LA QUINTA, Calif. -

The Humana Military Outpost will be the premier pavilion which hosts active duty, Reserve, and military retirees and their families during PGA Tour tournament play at the Humana Challenge, which begins on Thursday, January 16.

This is the third year in a row the Humana Military Outpost will be in place at the tournament.

According to tournament officials, the outpost is an exclusive and luxurious hospitality pavilion located between the first tee and ninth green at the Arnold Palmer private course at PGA West. It offers guests a climate-controlled environment, indoor seating, outdoor patio seating overlooking the action, and complimentary food and beverages.

In addition, the tournament will provide free grounds admission to all active duty, Reserve, and military retirees and their families.

"We are proud to host members of our country's military at the Humana Military Outpost as our guests for the third consecutive year; they deserve the opportunity to have a fun and relaxing time while watching many of the world's best golfers," Humana Challenge Executive Director and CEO Bob Marra said.

"The Humana Military Outpost is another example of how we are carrying on the legacy of Bob Hope. His passion for this golf tournament and unwavering commitment to entertaining the troops was legendary," Marra added.

Military members and retirees need to go online to receive free grounds tickets. You need to enter the promo code 'Military'.

You must also show a valid military ID at the gate to be eligible for the free tickets.

The 2014 Humana Challenge, the Coachella Valley's annual PGA TOUR event, is a 72-hole event and features 156 professionals playing at the Arnold Palmer and Nicklaus Private Courses at PGA WEST and La Quinta Country Club. The tournament will award the Bob Hope Memorial Trophy to its winner.