Five Ways to Get Kicked out of the Waste Management Phoenix Open

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Ryan Wolf
Once a year, Scottsdale's finest convene with bonafide golf lovers and your average collegiate boozers for a day of drinking, partying, and, oh yeah, golf. For years the Waste(d) Management Phoenix Open has given Valley boozers a great reason to get outside and pretend to like golf -- for a day.

It's a perfect storm of otherwise disparate social groups. Which of course, means there are quite a few ground rules and lots and lots of cops. From the obvious golf etiquette faux pas to a few tips we've picked up from our own Phoenix Open forays, here are five sure fire ways to get booted from the biggest, baddest party on the PGA.

See also:
- Photos from the Waste Management Phoenix Open 2012
- Nine Places to Party in Scottsdale During (and After) the Waste Management Phoenix Open
- Former "Phoenix Open" Golf Tournament Now to Be Called "Waste Management Open;" Way to Keep it Classy, Scottsdale

5. Show up too drunk

While cops and organizers know that at least half the attendees don't care about golf, it does not mean they're willing to flush the integrity of the tournament down the drain. In short, 21 years old or not they will toss you out - or not even let you in - if you're already actin' a fool at 10 a.m.

4. Use your phone

For first timers, this might seem outrageous. You're probably like, "Ok whatever like they're really going to catch me! I went to high school. I'm a pro at sneaky texting." Wrong. So wrong. They've got eagle-eyed scouts posted up all over and they will not hesitate to either confiscate your cell or flat out give you the boot.

In past years there was a zero tolerance rule. Now, phones are allowed but can only be used in specified zones. Obey or feel the wrath of the PGA.

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I am sure there are plenty of other ways to get kicked out. I haven't been before, but will be there Wednesday and all day Saturday and Sunday. I am volunteering this year with the PGA TOUR. Should be a lot of fun. Plan on seeing the action at 16 on Friday. Now, where did this list come from? Have you been kicked out of the event before? Regardless, this should be a great event, and it is creating a lot of buzz up here in North Scottsdale.

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