Prepare for your day at the Classic.

Visit Des Moines’ premier event prepared and ready to enjoy all the Principal Charity Classic has to offer.

2024 Junior Clinic

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Public Parking

Complimentary parking, handicap parking, and shuttle service for the general public is located at

830 7th Street, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Gates open: 7:00 a.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Gates open: 7:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Gates open: 8:30 a.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Gates open: 8:30 a.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Gates open: 8:30 a.m.

VIP Parking

VIP parking is located at Principal’s Corporate Campus at Lot 2 and Lot F. You must have a VIP Parking Pass to access the parking area.

GPS navigation address: 830 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309 – Follow road signage to VIP Parking

• Parking passes will be fulfilled digitally, please have your mobile pass open and ready to be scanned upon entry

• Guests will be dropped off at tournament main entry off of Park Avenue

Uber Zone

Avoid parking and shuttles by simply requesting a ride from your location. Set your destination to 4021 Fleur Drive to get dropped off at the tournament’s Uber Zone. Fans can then enter via the Watrous Street gate across from the QuikTrip.

  Tournament Information


Tickets may be purchased here. Ticket prices increase the week of the tournament.

There will be CREDIT CARD ONLY gate sales.
Questions? Contact the tournament office at (515) 421-8652 or

Bring your water bottle

All fans are permitted and encouraged to bring one (1) empty, clear water bottle that is no more than 32 oz. Water filling stations are available  behind #5 green at the halfway house (near the main entrance), between the #9 tee and clubhouse (near the entrance to the pool) and inside the Fan Village.

Mobile Device Policy

Below is a complete summary of the PGA TOUR Champions’ Mobile Device Policy. We ask all spectators to abide by this policy to protect play and ensure the best experience possible.

  • Devices must be on silent at all times; flash may not be used
  • Devices may be used to capture video, audio and photos (content) in all areas throughout tournament week
  • Content may be used for personal purposes and no commercial use
  • No live streaming or real-time coverage
  • Data use is permitted in all areas throughout tournament week
  • Please be respectful of play and do not interfere with players, caddies or media
  • All posted signage and instructions from tournament staff must be observed
  • Failure to comply with this policy may result in the revocation of your ticket

Security & Prohibited Items

The following items may not be brought into the tournament:

  • Noise-producing electronic devices
  • Bags or backpacks larger than eight inches wide, eight inches in height, and eight inches in depth in its natural state
  • Signs, posters and/or banners
  • Televisions and/or radios
  • Food and/or beverage
  • Containers and/or coolers
  • Pets (other than service animals)
  • Bicycles on the course
  • Ladders
  • Metal-spiked golf shoes
  • Weapons (regardless of permit, including but not limited to firearms and knives)

Parents with small children are allowed to bring strollers and diaper bags if needed. These items are subject to reasonable inspection before entering and/or at any time during the tournament.

Any other items deemed unlawful or dangerous by the PGA TOUR Champions and/or Tournament Security Personnel is their sole discretion. The full PGA TOUR Champions prohibited items listing can be seen here.

Inclement Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather, a “Weather Warning” notification will be posted on all electronic scoreboards on the course. When this message appears, spectators are advised to take immediate precautions by evacuating bleachers and hospitality tents. In the event of a “Severe Weather” warning and suspension of play, please proceed to the bus loading area to be returned to your car for safety. A suspension of play is preceded by an air horn signal. Suspension of play is a stoppage, not necessarily a cancellation of play for the day. Notification of continuation of play will be given via the tournament website and social media channels.

In the event of a weather warning, please avoid:

  • Hilltops
  • High places
  • Isolated trees
  • Golf carts
  • Wire fences
  • Open areas

If play is suspended, please close your umbrella and seek shelter immediately.

If it rains on any day of the tournament, play will continue as long as it is deemed safe to do so. All Corporate Hospitality will be open every day, rain or shine. The PGA TOUR Champions and tournament staff will always keep spectators informed at the earliest possible moment of any changes made on this policy based upon situational circumstances.

Emergency Management

The Principal Charity Classic follows the Polk County Comprehensive Emergency Plan (CEP) for all disaster and emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation operations conducted during the tournament.

Fan Code of Conduct

The PGA TOUR has the best fans in sports. By attending a PGA TOUR event – and as part of the PGA TOUR family – spectators are expected to behave appropriately by Respecting the Game, Enjoying Responsibly, and Playing by the Rules. Below is more information on proper versus improper fan behavior at PGA TOUR events.

The game of golf has historically been one of decorum, civility, and sportsmanship, and you as a spectator play an important role in helping to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all. When attending a PGA TOUR event, please Respect the Game by watching your behavior around the athletes, not interfering with the competition, and spectating in a safe and orderly manner.

PGA TOUR events are more than just an opportunity to witness the best golfers in the world perform. Our events offer unforgettable memories and activities for families and individuals of all ages. While on-site, please Enjoy Responsibly, and respect all competitors, staff, and fellow spectators. Those 21 and up who are enjoying alcoholic beverages are expected to do so in a safe and orderly manner.

Each year, more than 100,000 people volunteer their time in helping tournaments provide a safe and memorable experience for our fans. Please Play by the Rules by ensuring that your actions reflect the values found in the official Fan Code of Conduct (below) and that you treat these volunteers, the golf course, and the many staff and vendors with respect.

The PGA TOUR is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where individuals of all backgrounds are treated with respect for the benefit of the health, safety, and welfare of all. Everyone on property is expected to contribute to a welcoming and safe environment by refraining from and reporting any unsafe, disruptive or harassing behavior. By coming onto the tournament grounds, you accept that you will be subject to expulsion and the loss of ticket and/or credential privileges for the following breaches of etiquette:

  1. Refusal to abide by any posted tournament policies
  2. Making rude, vulgar or other inappropriate comments or gestures or any words or actions that undermine the inclusive and welcoming nature of the game; Verbal or physical harassment of players, caddies, volunteers, officials, staff, guests and/or spectators; Distracting a player or any disruption of play; Throwing objects; Behavior that is unruly, disruptive, unsafe or illegal in nature; Failing to follow the instruction of a tournament official, staff, volunteer, or security personnel.
  3. Anyone consuming alcoholic beverages is expected to do so in a responsible manner. Impaired or overly intoxicated individuals will be removed from tournament grounds and are subject to further consequence involving local law enforcement.

The tournament reserves the right to deny entry or dismiss any individual displaying inappropriate behavior or violating the Code of Conduct. Guests in violation will be subject to expulsion without refund. Hospitality Package holders and/or their guests are subject to revocation of their hospitality ticket for the remainder of the tournament. All individuals hereby agree and are willing to adhere to the aforementioned provisions.

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