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How to access the Chase Sapphire Lounge at the 2023 PGA Championship

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    Chase Sapphire Reserve® cardmembers will have several benefits available to them at the 2023 PGA Championship®. Chase Sapphire is an official partner this year. Besides the lounge options with premium views on the East Course, cardmembers can enjoy many exciting benefits around the site of the 2023 PGA Championship.

    Ahead, we'll provide important information about what is available to Chase Sapphire Reserve cardmembers.

    Where is the Sapphire Lounge at the 2023 PGA Championship?

    You can find the Sapphire Lounge between the 10 green and 13 fairway. It has a large patio and provides great views of Hole 10's green and of Hole 13's fairway.

    Sapphire's Hospitality Chalet will be in the PGA Partner Village, overlooking Hole 15. This par 3 is sure to have important play on the final day of the championship.

    Accessing the Sapphire Lounges at the 2023 PGA Championship

    If you have a Sapphire Reserve card, show it to enter the Sapphire Lounge. One guest can accompany each cardmember into the Sapphire Lounge at the 2023 PGA Championship. The Hospitality Chalet will be reserved for Sapphire Reserve cardmembers who purchased a specific ticket through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.

    The Sapphire Lounge

    The Sapphire Lounge at the 2023 PGA Championship will be available to Sapphire Reserve cardmembers plus one guest each on a first come, first served basis. Food, a cash bar, complimentary soft drinks and more will be available each day. The space is over 3,500 square feet with elevated décor and furniture to enjoy the PGA Championship in style. The lounge will also have some surprises to enhance cardmember experiences during their visit this year.

    The Sapphire Hospitality Chalet

    If you have a Sapphire Reserve card and purchase a ticket to the Sapphire Hospitality Chalet through Ultimate Rewards, you can find it in the PGA Partner Village. This experience begins with a dedicated checkin area where you can store your belongings. Guests can also expect cobranded gifts while supplies last, as well as a high-end and luxurious selection of complimentary food and beverage.

    How to use Chase Sapphire at the PGA Championship

    With Chase Sapphire Reserve, cardmembers can access the Sapphire Lounge at the 2023 PGA Championship. This isn't the only way to use your Sapphire card when attending the tournament, though. Of course, you could use it to pay for food and merchandise wherever credit cards are accepted on the grounds.

    This year, The PGA Shops is presented by Chase Sapphire. As a result of this partnership, Sapphire Reserve cardmembers can enjoy new benefits we'll explain below.

    What benefits are available to Chase Sapphire cardmembers?

    The PGA Shops presented by Chase Sapphire at this year's championship can be a great area to experience additional benefits available to Sapphire Reserve and Preferred cardmembers. When checking out, look for signs that detail cardmember benefits. Merchandise bag check/storage will also be available near the store's exit.

    Your Sapphire credit card can also give you access to earpiece radios, distributed daily while supplies last outside The PGA Shops presented by Chase Sapphire. Feel free to visit the Chase Sapphire info booth here for information on benefits and the 2023 PGA Championship.

    How 2023 PGA Championship visitors can maximize their Chase Sapphire Reserve card

    Besides the benefits we've described above, including Sapphire Lounge access, there are additional experiences within the lounge that can enhance each day of the championship. Here are some of the engaging, intimate experiences to take advantage of.


    Play interactive putting games on this digital overlay that uses a custom projector at the PuttView space inside the Sapphire Lounge.

    Sirius XM

    Chase has partnered with Sirius XM on hosting live recordings of the PGA Tour Channel shows in the Sapphire Lounge. Cardmembers can get a front-row seat of professional talent throughout the weekend. There might even be a chance to ask questions live on air.

    2023 PGA Championship ticket options for Chase Sapphire Reserve cardmembers

    Select numbers of ticket packages have been on sale for Sapphire Reserve cardmembers only. To review the following options for Sapphire Reserve in more detail, please sign in to Ultimate Rewards.

    Daily grounds

    This daily ticket option is available for practice rounds and tournament rounds. Each ticket includes all-inclusive access to the food and nonalcoholic beverage offerings at all on-course concession venues.

    Daily chalet

    Up to four day passes during the 2023 PGA Championship are available for purchase per cardmember. Each pass provides access to the PGA Championship for one day and the Chase Sapphire Hospitality Chalet.

    VIP Hotel + Chalet

    This VIP ticket option for Sapphire Reserve cardmembers includes hotel accommodations and PGA Championship access for two guests. The Lake House on Canandaigua resort is 30 minutes outside Rochester and has a dedicated concierge, dining, shopping and a luxury spa on site. Ticketholders will also receive transportation to and from the resort and Oak Hill Country Club.

    The following access for two is also included in the VIP ticket package:

    • PGA Championship Grounds access: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
    • Access to both the Chase Sapphire Hospitality Chalet and the Sapphire Lounge: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
    • Inside the Ropes experience during one day of the championship. Daily selections are reserved on a first come, first served basis.

    In conclusion

    Justin Thomas could celebrate a repeat victory at the 2023 PGA Championship, but it's hard to predict a winner with such talented pros taking the East Course at Oak Hill Country Club. It's the fourth time this championship returns to this course that's known for each hole posing a distinct challenge.

    Chase Sapphire has partnered with The PGA of America for almost a decade, highlighted by the unique experiences and exceptional service offered at the PGA Championship. This year, Sapphire Reserve cardmembers can enjoy a variety of onsite experiences. Notable sites will be the Sapphire lounge and the Chalet, both of which offer great views and ways to enjoy the championship.

    If you have a Sapphire Reserve or Preferred card, you can also access posted benefits when visiting The PGA Shops presented by Chase Sapphire. Directly outside you can find information about cardmember benefits and the event at the Chase Sapphire info booth. To review 2023 PGA Championship ticket options and benefits available to Sapphire Reserve cardmembers, sign in to Ultimate Rewards.

    Chase Sapphire is an official partner of the PGA Championship.

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