FAQS

  • What are the tournament dates?
    • 2014 Tournament: April 28- May 4, 2014

      Future Tournaments: TBD

  • Where is the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament held?
    • The Wells Fargo Championship is held at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • Where is tournament parking?
    • Monday, April 28 through Friday, May 2

      Uptown Shuttle
      Paramount's Carowinds (Tournament Authorized Lot) – Parking and Shuttle

      Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4

      Uptown Shuttle
      Ballantyne Corporate Park (Tournament Authorized Lot) – Parking and Shuttle
      SouthPark Area (Tournament Authorized Lot – follow event street signage) – Parking and Shuttle

  • How often do the tournament shuttles run?
    • The shuttles run about every 15 minutes. We have to wait until the buses are full to send back and forth to the course. Not too much of a wait time. We also show a tournament video on the shuttle ride over to the course- gives some details on weather, tournament policies etc.

  • Who is the primary beneficiary of the Wells Fargo Championship?
    • The majority of the proceeds from the Championship will benefit the nationally known, educational foundation TEACH FOR AMERICA, a national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in undeserved urban and rural public schools.

  • How much money has been donated to charity by the Wells Fargo Championship?
    • Charitable contributions have exceeded $16 million over the last 11 years.

  • What is the FedEx Cup?
    • The FedEx Cup is a PGA TOUR season-long points competition, sponsored by Federal Express.

  • Is there a Monday qualifier?
    • Pre-Qualifying
      Date: April 24, 2014
      Course: Carolina Golf Club
      Address: 2415 Old Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
      Phone: (704) 392-398-1769

      Event Qualifying
      Date: April 28, 2014
      Course: Carolina Golf Club
      Address: 2415 Old Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
      Phone: (704) 392-398-1769

      Online Registration
      Registration will be available through www.carolinas.pga.com

  • Who are the amateurs or celebrities playing in the Pro-Am?
    • We do not list players committed to the Pro-Am prior to the tournament. Pro-Am Pairings and Tee Times for Monday will be posted on the website Sunday night around 10pm. We will post the PGA TOUR Professionals that are playing on Saturday but amateurs are not paired until the night of the pairings party. (Same process for Wednesday's Pro-Am.) We will post the PGA TOUR Professionals playing in Wednesday's Pro-Am on Tuesday and the pairings will be posted at 10pm on Tuesday night. Celebrities that play in the Pro-Am are invited by our hospitality partners.

  • How can I purchase tickets for the tournament?
    • Please review our Ticket section to see availability and ways to purchase. Click Here

  • What is the ticket policy for children?
    • Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult ticket holder (one child per adult).

  • Where is Will Call located?
    • Proper photo ID is required to pick up tickets. Will Call will be available at the following locations:

      Symphony Park – Central Will Call Location
      Located in the parking lot of Symphony Park (the Dick's Sporting Goods parking lot at the intersection of Carnegie Blvd. and Barclay Downs Drive). Open Monday, April 28 through Sunday, May 4 from 6:00am to 6:00pm.

      Carowinds – Satellite Will Call Location
      Open Monday, April 28 through Friday, May 2 from 6:00am to 6:00pm.

      Ballantyne Corporate Park – Satellite Will Call Location
      Open Saturday, May 3 through Sunday, May 4 from 6:00am to 6:00pm.

  • Is a ticket required to attend the Sunrise service on Sunday?
    • Spectators must have a Sunday ticket in order to attend the Sunday Sunrise service.

  • Why does my ticket purchase charge appear on my credit card statement as "Champions for Education"?
    • Champions for Education is the non-profit host organization that manages and operates the Wells Fargo Championship.

  • How can I volunteer for the Wells Fargo Championship?
    • If you are interested in volunteering please visit the Volunteers portion of the Website, which will provide details on the application process.

  • How can I play in the Pro-Am?
    • Note: Monday Pro-Am spots are sold individually. Wednesday Pro-Am spots are only available through long-term corporate sponsorships.

      If you are interested in being placed on our Monday Pro-Am waiting list, please contact Gwen Crow at (704) 554-8029 or at gwen.crow@wellsfargochampionship.com. You can also fill out the Wait List Form and fax to (704) 554-8161.

