News Updates

Rex Open volunteers enjoy an annual golf reunion (N&O)

Curt and Lucy Barnhill are like a lot of the 450 volunteers working the Rex Hospital Open this week.

They’re up at 5:30 a.m. and make the 20-minute drive to TPC Wakefield Plantation. “Dodging deer,” Curt Barnhill said, laughing. They’ll be at the golf course until 6 or 7 p.m each day along with the other volunteers, who handle many of the tasks, the logistics, that keep a golf tournament running nicely. Then it’s home for a few hours sleep before doing it again. [Read more…]

Tracy pulls into lead in round 2 (TSN)

Ethan Tracy played steady and stayed in the red at the 2017 Rex Hospital Open on Friday. As a result, Tracy topped the leaderboard and stood as the clubhouse leader following second-round play at TPC Wakefield Plantation. [Read more…]

Rex Hospital Open offers family fun, free admission for kids (WRAL)

The Rex Hospital Open runs through Sunday at TPC Wakefield Plantation in north Raleigh. The annual charity tournament offers a chance for more than 150 golfers to earn a coveted PGA Tour card and lots of fun for families, who want to take in a bit of golf. Kids 16 and under are free. [Read more…]

Golfers, caddies experimenting with rangefinders in competition at Rex Open (WRAL Sports Fan)

Watch: Golfers, caddies experimenting with rangefinders in competition at Rex Open [Watch now…]

Rex Hospital Open Begins Thursday (TWC News)

Watch tournament director Brian Krusoe speak about the 2017 REX Open [Watch now…]

Raleigh pair hopes Rex Open golf their road to the PGA Tour (N&O)

A promo for the Rex Hospital Open says: “The road to the PGA Tour goes through Raleigh.” That’s not just marketing hype. Chesson Hadley would say it’s true. The same for Grayson Murray. Hadley won the Web.com Tour event four years ago and used it as a springboard to the PGA Tour. A year ago, Murray used a top-10 finish in the Rex to get his year moving in the right direction and now plays on the PGA Tour. [Read more…]

2017 REX Open Field List

The Field List for the 2017 REX Hosptial Open is now posted [see list…]

REX Hospital Open Returns for 30th Annual Charity Tournament

The REX Hospital Open will return to TPC Wakefield Plantation on June 1-4, as the Web.com Tour returns to Raleigh for the 30th anniversary of UNC REX Healthcare’s charity golf tournament. More than 150 professional golfers from around the world will compete for their PGA Tour cards. [Read more…]

UNC REX Healthcare and PGA TOUR Extend Title Partnership for REX Hospital Open

UNC REX Healthcare has reached a new agreement with the PGA TOUR to remain the title sponsor of the REX Hospital Open for another five years. The Triangle’s premier professional golf event and a must-see stop on the Web.com Tour will return to TPC Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh May 29 through June 4, 2017.

Rex Hospital Open Alumni Ready to Compete on the PGA TOUR

The 25 professional golfers from this year’s Web.com Tour who will move up to play on the 2016-17 PGA TOUR feature many alumni from the 2016 Rex Hospital Open, including this year’s Rex Hospital Open champion, Trey Mullinax, and Raleigh native Grayson Murray. [Read more…]