The Zurich Classic of New Orleans has a considerable effect on the city of New Orleans and the entire state in terms of positive exposure and economic and tourism impact. The tournament generates spending of more than $40 million within the New Orleans economy and garners over $40 million in positive national and international media exposure for both the city and state.
All Media professionals must apply for media credentials to cover the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. The PGA TOUR reserves the right to give final approval of media credential requests. We will do everything possible to honor requests by recognizing media organizations. Freelance writer/photographer requests will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. Credentials are non-transferable.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CREDENTIALS ARE TO BE PICKED UP AT THE WILL CALL TRAILER IN THE ALARIO CENTER PARKING LOT AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES:
• Monday & Tuesday -10 AM TO 2 PM
• Wednesday — Sunday 9 AM TO 4 PM.
EVENT SECURITY WILL NOT ALLOW ANYONE OR ANY VEHICLE INTO THE TPC WITHOUT CREDENTIALS, SO YOU MUST PICK THEM UP FIRST AT WILL CALL. THE TOURNAMENT CANNOT ISSUE CREDENTIALS AT THE MEDIA CENTER.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The Media Center is restricted to working media only. All credentials will be numbered and assigned to your organization. If unauthorized persons are seen in the Media Center using your organization’s credentials, all your assigned credentials are subject to revocation for the tournament.
If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact Tom Long at (504) 669-3030.
Credentials will be issued only to staff or freelancers on assignment for recognized daily and weekly newspapers, news services, magazines, websites, radio, television, cable stations and networks. The PGA TOUR requires photographers to have cameras with at least a 300 mm lens.
The Fore!Kids Foundation, organizer of the event, reserves the right to refuse credentials for any person or organization.
Credentials will only be issued to working members of the media directly involved in event coverage. Freelance reporters and photographers may reserve credentials only through a recognized news organization. Proof of assignment from the sponsoring media organization must accompany request.
Holders of PGA TOUR media badges will be admitted to the event and will need no other credentials. However, a completed application is required if you will need work space in the Media Center.