The PGA Tour’s biggest event is just around the corner! Are you ready? The Waste Management Phoenix Open, often coined the Phoenix Open, runs February 1st through the 7th and dawns the greatest athletes in the sport and entertainment of the year.

Relax under the Phoenician sun as a giant party for golf builds itself around you. Visit the Coor’s Light Bird’s Nest for unbeatable views and an unmatched way to watch the tournament. Enjoy a VIP experience under the sun all day and stick around for big name entertainment for four nights at the end of the week. Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley and Robin Thicke will perform amongst other musical favorites. The Bird’s Nest Phoenix Open is an event to behold in its own right and a PGA favorite, next only to the 16th hole.

Find a way to make your way into the Phoenix Open 16th hole. It will be worth it. Buy tickets if it’s not too late or too deep for your pockets; otherwise, wait in line at the stairs to get in as general admission. You will not regret it. The party volume turns up a notch at this hole, which is surrounded by stadium seating. Don’t be fooled by the high price tag for these seats, this crowd is rowdy and ready to throw down in more ways than one. The 16th hole is legendary at Phoenix Open grounds and is known as the ultimate party destination along the PGA tour.

While the open attracts the entire surrounding metropolis and hundreds of thousands of national and even international guests, its player doors are even more exclusive. Slots at the open are reserved for the sport’s most elite 132 athletes- amongst them, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson. Last year sparked the return of PGA legend Tiger Woods, though the greens were swept by newer, younger up-and-comers. Could this year be defined by the legend’s skill? Could it be a Tiger Woods Phoenix Open? Only time will tell.

This year’s Phoenix Open tee times can be found and followed at Be sure to secure your passes for general admission before the event sells out and if you can, splurge for Greenskeeper or 16th Hole tickets. Best of luck to the golfers, fans and the teams working hard to make the WM Phoenix Open the PGA’s favorite event of the year, yet again.