Media Credentials

THE ALLY CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY MCLAREN will be one of the premier Regular Season events on PGA TOUR Champions in 2018. The tournament will be held September 10 – 16 at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Michigan. The PGA TOUR’s media-only website is now open for media credential applications for The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren.

To apply for credentials, please go to

Below is a step-by-step guide for accreditation:

  • From the media website homepage, select “Media Credentials”
  • “Log In” using the username and password you created (if you don’t remember, click “Forgot Password?”
  • NOTE, if not previously registered, select the “Register” option next to “Log In” to create an account.
  • Once logged in, select “PGA TOUR Champions” and the tournament you would like to apply for credentials, i.e. The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren
  • NOTE: A headshot is now required for all applications
  • Click “submit” at the bottom of the page when finished

In preparation for this year’s tournament, please review the MEDIA INFORMATION listed below.

All requests for media credentials will be reviewed by The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren Media Committee. You will be notified via e-mail regarding the status of your application.

Please note: Media Credentials will NOT be mailed. If your request for credentials is approved, a one-day Media Gate Pass will be emailed to the primary contact listed on your application. The Media Gate Pass provides temporary access to parking (All media parking is located in the Church Lot at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church Monday-Thursday and in the VIP Lot Friday – Sunday; Please follow tournament signage accordingly) and the Media Center, located in the Clubhouse at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club, where you will exchange your Gate Pass for permanent credentials.

Requests must include the names and assignments of all persons covering the tournament, as credentials will only be issued to the person(s) designated on the application. Credentials are intended for working media representatives ONLY and are non-transferable. Under no circumstances are credentials intended for sales staffs or other personnel of radio/television stations or newspapers/magazines/websites. The misuse of credentials will result in the immediate forfeiture of media privileges as well as risk future issuance of media credentials for The Ally Challenge.

The Ally Challenge will issue credentials to reporting personnel of recognized daily newspapers, wire services, magazines and websites that regularly cover golf, national radio and television networks as well as local radio and television stations within the coverage area (120 miles) of the tournament. Freelance writers and photographers may apply for credentials only through a recognized news agency and only if that agency is providing timely first-hand editorial coverage of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. The Ally Challenge reserves the right to request proof of previous golf coverage.

Please direct all questions to:

Tom Sprouse
Director of Communications,
The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren
5760 Memorial Drive
Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: (614) 889-6791
Fax: (614) 889-6026