Since 1958, The Zurich Classic of Louisiana has brought together some of the best in golf to compete for the title of Zurich Classic Champion. This annual leg of the PGA Tour is played in mid-spring, just 25 minutes outside of New Orleans in Avondale, LA at TPC of Louisiana. Sponsored by Zurich Insurance Group and organized by the Fore! Kids Foundation, this year’s Zurich Classic takes place April 22-28, 2019.
Zurich Classic Participants
Played in pairs, last year’s classic included 80 teams of two, featuring a number of high-profile players. This year some of the teams include, Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy, who took home the title of Zurich Classic Champions last year, as well as Jason Day/Adam Scott and Sergio Garcia/Tommy Fleetwood. Stayed tuned for more of this year’s team list by checking for updates here.
Zurich Classic Schedule
Beyond the tournament itself, the Zurich classic is a great opportunity to network and socialize, eat, entertain clients, and of course, enjoy well-played golf. Below is the 2019 Zurich Classic schedule of events:
Monday, April 22 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Monday Pro-Am 11:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Tuesday, April 23 Professional Practice Rounds, 7:00 a.m. Executive Women’s Day presented by Zurich Insurance Celebrity Shootout presented by Children’s Hospital, 3:00 p.m. Tee Time
Wednesday, April 24 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Wednesday Pro-Am 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. #1 and #10 Tee Starts
Thursday, April 25 First Round, 7:00 a.m. Golf Channel Coverage, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 26 Second Round, 7:00 a.m. Golf Channel Coverage, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 27 Third Round, 7:30 a.m. (approximately) Golf Channel Coverage, Noon-1:30 p.m. CBS Network Coverage, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Live music after the last putt drops at the 19th Hole Sunday, April 28 Championship Round, 7:30 a.m. (approximately) Golf Channel Coverage, Noon-1:30 p.m. CBS Network Coverage, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Live music after the last putt drops at the 19th Hole
Zurich Classic Tickets
Single day tickets ($35) and week-long badges ($85) are available for purchase. Each gives you access to the Zurich Classic Tournament only. Corporate and sponsor packages, military tickets and group rates and spaces are also available. Attendees 17 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.
For more information on ticket packages, visit here.
Food and Entertainment
Acme Oyster House will be serving food and beverage in an air-conditioned tent. Food service will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and beverage service will be offered from 10 a.m. until the last putt. Tickets will cost between $85-$115 a day per person. You can purchase your food and beverage access tickets.
Parking at Zurich Classic
Public parking is $20 per day/per car and can be paid for on site. Attendees can also take the express lane and opt for one of the premium parking passes below:
Valet Clubhouse Parking (Weeklong VIP) - $500
Sponsor Lot Parking (Weeklong) - $150
Sponsor Lot Parking (Single Day) - $50
For more information on the Zurich Classic of Louisiana, visit their official site.