June as we call the golfing season is full of events with many golf tournaments being played at different locations. We have The Rex Hospital Open, which is as interesting as it sounds, a regular golf tournament on the Korn Ferry Tour. This event has a strong motive to be played which is why it is so popular. It is played annually at the TPC Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Rex Hospital Open is considered the largest and most successful annual charity fundraiser event.
The motive is to give supporting patient care and services at UNC Rex Healthcare. The sum accumulated is going to provide financial aid and assistance to the UNC Rex Mobile Mammography Program, which helps those patients who could not afford screenings for breast cancer. So have a look at the details of this REX Hospital Open 2022 Purse, Prize Money Breakdown, and Everything you need to know.
REX Hospital Open 2022, Everything you need to know.
Having said that the event is going to be held at The Country Club at Wakefield, and this is one of the important games of the Korn Ferry Tour. The tournament will begin on June 2, on Thursday, before which the players will have a practice match on Wednesday, June 1st. The highlight of the tournament is the unlimited free admission to all fans, which is universally sponsored by Drive Shack. Also, there will be some facilities like food trucks and family activities, which are going to be offered by the Carolina Hurricanes.
There are going to be 156 professional golfers competing in the tournament which is buzzed to have a total purse of $750,000 as a share which will be used to distribute the winner and the participants. Adding to this, the winner of the tournament will receive title sponsor exemptions from UNC Rex, in the Advocates Professional Golf Association (APGA) Collegiate Ranking.
REX Hospital Open 2022 Prize Money Breakdown.
As we mentioned above, the total purse for the tournament is accounted to be $750,000. Speaking of the Prize money and the breakdown of this event, the champion won $135,000. Adding to this there are other perks too which are offered to the top-ranked player of this even know the plate. As of now, we have received any information regarding the Breakdown of the entire prize purse to the participants.