out safety protocols here.
How can I save on my trip to see The PLAYERS?
There are several deals currently available to save on lodging, activities, dining, and more around The PLAYERS tournament in March. Visit the Golf Deals page to explore all the discounts and offers.
Will there be food available on-site?
Fans are permitted to bring in food items stored in 1 gallon clear plastic bags or clear wrap. There will also be water stations to fill reusable water bottles. You may not bring in outside water or beverages. There will be several food vendors on-site featuring local favorites from some of Jacksonville’s top restaurants too. If you are looking to grab a bite to eat before or after the tournament, then check out this page featuring the top places to dine in Ponte Vedra.
What is the purse for the 2021 PLAYERS Championship?
There will be $15 million dollars in total prize money awarded at the 2021 PLAYERS Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. That is a bigger payout than all four majors and even larger than the U.S. Open’s purse of $12 million in prize offerings.
When was the first PLAYERS tournament held?
The PLAYERS Championship got started back in 1974 and it has secured its place as one of the world’s top golf events.
How many people compete?
The top 50 athletes in the world will compete during the tournament.
What is the TPC Sawgrass course like?
Designed by the legendary Pete Dye, the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course has been home to the PLAYERS Championship since 1982. Its signature Island Green 17th hole is one of the most iconic in golf. The course tests every aspect of a golfer’s game with a selection of short, medium and long holes and a layout where no two consecutive holes ever play in the same direction, favoring no particular style or skill set. It’s also one of the most fan-friendly as spectators have unobstructed views everywhere on the course.
Are there other fun things to do and see nearby?
There’s so much to do and see in Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Augustine. Golf fans will want to visit the World Golf Hall of Fame and IMAX Theater. If you’re visiting with your family, here are some recommendations on things to do in Ponte Vedra with your kids. You may also want to check out the top attractions in nearby St. Augustine as well.