Your Guide to the 2023 Wells Fargo Championship
Celebrating its 20th year, the Wells Fargo Championship returns to Quail Hollow from May 1-7, drawing the nation’s top professional golfers and their fans to Charlotte.
by Liz Logan Apr 17, 2023
This year’s Wells Fargo Championship event is bigger and better than ever, giving eager fans even more ways to get in the game. One of the PGA Tour’s “elevated events,” the purse has increased to $20 million, enticing some of the best players in the world to grace the course of Quail Hollow Club.
How to Attend
Looking to secure your spot for this year’s Wells Fargo Championship? The variety of ticket options ensures you watch the tournament your way.
If you’re looking to for daily grounds access, this ticketing option is for you. Choose from the Practice Pack for the pre-tournament experience Monday through Wednesday. Choose a specific day to attend with Daily Tickets available Thursday through Sunday. For those looking to experience it all, Weekly Grounds Tickets are available for all seven days.
Know you want to go but haven’t nailed down your date? Go with the Good Any Day Tickets, allowing you the flexibility to decide last minute.
If you’re looking to bring the family, you’ll be glad to know The PGA Tour and the Wells Fargo Championship is the only event in the area to offer free admission for kids 15 and under with the purchase of an adult ticket.
For private and covered greenside viewing, choose from single day to full-week tickets to the Champions Club. Located alongside Hole #8, this unique access opportunity gives viewers private access to purchase upscale food and beverage options in a relaxed environment.
One Bird Club
New this year, get tickets to the One Bird Club for the ultimate Wells Fargo Championship experience. With spectacular views of the first tee, this covered venue includes light breakfast, snacks and a complimentary full bar open all day from 8 a.m. through the last group on hole 1. Don’t wait: limited tickets are available for this premium experience.
Clubhouse and Event Lawn
Be a part of the social action with Clubhouse tickets. Enjoy specialty food and beverage options for purchase. As an added bonus, there will be live music Thursday and Friday and tickets include access to the Champions Club.
On the Course
There’s more than golf going on at the tournament. Don’t miss these exciting events happening throughout the week.
Small Business Market
Located by the driving range, the Small Business Market will offer an exclusive chance to shop a variety of local businesses, all in one place. Shop golf gear, flowers, coffee and more at this exciting new addition to the championship and support Charlotte-area business.
Fan Village will be nestled in between Holes 16, 17 and 18, known by fans as “The Green Mile,” making it an excellent location for spectating while enjoying a variety of concession options. The Fan Village also features a Kids Zone for families as well as the Wells Fargo Premier Short Game Challenge and Innovation Hub.
Wells Fargo Customer Lounge
Show your Wells Fargo card or your Wells Fargo app for access to the First Tee Experience. This lounge provides exclusive access to viewing at the first hole.
New Public Venues
Grounds Tickets-holders will love this year’s inclusion of these new public venues accessible without hospitality tickets. Grab locally brewed coffee at Knowledge Perk Coffee from Rock Hill, S.C. For wine, cocktails and more, choose from Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge and Dock, Maestro Dobel Tequila Bar, Fransiscan Estates Wine Bar, Ultra Bar and Bushmills Irish Whiskey Patio.
Share your experience via your social media channel of choice with #SeeYouThere through 3D picture frames located on the course.
Off the Course
Wells Fargo Championship Tee-Off Concert
Join fellow golf fans at Symphony Park for Yacht Rock Review on Thursday, May 3. This night of music at the prestigious outdoor venue has a limited number of tickets, with each sale supporting Champions for Education, Inc. which has raised over $27 million for charity over the last two decades.
Things to Do
Feeling inspired after watching the pros? Practice your swing from the elevated hitting bays of Topgolf Charlotte – Southwest. Looking to get in a full round? Choose from area courses for a day on the greens.
Celebrated as one of the nation’s top Sports Cities, Charlotte’s NASCAR Hall of Fame celebrates the sport rooted in the South with interactive exhibits and an impressive collection of 19 historic cars lining the iconic Glory Road.
Eat & Drink
Charlotte’s food and dining scene offers elevated culinary experiences for every palate. Enjoy fine dining at SouthPark’s prestigious Steak 48 and stop in the beautiful Bar One Lounge for craft cocktails and shareable plates. Dilworth Tasting Room SouthPark presents chef-driven dishes pairing perfectly with elevated cocktails.
Family-style dining is central at Rooster’s Wood-Fired Kitchen serving an upscale twist on Southern favorites. Inspired by Italian restaurants of the 1960s and 70s, Little Mama’s Italian features a mozzarella bar and a menu full of filling favorites.
Beef ‘N Bottle, a Charlotte staple since 1978, is a nostalgic destination for an array of steaks, Oysters Rockefeller and fine wine. Featuring elevated spirits and specialty cocktails alongside classic dishes with a modern twist, The Crunkleton offers a dining room perfect for a relaxed dining experience.
When dinner is said and done, wind down at The Vintage Whiskey & Cigar Bar with whiskey flights, antique bourbons and whiskey, and an array of cocktails. Choose from featured cigar blends from the in-house humidor.
How to Get There
Public Transit and Rideshare
This year, Uber is the exclusive rideshare partner for the Wells Fargo Championship. Uber driver-partners will bring spectators to and pick up on Gleneagles Road with easy access to the entry gate. Make sure to use the app to plan your ride in.
For ticketed patrons utilizing the LYNX Blue Line, shuttles will be available from the Sharon Road West Light Rail Station with a valid LYNX ticket purchased on the day of service. (Note that no tournament parking will be allowed at the station.)
For those driving to this year’s Wells Fargo Championship, be prepared to pay in cash for parking day-of or prepay online. Shuttles are available form SouthPark B-Deck Monday through Sunday (make sure to pre-pay – no day-of sales accepted), Carowinds Wednesday through Friday and Ballantyne Corporate Park on Saturday and Sunday. (Note that there will be no public parking at Quail Hollow Club.)
For spectators utilizing handicap parking, an application must be filled out prior and parking is located at Forest Hill Church Monday through Friday and at Quail Hollow Middle School on Saturday and Sunday.
A bicycle-friendly tournament, Wells Fargo Championship will provide bike racks near the main entrance.