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2014 WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN FACT SHEET

Tournament Week: Monday, January 27 – Sunday, February 2, 2014

72-hole PGA TOUR event: January 30 – February 2

Part of the PGA TOUR’s FED EX Cup

(79th annual event first played in 1932)

TITLE SPONSOR: Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

SITE: TPC Scottsdale

TPC Stadium Course designed by: Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf (1986)

Par: 35-36–71, Yards: 7,216

1: 410 yards, par 4 10: 403 yards, par 4

2: 416 yards, par 4 11: 469 yards, par 4

3: 554 yards, par 5 12: 195 yards, par 3

4: 175 yards, par 3 13: 595 yards, par 5

5: 453 yards, par 4 14: 476 yards, par 4

6: 431 yards, par 4 15: 558 yards, par 5

7: 215 yards, par 3 16: 162 yards, par 3

8: 470 yards, par 4 17: 332 yards, par 4

9: 464 yards, par 4 18: 438 yards, par 4

Out: 3,588 yards, par 35 In: 3,628 yards, par 36

2014 WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN CALENDAR OF EVENTS

(subject to change)

Monday, January 27

Practice Rounds for PGA TOUR pros only

9:30 am Kyocera Pro-Am, TPC Stadium Course

Tuesday, January 28

Practice Rounds for PGA TOUR pros only

10 am R.S. Hoyt Jr. Family Foundation Dream Day Activities

– Motivational Speeches by PGA TOUR pros

-Trick Shot Show

-Junior Golf Clinic Presented By PING

-Located on the TPC Champions Course Practice Range

11 am CBS Outdoor Special Olympics Open

Located at the TPC Stadium Course Putting Green, the Special Olympics

Open features 10 Special Olympian athletes, 10 celebrities or sports stars

and 10 business leaders from our community. The event is open to all

ticket holders and media and lasts about an hour.

6 pm Waste Management Phoenix Opening Party (by invitation only)

Wednesday, January 29

8:30 am The Annexus Pro-Am, TPC Stadium Course

3:30 pm Phoenix Suns Shot at Glory, TPC Scottsdale 16th hole

3:30 pm Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment tent opens

OAR performs

Thursday, January 30

7:30 am Waste Management Phoenix Open 1st round

3:30 pm Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment tent opens

Jake Owen performs

Friday, January 31

7:30 am Waste Management Phoenix Open 2nd round

3:30 pm Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment tent opens

Weezer Performs

Saturday, February 1

9 am Waste Management Phoenix Open 3rd round

3:30 pm Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment tent opens

MetalHead Peforms

All Day Green Out, everybody is encouraged to wear green to support the

green/eco-sensitive efforts of the tournament

Sunday, February 2

9 am Waste Management Phoenix Open 4th round

Monday, February 3

7 am Post Open Pro-Am, TPC Stadium Course

PURSE: $6,200,000

WINNER’S SHARE: $1,116,000

FIELD: 132 players (cut to low 70 & ties after 36 holes)

TELEVISION: First two rounds are scheduled to be televised live in Phoenix on The

Golf Channel from 2:00 – 5:00 pm MST, then rounds three and four will be televised on

The Golf Channel from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm MST, then CBS from 1:00 – 4:00 pm MST.

DEFENDING CHAMPION: Phil Mickelson (-28) $1,116,000

CHARITIES: The Waste Management Phoenix Open raises money for charities, most

of which provide programs that benefit youth. Recent beneficiaries include Phoenix

Children’s Hospital, First Tee of Phoenix, Special Olympics Arizona, Homeward Bound,

Audubon Arizona, Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCA, Be A Leader Foundation, Teach for

America, Waste Not, Junior Golf Association of Arizona. In the tournament’s 79-year

history, The Thunderbirds have raised over $86 million for charity.

 

**TICKETS: Daily general admission is $30. Children ages 17 & under are free when

accompanied by an adult. The Waste Management Phoenix Open is never sold out and

tickets will be available at the gate during tournament week. Advance daily general

admission tickets will be available until January 24, 2014 at all Ticketmaster ticket

centers, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online via www.wmphoenixopen.com or

www.ticketmaster.com.

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COORS LIGHT BIRDS NEST: The popular Waste Management Phoenix Open

entertainment tent returns Wednesday through Saturday evenings. The Birds Nest will

be located directly across from the tournament entrance at the corner of 82nd St and

Bell Road.

BIRDS NEST GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS: $35 for Wednesday – Saturday and

can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or by visiting

www.ticketmaster.com.

WEBSITE: www.wmphoenixopen.com

PARKING: FREE Public Parking (with shuttle access to the tournament gates). From

the WEST, public parking is at Loop 101 and Hayden Road. We recommend that

eastbound Loop 101 drivers exit at Hayden, and drive south into the parking lot. From

the EAST, parking is at WestWorld. We recommend that drivers exit Raintree, then

drive north to Bell Road on 94th street, then into the parking lot entrance. The FREE

shuttles will operate Monday and Tuesday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm; Wednesday

through Saturday from 6:30 am to 11:00 pm; and Sunday from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm.

2014 TOURNAMENT CHAIRMAN: Tom King

2014 ASSISTANT CHAIRMAN: Dan Calihan

WM Phoenix Open 2014

#WMPHOENIX

 


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