Farmers Insurance Open Frequently Asked Questions
How do I order Tickets?
Is there a military discount?
Active Duty, Retired, and Reservists, along with their dependents, are admitted free with valid Military and Dependent IDs. Complimentary E-Tickets must be downloaded from our website prior to attending the event.
Is there a child discount?
Kids 12 & under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Youth 13 – 17 can purchase a Youth Day Specific ticket at a rate of $15 or an Any Day ticket at a discounted rate of $30. More information on General Admission page.
Where can I park?
The Farmer’s Insurance Open has many parking options, including self-park, valet, rideshare and bike valet. Visit our Parking page for more info.
Where is accessible parking?
For accessible parking options, please contact the Tournament Office at (858) 886-4653 ext. 105 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Can anyone park at the Gliderport parking lot?
Gliderport parking is only available to the public on Wednesday, January 23rd for Preview Day.
Gliderport parking is NOT available to the public during the tournament, January 24-27.
If I ride my bicycle, where can I park?
We partner with the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition to offer patrons free bike (non-motorized) parking. View Details
I'm getting dropped off. Where is the best location?
For those fans getting dropped off by Uber, taxi, etc., our drop-off and pick-up location is at the Uber Lot at 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037
What is the Farmers Insurance Open?
The Farmers Insurance Open is a professional golf tournament and the PGA TOUR stop in San Diego.
How do I contact the Farmers Insurance Open?
Century Club Office Headquarters
9404 Genesee Ave., Ste #310
La Jolla, CA 92037
What happens during the week of the tournament?
View our Schedule of Events and Tournament attractions HERE »
Where can I find the daily pairings and tee times?
We will have complimentary daily pairing guides available at the gate. Plus, PGATOUR.com will have the pairings posted online.
Are there shuttles on-course?
Yes, for those fans requiring mobility assistance.
The Mobility Shuttle Presented by Stryker, an interior shuttle loop, will operate each Tournament day and help less mobile guests to more easily traverse the course. Through a partnership with The Free Ride, Inc., (www.thefreeride.com) an established consumer shuttle service, these guests will be able to utilize safe, comfortable six-passenger shuttles running in a constant loop. The route will feature a total of four stops on Wednesday through Friday and then concentrate on three stops Saturday and Sunday when all activity shifts solely to the South Course at Torrey Pines.
Please note, the Mobility Shuttle Presented by Stryker is not wheelchair accessible
Which is the best day to attend?
Every fan finds a different day to his or her liking. As the week progresses, the busier it gets.
How do I watch the tournament?
There are basically two ways to watch a golf tournament. “Parade Style” is when you pick a spot and watch as the field passes by or “Cross-Country Style” is when you follow a particular player or group around the course.
Can I bring a chair into the tournament?
You are allowed to bring pop-up chairs and stools but without its carrying bag. No lawn chairs or step stools allowed. Please visit our Spectator Rules section for more information on what is not allowed into the tournament.
What can I bring to the Golf Tournament and what do I leave in the car?
Visit our Spectator Guidelines and Restrictions for information.
Is there a Monday Qualifier?
Yes. You will need to contact the SCPGA at (951) 845-4653 for details. You can also log onto www.scpga.com.
Is there access to the driving range?
No. Due to increased security policies, there is no public access to the driving range.
What is the re-entry policy?
There is a strict no re-entry policy at the Farmers Insurance Open.
Are there designated smoking areas on course?
As an event on City property, smoking (including but not limited to: cigarettes, cigars, vape devices) is not allowed at any time.
Can I bring a bottle of water?
Fans may bring in a maximum of two (2) factory-sealed, bottled waters that are 16.9oz or less into the tournament.
Do celebrities play in the Pro-Ams?
No, although we do consider our PGA TOUR Professionals who play in the Pro-Ams ‘celebrities’.
Can anyone participate in the Pro-Ams?
Yes, all you need to do is pay the entry fee for the Pro-Am you are interested in.
Can women participate in the Pro-Ams?
Yes, we always welcome women to play in the Pro-Ams.
Do I need an established handicap index or be a member of a golf club to play in the Pro-Ams?
No, as long as you can provide at least 5 scorecards from play within the past year or can recall your past 5 scores from play, that is acceptable.
Do I need to have a threesome to participate in the Pro-Ams?
No, threesomes are welcome, however we will pair up those who do not sign up with a threesome with other suitable, amateur golfers.
What PGA TOUR Professionals play in the Farmers Pro-Am?
The PGA TOUR requires that those who are the top 100 Money Winners List according to the PGA TOUR, must play in the tournament’s premier Pro-Am, which is the Farmers Pro-Am.
How do I know which PGA TOUR Professional I will be playing with in the Pro-Ams?
Pairings for PGA TOUR Professionals and amateurs takes place the night before the Pro-Am at the Pairings Party, where pairings are done via a computerized lottery draw.
Can I purchase a Pro-Am entry for someone for his or her birthday, Christmas present or for that special occasion gift?
Yes, we would be more than happy to assist you creating that special gift for someone special or a loved one. We have custom-made certificates that you can use for presentation, if you prefer. Contact our office @ (858) 886-4653 to inquire further.
What does 'amateur' mean?
Anyone is considered an amateur golfer who is not licensed or qualified through his or her local golf association as a Professional golfer.
Charity – S.O.S.D.
Can any school or charity take part?
How can my school or charity get involved in selling S.O.S.D. tickets?
Contact Julianne Alarcio, Pro-Am & Charity Manager at the Century Club of San Diego via email or via phone at 858-886-5653 x108
Does my S.O.S.D. ticket also grant me free parking?
No. The S.O.S. ticket only grants admission into the grounds. For more information on parking, please go to our Parking page.
How can I volunteer for the Farmers Insurance Open?
Visit our Volunteers section on our website to apply online.