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Power of the Grounds Ticket

Where else can you get thisclose to the world’s best golfers for under $100 and still have free access to great amenities like the the SO Cool Zone, The Deck presented by Maestro Dobel, Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge, Coca-Cola Fan Lounge, Peachtree Porch, Meiomi Wine Lounge, Back Nine Brews and enjoy upgraded menus like Universal Joint, Pit Boss BBQ, Go Dog! and more?

Compared to an NFL, MLB or NBA ticket, there’s no better way to enjoy the up-close view of world-class athletes and all of the free amenities in this price range. For a young family wishing to attend the tournament, the parents only need to take care of their own tickets! Per the TOUR Championship’s Youth Ticket Program, up to two youth 15 and under are admitted free per ticketed adult.

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  • It’s staggering how many open-to-the-public venues are on the grounds at the TOUR Championship. Provide the full list so readers and followers get a sense of where they can hang out once they arrive on site at East Lake Golf Club.
  • Publish a punch list of suggested spots to watch golf, venues to visit, food to taste while on site to make it easier for fans who are planning their trip, or:
  • Highlight one venue per day through social media that fans should check out if they are attending the tournament that day. We can provide photos and additional information on each venue to help build these profiles.

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!

SO Cool Zone presented by Southern Company

Take a stroll through the SO Cool Zone presented by Southern Company near the 15th and 14th greens, where shade sails, lounge furniture and misters will keep guests cool as they watch the telecast on the big screen. While they’re there, fans can grab a bite from Universal Joint and Henri’s Bakery! After lunch, the PGA TOUR Fan Shop is there to handle all shopping needs! For a selfie suggestion, snap a photo with the Payne Stewart Award, which is annually awarded during TOUR Championship week to the player who exhibits the values of character, charity and sportsmanship.

Have the kids in tow? Well, in partnership with the Georgia Aquarium, fans will get to see and interact with some of the animals that can be found within the Southern Company River Scout Gallery at the Georgia Aquarium. Animals expected to make an appearance include the ball python, box turtles and more.

Kids will also enjoy the First Tee® Game Changers Pavilion, an interactive experience inspired by First Tee’s mission to empower young people to become game changers in their communities. Highlights of the space include the “Make an Impact” paint wall that will provide a hands-on opportunity to swing a golf club in a setting that empowers kids to embrace challenge and work together to make something beautiful.

Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge

Located within the SO Cool Zone in the largest fan hub on course – and sure to be popular among the thirsty crowd –  the Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge will be open to all spectators, ages 21 and over. New in 2021, the TOUR Championship has unveiled three unique tournament cocktails. 

These tournament cocktails, with such carefully chose ingredients to maximize flavor (listed below), deserves to be served in an equally grand cup and fans can enjoy it that way in a one-of-a-kind TOUR Championship Yeti tumbler! – , which is available in all public bars on course.

TOURNAMENT COCKTAILS:

  • Elijah Craig Bourbon, Coke Zero Sugar
  • Maestro Dobel Tequila, Topochico, Lime
  • Tito’s Vodka, AHA Peach and Honey

Coca-Cola Fan Lounge

Proud Partner Coca-Cola is bringing back its front-nine fan area open to all ticketholders dubbed the Coca-Cola Fan Lounge. Located adjacent to the 8th green, the Coca-Cola Fan Lounge is a tented structure with stadium views of the 8th green equipped with several fan activations and games. 

Fans will have quite the selection for food in this venue, with Chattahoochee Smoke BBQ and Go Dog! to choose from.

Peachtree Porch

The Peachtree Porch and its viewing platform overlooking the 8th fairway is back at the TOUR Championship with its picturesque views. Located within the Peachtree Porch, the Meiomi Wine Lounge, fans 21 and older can relax and enjoy a glass of wine from the Official Wine of the PGA TOUR while watching the best players from around the globe compete on one of the most exciting holes at East Lake Golf Club. 

