January 26 - 29, 2017 | Torrey Pines | San Diego, CA

Spectator Guidelines


Thank you for your patience as we work to preserve the safety of all our guests. Please note all attendees of the Farmers Insurance Open will be wanded by Tournament security and subject to search prior to either boarding the parking shuttles or for those not on a shuttle, at the entrance gates. For additional information, please reference the PGA TOUR  Prohibited Items list HERE >>


  • No prohibited items will be permitted on any shuttle
  • No bags larger than a small purse 6×6 including carrying cases, backpacks, camera bags or chair bags (CLICK HERE for more info)
  • No clear plastic, vinyl, or any other carry items larger than 12x6x12
  • No plastic, metal or glass cups, cans of any kind except for medical or infant needs
  • No backpacks
  • No chair bags
  • No lawn or oversized chairs
  • No seat cushions
  • No pets except for service animals
  • No bicycles
  • No video cameras at any time
  • No cameras permitted after Wednesday
  • No radios, televisions, or other electronic noise producing items
  • No whistles, horns or noise makers
  • No posters, signs, or banners
  • No coolers of any kind
  • No knives, firearms, or weapons of any nature
  • No fireworks
  • No illegal substances
  • No laser pointers
  • No poles or rods
  • No computers or laptops
  • No alcoholic beverages may enter or leave the Tournament
  • No outside food or beverage
  • No other items deemed unlawful or dangerous by the PGA TOUR/Tournament Security Officials
  • NEW: No selfie-sticks


  • Umbrellas without sleeve  
  • Opaque bags not exceeding 6×6
  • Clear plastic, vinyl or other carry items not exceeding 12x6x12
  • A one-gallon clear resealable plastic bag
  • Phones, tablets, and PDAs – MUST be on Silent mode and adhere to TOUR’s Mobile Device Policy (see below)
  • Still camera with lens smaller than 6 inches; no case (Wednesday only)
  • Collapsible chairs, without chair bags
  • Medically necessary supplies, strollers, small diaper bags, plastic baby bottles, and other necessary baby supplies (infant must be with carrier) – items subject to seach
  • Binoculars without binocular case



Mobile devices are now allowed on-course in designated calling areas.  Please review the following:

  • Please silence your mobile device
  • Calls only permitted in designated areas.  Please see course map for specific locations.
  • Devices may not be used to capture audio/video at any time during tournament week
  • Wednesday: still photography of all areas is permitted
  • Thursday through Sunday: photos of players as they execute a golf shot within competition is NOT ALLOWED. Still photography of all other areas is permitted.
  • Violations may result in the confiscation of your mobile device or removal from the Tournament grounds
  • Be respectful of the players and fans around you

Also, check out our    Spectator Etiquette Guidelines

** Failure to follow the direction of San Diego Police Department, Tournament security guards, gallery marshals, or Tournament officials may result in ejection from the grounds or revocation of your tickets without refund. Please observe the rules & regulations noted above.