FedEx St. Jude Championship unveils fan experiences for 2023 event
Several fan-favorite venues make return for FedExCup Playoffs opener, Aug. 9-13
MEMPHIS, Tennessee – There will be plenty of experiences for fans to enjoy while attending the opening event of the FedExCup Playoffs at TPC Southwind from Aug. 9-13. FedEx St. Jude Championship officials today announced new fan activations and returning favorites will once again provide places throughout the course for fans to relax and enjoy the PGA TOUR’s top 70 players as they begin their race for the FedExCup.
New this year and perched on the hill behind the driving range, The Lookout features the CDW ShotLink Lounge alongside The Michelob ULTRA Bar. This tented, open-air venue is the perfect place to hang out and watch the PGA TOUR stars warm-up ahead of their tee times.
The new 18th & Mane venue, situated on No. 18 fairway, includes the PGA TOUR Fan Shop, TruGreen Backyard, The Hub and the Maestro Dobel Tequila Deck. With its central location to all the action, 18th & Mane is the perfect place for fans to enjoy food, drinks, and games.
Spectators can enjoy a moment’s respite at the TruGreen Backyard while immersed in the shade with comfortable seating and access to local-favorite Pronto Pup. Before leaving the No. 18 hole to explore the rest of TPC Southwind, fans can stop by the PGA TOUR Fan Shop to gear up for the FedEx St. Jude Championship with apparel items, souvenirs, and gifts.
Returning championship-favorite, The Hub is located just steps away from the Fan Shop. In this public, air-conditioned venue, fans can enjoy activations from championship sponsors including the AutoZone FanZone, FanDuel, Charles Schwab, Southland Casino, and Nike. Come take a break from the heat, mingle with our sponsor and partners, and enjoy the glass frontage overlooking No. 18 fairway.
The open-to-the public Maestro Dobel Tequila Deck, located closest to No. 18 tee box, features unobstructed views of the tee box and fairway with a standing bar rail for guests to view the action on course. While visiting the venue, fans age 21 and older can try specialty cocktails including the Ace Paloma and Ranch Water Drop.
The 18th Green Courtyard features the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Family Care Suite, our primary First Aid location, tournament concessions and the Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge.
Open to the public and located on the signature finishing hole at TPC Southwind, the Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge will be a hub of activity for the 21 and older crowd throughout FedEx St. Jude Championship week. With air-conditioning, interactive games, multiple video screens and view of No. 18 green, the Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge is the perfect place to enjoy one of their refreshing signature cocktails like the Tito’s Transfusion or Tito’s Tennessee Tee Time, without missing any of the tournament action.
Located at the 18th Green Courtyard, the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Family Care Suite offers families with young children a respite from the heat, private nursing rooms, toddler age-appropriate games and a safe environment to rest and relax.
Fans can enjoy the action throughout TPC Southwind at several shaded seating options open to the public. Shaded bleachers are located at hole Nos. 1, 11, 14 and 16. The FedEx St. Jude Championship will also have cooling mist fans located throughout the course courtesy of BlueCross BlueShield.
Spectators are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles as reusable plastic or metal bottles (no larger than 32 oz.) that are empty upon entry and exit are permitted at TPC Southwind. Fans will have access to complimentary water refill stations throughout the course. These hydration stations will be located at the practice putting green, Birdies & Bubbles (near No. 16 fairway) and within 18th & Mane.
Daily Grounds tickets for the 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship are still available for all days. Tickets are dynamically priced, so fans are encouraged to purchase early to secure the lowest available price.
For an upgraded experience, the Michelob ULTRA Athletic Club is an exclusive, open-air hospitality experience with covered stadium seating on a first-come, first-serve basis overlooking the iconic No. 11 hole at TPC Southwind. Beer and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the ticket price while wine, spirits and premium food are available for purchase within the Michelob ULTRA Athletic Club.
Fans traveling to TPC Southwind for the 2023 championship can purchase a Lot X General Parking pass for $20 (plus taxes and fees, limit 2 per person, per day) from Thursday, Aug. 10 through Sunday, Aug. 13. Lot X is located at the FedEx Headquarters at 3640 Hacks Cross Road. Fans must reserve parking passes in advance; passes will not be available for purchase at the parking lot as the passes are fulfilled digitally.
For those looking to take advantage of the family-friendly activities on Wednesday, including the Pro-Am, fans are welcome to complimentary parking in Lot C, onsite off Winchester Road with direct access to the course via No. 17 green.
An alternative option for traveling to the 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship is to utilize the rideshare option to TPC Southwind, located near 3400 Players Club Parkway just between No. 1 green and No. 2 tee. Enter “FedEx St. Jude Championship” as your destination and tournament guests will be dropped off near the rideshare entrance. As the day at TPC Southwind comes to an end, fans can exit the tournament grounds through the rideshare entry and follow championship signage to the designated rideshare pick-up area outside the gates.
As the first event of the FedExCup Playoffs, the FedEx St. Jude Championship marks the start of the PGA TOUR’s most thrilling three weeks in golf where every shot counts. Don’t miss out on the action! For more information about the FedEx St. Jude Championship, please visit FedExChampionship.com. Fans are also encouraged to follow the FedEx St. Jude Championship on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for tournament updates.