Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
Monday through May 24, Colonial Country Club
(Tournament rounds are Thursday-Sunday)
Purse: $6.5 million
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Winner’s share: $1,170,000
Defending champion: Adam Scott
Ticket information: Tickets can be purchased online at CrownePlazaInvitational.com or at area Albertsons and Tom Thumb stores. Tickets also available 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 (Wed.-Sun.), $235; Weekly Grounds Badge (Wed.-Sun.), $125; Daily Grounds ticket, $50 (one-day admission, Wednesday-Sunday). Daily youth tickets (ages 13-17) are $15. Children 12 and under are free. No tickets are needed Monday or Tuesday.
TV: Thursday-Friday rounds (Golf, 3-5 p.m.). Saturday-Sunday rounds (KTVT/Ch. 11, 2-5 p.m.).
Parking: General spectator parking is available at Rockwood Lane and Farrington Field lots, Wednesday-Sunday, for $10 per car. Price includes shuttle to and from the course. Monday-Tuesday parking is free at Farrington Field, with shuttle to and from the course. Note: The Rockwood Lane location, north of Interstate 30 on University Drive near the Jacksboro Highway intersection, replaces last year’s TCU lots for general spectators. There is no $10 general spectator parking at TCU this year. Maps to these two public parking locations are on the tournament website.
Frost Park: The main entrance will be accessed through the city park located on University Drive and Colonial Parkway next to the course. Shuttle buses will drop off and pick up spectators at this location. Live music will be presented in the park at the conclusion of play Thurs.-Sat. People wanting to see live music only may park for free after 6 p.m. at the Fort Worth Zoo main parking lot and ride a free shuttle to and from Frost Park.
Traffic flow: Because traffic flow will be restricted on neighborhood streets in the Colonial area, fans are urged to use the public parking lots at Rockwood Lane and Farrington Field and ride shuttle buses to events during tournament week. Uber also has a convenient dropoff location near the tournament’s entrance at Frost Park.
Security measures: The PGA Tour policy requires that all attendees be wanded at course entrances. Review the tournament’s website for detailed information on what bags, purses and other items are prohibited and should be left at home or in the car.
Tournament highlights: Sunday (free admission): Nike Youth Clinic, 2 p.m. at Colonial practice range. Monday (free admission): Hogan Pro-Am, beginning at 10 a.m. with tee times off holes No. 1 and No. 10; Practice rounds, 3 p.m. Tuesday (free admission): Practice rounds, all day. Wednesday: Crowne Plaza Pro-Am, morning flight begins at 6:50 a.m.; afternoon flight begins at noon. Thursday-Sunday: Tournament rounds, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Live music in Frost Park following tournament rounds Thurs.-Sat. Awards ceremony on 18th green following Sunday’s final round.
Will Call: The Will Call office will be in Log Cabin Village. Patrons should go by Will Call before parking their car for the tournament. After picking up their packet, patrons should then drive to their designated parking lot. For maps and other information, go to CrownePlazaInvitational.com and click on “Spectator Info.”
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.
Autograph information: Posters and autograph items larger than 8-x-12 inches should not be brought to the tournament. Clipboards are not allowed. Player autograph area under awning outside the players’ locker room.
For additional information: Visit CrownePlazaInvitational.com or call 817-927-4280.