2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open Fact Sheet

2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open Fact Sheet

FACT SHEET

2019 WASTE MANAGEMENT
PHOENIX OPEN

PRESENTED BY
THE AK-CHIN INDIAN COMMUNITY


DATES: Tournament Week: January 28 – February 3, 2019

72-hole PGA TOUR event: Thursday, Jan. 31 – Sunday, Feb. 3

Part of the PGA TOUR's FedExCup (84th annual event that was first played in 1932 – 5th oldest on PGA TOUR)

TITLE SPONSOR: Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

PRESENTING SPONSOR: The Ak-Chin Indian Community

SITE: TPC Scottsdale

TPC Stadium Course designed by Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf (1986), Redesigned by Tom Weiskopf in 2014.

Par: 35-36--71, Yards: 7,261

1: 403 yards, par 4 | 10: 428 yards, par 4

2: 442 yards, par 4 | 11: 472 yards, par 4

3: 558 yards, par 5 | 12: 192 yards, par 3

4: 183 yards, par 3 | 13: 558 yards, par 5

5: 470 yards, par 4 | 14: 490 yards, par 4

6: 432 yards, par 4 | 15: 553 yards, par 5

7: 215 yards, par 3 | 16: 163 yards, par 3

8: 475 yards, par 4 | 17: 332 yards, par 4

9: 453 yards, par 4 | 18: 442 yards, par 4

Out: 3,631 yards, par 35 | In: 3,630 yards, par 3

2019 WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(subject to change)

MONDAY, JANUARY 28

Practice Rounds for PGA TOUR pros only

9:30 a.m. — Kadima.Ventures Pro-Am, TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29

Practice Rounds for PGA TOUR pros only

10 a.m. — R.S. Hoyt Jr. Family Foundation Dream Day Activities

  • Motivational Speeches by PGA TOUR Professionals
  • Trick Shot Show
  • Junior Golf Clinic Presented by PING
  • Located on the TPC Scottsdale Champions Course Practice Range

11 a.m. — San Tan Ford Special Olympics Open

Located at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course Putting Green, the Special Olympics

Open features Special Olympian athletes, celebrities or sports stars and business leaders from the community. The event is open to all ticket holders and media and lasts about an hour.

2 p.m. — PGA TOUR Wives Association Golf Classic

Located at TPC Scottsdale’s Champions Course, the PGA TOUR Wives Golf Classic features PGA TOUR wives competing in a friendly 9-hole shootout for charity, while their PGA TOUR pro husbands will serve as caddies for the day – carrying golf bags, raking bunkers and tending flags for their wives, all for charity. The event is open to the public.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30

8:30 a.m. — Annexus Pro-Am, TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course

3:30 p.m. — Phoenix Suns Charities Shot at Glory, TPC Scottsdale 16th hole

3:30 p.m. — Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment tent opens

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31

7:30 a.m. — Waste Management Phoenix Open 1st round

3:30 p.m. — Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment tent opens

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

7:30 a.m. — Waste Management Phoenix Open 2nd round

3:30 p.m. — Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment tent opens

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

9:00 a.m. — Waste Management Phoenix Open 3rd round

3:30 p.m. — Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment tent opens

ALL DAY GREEN OUT – EVERYBODY IS ENCOURAGED TO WEAR GREEN TO SUPPORT THE GREEN/ECO-SENSITIVE EFFORTS OF THE TOURNAMENT

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3

9:00 am — Waste Management Phoenix Open 4th round

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4

9:00 a.m. — Ewing Post Open – TPC Stadium Course

PURSE: $7,100,000

WINNER’S SHARE: $1,278,000

FIELD: 132 players (cut to low 70 & ties after 36 holes)

DEFENDING CHAMPION: Gary Woodland (-18) 266 – $1,242,000

TELEVISION: First two rounds are scheduled to be televised live in Phoenix on Golf Channel in the afternoon, then rounds three and four will be televised on Golf Channel in the morning and on NBC in the afternoon.

(TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Thursday, Jan. 31

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Golf Channel)

Friday, Feb. 1

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Golf Channel)

Saturday, Feb. 2

12 p.m.. – 1:45 p.m. (Golf Channel)

2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (NBC)

Sunday, Feb. 3

11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. (Golf Channel)

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (NBC)

CHARITIES

The Waste Management Phoenix Open and the tournament host Thunderbirds raise money for Arizona charities, most of which provide programs that benefit youth. Recent beneficiaries include Phoenix Children's Hospital, First Tee of Phoenix, Special Olympics Arizona, Homeward Bound, St. Mary’s Food Bank, Save the Family, Ability 360 and Child Crisis Arizona. The 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open raised more than $12.2 million dollars for charity, setting a tournament record for the fourth straight year, and The Thunderbirds have raised more than $134 million in the tournament’s 83-year history.

TICKETS

Daily general admission is FREE on Monday and Tuesday thanks to Ford Free Days, $45 Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and $60 Friday and Saturday.

Children ages 17 & under are free when accompanied by an adult. The Waste Management Phoenix Open is never sold out and tickets will be available at the gate during tournament week. Advance daily general admission tickets will be available until Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at all Ticketmaster ticket centers, by phone at (800) 745-3000 and online via www.wmphoenixopen.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

COORS LIGHT BIRDS NEST

The popular Waste Management Phoenix Open entertainment tent returns Wednesday through Saturday evenings. The Birds Nest is located directly across from the tournament entrance at the corner of 82nd St and Bell Road. Visit www.coorslightbirdsnest.com for more information.

WEBSITE

www.wmphoenixopen.com

SOCIAL MEDIA

www.facebook.com/WMPhoenixOpen (Facebook)

@WMPhoenixOpen (Instagram)

@WMPhoenixOpen (Twitter)

PARKING

Public Parking (with shuttle access to the tournament gates) is FREE. From the WEST, public parking is at Loop 101 and Hayden Road (Lot H). We recommend that eastbound Loop 101 drivers exit at Hayden, and drive south into the parking lot. From the EAST, parking is at WestWorld (Lot W). We recommend that drivers exit Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., then drive north to Bell Road on 94th street, then into the parking lot entrance. The FREE shuttles from Lot H will operate Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The FREE shuttles from Lot W will operate Wednesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday from 7 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. THERE IS NO SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM LOT W ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY.