February 11, 2017

Know before you go

Prior to heading to The Riviera Country Club for the 2017 Genesis Open, stay up to date on all important spectator information to make your experience more enjoyable. 

Gate times
Tournament gates open at 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 13. Gates open at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, through Friday, Feb 17. Over the weekend, gates open at 7:30 a.m. A full tournament event schedule including daily tee times is available on the homepage.

Parking and tournament shuttles
Guests attending the Genesis Open have a number of convenient options for getting to and from the tournament. Full detailed information on parking and transportation options for the tournament is available on the spectators page.

MONDAY PARKING: For guests attending the Genesis Open on Monday, Feb. 13, parking will be located at Paul Revere Charter Middle School (13103 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049).

WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY: Public parking for the Genesis Open, Feb. 15-19, will be located in Downtown Santa Monica parking structures S1 through S8. Parking structures S1 through S8 are open 24 hours a day; regular parking rates and rules apply. After parking, guests are encouraged to ride the complimentary tournament shuttle. 

TOURNAMENT SHUTTLES: From Wednesday-Sunday, Feb. 15-19, the Genesis Open will provide complimentary shuttle services for guests attending the tournament who parked in Downtown Santa Monica. The shuttle pick-up and drop-off location in Santa Monica will be located on Wilshire Blvd. between 2nd St. and 3rd St., and will drop guests off at the Main Entrance of the tournament. Complimentary shuttles will run from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday-Friday, and from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Official transportation partners
Uber is an official transportation partner and the preferred rideshare provider of the Genesis Open. Guests who ride Uber to the Genesis Open will have a convenient walk-up entrance from the tournament’s designated Uber drop-off and pick-up location at Paul Revere Charter Middle School (1450 Allenford Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90049). New riders to Uber are eligible to receive a free first ride (up to $15). Redeem now!

Metro is an official transportation partner of the Genesis Open. Guests who ride the Metro Expo Line should exit at the Downtown Santa Monica station and walk to the tournament shuttle pick-up and drop-off location on Wilshire Blvd. between 2nd St. and 3rd St. This walk is approximately half a mile (10-15 minutes). Go Metro and plan your trip at www.metro.net

Box office and will call
The box office and will call is located at the tournament’s Main Entrance and will be open at the regularly scheduled gate times. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance online and select the print-at-home delivery option. 

Youth and student admission policy
For golf fans 15 years and under, complimentary youth tickets can be picked up at the Genesis Open box office, located at the Main Entrance, when accompanied with a ticketed adult. Discounted Clubhouse youth tickets also can be purchased at the box office. For high school and college students, discounted student grounds tickets are available for purchase at the box office with a valid high school or college ID. 

Veteran ticket discount
Military veterans are eligible to purchase grounds tickets to the Genesis Open at a 25 percent discount. Discounted veteran tickets can be purchased at the box office with appropriate ID or online. Buy today!

Complimentary military admission & Military Pavilion
All active, retired, reserve and National Guard military members are eligible to receive complimentary grounds tickets. Complimentary military tickets provide access to the Military Pavilion located on 14 tee. The Military Pavilion, open Wednesday through Sunday, is a climate-controlled venue with complimentary food and beverage provided throughout the day. Complimentary military tickets can be redeemed at the box office with an appropriate military ID or online. Redeem today!

Prohibited items
All guests may be subject to inspection prior to entering the tournament. The following items are not permitted on tournament grounds: 

  • Backpacks/large purses
  • Beverage containers and coolers
  • Large camera bags and cameras
  • Chairs in bags and folding-arm chairs (higher than 18 inches or wider than 20 inches)
  • Ladders
  • Packages
  • Pets/animals
  • Periscopes
  • Picnic baskets
  • Radios and televisions
  • Signs/banners
  • Video cameras/recorders
  • Weapons and firearms

For a detailed list of what is permitted on-site, and for the tournament’s mobile device policy, please visit the spectators page.