• General Admission Grounds Passes are available at kopengolf.com or at the Admission Tent at the tournament.
  • Hospitality Passes are available at kopengolf.com and allow the bearer access to the designated suite along the 17th or 18th green.
  • Daily Grounds Passes are $10 each, Weekly Grounds Passes are $25 each, 16th Hole Hospitality Passes are $80/day and Copper Cellar 19th Hole Hospitality Passes are $140/day.  
  • Children under 17 years of age are not required to have a ticket for general admission to the tournament.
  • Be sure to check the weather to determine what to wear.
  • Bring a rain jacket or poncho if there is a chance of rain. Wear cool, light colored clothing on sunny days.
  • Wear comfortable shoes, preferably with flat heels, which make for easier walking on uneven terrain.
  • Wear sun protection: sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses.
  • A SMALL portable chair or stool to sit and watch the action. No lawn chairs are permitted.
  • Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses.
  • A sharpie for autographs from the players in the autograph tent.
  • Money for food, drinks and souvenirs.
  • Firearms or Weapons (Visit Knoxville Open is private property. Neither  Holston Hills Country Club nor the PGA TOUR permit firearms or weapons at their events.)
  • Coolers of any size.
  • Cameras (Cameras are permitted only during the practice rounds on Monday-Tuesday)
  • Folding Chairs (Only small, portable stools are permitted)
  • Radios or mini televisions, or noise-producing devices of any kind
  • Signs, posters, or banners
  • Food and/or Beverages (Concessions are available at the course)
  • Pets (not even a little dog that fits in a purse!)
  • Ladders or stepping stools
  • Metal-spiked golf shoes
  • Bicycles or golf carts except for handicap purposes

Mobile devices are allowed at the tournament if you follow these rules:

  • Device must be silent at all times
  • Calls may be placed or received in remote areas where conversations will not be heard by a player on the course. (Cell phones may be used at any location in the event of an emergency!)
  • Texting and e-mailing and downloading are permitted EXCEPT when a player is in a position to compete (i.e. when QUIET PLEASE signs are raised).
  • No audio, picture, or video capture with mobile device is permitted at any time.
  • Videos or photographs cannot be taken any time during competition rounds (Thursday-Sunday) but you can take video and photographs during practice rounds (Monday through Wednesday).
  • Flash photography is never permitted because it distracts the players.
  • Most players do not take pictures with fans. So, please do not ask for a photo unless the player asks you if you would like to have one taken with them.
  • Spectators that do not follow these rules or disrupt play with a mobile device will be asked to leave.
  • Pick up a Pairing Sheet to see who is playing when, and whether they tee off of 1 tee or 10 tees.
  • It is appropriate for spectators to applaud or cheer successful strokes by a player, but excessive demonstrations are not appropriate because of the possible negative effects on other players.
  • Spectators should never applaud or cheer the misfortune of or misplay by a competitor.
  • When a player is preparing for a shot, stop walking and remain quiet until the player has hit the ball.
  • If you are following a group or player from hole to hole, remain quiet and still until all players in that group have completed their shots or putts, and then move.
  • Kneel or sit down if you are in front of a group of spectators.
  • Cooperate with the Course Marshals and all other tournament or PGA TOUR officials. Be quiet when asked and always stay behind the gallery ropes.
  • Be sure that your children are respectful of the players, other spectators and the course. Please be sure that they don’t run – it’s dangerous and may disrupt the players.
  • Stay hydrated as temperatures may reach 90 degrees in May. There will be concession areas selling a wide variety of food & beverage items.
  • A free, public first aid station is near the clubhouse.
  • This is a world class golf course – please treat it with respect. Don’t litter, don’t pull flowers, and stay on the cart path at all times.
  • Most players will be pleased to give you an autograph!
  • Best time to ask: Before or after a practice round. NEVER ask for an autograph during a player’s round.
  • Best place to ask: At the driving range and putting green or the autograph tent.