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2018 PGA Championship: Prohibited items

2018 PGA Championship: Prohibited items

Here's how to prepare for a day at the PGA Championship and the prohibited items at the tournament:

PREPARING FOR YOUR DAY AT THE CHAMPIONSHIP

• Average August temperatures in St. Louis, Missouri range from a high of 88 degrees to a low of 69 degrees.

• Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.

• Wear a hat for protection from the sun and be sure to use sunscreen.

• Please leave all prohibited items, including ALL backpacks and any bags larger than 10” x 10” x 10”, at home or in your vehicle, as they will not be permitted on-course or stored at the Championship.

• Medical response teams will be on-site during the Championship. Specific locations will be listed in the Championship course map and pairings guide.

ITEMS TO LEAVE AT HOME

BAGS

• Prohibited bags will NOT be accepted or stored on-site

• Backpacks of any size and drawstring bags

• Bags larger than 10” x 10” x 10” in their natural state, with the exception of folding chair bags (chair must be removed from bag at security checkpoint)

• Bags larger than 10” x 10” x 10” sold in The Championship Shops will be tagged as prohibited for re-admission due to size regulations

PERSONAL ITEMS

• Personal electronics such as computers, laptops, or tablets

• Drones, hoverboards, laser pointers, whistles/ noisemakers or selfie sticks

• Golf clubs or bicycles

• All oversized chairs with wide arm rests (portable, folding canvas chairs will be permitted with carry bags searched prior to entry)

• Weapons of any kind (regardless of permit), including pocket knives

• Buckets, ladders, milk crates, or stools

FOOD & BEVERAGES

• Coolers

• Food (except in limited quantities for medical, dietary, or infant purposes)

• Alcohol

• Beverages (one unopened, sealed bottle of water per spectator is permitted)

PROMOTIONAL ITEMS

• Banners, posters, or signs

• Any materials with unauthorized advertising or promotion

OTHER ITEMS

• Deemed inappropriate or dangerous by Championship security at their sole discretion

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