Fans looking to fill out their 2016 PLAYERS Championship spectator experience will have no shortage of dining and shopping options at this year’s tournament. From pizza and barbecue to gourmet cuisine, fine wines and golf gear, THE PLAYERS has a plethora of food and fan merchandise available. Here are just a few of the offerings to look for at this year’s tournament:
Taste of JAX: Trasca & Co, Pele’s Wood Fire, Mojo Kitchen and Candy Apple Café are among the restaurants you’ll find at this public venue located between the Stadium Course’s 11 green and 12 tee. This year, Taste of JAX will feature more seating, an expanded patio and a Bacardi open-air bar. Permanent restrooms are also available here, as are video boards to keep up with all the tournament action.
Food Court: Popular for family picnics, the food court also offers dining options from local restaurants, including M Shack, Bono’s Pit & Bar-B-Q and Tropical Smoothie Café. Located near the Nicklaus Gate entrance, the food court features shaded seating.
Wine & Dine on 9: Fans seeking a more upscale tournament dining experience will want to head to Wine & Dine on 9. Enjoy traditional southern fare with a sophisticated twist from Vernon’s Restaurant, paired with glass of wine from William Hill Estate Winery. Located to the left of 9 fairway, Wine & Dine on 9 features twice as much seating this year.
THE SHOP: From men’s and women’s apparel to golf gear, gadgets and more, this 13,000 square-foot tent located near the food court and Nicklaus gate offers a wide variety of top brands and limited-edition PLAYERS merchandise. Pick up a giant “autograph golf ball” to get signatures from your favorite players, snap up a visor to beat the heat or pick up some pink merchandise to be ready for Championship Sunday’s Pink Out.