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2010 Senior PGA Championship

Spectator Information

PARKING INFORMATION

$5 PER VEHICLE, PER DAY
There is a cost of $5 (cash only) per vehicle per day to park in the General Public lot. Continuous shuttle service will be provided from the lot to Colorado Golf Club all six days of the Championship.

PARKING & DRIVING DIRECTIONS
Directions to General Public Parking Lot V
Located off N. Crowfoot Valley Road, Parker, CO

From the North (Using I-25):
Take I-25/US-87 South thru Denver
Take Exit 194, E-470 Tollway toward Limon
Merge onto E-470
Take Exit 5, Parker Road/CO-83 South
Turn Right onto Parker Road/CO-83 South
Follow signs to PGA General Public Parking -- Lot V

From the South (Using I-25):
Take I-25 North toward Denver
Take Exit 184, Founders Parkway toward CO-86 East/Allen Street South
Turn Left onto Crowfoot Valley Road/CR43 North
Follow signs to PGA General Public Parking -- Lot V

From the East (Using I-70):
Take I-70 West toward Denver
Take Exit 289, E-470 toward Colorado Springs/Fort Collins
Turn Left onto E-470 South
Take the ramp for E-470 Tollway South and merge onto E-470
Take Exit 5, Parker Road/CO-83 South
Turn Left onto Parker Road/CO-83 South
Follow signs to PGA General Public Parking -- Lot V

From the West (Using I-70):
Take I-70 East toward Denver
Take Exit 260, CO-470 East toward US-6 West/6th Ave/Colorado Springs
Take the Exit for CO-470 East toward Colorado Springs
Merge onto CO-470 East
Keep Left to take E-470 Tollway North toward Airport/Limon
Take Exit 5, Parker Road/CO-83 South
Turn Right onto Parker Road/CO-83 South
Follow signs to PGA General Public Parking -- Lot V

PARKING FOR WHEELCHAIR BOUND SPECTATORS
The PGA of America and Colorado Golf Club will reserve parking spaces in a designated parking lot for those spectators who are wheelchair bound. All of the shuttle equipment running to and from this particular lot is ADA approved and has lift capabilities. If you need to park in this designated lot, please contact The Convention Store at (877) 472-7275.

ON-SITE CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION

AUTOGRAPH POLICY
Autographs may be requested and given at the players' convenience at the Practice Range and Putting Green during the Practice Rounds and Pro-Am, Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26, 2010. For the players' consideration, a NO AUTOGRAPH POLICY will be enforced on the grounds of Colorado Golf Club during the Championship Rounds, Thursday, May 27 through Sunday, May 30, 2010.

CAMERA POLICY
Cameras will ONLY be allowed on-site on Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26, 2010. They will not be permitted at Colorado Golf Club during Championship play, Thursday, May 27 through Sunday, May 30, 2010. Cell phones with photographic capability will not be allowed regardless of the day.

CELL PHONES
Cell phones, portable e-mail devices, and other electronic devices (see prohibited items) will not be permitted on the grounds at Colorado Golf Club regardless of profession or current needs. The PGA will provide complimentary phones in multiple locations on the golf course should the need arise for spectators to make a phone call. Please leave cell phones in your vehicle or you may check your phone at the Tech Check location at the Main Entrance each day. Items may be stored at Tech Check for a $5.00 fee per day.

INFORMATION REGARDING ACCOMMODATIONS & THE SURROUNDING AREA
CLICK HERE for hotel information.

HEALTH SERVICES SHUTTLES
Spectators arriving with pre-existing medical conditions will have an opportunity to utilize a golf cart shuttle to travel to specific locations on the grounds. If you are in need of on course transportation due to a pre-existing medical condition, please seek assistance at the main entrance.

IMPROVE YOUR GOLF GAME
All spectators have the opportunity to visit the PGA Learning Center near the Main Entrance to receive a free lesson from an expert in the game and business of golf -- a PGA Professional.

KIDS IN FREE
In an effort to encourage the attendance of our youth, complimentary Junior Grounds Tickets will be offered to children 17 years of age and younger. Ticketed adults can acquire up to four Junior Grounds Tickets on a daily basis at Admissions located at the Main Entrance.

LOST CHILDREN
All lost children should be taken to the PGA Rules Office, located near the Practice Range.

METHODS OF PAYMENT
Credit cards and cash are accepted at all concession and beverage stands and in the Trophy Club. Travelers checks, credit cards, debit cards and cash are accepted in the Championship Golf Shop.

PROHIBITED ITEMS
The items listed are strictly prohibited on the grounds of Colorado Golf Club at all times. Bags will be searched upon entering the Championship. Anyone violating these policies will be subject to removal from the grounds and the loss of ticket(s).

