Si Woo Kim holds the trophy after winning the American Express at PGA West in La Quinta on January 24, 2021.

Fans will be returning to The American Express golf tournament in La Quinta in January, but only with proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or proof of a recent negative COVID test.

The PGA Tour event announced the logs on Monday as ticket sales for the Pro Golf event began January 19-23. The tournament was played with no gallery and no Pro-Am game last January due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament management plans to have fans in all three seats this year and to return to Pro-Am play during the first three days of the professional tournament.

American Express officials also said they plan to return concerts to the event on Jan. 21 and 22 at the driving range at PGA West. Acts for these two concerts will be announced at a later date, the tournament announced. In 2020 the acts were rock legend Stevie Nicks and country star Luke Bryan. There were no concerts in 2021.

To enter the tournament, fans must provide evidence of a full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of entering any of the three courses, the Stadium Course and the Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West or La Quinta Country Club. For more details and updated health and safety information, please visit www.theamexgolf.com/health–safety.html.

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The vaccination protocol for the event comes just weeks after the rescheduled BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells required proof of vaccination to enter the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The last two years of the LPGA (formerly ANA Inspiration) Chevron Championship were played without a gallery.

Tickets for golf and concerts

For 2022, the American Express Tournament will offer two types of tickets, General Tickets and Champions Club, which will offer enhanced, premium hospitality along the 18th fairway and greens of the Stadium Course, the tournament’s host course. American Express card members receive a 20% discount on all online ticket orders as well as on tournament items and discounts on site.

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General admission tickets are $ 35 on Wednesday, $ 65 on Thursday, $ 125 on Friday or Saturday, including concert, and $ 65 on Sunday. A three-day ticket for Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday is $ 85.

Champions Club tickets, which include hosted breakfast, lunch, snacks, and a full bar, as well as preferential parking, access to the expanded concert area for ticket holders only on Friday / Saturday, are priced at $ 200 on Thursday, $ 350 on Friday or Saturday Saturday and $ 200 on Sunday.

General spectator parking is located along Jefferson Street between Avenue 52 and Avenue 54 (adjacent to the SilverRock Resort) with free shuttle service to PGA West and La Quinta Country Club. One-day parking permits are available online for $ 20, while weekly parking permits (valid through Jan 19-23) are available for $ 50.

This article originally appeared on Palm Springs Desert Sun: The American Express: Tickets on sale; Evidence of vaccination or negative test required