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Fans’ guide to Quail Hollow

PARKING

There is no parking at the Quail Hollow Club.

Authorized tournament parking Wednesday through Friday is from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Carowinds.

A free uptown Charlotte shuttle service will run (5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.) from the Charlotte Convention Center's Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard entrance. Parking will be available in surrounding lots.

Handicapped parking is at Forest Hill Church, 7224 Park Road.

CATS Lynx: Riders of the light-rail line can take a free shuttle from the Sharon Road West station (5:30 a.m.-9 p.m.). There is no tournament parking there. Only fans with tournament tickets and Lynx tickets from stations other than Sharon Road West will be allowed on the tournament shuttle.

BICYCLES: Bike racks are in the gravel parking lot across from the main entrance of the club, with a separate pedestrian entrance for fans who ride their bikes or walk to the tournament.

CELLPHONE POLICY

Cellphones and PDAs are allowed. However, the following rules apply:

All electronic items must be set on SILENT at all times.

Calls will be permitted only in designated cellphone areas. See course map for approved areas. A new cellphone charging center is near the first tee.

No photographs are permitted during tournament rounds, including photos taken by cell phones.

No video recording is permitted.

Texting is permitted but is limited to areas away from competition.

Failure to adhere to the policy might mean confiscation of your mobile device or removal from the tournament.

WHAT YOU CAN'T BRING

The tournament does not allow cameras, coolers, weapons, radios, televisions, signs, banners or bags larger than 6 by 6 inches, including backpacks.

TICKETS

The tournament is sold out.

AUTOGRAPHS

Players will not sign autographs until finishing play, and only in designated areas.

WILL CALL

The main will-call area for tickets is at Symphony Park, behind SouthPark mall, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The satellite will-call location is at Ballantyne Corporate Park, also open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PHONE CENTERS

Public telephones are available at the driving range and the ninth green.

NEW VIEWING AREA

The biggest change for fans this week is the addition of a grassy sloped area by the 18th green and 10th tee that has been turned into a gathering spot with concessions and a Jumbotron for viewing.

David Scott

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