PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TICKET TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“TERMS”) CAREFULLY AS THEY GOVERN HOLDER’S RIGHTS UNDER THIS PASS AND CONTAIN A BINDING, INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION AND CLASS-ACTION WAIVER PROVISION BY WHICH HOLDER GIVES UP THE RIGHT TO FILE A LAWSUIT IN COURT INDIVIDUALLY OR AS PART FO A CLASS-ACTION WITH RESPECT TO ANY DISPUTES RELATING TO THIS PASS OR THE TOURNAMENT OR RELATED EVENT FOR WHICH IT IS ISSUED.

 

By purchasing and/or using a Ticket (defined below) to the Chevron Championship, a Ladies Professional Golf Association (“LPGA”) tournament (“Tournament”), Holder agrees to comply with these Terms.

 

This ticket/credential (“Ticket”) is a revocable license to attend the Tournament at Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, CA (“Host Site”), for only the times and dates set forth on the front of this Ticket. This Ticket may be revoked without refund/other consideration if Holder: (a) tampers with or attempts to transfer/re-sell/repackage this Ticket; (b) violates any Tournament rules/ regulations, grounds security restrictions, or the instructions of Tournament-authorized personnel; (c) solicits, contributions, or distributes literature/promotions on or around the Tournament site without prior written permission from the Tournament; (d) uses foul/abusive language or obscene gestures, or otherwise engages in inappropriate, disruptive, or illegal behavior (as determined by the Tournament); or (e) as otherwise determined by the Tournament in its sole discretion. All items brought through the gate area into the Tournament and/or grounds are subject to inspection.

 

It is unlawful to reproduce this Ticket. Tickets cannot be resold or otherwise used in a promotion, offered as a prize or reward in a sweepstakes, contest, giveaways, raffles,  or used in a travel or hospitality package (e.g., combining tickets with flights and/or accommodations), or otherwise without permission from Tournament and LPGA. No re-entry. Lost or stolen Tickets may be replaced at option of Tournament. Use of any parking site provided for Tournament attendees is entirely at the risk of the vehicle driver and/or owner. Please take appropriate security precautions and lock your vehicle.

 

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS, CANCELLATIONS OR EXCHANGES WILL BE OFFERED OR PERMITTED UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED HEREIN.

 

If the entire Tournament is cancelled prior to one official Tournament ball being hit, and Holder purchased this Ticket through the “Official Tournament Ticket Channels” (defined as thechevronchampionship.com (and any hyperlinked accessed by a ticket purchaser through thechevronchampionship.com)), Tournament will issue a refund of face value paid for the Ticket (if any)(or, for a discounted Ticket, the discounted Ticket price paid) to the credit card, debit card, or other accepted method of payment that ticket purchaser used to purchase the Ticket, but no refund will be given with respect to any other expenditure or cost whatsoever associated with the Ticket. The foregoing is subject to applicable law and is limited to Tickets purchased directly through Official Tournament Ticket Channels, and does not apply to Tickets or tickets (i) purchased via the secondary market, (ii) provided on a complimentary or barter basis, or (iii) issued in connection with any sponsorship. If Tickets were purchased through another method, please contact the person or entity from whom such tickets were purchased, as Tournament will not issue a refund directly to Holder therefor. In no event will delivery charges or any other amounts be refunded. There will be no liability on the part of any of the Releasees (defined below) for travel or any other expenses that Holder or anyone else incurs in connection with a canceled Tournament.

 

Tournament dates and times (including the opening of the gates and schedule of play) are subject to change by the Tournament, and Releasees (as defined below) in their sole discretion. If one or more rounds of the Tournament to which Holder possesses Tickets are postponed or cancelled due to weather or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Tournament and Releasees, reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate the Holder with proof of purchase for a subsequent session or round, if held. Tournament and Releasees cannot guarantee ticket available, exchange of equal value or comparable seat/standing location.  Where it is not possible to accommodate Holders in subsequent sessions or rounds, Tournament and the Releasees will issue a refund if Holder purchased this Ticket through Official Tournament Ticket Channels.

 

LPGA owns the rights to all images, sounds and data from this Tournament.  For more information, contact LPGA Media, 100 International Golf Drive, Daytona Beach, Florida, 32124.  Holder agrees not to take any action, or cause others to take any actions, which would infringe upon LPGA’s rights. Use of this Ticket constitutes acceptance of these Terms.

 

Holder shall not engage in any activity at the Tournament that creates a commercial association between Holder and/or a third party and LPGA or the Tournament, including without limitation, using, wearing, distributing or selling any promotional or commercial item at the Tournament or promoting or drawing attention to any business, cause or concern at the Tournament, in each case without permission from LPGA and Tournament.

