Credentials are required for all media entities to be on-site at TPC at Wakefield Plantation during Tournament week. To obtain media credentials for the Rex Hospital Open, please contact Rex Media Relations Manager Alan Wolf at or 919-784-4467.

Rex Hospital Open Needs Volunteers’ Help for 2015 Golf Tournament

Rex Healthcare is seeking volunteers for this year’s Rex Hospital Open, an official week-long stop on the PGA TOUR’s Tour. This year’s tournament at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, May 25–31, will need more than 500 volunteers to execute. Volunteers help in presenting the best professional golf event in the Triangle, and they give back to the community by participating in one of the region’s largest charity fundraisers. It’s also a great opportunity to see rising golf stars in a highly competitive environment attempt to earn their PGA TOUR card.

Two exemptions into the 2015 Rex Hospital Open are up for grabs at the eGolf Gateway Tour Palmetto Hall Championship presented by Sonesta Hilton Head Island

Charlotte, N.C. – The eGolf Gateway Tour announced today that it has partnered with the Rex Hospital Open as a means to award two unrestricted sponsor’s exemptions into the Tour’s 2015 Rex Hospital Open and one unrestricted sponsor’s exemption into the 2016 Rex Hospital Open. The 2015 exemptions will be granted to the champion […]

3 more years of tournaments: PGA Tour renews commitment to TPC at Wakefield (TBJ)

The owners of the TPC at Wakefield Plantation golf club in Raleigh have secured a commitment from the PGA’s Tour officials to host to the Rex Hospital Open golf tournament for another three years, through 2017. […]

Rex Hospital Open Will Return to TPC at Wakefield Plantation May 25-31, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. – Rex Healthcare, McConnell Golf and the PGA TOUR are pleased to announce that the Rex Hospital Open will return to TPC at Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh for three years, through the 2017 tournament. The 2015 tournament will take place May 25-31. The Rex Hospital Open is the Triangle’s premier golf event and offers a week of must-see professional golf as Tour members compete in the season-long race to secure 50 available PGA TOUR cards for the following season. […]

Rex Hospital Open to stay at Wakefield Plantation (N&O)

Rex Healthcare recently agreed on a three-year extension with the PGA Tour to remain the title sponsor of the Tour event. McConnell Golf agreed to keep TPC at Wakefield Plantation as the event’s host. […]

Chesson Hadley Earns PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year Honors

The PGA TOUR announced today Rory McIlroy as the PGA TOUR Player of the Year and Chesson Hadley as PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, as voted on by the TOUR’s membership for the 2013-14 Season. PGA TOUR members who played in at least 15 official money events this past season were eligible to vote. The balloting process ended on September 25.[…]

Bryon Smith, Other Rex Open Players Secure PGA Tour Card

PORTLAND, Ore. — The final putt has dropped at the inaugural WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft and the first 25 of 50 PGA TOUR cards available via the Tour have been locked up. […]

Smith Simply Philosophical after Rex Open Win

In an age when too many pro golfers rely on sports psychologists for attitude adjustments and others overthink every aspect of the game, Byron Smith provides an interesting contrast. “I try to be a dumb-jock golfer,” Smith said Sunday. “Simplify it, treat it like a game, play it like a game. “Show up and play. Aim and fire. Golf isn’t a mental game, it’s a swing game.”

Champion rewind: Byron Smith cruised to a stress-free 5-under 66 Sunday to win the Rex Hospital Open

In a stunning twist this week on the Tour, a player in his 30s won. No word on whether Byron Smith needed a nap before his post-victory press conference. OK, so we jest a little. Indeed, Smith isn’t the oldest player to win this year or even the second-oldest. Alex Cejka (at the season opener in Colombia) and Kris Blanks (Chitimacha Louisiana) both have won this year as 40-somethings. But in a season where young guns like Carlos Ortiz (two wins, one away from an instant PGA TOUR card) and Max Homa (one year removed from an NCAA title) have won, among others in their 20s, there haven’t been many stories about late bloomers. […]

Champions are Born at Rex Hospital [Video]

Watch the Tour’s overview video of the 2014 Rex Hospital Open (video) […]