Disability Services Guide

Disability Services

The PGA Championship is a fully accessible event, and we are dedicated to continually improving our efforts to ensure that you have access to all Championship amenities. We welcome and encourage all feedback and suggestions from our guests. The following explains the services provided this year. For any accessibility-related questions please email us at DisabilityServices@pgahq.com or call us at 909-718-2763. We will do our best to help you enjoy your Championship experience.

Please Note: Disability Services tents will be located in Maxwell Plaza near the PGA Shops, at the 61st Street Entrance, and the Media Entrance. Please stop at either location to get your Disability Services wristband.

  • Get your Disability Services wristband. 
  • Have your disability questions answered.
  • Learn about other accessibility services.

Disability Wristband Policies:

  • Disability Wristbands will be good for the duration of your time at the PGA Championship. PLEASE DO NOT remove your wristband for the duration of the Championship. 
  • One companion wristband will be issued for each disabled patron, exceptions will be made for families with young children.
  • If a disabled guest wishes to switch their companion, please bring the old companion wristband to one of the Disability Services tent to be reissued. 

Wheelchair Accessibility

There are accessible pathways that connect the entrances with the area around the Clubhouse including the practice range. The course is encircled by cart paths, as well as interior paths, but many dead-end into grass areas. For this reason, we encourage disabled guests to utilize our Disability Services Shuttle System. Additionally, we encourage all guests to utilize personal forms of transportation, including wheelchairs and scooters. If you need to recharge your motorized wheelchair, you may do so at the Disability Services tents. Patrons should bring all cords and accessories needed to charge their devices. Chargers must use a 110-volt, 20 amp circuit.

We will not be providing wheelchair or scooter rentals.

Parking, Rideshare, and Spectator Drop-off

There will be NO onsite parking at the 2022 PGA Championship. ADA Parking for guests with mobility devices will be located at RiverGate Church, 1439 E 71st St, Tulsa, OK 74136. You will need a verified Disabled Person Parking placard, permit, or license plate to enter this parking lot. The person to whom the placard or plate is issued must be present in the vehicle, as a driver or passenger. Wheelchair-accessible shuttles will transport guests from ADA Parking to the Championship.

There will be separate ADA parking at the front of Lot General Public South at the Mabee Center (2599 E 81st St, Tulsa, OK 74136) for guests who do not have mobility devices.

For guests with disabilities who are being dropped off/picked up at the Championship (this applies to rideshare), we recommend that you get dropped off/picked at the RiverGate Church (1439 E 71st St, Tulsa, OK 74136). Wheelchair-accessible shuttles will transport you from this offsite lot directly to the venue entrance. This will reduce the amount of walking required to get to the venue entrance.

Please note that it’s against the law to park in an accessible parking space without the required ADA credentials or to fraudulently use someone else’s in order to gain access to ADA parking spots.

Disability Viewing Areas

There will be disability viewing areas made available to ADA guests. To gain access to these areas, please visit the Disability Services tents located in Maxwell Plaza near the PGA Shops, at the 61st Street Entrance, or the Media Entrance.

Disability Viewing Areas:

  • Practice Range
  • Putting Green
  • Hole 1/10 Tee
  • Hole 1 Green
  • Hole 6 Green
  • Hole 11 Green 
  • Hole 12 Green
  • Hole 17 Green
  • Hole 9/18 Green

Seating in these areas is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. We advise you arrive at the viewing area early to secure a seat.
Disability Viewing Area Policies:

  • Companions may be asked to stand if capacity is reached.
  • These are non-smoking areas.
  • Spectators are not allowed to save spots and if a guest is not-present for over an hour, their area will be given to another disabled guest.

Disability Services Shuttle Service

Disability shuttle service will be available for our disabled guests who need transportation throughout the grounds. Pick-up locations include:

  • Main Entrance/PGA Shops
  • Corporate Entrance - 61st Street Gate
  • Hole 1 Tee
  • Hole 6 Tee
  • Hole 11 Green
  • Hole 12 Green
  • Hole 12 Fairway
  • Hole 17 Green
  • Hole 18 Green

Ancillary drop-off and pick-up areas include:

  • Media Entrance
  • Champions Club
  • Partner Village
  • First Aid Stations

Typical wait times may be as long as 25 minutes due to heavy volume. A wristband issued by the Disabled Services Center is required to utilize this service.

Service Animals

Service animals are permitted throughout the grounds; however this does not include emotional support animals, therapy animals, or companion animals. Pets are not allowed and will be turned away. Only legitimate service animals that are properly trained and under the proper care of their owners will be provided with the appropriate credentials.

All service animals must remain by the handler’s side at all times and must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered, unless these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or the individual’s disability prevents using these devices. In that case, the individual must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective controls.

Service animals must be housebroken and should use the service animal relief area.

Anyone bringing an animal will be responsible for and liable for any damage or injury caused by the animal.

All animals should have legally required vaccinations which may be checked.

Additional Services

  • Concessions: All concessions are fully accessible and located throughout the grounds. If assistance is required, please confer with a concessions manager.
  • First Aid: First-aid stations staffed by Tulsa Bone & Joint medical professionals will be located between the Main Spectator Entrance and Practice Range and Hole 15 Tee.
  • Special Dietary Needs: The PGA Championship will offer gluten-free dietary options. For those with special dietary needs beyond the Championship’s food service, please contact us at DisabilityServices@pgahq.com

Comments, Questions & Suggestions

PGA of America will consider any request by a guest with disability for reasonable modification of its policies, practices or procedures or for auxiliary aids and services that will permit the guest equal enjoyment of the goods and services offered at the PGA Championship. We encourage you to make any such request as far in advance as possible to enhance our ability to evaluate and fulfill the request.

In continually trying to make the PGA Championship more accessible we encourage you to emaiil us at DisabilityServices@pgahq.com or call us at 909-718-2763 for any of your disability-related needs. Additionally, if you have any questions about ADA policies or our services please reach out to us.

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