THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
The 40th annual week of The Players Championship celebrates its Military Appreciation Day with country star Dierks Bentley (pictured) performing May 8 on the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse Lawn. The Players attracts the best field in the world, chasing a purse of $9.5 million with more than 150,000 fans over the course of the week. Practice rounds start 7:30 a.m. May 6-8, competition rounds 6:30 a.m. May 9-10, 7:30 a.m. May 11-12 at the TPC Sawgrass Players Stadium Course, 110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach. Practice round tickets: $15, $25; daily competition round grounds tickets: $58; weekly grounds tickets: $150; free admission for active and retired military and free parking for vehicles containing four or more passengers (vouchers required, available online), pgatour.com/tournaments/the-players-championship.html.