There are numerous ways to get to Congressional Country Club in Bethesda for the AT&T National Tournament being held June 25 through 30. Here's what you need to know:
Public parking for the tournament is available at:
- Rock Spring Lot (Blue Lot), 6720 Rockledge Dr., Bethesda. Organizers say this is the best location for those coming from Virginia and other areas south of Congressional.
Operating: Tuesday, June 25-Friday, June 28, 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, June 29-Sunday, June 30, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Single-day and weekly passes available.
- Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St, Gaithersburg. Operating: Thursday and Friday only, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. A single-day pass (Thursday or Friday only) is $7. Cost includes one-day parking and shuttle pass from the Fairgrounds to Congressional Country Club (less than 15 miles). Get single-day pass for fairgrounds.
Shuttles will depart from both lots every 15 minutes. Prior to boarding the shuttle a security check will be conducted.
For preferred parking, go to Lot F, 7727 Persimmon Tree Ln., adjacent to AT&T National main entrance. This provides you walking access to the tournament. Operating: Tuesday, June 25-Friday, June 28: 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Single-day passes are available for specific days, ranging from $30 to $50.
Some residents whose homes are within walking distance to Congressional Country Club are allowing guests to park on their lawn for a fee. However, make sure the home owner allows parking on the property.
If you choose to take public transportation here are the closest bus stops:
- T2 bus from Friendship Heights and Rockville (operated by Metro on weekdays and by Ride On on weekends). On Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30 – as a convenience for spectators using public transit -- route T2 Ride On buses will operate every 15 minutes from 4 to 8 p.m. between the Friendship Heights and Rockville Metro Stations. The service operates every 30 minutes between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The last scheduled trip in the evening in the direction of Rockville Station will pass through the intersection of River Rd. and Bradley Blvd. at 8:04 p.m.; the last trip passing through that intersection in the direction of Friendship Heights Station will be at 8:10 p.m.
- Ride On bus 36 from Bethesda (no Saturday or Sunday service). Use the stops at the end of the route on Bradley Blvd. at the Connelly School. After departing the bus, walk south on Bradley Blvd. and follow signs and directions to the shuttle that will drop off passengers at the tournament’s main entrance.
Taxi, limos, and bikes
Spectators who wish to be dropped off at Congressional must utilize the designated taxi, limousine or private vehicle drop-off, located near the Tournament Main Entrance on Persimmon Tree Lane.
Bike racks are available at the Tournament’s Main Entrance on Persimmon Tree Lane.