CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46) - Park between the white lines and you're safe but if you are planning on improvising, or even jumping a curb you may want to think twice or you may end up with one of these pink slips on your windshield.
“I stopped up at the Sharon Road West station and the cop told me to not make my own spot. Otherwise, I'd probably have a problem," Tim Leonard said.
There's no denying the PGA Championship brings in a lot of people to Charlotte.
Warnings being given out at the park n ride on south blvd for people creating new parking spots. pic.twitter.com/cajLuSmsbM— Yolian Ortiz FOX46 (@YolianFOX46) August 10, 2017
With multiple places offering parking options and different way to help get you to the golf tournament, his South Boulevard parking lot isn't one of them.
"It was crowded earlier than normal and all the normal spaces where taken," Kevin Shaughnessy said
"It was crazy. People where making their own parking spots. I could barely get my truck around the corner," Christopher Wolfe said.
The other problem with this lot filling up so quickly with golf fans is that people who normally park here for work find themselves in a time crunch looking for spaces.
"Once you see one car lined up on the curb, you kind of follow suit," Shaughnessy said.
Signs at the park and ride - visibly warn people they could face fines or even be towed
If they don't park in the marked spots
"I mean when you see it on some of the other cars and when you get to yours and see the paper you are wondering how much you are going to pay but it's just a warning," Shaughnessy said.
Keep in mind, just because they got a warning Thursday, doesn't mean you won't get a ticket on Friday.