What You Need to Know About Attending the Presidents Cup

Posted by Kristen Doolan on Sep 21, 2017 2:44:36 PM

The 2017 Presidents Cup is merely a week away! As you begin to pack your bags and head to Liberty National Golf Club to watch one of golf’s most elite tournaments, check out our need-to-know list below.

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Attend Presidents Cup 2017

Presidents Cup Event Schedule

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

9:00am Gates Open
11:00am U.S. Team Practice
11:30am International Team Practice

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

8:00am Gates Open
9:30am International Team Practice
10:30am U.S. Team Practice
Immediately Following Play, Captains’ Pairings for Thursday Matches

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

9:00am Gates Open
12:30pm Opening Ceremony at 1st Tee
1:00pm First Round of Competition Starts
Immediately Following Play, Captains’ Pairings for Friday Matches

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

9:00am Gates Open
11:30am Second Round of Competition Starts
Immediately Following Play, Captains’ Pairings for Saturday AM Matches

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

6:30am Gates Open
7:00am Third Round of Competition Starts
10:00am Captains’ Pairings for Saturday PM Matches
12:00pm Fourth Round of Competition Starts
Immediately Following Play, Captains’ Pairings for Sunday’s Singles Matches

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

9:00am Gates Open
11:00am Final Round of Competition Starts
Immediately Following Play, Closing Ceremony Celebration

Predicted Weather in Jersey City, New Jersey

Temperatures will range from mid 80s to high 60s throughout the week with a chance of rain on Sunday. Our suggested items to pack would be a light jacket or rain jacket, a hat and comfortable shoes!

Official Presidents Cup Teams

TEAM USA

Captain: Steve Stricker

Captain’s Assistants: Fred Couples, Davis Love III, Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk

Captain’s Picks: Charley Hoffman, Phil Mickelson

Team Roster:

  • Dustin Johnson
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Justin Thomas
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Daniel Berger
  • Brooks Koepka
  • Kevin Kisner
  • Patrick Reed
  • Matt Kuchar
  • Kevin Chappell

INTERNATIONAL TEAM

Captain: Nick Price

Captain’s Assistants: Ernie Els, Tony Johnstone, Geoff Ogilvy, Mike Weir

Captain’s Picks: Grillo Emiliano, Anirban Lahiri

Team Roster:

  • Hideki Matsuyama
  • Jason Day
  • Adam Scott
  • Louis Oosthuizen
  • Charl Schwartzel
  • Marc Leishman
  • Branden Grace
  • Jhonattan Vegas
  • Si Woo Kim
  • Adam Hadwin

Prohibited Items

  • No bags larger than a small purse 6 x 6, including carrying cases, backpacks, camera bags or chair bags
  • No clear plastic, vinyl, or other carry items larger than 12 x 6 x 12
  • No plastic, metal or glass cups, cans or containers of any kind except for medical or infant needs
  • No computers or laptops
  • No fireworks or laser pointers
  • No lawn or oversized chairs, seat cushions, or bicycles
  • No seat cushions in a carrying case that have pockets or compartments
  • No pets, except for service animals
  • No knives, firearms or weapons of any nature
  • No video cameras
  • No cameras during competition rounds
  • No beverages or coolers
  • No radios or TVs
  • No posters, signs or banners

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