The Rex Hospital Open Corporate Challenge: Monday September 9th, 2013
It was another excellent Rex Corporate Challenge at beautiful Prestonwood Country Club with 39 teams battling it out to claim the Gammon Cup. Congratulations to Baker Roofing Company and Monteith Construction Company for the winning scores on the Meadows and Highlands courses, respectively. Both teams headed to a shootout on Meadows hole one where the Monteith team was victorious; their win earned them the overall champions and winner of the Gammon Cup. In addition, they were awarded our grand prize, a foursome in the May 21, 2014 Rex Hospital Open Pro-Am.
Congratulations to all of our participants in making our event special. Participation today helped raise additional funds to support our new Moblie Heart and Vascular Screening Unit. A special thanks to our presenting sponsor, Skanska USA. And to all our corporate supporters, you are what make our event special. Thanks for coming back year after year; you make a significant difference in our community. We look forward to seeing you at the 2014 Rex Hospital Open in May 2014 at TPC Wakefield Plantation.
The 2013 Rex Hospital Open: June 16-23, 2013
The 2013 Rex Hospital Open was held June 16 through June 23, 2013 at TPC at Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, NC. This family-friendly professional golf tournament has raised more than $7 million for patients in need, right here in our community. This year's tournament proceeds benefited the Rex Heart & Vascular programs and services.
Notable Events for the 2013 Open
There are many activities for the whole family to participate in throughout the week at the Rex Hospital Open. The Rex Hospital Open Junior Invitational, the Rex Hospital Open Pink on the Links Pro-Am, the Rex Hospital Open Pro-Am presented by PMIS, and the Rex Hospital Open Official Pro-Am are all great events leading up the the First Round of the Open starting on Thursday, June 20.
Below are a few features of our many events. Please visit the Schedule of Events page to see the full Rex Open schedule.
2013 First Tee of the Triangle Instructional Clinic: Tuesday June 18
Join us Tuesday, June 18 at 6pm for the First Tee of the Triangle Instructional Clinic. Receive instruction in short iron, long iron, and drivers from the Tour players as well as the instructors from First Tee of the Triangle. The clinic is free, but registration is limited to the first 100 participants.
Family Fun Day at the Open presented by the Carolina Hurricanes: Saturday, June 22
Saturday at the Open is Family Day! Join us for many fun, free activities including:
-Canes Slapshot booth
-Rock Climbing Wall
Chairman's Dinner: An Evening with Billy Casper: Saturday, June 22
Presented by First Tennessee Bank. Join us for a five-star dinner while World Golf Hall of Fame member Billy Casper recounts stories from his legendary career. $150 per person, space is limited. RSVP to (919) 784-4422.
About the Tour
The Web.com Tour is the official proving ground of the PGA TOUR. Founded, owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Web.com Tour enters a new era in 2013 as it identifies those players who are ready to compete and win on golf's biggest stage. Beginning this year, the Web.com Tour became the path to the PGA TOUR with all 50 available PGA TOUR cards coming through the Web.com Tour and the season culminating at the four-event Web.com Tour Finals in September.
Three out of four PGA players learn to win here on the 'Path to the PGA Tour.'
Web.com became the Tour’s umbrella sponsor in 2012. Web.com Tour alumni have won 352 PGA TOUR titles, including 17 majors and five PLAYERS Championships. Alumni include Keegan Bradley, Jason Day, Zach Johnson and Webb Simpson, among many others!
Be sure to check out the Rex Hospital Open page on the Web.com Tour website.
2013 Chairmen for the Rex Hospital Open
Our Chairmen for the 2013 Rex Hospital Open are Hall of Fame Golfer Billy Casper and CAPTRUST Executive Jimmy Talton.
Casper one of the most accomplished golfers in the history of the PGA Tour. Casper has 51 PGA Tour wins in his career, and is considered by many the best putter of his era.
Jimmy Talton serves as senior vice president and financial advisor at CAPTRUST and places a high priority on community. Talton currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Communities in Schools of Wake County and is a vestry member for Holy Trinity Church.
How to ContributeRex Hospital Open Charity Ticket Program
Do you live near TPC Wakefield Plantation? If you do, and are interested in hosting a Web.com Tour player for the week of the tournament, please contact the Rex Hospital Open Housing Committee. Be ready to share what space you have available and specify any preferences you may have (player only/player and caddie/player and family, etc.)Application for Entry