The Players Championship

The 2017 Players Championship

Players Championship Packages

About The Players Championship
The Players Championship is seen as the 5th Major in the golfing world, attracting one of the strongest fields on tour along with the biggest prize fund in golf which is $10 million. The tournament is hosted at the Sawgrass resort in Jacksonville, Florida, home to the island green 17th hole, which adds much prestige and attention to the tournament.

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Tournament Tickets (Fri-Sun)
Dates TBC

Flights, 5 Nights, 2 Rounds of Golf

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  • 2 Nights, 1 Round
  • Accommodation at St Augustine Hotel & Suites at WGV
  • 2 Rounds of local golf (includes car hire)

Tournament Statistics

The First Players Championship: 1974 won by Jack Nicklaus

Multiple Winners: 6 Players have won the tournament more than once, Jack Nicklaus has won the event 3 times (1974, 1976, 1978)

Prize Fund: $10 Million

Tournament Record Score: 264 by Greg Norman in 1994

Tournament History

Players Championship Winners

Year Champion Prize Money
Australia 2016 Jason Day $1,890,000
United States 2015 Rickie Fowler $1,800,000
Germany 2014 Martin Kaymer $1,800,000
United States 2013 Tiger Woods $1,710,000
United States 2012 Matt Kuchar $1,710,000
South Korea 2011 K.J Choi $1,710,000
South Africa 2010 Tim Clark $1,710,000

About the TPC Sawgrass Resort

The TPC Stadium Course is arguably one of the most famous courses in the world, with the 17th hole island green being seen as the most famous hole in golf. Over the years, $30 million has been invested into making the home of The Players Championship one of the world's greatest courses.

Course: TPC Stadium Course

Par: 72

Yardage: 7215 Yards

Designed by: Pete Dye & Deane Beman

Opened: 1982

Previously hosted: The Players Championship (since 1982)

Awards: No 2 course in Florida (Golf Digest), 41st in top 50 courses in country (Golf Digest) (for 2011), 5th in Golf Magazine's list of 'Top 100 courses you can play'.

Weather for The Players Championship The month of May is a fantastic time to visit Florida, which sees the start of the warmest half of the year. The average temperature for Florida in May is 25 C, with potential highs of 32 C, definitely warm enough to get the shorts on. There is also an average of 9 sunshine hours everyday, so plenty of golf in sun.

Getting There The closest airport to the Sawgrass Resort is Jacksonville International Airport which is just 30 minutes away. A taxi from the airport to Sawgrass will cost $70. There are daily flights to Jacksonville from London flying with either Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, American Airlines or Delta Airlines.

2016 Tournament Schedule


Practice Day - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Tue, 10/05/2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Tue, 10/05/2016 6:00 p.m.
Jacksonville, Florida
£1175 -


Practice Day - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Wed, 11/05/2016 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Wed, 11/05/2016 6:00 p.m.
Jacksonville, Florida
£1175 -


Round 1 - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Thurs, 12/05/2016 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Thurs, 12/05/2016 6:00 p.m.
Jacksonville, Florida
£1175 -


Round 2 - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Fri, 13/05/2016 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Fri, 13/05/2016 6:00 p.m.
Jacksonville, Florida
£1175 -


Round 3 - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Sat, 14/05/2016 at 6:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Sat, 14/05/2016 6:00 p.m.
Jacksonville, Florida
£1175 -


Round 4 - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Sun, 15/05/2016 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Sun, 15/05/2016 6:00 p.m.
Jacksonville, Florida
£1175 -