 

Due to the uncertainty related to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and any resulting disease (together with any mutation, adaptation or variation thereof, collectively, “COVID-19”), this Ticket and Holder’s admission to the Tournament and/or grounds are subject to all safety and health requirements and policies currently or that may be put in place by the LPGA, Tournament and Host Site, including any requirements relating to facemasks and/or enhanced health screenings (which may include a requirement that Holder, and any person for whom the a Holder obtains a ticket or is in the Holder’s party, be tested for and/or vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the Tournament).  Such policies and requirements as they may be updated from time to time in the sole determination of the LPGA, Tournament, and/or Host Site and as they may be communicated to Holder prior to or during the Tournament, whether orally or in writing (e.g., instruction provided by LPGA, Tournament, or Host Site personnel or signage in or around the Tournament) are collectively referred to below as the “Safety Requirements”.  Holder acknowledge and agree to comply with the Safety Requirements (including all requirements that must be satisfied prior to or during the Tournament), and Holder acknowledges and agrees that use of this Ticket and attendance at the Tournament may be conditioned on such compliance.

 

Holder (and HOLDER’s personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin) for itself and ON BEHALF OF ANY ACCOMPANYING MINOR (1) voluntarily assumes all risks and dangers incidental TO THE GAME OF GOLF or related to attending the Tournament and related activities (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION the inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 (and its variants), a contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death, which exists in any public place where people are present, from both known/ unknown causes and both obvious/hidden conditions; being struck by misdirected golf balls or carts; falls on or around the golf course and surrounding areas; and actions of THIRD parties), and releases the Tournament, IMG Worldwide, LLC, LPGA Tournament Properties One, LLC, LPGA, HOST SITE, Tournament organizers, partners, sponsors, and participating players AND CADDIES, and EaCH of their respective affiliated, related or owned companies, and each of their respective employees, agents, contractors, volunteers, owners, managers, shareholders, licensees, officers, directors, and affiliates (“Releasees”) from any and all liability of any kind related to such risks, including without limitation, any and all loss or damage, and any claim or demands therefor on account of personal injury, death, loss or damage to personal property, whether caused by the negligent acts or omissions of the releasees or otherwise; (2) grants permission to the Releasees to utilize the holder’s likeness incidental to any recording, television or other transmission or reproduction in any medium, whether now known or hereinafter devised, worldwide and in perpetuity; (3) agrees not to transmit or facilitate transmission of any description, picture or reproduction of the Tournament or any related event or activity, including scoring-related data, without the written permission of the Tournament and LPGA; (4) consents to the reasonable inspection of person and property for security purposes; (5) agrees not to seek autographs of players during Tournament SESSIONS/rounds; and (6) agrees to abide by all Tournament policies and GROUNDS rules (INCLUDING HOST SITE RULES), and that a violation of these policies/rules can be cause for forfeiture of Ticket and removal from the Tournament.  Prohibited items include cameras (allowed before competition days only), coolers, lawn chairs with arms, LADDERS, SIGNS, golf clubs, firearms, irritants and distractions of any kind. no alcoholic beverages may be brought onto or taken from the tournament grounds OR HOST SITE.

 

Holder agrees to indemnify, save and hold harmless Releasees from and against any/all liability they may incur due to Holder’s alleged acts or omissions thereof while present at or around the Tournament. Releasees shall not be responsible to Holder for punitive, incidental, consequential or special damages. Holder agrees that the foregoing release, waiver, and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted in the state of California, and if any portion thereof is held invalid for any reason, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. Any disputes involving the Releasees shall be resolved by arbitration in the State of California pursuant to the Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association then in force. A judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) shall be final and non-appealable and may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

 

In furtherance of these Terms, including the waiver, release and discharge set forth herein, Holder hereby expressly waives and releases to the fullest extent any right or benefit that Holder may have held and/or that Holder may now and/or in the future hold under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, which provides:

 

“A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.”

 

ANY DISPUTE, CLAIM, OR CAUSE OF ACTION IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THIS PASS OR THE TOURNAMENT SHALL BE RESOLVED BY MANDATORY, CONFIDENTIAL, FINAL, AND BINDING ARBITRATION IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. HOLDER AGREES THAT ALL DISPUTES SHALL BE ARBITRATED ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS. HOLDER UNDERSTANDS THAT HOLDER IS WAIVING THEIR RIGHT TO A COURT OR JURY TRIAL AND ANY RIGHT TO LITIGATE OR ARBITRATE ANY CLAIM AS A CLASS ACTION, REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, OR CLASS ARBITRATION. IF HOLDER DOES NOT CONSENT TO THIS CLAUSE, HOLDER MUST LEAVE OR NOT ENTER THE TOURNAMENT AND/OR GROUNDS. THIS CLAUSE IS GOVERNED BY THE FEDERAL ARBITRATION ACT.

 

If any provision or part of these Terms is held to be illegal, unenforceable or ineffective, such provision or part thereof shall be deemed modified to the least extent necessary to render such provision legal, enforceable and effective, or, if no such modification is possible, such provision or part thereof shall be deemed severable, such that all other provisions in and referenced in these Terms remain valid and binding.

 

If the Holder is a parent or guardian accompanying a minor or minors to the Tournament, by allowing the minor(s) to attend the Tournament with Holder, Holder is deemed to have given all of the foregoing grants of rights, releases, and waivers on behalf of itself and such minor(s).