The Deck presented by Maestro Dobel

Come to cool off and stay for the spectacular views of the Practice Range and the historic East Lake Clubhouse. Located near the 16th tee and directly across from the Practice Range, the The Deck presented by Maestro Dobel will offer spectators a unique perspective as the world’s best players warm up prior to their tee time.  A covered patio built overlooking the pond will feature a Maestro Dobel Bar along with a large concessions area, outdoor seating, televisions to keep up with the telecast and charging stations.

Back Nine Brews

The TOUR Championship is proud to once again announce the return of Back Nine Brews, a craft beer destination located in close proximity to the Uber Entry adjacent to the 13th fairway. Several games and activities will be available for fans to enjoy at this outdoor get-together.

For a bite to eat, D Boca N Boca and their authentic Mexican fare will be the featured food partner in this area.

MD Anderson Cancer Center Shaded Grandstands

There will be plenty of shade for fans to enjoy while on site at the TOUR Championship, and thanks to MD Anderson, that shade will extend to several fan grandstands that are open to the public! 

LOCATIONS – 1st tee, Practice Range, 15th Green

PGA TOUR Fan Shop

Located inside the SO Cool Zone adjacent to the 14th fairway and 15th green, fans will immediately flock to the PGA TOUR Fan Shop where they can stock up on the newest TOUR Championship gear as well as the unique and sought-after ATL-FedExCup branded designs.

FOOD PARTNERS

The TOUR Championship annually welcomes several of Atlanta’s food staples inside the gates of East Lake Golf Club to serve their delicious fare to spectators. Here is the official lineup for 2021 along with their location on course:

Universal Joint located just minutes from East Lake Golf Club at the corner of East Lake Drive and Oakview Road, offers good beer and great food with a friendly neighborhood atmosphere and an easygoing bar scene. Menu items will include smoked wings, tacos and brisket nachos. For more information, please visit http://www.ujointbar.com/
Location: SO Cool Zone – 14th fairway/15th green 

D Boca N Boca will bring their lively taqueria and gastropub vibe back to East Lake Golf Club and serve up some of their traditional Mexican fare. Check them out on Instagram @bocaatl
Location: Back Nine Brews – 13th fairway

(NEW!) Go Dog! will join Pit Boss BBQ in the Coca-Cola Fan Lounge and will showcase its fully-loaded hot dog concoctions. Ever had pulled pork or roast beef on a hot dog? Now’s your chance!

Henri’s Bakery & Deli is back to whip up some of its delicious handmade sandwiches and a few of its tasty desserts! In a new location this year, Henri’s has everything fans need in one convenient spot!
Location: SO Cool Zone – 14th fairway/15th green 

(NEW!) Symphony Chips is an Atlanta-based, Black-owned potato chip company that Dondre Anderson and his daughters Amina and Amari started in 2016. Symphony Chips will be available in a handful of high-traffic concession locations at East Lake Golf Club (1st Tee, SO Cool Zone, 3rd Tee)

Proof of the Pudding – Tournament Catering Partner: The local Atlanta flair is even present in the TOUR Championship’s catering partner, Proof of the Pudding, which manages all of the general concessions at East Lake Golf Club during tournament week. This awarded group services PGA TOUR events all over the country, but gets to have a much-anticipated home game each year during the TOUR Championship. 

TOUR Championship Charity Challenge

Spectators of all ages who attend Wednesday’s practice round will be treated to a unique exhibition with the TOUR Championship Charity Challenge making its return in 2021 after debuting during the spectator-less 2020 TOUR Championship. Former NFL standouts Warrick Dunn and Andruw Jones will compete alongside LPGA Tour star Mariah Stackhouse and 2021 Payne Stewart Award recipient and 2018 FedExCup champion Justin Rose in a nine-hole match on the back nine at East Lake Golf Club to help raise much-needed funds for the TOUR Championship’s charitable beneficiaries.

The televised match will be broadcast on PGA TOUR Live and simulcast on Golf Channel from 3-5 p.m. ET and will be supported by the TOUR Championship’s Proud Partners Coca-Cola and Southern Company along with several local Atlanta partners.