TOWN & COUNTRY ( -- With the first round of the PGA Championship on Thursday, PGA officials and volunteers are preparing for thousands of more fans to flock to Bellerive Country Club.

Wednesday saw thousands of fans at the course for the final practice round, but when rounds count, Thursday-Sunday, the crowds will swell as fans from 49 of the 50 states and 24 countries head to the area.

Officials say fans can bring their cell phones but they must be on silent. Photos or videos cannot be taken within 100 yards of play.

Fans may not bring a bag bigger than 10"x10", coolers, backpacks of any size, computers, tablets, noisemakers, oversized chairs, food, beverages, signs or posters. Folding chairs and one unopened, sealed bottle of water per spectator is allowed.

There will also be no daily re-admission to the Bellerive Country Club grounds. In addition, fans should wear their ticket in plain view of security personnel at all times.

For more on fan do’s and don’t's click here.

Fans that are attending can park at the Fenton Logistics Park (site of old Chrysler plant) or may be dropped off by a cab, Uber of Lyft at Westminster Christian Academy. Officials say the Westminster location is for rideshare vehicles and cabs only, private drop off is not allowed.

Shuttles will take fans from both parking lots to Bellerive.

For more on parking for the tournament, click here.

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