Spectator guide for Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

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When: Through Sunday

(Tournament rounds are Thursday-Sunday)

Where: Colonial Country Club

Purse: $6.4 million

Winner’s share: $1,152,000

Defending champion: Zach Johnson

Ticket information: Tickets can be purchased online at www.CrownePlazaInvitational.com or at the official ticket outlet located on the east side of University Drive, across from University Park Village, three blocks from the course. No tickets will be sold at the course entry gates during tournament week. Public ticket prices: Champions Club badge (through Sun.), $225; Grounds badge (through Sun.), $100; Daily ticket, $45 (one-day admission, through Sunday). Daily youth tickets (ages 13-17) are $15. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets also can be purchased at area Tom Thumb stores.

Television: Thursday-Friday rounds (Golf Channel, 2-5 p.m.); Saturday-Sunday rounds (Golf Channel, noon-1:30 p.m.; KTVT/Ch. 11, 2-5 p.m.)

Parking: Public parking available at Farrington Field (University Drive & Lancaster) and TCU’s Amon Carter Stadium. Cost is $10 per day at both locations. Cost includes round-trip shuttle bus service to and from Colonial.

Will Call note: Patrons utilizing the offsite Will Call office, located in the city park off Rogers Road, should go by Will Call before parking their car for the tournament. Will Call is not near the main tournament entrances. After picking up their packet, patrons should then drive to their designated parking lot. For maps and other information, go to www.CrownePlazaInvitational.com and click on “Spectator Info.”

Highlights: Thursday-Sunday: Tournament rounds. Awards ceremony on 18th green following final round.

Mobile Device Policy: All mobile devices must remain on silent mode at all times. Phone calls can be received or made only in designated Cell Phone Zones located on-course and identified with signage. Mobile devices may not be used for video recording at any time, and cannot be used for still photography Thursday-Sunday.

Spectator notes: The following items are prohibited on the course: large purses or bags, firearms, backpacks, clipboards, cameras (not allowed Thursday-Sunday), glass containers or alcohol. These items will be confiscated if brought to the tournament. All purses and bags will be inspected. No large bags allowed. Small stools/sports chairs are allowed.

Inclement weather policy: Observe the leader boards throughout the golf course for “weather warning” signs that will appear prior to inclement weather moving into the area. When this sign appears, spectators are advised to take precautions prior to play being suspended. If the siren sounds, seek shelter immediately. Avoid open areas, hilltops or high places, isolated trees, golf carts and wire fences.

Autograph information: Posters and autograph items larger than 8 by 12 inches should not be brought to the tournament. Clipboards are not allowed. Player autograph area is under awning outside the players’ locker room.

For additional information: Visit www.CrownePlazaInvitational.com or call 817-927-4280.

Colonial comes to

Sundance Square

The Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial will offer entertainment downtown in Sundance Square. The Michelob Ultra 19th Hole in Sundance Square will be open Thursday-Friday, from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day, on the southwest corner of the Sundance Square area (bordered by 4th, 5th, Throckmorton and Houston streets). There will be games, Colonial golf on big screen TVs and live music each evening from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Performers include Bleu Edmondson (Thursday) and Quaker City Night Hawks (Friday). The event is free.

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