Ultimate Fan Guide

Everything you need to know before coming to the 2024 Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches

South Florida’s can’t-miss golf event returns to PGA National, February 28 – March 3 and this year, it’s returning with a new name. The Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches promises to provide fans with all the unbeatable experiences the event is known for, while playing host to some of the game’s best players.

Whether this is your first time at the tournament, or you are a long-time fan, the 2024 Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches has something for everyone – including Midas Family Day, the long-standing Pratt & Whitney Patriots’ Outpost, local restaurant options and all the action-packed competition at the famous Goslings Bear Trap.


Daily Grounds Tickets
Daily Grounds Tickets for the 2024 Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches are one of the best ways to have the ultimate experience at PGA National for an affordable price!


Goslings Bear Trap
Enjoy views of all the action on the par-3 17th hole and 16th green with access to the iconic Goslings Bear Trap.


Military and Veteran Ticket Policy
In honor of the men and women who have served and are currently serving, the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches is offering complimentary tickets for Active Duty, Reservists, Retirees, their registered Dependents and Non-Retired Veterans Thursday through Sunday of tournament week. As an added bonus, anyone redeeming a complimentary military ticket can also purchase up to two (2) additional military guest tickets for $35 each, Thursday – Sunday. A limited amount of tickets are available each day, so fans are encouraged to redeem quickly.


Mastercard Offer
Use your Mastercard to receive preferred pricing on tickets to the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches! Purchase up to four (4) tickets per day, per account, while supplies last. Terms and conditions apply. Limited quantities.


Youth Ticket Policy
Those looking for an activity the entire family can enjoy should look no further than the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches. The Youth Ticket Program offers a maximum of two children ages 15 and under to be admitted free per one ticketed adult (applies to grounds access only). Families need only to show up at any tournament gate to receive complimentary youth tickets; no pre-registration is required. All youth ages seven and older must have a ticket in order to access hospitality venues.

For any questions about tickets, please email ticketsupport@pgatourhq.com or call 1-800-404-7887.

Mobile Ticket Management

The Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches has gone mobile! Follow the below steps to manage your tickets via your mobile device. Upon arrival, make sure you have your tickets pulled up in your mobile wallet and ready to be scanned.


Course Map

Plan your day at the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches in advance! Check out the course map to find the locations of your favorite local bites and fan activations.

Schedule of Events

From gate times to tee times, please review our Schedule of Events page. Please note all times are local eastern time and are subject to change.


Open-to-the-Public Venues

It’s amazing the access fans have with just a grounds ticket. Here are the venues anyone can pop in and check out!

The Champagne Lounge featuring Taittinger
The upscale Champagne Lounge featuring Taittinger is a public space with an outdoor garden, providing a perfect spot to sit and sip while players tee off on the 10th tee. Don’t miss this relaxed social setting, offering comfort and style to enjoy the tournament.

Corona Premier Clubhouse
Enjoy the view with a Corona Premier in hand! The Corona Premier Clubhouse features unparalleled 360 degree views of 5 key holes on the back 9 – including the first leg of the Bear Trap – the feared 15th hole! Come to the Corona Premier Clubhouse for great drinks, golf, and an upbeat atmosphere with great company open to the public. Relax responsibly.

The Duffy’s Zone
Situated on the 8th green, The Duffy’s Zone at Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches provides a family-friendly setting to enjoy food and drinks while soaking in premium golf views from the 8th green bleachers presented by Duffy’s Sports Grill.

FPL Patio
Overlooking the 17th hole, courtesy of FPL, the stadium seating at the FPL Patio is an ideal spot to witness the thrilling action at the tail end of the Bear Trap. Offering premium views of the signature par-three hole bordered by water, this area treats patrons to theater-style seats with unobstructed sightlines of one of professional golf’s toughest holes.

Garrison Brothers Distillery Bunker at 9 Green
The Garrison Brothers Distillery Bunker, overlooking the 9th Green, caters to a diverse range of culinary tastes and entertainment preferences. Enjoy cold drinks and food in the open-air bunker while continuing to watch golf throughout the day. As the last putt drops on Friday, the Garrison Brothers Distillery Bunker transforms into a Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches celebration.

Autograph Zone presented by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Located next to the practice green just off 18 green, children and families are encouraged to visit the Autograph Zone to snag signatures from their favorite players. Get your hat, glove or pin flag signed by fan favorites like Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler!

Nicklaus Neighborhood
The first of its kind, Nicklaus Neighborhood on 18 is the perfect destination for fans of all ages to relax and recharge during the tournament. Complete with covered AC seating and family friendly amenities, this venue offers games, activities, concessions, and more!

Public Seating

The Palm Beaches Cabanas
Relax in style at The Palm Beaches Cabana between the 10th green and 11th tee. Enjoy a bite to eat and drink while taking in views of the iconic Bear trap or catching full tournament coverage at the video wall. With patio seating, lawn games, and unique photo ops, The Palm Beaches Cabana will leave you feeling right at home while you’re still in the middle of all the action.

Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge
Redefining public hospitality, Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge is a cool venue with stadium seating and an enclosed lounge providing premium sightlines to all the action on the 17th hole, along with an additional viewing deck of the 10th green. Visit the lounge on the exciting par 3 for interactive games, a photo booth, music, and premium bar service featuring some of your favorite Tito’s signature drinks! Tito's Stillhouse Lounge on 17 will be open to all ticket holders 21 and older.

Pratt & Whitney Military Appreciation Day

Pratt & Whitney will proudly return as the Official Military Appreciation Partner of the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches. This year’s program will include the return of Military Appreciation Day on Thursday, February 29, as well as complimentary daily grounds tickets with access to a dedicated hospitality venue.

Once on-site, military ticketholders are encouraged to visit the Pratt & Whitney Patriots’ Outpost overlooking the signature par-3 17th hole. The dedicated hospitality venue is exclusively designed for military members and their registered dependents, serving as home base at the tournament. Open Thursday through Sunday, the Pratt & Whitney Patriots’ Outpost is accessible to Active Duty, Reservists, Retirees, their registered Dependents and Non-Retired Veterans and will offer each guest one (1) complimentary meal and two (2) complimentary drinks each day.

The Pratt & Whitney Patriots’ Outpost at the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches is supported by Pillar Partners Midas, SBA Communications, BallenIsles Country Club, The Club at Quail Ridge and Lockheed Martin.

Midas Family Day

As the Founders Club Partner, Midas will be the exclusive sponsor of Family Day on Saturday, March 2. One of the fan-favorite components of this day is the distribution of giant golf balls to the first 1,500 children through the gates to use for autographs from their favorite pros. In addition, there will be interactive games and activities throughout the day for all to enjoy. With children ages 15 and under able to access the grounds for free, Midas Family Day will provide the perfect way for spectators of all ages to experience the PGA TOUR.

Play Yellow Day

Led by Jack and Barbara Nicklaus, the PGA TOUR and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, “Play Yellow for Children’s Hospitals” strives to bring the entire golf world together to help the 10 million kids treated at local children’s hospitals each year.

As part of Play Yellow Day, fans are encouraged to wear yellow on Sunday, March 3 and post about it on social media to raise awareness for Children’s Hospitals.

Parking & Transportation

Parking passes are not included in any ticket purchases. A separate parking pass is required each day of tournament week, Wednesday through Sunday and must be purchased online in advance via TheCognizantClassic.com/parking.

General Parking at Dyer Park is available starting at $10 per day or Ballenisles Parking Lot for $25 per day plus tax and fees.

Considered the preferred method of transportation for the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches, rideshare offers convenience and efficiency for getting to and from PGA National, regardless of where fans reside in the Palm Beach area.

Simply enter “Cognizant Classic” or "400 Avenue of Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 34418" as the destination to be directed to the designated lot. With a dedicated drop-off and pick-up area located on-site across from the Sports & Racquet Club, fans are just a few steps away from the Main Entrance.

Cadillac Vehicle Owners
Cadillac vehicle owners will have access to the nearest available parking in General Parking. This lot, which is located off-site at Dyer Park on Haverhill Road North, includes shuttles to the main tournament entrance. A separate parking pass is required each day of tournament week and must be purchased online in advance.

Catch all the festivities when you ride to Brightline West Palm Beach Station and grab a Brightline+ Uber ride to the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens. For travel within South Florida, enter code ALLABOARD to save 25% on SMART fares for groups of 4+. Discount is automatically applied for groups 4+ traveling between South Florida and Orlando.

General Information

Gates Times

Prohibited Items
As the safety and well-being of everyone who attends a TOUR event is of the utmost importance, please become familiar with and adhere to the TOUR’s standard tournament policies which include a Permitted/Prohibited Items List and a Bag Policy.



Inclement Weather Policy
If inclement weather is in the vicinity, spectators will be advised on electronic scoreboards: Please follow our website, Facebook and/or X feeds for the latest weather information. Re-entry to the tournament will be allowed following a suspension of play.

Fan Code of Conduct

The PGA TOUR has the best fans in sports. By attending a PGA TOUR event - and as part of the PGA TOUR family - spectators are expected to behave appropriately by Respecting the Game, Enjoying Responsibly, and Playing by the Rules. For more information on proper versus improper fan behavior at PGA TOUR events, please click here to view the full Fan Code of Conduct.

Broadcast Info

TV Listings
Thursday, February 29
2:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET – GOLF Channel

Friday, March 1
2:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET – GOLF Channel

Saturday, March 2
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET – GOLF Channel
3:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET – NBC

Sunday, March 3
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET – GOLF Channel
3:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET – NBC