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Uber to have designated drop-off, pickup location for The Players

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The Players Championship and ride-sharing service Uber on Tuesday announced an expanded relationship for the 2017 event to more efficiently help fans travel safely to and from the tournament.

For the first time, Uber will have a designated pickup and drop-off area at the Sawgrass Marriott, making it convenient and cost-effective for fans to travel to this year’s tournament, which returns to The Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on May 9-14.

“With the increasing popularity of The Players both in Northeast Florida and nationally, efficiently getting fans into and out of the tournament in a timely and safe manner is one of our key goals,” said Jared Rice, executive director of The Players Championship. “We are thrilled to be working with the most well-known ride-sharing service, and we encourage all our fans to use Uber throughout the week.”

Uber will drop off on the Conference Center side of the Sawgrass Marriott and fans will take a short shuttle to the Davis Love III Entry. 

The pickup location will be located outside the Davis Love III Entry (Shuttle B), meaning fans will be dropped off and picked up at the same location.

“Uber is proud to announce this innovative partnership with The Players Championship,” said Luke Marklin, general manager of Uber Florida. "At the tap of a button, golf fans can rely on accessible transportation to and from The Players from anywhere in the Jacksonville area, enhancing their overall experience.”

Getting to The Players:

  • Download, or update, the Uber app on your phone
  • Enter Destination: The Players Championship
  • Arrive at the Sawgrass Marriott Conference Center
  • Take the designated Uber shuttle from the Sawgrass Marriott Conference Center to the Davis Love III Entry located inside The Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass
  • Enter the tournament through the Davis Love III Entry
  • Leaving The Players:

  • Exit tournament grounds through the Davis Love III Entry
  • Follow the tournament signage to designated Uber pick up area outside the Davis Love III Entry
  • Once at the Uber pick up area, open the Uber app on your phone and enter your preferred destination
  • Get in available Uber and head to your preferred destination
  • For fans that do drive to the event, parking must be purchased in advance from THEPLAYERSChampionship.com.