Policies & Security

Prohibited Items

The following information is provided to enhance your visit to the Arnold Palmer Invitational as well as to comply with the rules and regulations established by the PGA TOUR. 

No cameras/video cameras permitted after Wednesday

No radios, TV’s, signs or banners

No alcoholic beverages may enter or leave the course

No clipboards or items larger than 8”x12” for autographs

No coolers, chair bags, knapsacks, backpacks, or bags larger than six (6) will be allowed on the grounds

No firearms or explosive devices

All items are subject to search. You will be asked to return all unauthorized items to your car before you are allowed to board shuttle. Failure to follow the direction of security guards, gallery marshals or championship officials may result in ejection from the grounds or revocation of your tickets without refund. Please observe the rules and regulations noted above. 

Tournament Bag Policy

Tournament Bag Policy

Spectator Mobile Device Policy for PGA TOUR Tournaments

  • Devices must be on silent at all times; flash may not be used.
  • Devices may be used to capture video, audio and photos (content) in all areas throughout tournament week.
  • Content may be used for personal purposes (e.g., personal social media); no commercial use.
  • No live streaming or real-time coverage (e.g., no shot-by-shot coverage).
  • Data use (e.g., texting) is permitted in all areas throughout tournament week
  • Phone calls are allowed only in designated areas.
  • Please be respectful of play and do not interfere with players, caddies or media.
  • All posted signage and instructions from tournament staff must be observed.
  • Failure to comply with this policy may result in the revocation of your ticket.

Health & Safety


What should I wear?

Appropriate casual golf attire with comfortable walking shoes. You may want to consider bringing a light jacket, hat/visor, sunscreen, sunglasses or umbrella. Be sure to check the weather forecast.

Are purses or bags allowed?

No bags larger than a small purse 6”x6” including carrying cases, backpacks, camera bags or chair bags allowed. Click here for a full list of prohibited items.

May I wear golf shoes to the tournament?

If you plan to wear golf shoes to the championship, please note that the Bay Hill Club golf course has a No Metal Spikes Policy.