  • What items are prohibited on the course?
    • For a full list of prohibited items, please visit the Policy and Etiquette portion of the Website.

  • Can I bring a bag chair to the tournament?
    • Yes, the folding chairs that come in bag sleeves are permitted but the bags they come in are not. Please leave the bag sleeve at home or in your car before boarding the shuttles.

  • What do I wear?
    • Be sure to check the weather forecast in order to determine your outfit for the day. Always bring a rain jacket or poncho and wear light colored and cool clothing on hot and mostly sunny days. Also, be sure to wear comfortable shoes, preferably with flat soles in order to avoid injury that may result due to uneven terrain (and yes, many do wear golf shoes). Don’t forget your sunscreen!

  • Can you tell me if there is a size limit on camera lenses for Monday-Wednesday practice and pro-am rounds?
    • Your camera lens must fit within our 6x6 security requirements. Security will have a 6x6 box that patrons can put their bags and or lens in to make sure they don't exceed the requirements. I would recommend taking your lens off your camera to place in the box when going through the security line.

  • Is there a place to check my tournament merchandise?
    • A Merchandise Check Stand, located outside the main merchandise tent at the Driving Range, is available for patrons to purchase merchandise and leave their items in a safe location while enjoying the tournament.

  • Is there a place to charge my cell phone at the course?
    • The Wells Fargo Championship and Verizon Wireless have partnered to provide convenient cell phone charging stations for our patrons and private hospitality guests throughout the golf course.

      Charging Station Locations:

      1st Tee - Verizon Mobile Device and Technology Tent - Stop by and drop off your phone and let the Verizon Staff charge it for you.
      Event Hill Concession near the Clubhouse - Charging Station
      13 Concession Area - Charging Station
      Champions Club - Charging Station
      Executive Club - Charging Station
      Trophy Room - Charging Station
      Wells Fargo Connection Center - Charging Station

  • What is the Safe-Tee Kid Program?
    • All patrons wishing to tag their child with a friendly reminder in case they get separated or lost can do so at the Information Services Tent, located at the main entrance near the bus shuttle. To easily identify the child as a "Safe-Tee Kid," he/she will receive a brightly colored wristband labeled "Wells Fargo Championship Safe-Tee Kid."

      If a child is lost he/she should immediately locate an Event Ambassador dressed in a tournament uniform (tournament shirt with the Championship logo, beige pants/shorts, and an official credential), who will then accompany the child back to the Main Information Services Tent, where the parent and child can be reunited.

  • Are strollers and diaper bags allowed if attending with a small child?
    • Children 12 and under are admitted free to the tournament when accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Please make sure to walk away from play if your child gets fussy as to not to disturb the golfers. We encourage parents with young children to bring umbrella strollers since they are easier to maneuver around the course. Diaper bags (including bottles, juice are snacks) are permitted but will be checked at security points for weapons.

  • What is the severe weather policy for the Wells Fargo Championship?
    • Pertinent weather information will be provided in the Daily Pairings Guide. In the event of thunderstorms, lightning, or other severe weather, "Weather Warning" information will be displayed on the electronic scoreboards around the golf course. When these warnings appear, spectators should take precautions and seek shelter, even before play is suspended. If the siren sounds suspending play, seek shelter immediately. The electronic scoreboards will keep spectators advised of the length of delay in play.

      In the event of severe weather and lightning, avoid the following areas:

      Bleachers
      Tall or isolated trees or telephone poles
      Hilltops and other high places
      Open fields
      Golf carts
      Lakes and ponds
      Metal fences, barricades, etc.

  • I am disabled; will I have access to and the ability to move about at the tournament?
    • Handicapped parking will be provided by the tournament . Dedicated wheelchair-accessible buses will shuttle disabled persons and their guests to the tournament. Patrons must apply for access to the Handicapped Parking areas. Learn More

      On the course, a Special Needs committee will be available to assist disabled patrons. There is also reserved handicapped seating located on the 15th and 18th holes. Learn More