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Media Invited to Rex Hospital Open Media Day for Preview

 

 

 



NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 2014

Contact:
Alan M. Wolf
(919) 784-4467
alan.wolf@rexhealth.com

Media Invited to Rex Hospital Open Media Day for Tournament Preview
Get an exclusive preview of May’s Rex Hospital Open, talk to key participants and compete in Golf Challenge

WHAT

Rex Healthcare invites local media representatives to attend the Rex Hospital Open Media Day on April 9 to preview the upcoming Web.com Tour’s Rex Hospital Open. Those attending will hear from last year’s winner Chesson Hadley, Rex Hospital Open officials and others. Additionally, media outlets are invited to compete in the Rex Hospital Open Media Day Golf Challenge – an 18-hole, foursomes event to battle for the Media Cup.

WHO

Headlining the list of speakers is 2013 Rex Hospital Open champion Chesson Hadley, whose win last year catapulted him toward earning his PGA Tour card. A Raleigh native, Hadley became a first-time winner on the PGA Tour in March when he won the Puerto Rico Open by two strokes. Other speakers and interview opportunities include: Web.com Tour President Bill Calfee, Rex Hospital Open Chairman Jimmy Talton, Tournament Director Carson Gilbert and others.

WHY

The Media Day Golf Challenge is an excellent way for media members to familiarize themselves with the tournament, golfers and charitable focus of the Rex Hospital Open before the actual event, while also providing the opportunity for a fun round of golf and competition.

Professional golfers from around the world travel to TPC at Wakefield Plantation every year to participate in the Web.com Tour’s Rex Hospital Open, taking place May 22-25. The tournament’s charitable efforts, coupled with its family and fan-friendly environment, have helped generate significant attention over the years. In the last 25+ years, Rex charity golf has raised more than $8.5 million to support programs and services at Rex Hospital. This year, proceeds benefit Rex Heart & Vascular programs and services.

WHEN

Wednesday, April 9
Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by brief remarks at 8:00 a.m. The Media Cup Challenge starts around 9:15 a.m.

WHERE

TPC at Wakefield Plantation
2201 Wakefield Plantation Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27614

MEDIA CONTACT

Alan Wolf, Rex Healthcare: alan.wolf@rexhealth.com , (919) 784-4467. For more information about the Rex Hospital Open, visit rexhospitalopen.com.