Past REX Hospital Open Champions and Where They Are Now
Conrad Shindler (2017)
Following his win at the Rex Hospital Open in 2017, Shindler went on to record five more top-10 finishes on the Web.com Tour, moving his season total to nine. In this 2018 season Shindler has had 12 PGA Tour starts.
Trey Mullinax (2016)
Mullinax, 2016 Champion of the Rex Hospital Open, has been making a statement in the PGA Tour. During his first year on Tour, Mullinax obtained five top-25 finishes, including a tied for 9th finish at the U.S. Open. Mullinax’s most recent accomplishment was a T2 finish at the Valero Texas Open.
Kyle Thompson (2007, 2011, 2015)
Thompson is a 3-time Rex Hospital Open champion, even naming his 3rd child, Raleigh, after his most recent win in 2015. In the 2018 PGA Tour season, Thompson has had 11 starts.
Chesson Hadley (2013)
After Hadley, Raleigh native, won the Rex Hospital Open in 2013, he went on to earn Rookie of the Year honors on the PGA TOUR. Hadley spent the 2017 season back on the Web.com Tour where he finished No. 1 on the Regular Season money list, earning exemption for the 2017-2018 PGA Tour season. Hadley’s biggest finishes include 2nd in the Sanderson Farms Championship and T3 at the Safeway Open this season. Hadley holds an impressive 5 top-10 finishes this year and has made 13 of 15 cuts.
James Hahn (2012)
Hahn, 2012 Rex Hospital Open champion went on to earn his PGA Tour card. Most recently Hahn finished 2nd in the Sony Open along with 14 other top-10 finishes in total. Notable wins for Hahn include the 2015 Northern Trust Open and the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship, both on the PGA Tour.
Eric Axley (2005)
Axley, 2005 Rex Hospital Open Champion, went on to win the Valero Texas Open on the PGA Tour in 2006. Up until 2010, Axley played full seasons on the PGA Tour and then returned for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Since then, Axley rejoined the Web.com Tour in 2017, with two top-10 finishes this season. Axley most recently won the North Mississippi Classic after heavy rainfall resulted in Tour officials canceling the final round of play. Muliinax celebrated his 44th birthday at the North Mississippi Classic and became the oldest winner on the Web.com Tour in 2018 as well as breaking the streak of first-time Tour winners. Currently Axley sits at spot #7 on The 25 Rank.