The Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial is one of five invitational tournaments on the PGA Tour and has been held in Fort Worth, Texas, since the event's inception in 1946. The stroke play event takes place at the historic Colonial Country Club and boasts a purse of $6.4 million. The tournament was founded as the Colonial National Invitational and holds a unique place in the history of professional golf by offering its winners an official Scottish tartan plaid jacket. The Crowne Plaza Invitational is also a restricted field event, meaning that only the first 80 players on the previous year's money earnings list are guaranteed invites, which ensures a healthy dose of competition and attracts some of the biggest names on the professional tour. As one of the most important tournaments on the PGA Tour calendar each May, the Crowne Plaza Invitational continues to attract golf fans from all over the country. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Crowne Plaza Invitational Tickets.
2017 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club
The Crowne Plaza Invitational has been played at the Colonial Country Club in Forth Worth, Texas since 1946. The Colonial Country Club holds a prominent place in the history of professional golf, and aside from the Crowne Plaza Invitational, the course has hosted major events like the 1941 U.S. Open, the 1975 Tournament Players Championship and the 1991 U.S. Women's Open. In 2003, female professional golfer Annika Sorenstam made history at the tournament by becoming the first woman to play in a men's PGA Tour event since Babe Zaharias in 1938. The club boasts a picturesque par-70 course that spans 7,035 yards, and is known for its series of difficult water obstacles that are found throughout the course. Both the aggregate record and to par record for the course were set in 2010, when two-time champion Zach Johnson posted a score of 259 for the tournament and an astounding 21 under par to set the single round record.
- Monday, May 18 - Pro Practice Rounds
- Tuesday, May 19 - Pro Practice Rounds
- Wednesday, May 20 - Pro-Am
- Thursday, May 21 - Competition - Round 1
- Friday, May 22 - Competition - Round 2
- Saturday, May 23 - Competition - Round 3
- Sunday, May 24 - Competition - Final Round
Crowne Plaza Invitational Event Guide
What day should I purchase tickets for?
Each day of the Crowne Plaza Invitational offers fans and spectators something unique. The three practice rounds lets you get a glimpse of the strategy and form of your favorite players, while also getting to walk to ground uninhibited. The four tournament days at the Crowne Plaza Invitational are always packed with action, with a champion being crowned on the tournament's final day.
Who will be in the field for the Crowne Plaza Invitational?
The Crown Plaza Invitational at Colonial draws in some of the top players on the PGA Tour. The players set to play in 2017 looks to include big names like Jim Furyk, Davis Love III, Adam Scott, and, Jordan Spieth.