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Published on May 29, 2019

Tweet-less Grayson Murray hoping for big week in the Rex Hospital Open

The Rex Hospital Open has been awfully good to Grayson Murray.

He’s hoping it will be that way again this year.

As a 16-year-old in 2010, the Raleigh native become the second-youngest player to make a 36-hole cut in a Tour event, with a 66 in the second round of the Rex. That earned him a measure of golf acclaim.

Six years later, he returned to the Country Club at Wakefield Plantation trying to get his pro golf career jumpstarted, saying, “One good week can change your whole path.”



Professional golfers from around the world travel to The Country Club at Wakefield Plantation every year to participate in the Tour’s REX Hospital Open and vie for their coveted PGA TOUR card. The tournament’s charitable efforts, coupled with its family and fan-friendly environment, attract thousands of golf fans each spring. In 2017 the Rex Healthcare Foundation was named Charity of the Year on the Tour for its community efforts. In the past 32 years, charity golf has raised more than $9 million for patients, programs and services at UNC REX Healthcare.