11th Hole at Congressional Country Club

Disability Services (ADA) Guide

Disability Services

The KPMG Women's PGA Championship is an accessible event, and we are dedicated to continually improving our efforts to ensure that you have access to all the Championship amenities. We welcome and encourage all feedback and suggestions from our guests. The following explains the services provided this year. For any accessibility-related questions please email us at DisabilityServices@pgahq.com. We will do our best to help you enjoy your Championship experience.

Wheelchair Accessibility
There are accessible pathways that connect parking, event entrances, the area around the Clubhouse including the practice range, each hole on the course, restrooms, food and beverage, and other amenities. Additionally, we encourage all guests with mobility disabilities to utilize personal forms of transportation, including wheelchairs and scooters. If you need to recharge your motorized wheelchair, you may do so at the First Aid Station near the Practice Range. Patrons should bring all cords and accessories needed to charge their devices. Chargers must use a 110-volt, 20 amp circuit. We will not be providing wheelchair or scooter rentals.

Parking
ADA Parking will be located at the front of Lot A which is located at the Norwood School (8821 River Rd, Bethesda, MD 20817). This is also the best location for disabled guest pickup/dropoff. From this location our disabled guests will be shuttled to the course. You will need a Disabled Person Parking placard, permit, or license plate to park in a disabled parking spot. Please display your placard, permit, or plates upon entering the parking lot and the traffic team will direct you to a disabled parking spot. The person to whom the placard or plate is issued to must be present in the vehicle, as a driver or passenger.

Disability Viewing Areas
There will be Disability Viewing Areas made available to ADA guests to have unobstructed sight-lines on some of the most popular parts of the course. Disability Viewing Areas will be located at the:

  • Driving Range
  • Hole 1 Tee
  • Hole 6 Fairway 
  • Hole 10 Green 
  • Hole 11 Green 
  • Hole 18 Green

Service Animals
Service animals are permitted throughout the grounds; however this does not include emotional support animals, therapy animals, or companion animals. Pets are not allowed and will be turned away. All service animals must remain by the handler’s side at all times and must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered, unless these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or the individual’s disability prevents using these devices. In that case, the individual must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective controls

Service animals must be housebroken and anyone bringing an animal will be responsible for and liable for any damage or injury caused by the animal.

Disability Services Shuttle Service
Disability Shuttle service will be made available for our disabled guests who need it. Pick-up locations include:

  • Shuttle Stop 1: Main Entrance 
  • Shuttle Stop 2: Fan Zone 
  • Shuttle Stop 3: PGA Shop 
  • Shuttle Stop 4: Driving Range 
  • Shuttle Stop 5: Between Hole 1 and Hole 9
  • Shuttle Stop 6: Hole 4 Green/ Hole 5 Tee 

Ancillary Drop-Off/Pick Up Areas include

  • First Aid
  • All Hospitality Locations (if proper ticket holder) 

Additional Services

  • Concessions: Concessions are fully accessible. If assistance is required, please confer with a concessions manager.
  • First Aid: First Aid is located adjacent to the Practice Range. Professional medical staff can help you with your medical needs at these locations.
  • Special Dietary Needs: The KPMG Women's PGA Championship will offer gluten-free dietary options. For those with special dietary needs beyond the Championship’s food service, please contact us at DisabilityServices@pgahq.com

Comments, Questions & Suggestions
PGA of America will consider any request by a guest with disability for reasonable modification of its policies, practices or procedures or for auxiliary aids and services that will permit the guest equal enjoyment of the goods and services offered at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. We encourage you to make any such request as far in advance as possible to enhance our ability to evaluate and fulfill the request.

In continually trying to make the KPMG Women's PGA Championship more accessible we encourage you to contact us at DisabilityServices@pgahq.com for any of your disability related needs. Additionally, if you have any questions about ADA policies or our services please reach out to us.

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