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Major Sporting Events
 

Zurich Golf Classic
April 24-30, 2017

Zurich Golf Classic
Event Details
When: April 24-30, 2017
Where: Tournament Players Club (TPC)
Tickets: $25-$75
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A major stop on the annual Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Championship Tournament Circuit, the Zurich Classic began life as the New Orleans Open in 1938. Since that time the tourney has gone through numerous title sponsorships and three other venues before arriving at its present-day name and location. 

The Zurich Classic is played every year during the final week of April at the Tournament Players Club roughly 15 miles west of downtown New Orleans. The TPC, completed in the early 2000s, offers all of the amenities of a modern golf course, in addition to being maintained in absolute peak condition at all times.

Participants

This year, the Zurich Classic is debuting a new two-man team, 72-hole stroke play format. There will be two rounds each of Foursome and Four-Ball Competition. The full list of TOUR member participants will be announced closer to date, but many high-profile players have already committed, such as Jason Day with Rickie Fowler and Justin Rose with Henrik Stenson. 80 teams will participate in the starting round.

Schedule

Monday, April 24
Open Qualifying, English Turn Gulf & Country Club, New Orleans
Zurich Classic of New Orleans Monday Pro-Am
11:00AM Shotgun Start

Tuesday, April 25
Professional Practice Rounds, 7:00AM

Wednesday, April 26
Zurich Classic of New Orleans Wednesday Pro-Am
7:00AM-9:00AM and 12:00PM-2:00PM
#1 and #10 Tee Starts
Pro-Am of Baton Rouge
The University Club of Baton Rouge, 8:00AM Shotgun Start

Thursday, April 27
First Round, 7:00AM
Golf Channel Coverage, 2:00PM-5:00PM

Friday, April 28
Second Round, 7:00AM
Golf Channel Coverage, 2:00PM-5:00PM

Saturday, April 29
Third Round, 7:30AM (approximately)
Golf Channel Coverage, Noon-1:30PM
CBS Network Coverage, 2:00PM-5:00PM
Live music after the last putt drops at the 19th Hole

Sunday, April 30
Championship Round, 7:30AM (approximately)
Golf Channel Coverage, Noon-1:30PM
CBS Network Coverage, 2:00PM-5:00PM
Live music after the last putt drops at the 19th Hole
NOTE: All events are played at TPC Louisiana unless otherwise noted.

Food and Entertainment

Acme Oyster House will be serving food and beverage in an air-conditioned tent. Food service will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and beverage service will be offered from 10 A.M. until the last putt. Tickets will cost between $80-$105 a day per person.

Tickets

Single-Day Ground Passes are $25.00. Weekly Badges are $75.00 for grounds admission Wednesday through Sunday.

Spectator Info

There will be a will call stand for tickets, a first aid area provided by Touro, and daily weather monitoring to ensure safety. There are also spectator guidelines available for viewing here.

Parking

There is public parking offered for $15 per automobile at the Alario Center. There will be a shuttle bus running Thursday thru Sunday from 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Proceeds for the event go to the Fore!Kids Foundation, a charitable organization that generates funds through the production of golf-related events to support activities and programs benefiting area youth.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.zurichgolfclassic.com.

 
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