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COUNTDOWN TO THE 2015 WM PHOENIX OPEN

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I get tickets?

Daily general admission is $30. 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 Waste Management Phoenix Open gate during tournament week (January 26 – February 1). Advance daily general admission tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster ticket centers including Fry’s Marketplace Stores and by phone at 480-784-4444 in Greater Phoenix; or you can order online in the Tickets section of this website. Tickets are also available for purchase at all local Van’s Golf Shops.

Who is Waste Management?

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. For more information, please visit Waste Management’s corporate web site at WM.com/.

Where is the TPC Scottsdale located?

Between Scottsdale Road and the Loop 101 Freeway (Pima Road), north of Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. Detailed maps are available in the “Course” or “Directions & Parking” sections of this website. If you wish to look up the address on your favorite mapping website, the exact address is:

TPC Scottsdale
17020 North Hayden Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Where do I park?

Click here for parking information and directions.

When do tournament and Coors Light Birds Nest gates open?

Tournament gates open at 7 am each day of tournament week (Monday – Sunday). Coors Light Birds Nest gates open at 3:30 pm Wednesday – Saturday of tournament week.

Where is Will Call?

Will Call is located at the main tournament entrance at the corner of 87th St and Bell Road. Will Call is open from 7 am until the conclusion of play.

Handicap Patron Information

  • Handicap parking is located in Lot 4 directly across from the Main Tournament Entrance.
  • Handicap seating areas are located on holes 16 and 18
  • Southwest Mobility offers free scooter rentals, on a first-come, first-served basis Tuesday – Sunday (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Southwest Mobility’s rental location is just outside the main expo tent near the tournament entrance.

Are there restrictions on what I can bring onto the tournament grounds?

Items that are prohibited from being brought into the tournament include:

  • Please review the 2014 Security Procedures for more information.
  • The sale or give-away of tournament tickets and badges at the tournament site is prohibited except by Thunderbirds.

Are mobile phones allowed at the tournament?

Tournament attendees may now bring Mobile Devices, such as cell phones and other PDAs (Portable Digital Assistants), on to tournament grounds of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

So as not to interfere with tournament play or disturb golfers or spectators, there are a few guidelines that must be followed:

  • Devices must be set on silent mode at ALL times while on tournament grounds.
  • Devices may be used for calls only in designated areas (Verizon Zones) which will be marked by signage.
  • Devices cannot be used as a camera once play begins on Thursday, January 29th.
  • Devices cannot be used as a video recorder at any time.
  • Devices must not be in sight near the rope-line in teeing areas, on the fairway or near the green. If patrons are not near the rope-line and well away from competitors, texting and emailing is permitted.

Tournament personnel will be monitoring device use throughout the tournament grounds. Fans who violate policy will be given two choices:

  1. Surrender the mobile device and retrieve it later by presenting a receipt at an area near the main gate when they leave the tournament.
  2. Leave the property immediately.

NOTE: The Waste Management Phoenix Open has developed a FREE iPhone App. It may be downloaded for free at the iTunes online store. The App features tournament information, live scoring, tee times, news and the ability to send updates in the form of text messages.

Are credit cards accepted at the tournament?

Visa, MasterCard & American Express are accepted by Will Call and concession stands.

Is there an age restriction for the Birds Nest?

Yes, the Coors Light Birds Nest is a 21-and-over venue. ID’s are checked at the entrance and no one under 21 will be admitted.

Golf Etiquette 101

Stay quiet and stand still when the players are about to hit the ball. For your own safety, follow the directions of tournament marshals. Spectators will be removed immediately without warning for:

  • Refusal to obey quiet signs or signals
  • Distracting or embarrassing a player
  • Making rude, vulgar or other inappropriate comments or gestures toward a player
  • Booing or cheering at inappropriate times