August 26th – September 1st, 2013
72-hole LPGA Tour Event:
August 29th – September 1st, 2013
Public Parking: $5
Columbia Edgewater Country Club
2220 NE Marine Drive
Portland, OR 97211
Directions from Portland Int’l Airport:
Follow Airport Way to NE 82nd and take a right
Right on NE Alderwood Road
Right on NE Columbia Boulevard
Slight right merge onto NE 33rd (2 miles)
Left on N Marine Drive (2 miles)
Directions from Downtown Portland:
I5 North (5 miles)
Exit #307 Marine Drive E
Turn Left onto N Marine Drive (1.8 miles)
All events will be held at Columbia Edgewater Country Club.
1:00pm Columbia Bank Pro-Am
1:30pm Les Schwab Junior Clinic
All Day – Professional Practice Rounds
7:00am – All day- Main Pro-Am
Throughout Day- First Round Professional Play
Throughout Day- Second Round Professional Play
Throughout Day- Third Round Professional Play
Throughout Day- Final Round of Professional Play
The Safeway Classic is owned and operated by Tournament Golf Foundation, a 42-year old volunteer organization, dedicated to presenting world-class golf, while benefiting local children’s charities. With a purse of $1.3 million and traditionally one of the strongest fields on tour, this event is truly a player’s favorite.
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Average August temperatures range from highs of 80 degrees to lows of 50 degrees. Hats, cool clothing, and sunscreen should be worn on bright, sunny days.
Facilities for the Physically Impaired
Facilities for the physically impaired are provided. For the safety of all concerned, it is suggested that those using wheelchairs or similar transport use the hard surfaced roads and flat observation areas as much as possible. The grass is often damp and becomes very slippery on sloped areas. As a reminder, those accompanying a physically impaired individual must also have proper credentials.
Cell Phones, Cameras and Electronic Devices
Cell phones, beepers and other electronic devices are strictly prohibited on the grounds at all times. Cameras are strictly prohibited on Tournament days. Violation of these policies will subject the ticket holder to removal from the grounds and the ticket purchaser to the permanent loss of credential(s).
• Cell Phones
• Large Bags (all bags and purses are subject to search)
• Beepers/Electronic Devices
• Weapons of any kind (regardless of permit)
• Alcoholic beverages
• Beverage containers/Coolers
• Radios/TVs/Tape Recorders
*Cameras are allowed on Practice Rounds days – Monday-Wednesday.
Weather Warning Policy
Please observe all scoreboards/message boards for the WEATHER WARNING sign shown to the right. This sign will appear in advance of inclement weather moving into the area if the tournament organizers become aware of such weather. When the sign appears, you are advised to take precautions even before play is suspended.
Suspension of play will be signaled by the sounding of an air horn or similar alert. You should seek shelter immediately upon hearing the alert.
During periods of inclement weather, you should avoid the following:
• Bodies of Water
• Golf Carts
• Hilltops and High Places
• Isolated Trees
• Observation Stands and Bleachers
• Open Areas
• Wire Fences
For everyone’s safety and protection, there will be a NO AUTOGRAPH POLICY enforced on the golf course for the practice and Tournament days. Autograph seeking is allowed around the Practice Area and the Clubhouse only. It is expected that all parties (patrons, press, players, etc.) will comply.
Appropriate clothing and shoes should be worn at all times. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are very important.
For your personal safety, we ask that you exercise due care at all times. Also, please be reminded that under wet conditions the grounds may become slippery and appropriate precautions should be observed.
No animals or pets are allowed onto the grounds except animals necessary and specially trained to assist or guide the physically impaired.
• Automated teller machines
• Concessions – a light fare of food and beverages
• Exhibit and Vendor Display Area
• First Aid
• Golf Shop and Merchandise
• Leader boards and standards
• Lost and Found
• Natural vantage points
• Observation stands and Bleachers at key locations
• On-site information boards with maps
• Pairing sheets with course map and tee times
• Picnic areas
• Scoring information
• Spectator guides