Complimentary admission to golf events

GCSAA members can enjoy free admission to some of the greatest events in golf

As a benefit of membership, GCSAA members can enjoy complimentary admission to designated golf events. The tournament benefits listed below are to be used as a general guideline. Before attending any tournament event, you should contact the tournament office at the course where the event is to be held to verify the tournament’s admission policy.

PGA Tour

RBC Canadian Open

Due to a recent policy change, GCSAA Class AA, Class A, Class A-Retired, Class B, and Class B-Retired members, and their immediate families looking to gain complimentary admission to the RBC Canadian Open can only do so for first and final rounds. That benefit is not available for the second round and third round.

Champions Tour – Korn Ferry Tour

Class AA, Class A, Class A-Retired, Class B, and Class B-Retired members, and their immediate families

Complimentary grounds admission to all PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Korn Ferry Tour events is available for GCSAA Class AA, Class A, Class A-Retired, Class B, and Class B-Retired members, and their immediate families.

Presidents Cup

Class AA, Class A, Class A-Retired, Class B, and Class B-Retired members

Members can present their gold membership card at the ticket office on the day of the event to receive One (1) complimentary grounds ticket for that day. Spouses and accompanying guests must purchase a ticket (limit 4).

World Golf Championship

Class AA, Class A, Class A-Retired members

Complimentary admission to World Golf Championship events is available to GCSAA Class AA, Class A, Class A-Retired members. Members should present their valid gold membership cards, along with picture ID, at the admission gates.

The Masters (Augusta National)

Class A, A-Retired, and AA Life members

Complimentary daily admission is extended to all Class A, A-Retired, and AA Life members with a valid gold membership card. Members are required to present their membership card, along with their driver’s license, at the Will Call booth each day to gain admission.

See full guidelines for attending the Masters »

PGA of America

2020 Championships

PGA Championship - May 11-17, 2020, Harding Park, San Francisco, Calif.

KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship - May 19-24, 2020, Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich. 

KPMG Women's PGA Championship - June 23-28, 2020, Aronimink Golf Club, Newtown Square, Pa.

Complimentary grounds admission is extended to all Class AA, A, A-Retired, Class B, Class B-Retired, C and C-Retired members, and accompanying spouse/partner or guest (limit one). To gain access into these Championships, GCSAA members must show their current gold membership card and a photo ID at the Admission Sales & Will Call office located at the main spectator entrance. GCSAA members must park in public parking and take the complimentary shuttle to the Admission Gate.

Ryder Cup - September 22-27, 2020, Whistling Straits, Straits Course, Kohler, Wis.

For the 2020 Ryder Cup, only Wisconsin Chapter gold card members can receive a complimentary daily ticket. The member must show a current membership card with photo identification at the Admissions Sales & Will Call office. (No spouse or guest.)

USGA (all USGA championships)

Class AA, A, A-Retired, Class B and Class B-Retired, and spouse or guest (except U.S. Open)

Complimentary grounds admission to all USGA Championships is available to Class AA, A, A-Retired, Class B and Class B-Retired members. Complimentary admission to all events, except the U.S. Open, will also be offered to the spouse or guest of these members. Members should park at general parking at each Championship and take the complimentary shuttle to the Will Call Facility where they will need to show both a valid GCSAA membership card and a photo identification card to receive their complimentary gallery ticket. This procedure will need to be followed for each day of the Championship that the member wishes to attend.

U.S. Open

Children age 12 and under at the time of the U.S. Open will be allowed complimentary admission on a daily basis when accompanied by a valid adult ticket or credential holder. Tickets are available for youths 13-18 years old on a daily basis at a reduced rate when accompanied by an adult ticket or credential holder. Junior tickets are always available each day of the championship at Will Call and all admission gates. There is a maximum of two Junior tickets per one adult ticket or credential holder.

Senior Open, Women's Open and U.S. Amateur

Juniors 18 and under will be allowed complimentary gallery admission on a daily basis when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. All junior tickets can be obtained at Will Call or the main admission gate each day of the championship.

LPGA Tour

All members

The LPGA Tour honors all current gold and green membership cards.