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Changes Coming To The Honda Classic

Posted by Ali Kane on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at 9:53am.

The Honda Classic is just a few weeks away from being back in Palm Beach County and this year, attendees will get a better view of the action.

The tournament has added more than 20,000 square feet of expended hospitality spots and viewing venues. The 17th green is now closer to the water and the hole has been shortened to add more room the Bear Trap and Cobra Puma Village that surround the area. The Skysuites at the 17th have been expanded by 10,000 feet for more spectators. For the first time, the entire 17th hole will be enclosed by hospitality spots and seating.

There is also an E-Sports area aimed to attract teens and young adults. When it comes to watching the golfers, there will be more public seating, including more seating around and a better view of the famous par 3, the 17th hole. Also, the Wright’s Way, a new venue between the 11th and 17th holes is being built and will have a built-in concession stand and a video board.

The Lilly Pulitzer Lounge will be back by popular demand with signature beverages and shopping, including the limited-edition Honda Classic print that was just released this week. Proceeds form the print benefit the Honda Classic Cares, a charitable part of the tournament. Golfing fans will also find a new food truck area by the 8th green. The Food Trucks include Cold Stone Creamery, Fire & Ice Paella, Curbside Gourmet, and El Orgullo Latino Mexican Taco Truck.

The exclusive Legends Club at the 18th green has added more outdoor patio seating and an additional patio. The exclusive club has some of the best food and beverage options. Tickets for the club at $775 dollars per person on Thursday and Friday and $950 dollars per person on Saturday and Sunday during the tournament.

There are still a few more weeks for the golfers to commit to playing in the tournament but returning champion and Jupiter resident Justin Thomas, and West Palm Beach Native Brooks Keopka have already committed to playing in this year’s Honda Classic.

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The Honda Classic will be played February 28th through March 3rd, with practice rounds starting February 25th at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. Click here for tickets. 

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