-- All bags, purses, and backpacks that exceed 12 inches in any dimension (length, height, width).
-- All personal electronics such as cell phones (including camera phones), radios, televisions (including hand-held), portable e-mail devices, hand-held games, iPods, etc.
-- Bikes, coolers, ladders, milk crates, plastic buckets, signs, posters, banners, lawn chairs (small, folding canvas chairs are permitted) and metal spiked golf shoes.
-- Weapons will not be allowed, REGARDLESS OF PERMIT (including off-duty law enforcement).
-- Dogs and other pets.
-- Cameras and camcorders are not permitted at Colorado Golf Club during Championship play, Thursday, May 27 through Sunday, May 30, 2010.

RE-ADMITTING POLICY
A ticket, once perforated/scanned, will no longer gain admission to the Championship. If you plan to return to Colorado Golf Club the same day, please have security stamp your hand at the Main Entrance. You will be able to return to the grounds with a perforated/scanned ticket and a hand stamp.

WILL CALL

There will be NO Will Call service for the public. Please do not plan to leave tickets for pick-up at Colorado Golf Club. It is your responsibility to distribute or obtain your tickets prior to arriving on-site.

SPECTATOR CONVENIENCES
-- ATMs provided by RBC
-- CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF SHOP
-- CONCESSIONS
-- COURSE GUIDES WITH MAPS
-- FIRST AID STATION
-- GRANDSTANDS
-- INFORMATION CENTER
-- LEADERBOARDS AND STANDARDS
-- PGA LEARNING CENTER presented by RBC
-- LOST & FOUND
-- ON-SITE MAPS AND INFORMATION BOARDS
-- PAIRINGS GUIDES
-- PARKING (DAILY FEE)
-- MERCEDES-BENZ EXPERIENCE
-- PLAYER LOCATOR BOARDS
-- PUBLIC SCOREBOARD (HOLE BY HOLE SCORES)
-- RESTROOMS
-- TECHNOLOGY CHECK (DAILY FEE)
-- TELEPHONES

WEATHER INFORMATION

WEATHER_WARNING

AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
Average Late May temperatures range from a high of 71 degrees to a low of 44 degrees in Denver, CO.

WEATHER WARNING
The PGA of America will be in direct communication with the National Weather Service to receive reports of all threatening weather systems.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY FOR SPECTATORS
Observe the Leaderboards and Thruboards throughout the golf course for the Weather Warning signs that will appear if The PGA becomes aware of inclement weather moving into the area. When the signs appear (symbol above), spectators are advised to take precautions and seek shelter PRIOR to play being suspended. If the siren sounds, seek shelter immediately.

Please avoid the following:
-- Bodies of Water
-- Hilltops/High Places
-- Open Fields
-- Telephone Poles
-- Grandstands
-- Golf Carts
-- Tall/Isolated Trees
-- Metal Fence



SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

GATE HOURS
Monday: CLOSED TO PUBLIC
Tuesday -- Friday: 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Saturday -- Sunday: 6:30 AM-6:00 PM

PUBLIC SHUTTLE HOURS
Monday: CLOSED TO PUBLIC
Tuesday -- Friday: 6:30 AM-8:30 PM
Saturday -- Sunday: 6:00 AM-6:30 PM

PRACTICE ROUNDS
During the practice rounds, players are invited to play at their discretion. No advance starting times are available for the practice rounds. Pairings boards are located by the 1st tee and the Main Entrance and are continually updated as players begin their rounds.

PRO-AM
Contestants competing in the Pro-Am are selected during a blind draw on Monday, May 24. Each player will be grouped with an amateur team. Pairings boards are located by the 1st tee and the Main Entrance and are continually updated as players begin their rounds. Leaderboards will also display scoring information for the Pro-Am.

TUESDAY, MAY 25
All players starting on Hole #1 or Hole #10
Pro-Am Playing times: 10:00 AM-5:30 PM
Contestant Practice Round times: 7:30 AM-9:30 AM; 5:30 PM-8:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, MAY 26
All players starting on Hole #1 or Hole #10
Playing times: 7:30 AM-8:00 PM
NOTE: The 1st tee will close at 3:00 PM.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS
Championship rounds are played in groups of three. Starting times as listed are considered approximate, taking into consideration possible delays, weather, etc.

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, MAY 27 & 28
FIRST AND SECOND ROUNDS

All players starting on Hole #1 or Hole #10
Morning starting times: 7:30 AM-9:30 AM*
Afternoon starting times: 12:30 PM-2:30 PM*
Completion of rounds: 7:30 PM*
*Subject to change.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 29 & 30
THIRD AND FINAL ROUNDS

All players starting on Hole #1
Starting times: 7:00 AM-11:20 AM*
Completion of rounds: 4:00 PM*
*Subject to change.

TELEVISION COVERAGE
The Senior PGA Championship is one of the most extensively broadcast senior golf events in the world, with 12 hours of live coverage of all 18 holes by the Golf Channel and NBC.

-- FIRST ROUND: GOLF CHANNEL, Thursday, May 27, 2010, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
-- SECOND ROUND: GOLF CHANNEL, Friday, May 28, 2010, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
-- THIRD ROUND: NBC, Saturday, May 29, 2010, 3:00 PM-6:00 PM EST
-- FINAL ROUND: NBC, Sunday, May 30, 2010, 3:00 PM-6:00 PM EST
 

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