Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to the Public Parking for Spectators, Volunteers and Caddies?

  • From I-65 South take exit 71 for TN-253/Concord Road. Turn left onto TN-253 East/Concord Road. Proceed until you reach Wilson Pike.  Turn right at stoplight.  Then proceed 2.9 miles and then turn left into Ravenwood High School.
  • From I-65 North take exit 71 for TN-253/Concord Road. Turn right onto TN-253 East/Concord Road. Proceed until you reach Wilson Pike.  Turn right at stoplight.  Then proceed 2.9 miles and then turn left into Ravenwood High School.

Where should I park if I plan to attend the Nashville Golf Open?

  • There is NO parking at Nashville Golf & Athletic Club or in the surrounding neighborhoods. All cars parked in these areas will be towed at the owner’s expense.
  • Parking will be available at Ravenwood High School for a $5 donation to the Ravenwood Varsity Competition Cheer Team. No passes or credentials are required for parking. Look for directional signs in the area.
  • Once you park, you will be shuttled from the parking areas to Nashville Golf & Athletic Club at no charge. Shuttles will run as follows:

 

Monday – Van transportation begins at 6:30 a.m.

Tuesday – Van transportation begins at 5:00 a.m.

Wednesday – Van transportation begins at 4:45 a.m. Buses begin at 5:00 a.m.

Thursday and Friday – Van transportation begins at 4:45 a.m. Buses begin at 5:00 a.m.

Saturday and Sunday – Van transportation begins at 5:00 a.m. Buses begin at 7:00 a.m.

 

How can I get tickets to the Nashville Golf Open?

  • General Admission Grounds Passes are available at ngogolf.com or at the Admission Tent at the tournament.
  • Hospitality Passes are available at ngogolf.com and allow the bearer access to the designated suite along the 17th or 18th green.
  • Daily Grounds Passes are $10 each, Weekly Grounds Passes are $35 each, 17th Hole Hospitality Passes are $75/day and 19th Hole Hospitality Passes are $125/day.
  • Children under 17 years of age are not required to have a ticket for general admission to the tournament.

 

What should I wear to the Nashville Golf Open?

  • Be sure to check the weather to determine what to wear.
  • Bring a rain jacket or poncho if there is a chance of rain. Wear cool, light colored clothing on sunny days.
  • Wear comfortable shoes, preferably with flat heels, which make for easier walking on uneven terrain.
  • Wear sun protection: sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses.

 

What should I bring to the Nashville Golf Open?

  • A SMALL portable chair or stool to sit and watch the action. No lawn chairs are permitted.
  • Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses.
  • A sharpie for autographs from the players in the autograph tent.
  • Money for food, drinks and souvenirs.

 

What is NOT allowed at the Nashville Golf Open?

  • Firearms or Weapons (Nashville Golf Open is private property. Neither Nashville Golf & Athletic Club nor the PGA TOUR permit firearms or weapons at their events.)
  • Coolers of any size.
  • Cameras (Cameras are permitted only during the practice rounds on Monday-Tuesday)
  • Folding Chairs (Only small, portable stools are permitted)
  • Radios or mini televisions, or noise-producing devices of any kind
  • Signs, posters, or banners
  • Food and/or Beverages (Concessions are available at the course)
  • Pets (not even a little dog that fits in a purse!)
  • Ladders or stepping stools
  • Metal-spiked golf shoes
  • Bicycles or golf carts except for handicap purposes

 

What is the cell phone usage policy at the Nashville Golf Open?

Mobile devices are allowed at the tournament if you follow these rules:

  • Device must be silent at all times
  • Calls may be placed or received in remote areas where conversations will not be heard by a player on the course. (Cell phones may be used at any location in the event of an emergency!)
  • Texting and e-mailing and downloading are permitted EXCEPT when a player is in a position to compete (i.e. when QUIET PLEASE signs are raised).
  • No audio, picture, or video capture with mobile device is permitted at any time.

 

Are cameras allowed at the Nashville Golf Open?

  • Videos or photographs cannot be taken any time during competition rounds (Thursday-Sunday) but you can take video and photographs during practice rounds (Monday through Wednesday).
  • Flash photography is never permitted because it distracts the players.
  • Most players do not take pictures with fans. So, please do not ask for a photo unless the player asks you if you would like to have one taken with them.
  • Spectators that do not follow these rules or disrupt play with a mobile device will be asked to leave.

 

What do I need to know when I arrive at the Nashville Golf Open?

  • Pick up a Pairing Sheet to see who is playing when, and whether they tee off of 1 tee or 10 tees.
  • It is appropriate for spectators to applaud or cheer successful strokes by a player, but excessive demonstrations are not appropriate because of the possible negative effects on other players.
  • Spectators should never applaud or cheer the misfortune of or misplay by a competitor.
  • When a player is preparing for a shot, stop walking and remain quiet until the player has hit the ball.
  • If you are following a group or player from hole to hole, remain quiet and still until all players in that group have completed their shots or putts, and then move.
  • Kneel or sit down if you are in front of a group of spectators.
  • Cooperate with the Course Marshals and all other tournament or PGA TOUR officials. Be quiet when asked and always stay behind the gallery ropes.
  • Be sure that your children are respectful of the players, other spectators and the course. Please be sure that they don’t run – it’s dangerous and may disrupt the players.
  • Stay hydrated as temperatures may reach 90 degrees in June. There will be concession areas selling a wide variety of food & beverage items.
  • A free, public first aid station is near the clubhouse.
  • This is a world class golf course – please treat it with respect. Don’t litter, don’t pull flowers, and stay on the cart path at all times.

 

Will Web.com players sign autographs?

Most players will be pleased to give you an autograph!

  • Best time to ask: Before or after a practice round. NEVER ask for an autograph during a player’s round.
  • Best place to ask: At the driving range and putting green or the autograph tent.