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Tournament Facts

Evans Scholars Invitational Highlights.

Conducted by the Western Golf Association to benefit the Evans Scholars Foundation, the Evans Scholars Invitational is a proving ground for the next wave of PGA TOUR stars.

Event Title: Evans Scholars Invitational
Date: Sept. 9-13, 2020
Location:    Chicago Highlands Club
Conducted By:        Western Golf Association
Volunteers: Estimated 500 volunteers
Beneficiary: Evans Scholars Foundation


Schedule of Events

Tournament Schedule



Chick Evans Memorial Pro-Am morning tee times
Chick Evans Memorial Pro-Am afternoon tee times

(Course closed to the public)



Gates open, admissions office open 
Morning threesomes off 1st and 10th tees
Afternoon threesomes off 1st and 10th tees
Gates close



Gates open, admissions office open 
Morning threesomes off 1st and 10th tees
Afternoon threesomes off 1st and 10th tees
Gates close 



Gates open, admissions office open
Twosomes off 1st tee
Gates close



Gates open, admissions office open
Threesomes off 1st and 10th tees
Gates close



Frequently Asked Questions

I have questions about tickets, where can I learn more?
Visit the ticket page and view our ticket holder policy section at the bottom.

Are tickets needed for children?
Juniors 16 and under receive complimentary grounds admission when accompanied by an adult. No ticket is needed for juniors who should proceed to the main gate for tournament entry. There is a limit of 4 juniors for each ticketed adult. Juniors must have their own hospitality ticket to gain access to hospitality areas.

Are there Military Discounts?
Active Duty, Retirees, Active Reserve, and Veterans of any branch of service will receive complimentary admission each day of the tournament.

Do you offer ticket refunds?

There are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final.

Will tickets be available at the gate?
Grounds admission is complimentary Thursday-Sunday. To save time at the main entrance, we strongly encourage registering for your tickets online before the championship starts.

Where will I be able to park for the Tournament?
Please see our Transportation & Parking information, above, for details on parking.

Are there any prohibited items I should not bring to the Tournament?

Yes, the following items will not be allowed on property at the Tournament:
  • Select bags (see policy)
  • Computers or laptops
  • Video cameras
  • Weapons of any nature
  • Outside food & beverage

For a detailed list of prohibited items, please click here.

What is your bag policy?
The PGA TOUR’s bag policy is very similar to those you see at other major sporting events. Please click here to view an infographic that outlines the policy.

Are cameras permitted at the Tournament?
Cameras will not be permitted on tournament days Thursday-Sunday.

Are cell phones permitted at the Tournament?
Yes. We do ask that all spectators follow the PGA TOUR’s Mobile Device Policy when on site.

Are wheelchairs allowed on-site at the Tournament?
Wheelchairs and other motorized chairs are allowed on the tournament grounds should you like to bring them. Golf carts and other motorized vehicles will not be available to rent or use during the tournament week. Please note that the main entrance is not ADA accessible. For ADA access, please contact the Tournament Office at 224-260-3794.

Are strollers allowed on-site?
Child strollers will be permitted entry at the Tournament, but fans in attendance are encouraged to keep in mind that the terrain may not be stroller-friendly throughout.

What happens if there is inclement weather during play?
If inclement weather should occur, play may be suspended or cancelled. In the event that lightning is detected at a distance from the course that threatens the safety of the individuals at the event, play is immediately suspended and the course is evacuated for safety precautions. For the most up to date information regarding weather warnings, please register at the bottom of the page by clicking the "Sign up to receive Evans Scholars Invitational updates" blue bar.

What forms of payment are accepted?

Form-of-payment information will be posted soon.

Is there Will Call at the tournament?
Patrons are encouraged to transfer their tickets electronically to assist with any last minute ticketing needs.

Can I smoke at the tournament?
Smoking is permitted at the Tournament. We ask that spectators stay 20 feet away from any permanent or temporary structures while smoking.

Is there a lost and found on site?
Yes, it is located at Gate 1 at the Admissions trailer.

I have some additional questions about the Tournament. What is the best number to call for tournament information?
Please call 224-260-3794 if you have any questions regarding the Evans Scholars Invitational.

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