|Top players on the money list will be competing for the
$725,000 prize purse at Oakridge Country Club
|Farmington, Utah (June 21, 2019) – The Utah Championship presented by Zions Bank and hosted by the Utah Sports Commission, tees off next Thursday June 27 at Oakridge Country Club in Farmington, Utah. The event runs through Sunday, June 30th. Utah natives Danny Summerhays, Zac Blair and Preston Summerhays are scheduled to play with the top players on the money list.
This year the Utah Championship enters its 28th year, making it one of the longest-running stops on the Tour. Hosted at Oakridge Country Club in Farmington, Utah, the tournament will showcase world class golf in Utah and some of the PGA TOURS future stars as they compete for their PGA TOUR cards. Players will compete for a $725,000 prize purse, the second largest regular season purse on tour – this year’s champion will be awarded $130,500.
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"This tournament showcases so many amazing golfers working toward their ultimate career goals that includes receiving these highly-coveted exemptions," said Jeff Robbins, president and CEO of the Utah Sports Commission. "As a partner of the PGA TOUR and the newly announced Korn Ferry Tour, and as host of the Utah Championship, the Utah Sports Commission is thrilled to award these talented athletes an exemption to Utah’s only PGA TOUR event."
In addition to the tournament, a kid’s clinic will be held that will feature golf instruction from touring pros with each participating child receiving a free golf club courtesy of the PGA Section (while supplies last). The Kid’s Clinic is Saturday June 29th at 4:00p.m. and is free for children.
Tickets may be purchased on-site during tournament play at the gates starting at $10. General admission tickets proceeds will benefit Boys and Girls Club of Weber-Davis.
Spectator parking is available at the Legacy Event Center with shuttle service available to and from the course entrance.
For information and volunteer opportunities, please visit www.utahchampionship.com or call 801.328.2372.
EVENT SCHEDULE (Events listed are subject to change)
Monday, June 24
Thursday, June 27
Friday, June 28
Saturday, June 29
Sunday June 30
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About Korn Ferry Tour
About Utah Sports CommissionThe Utah Sports Commission, a not-for-profit 501c6 business league and Utah Sports Commission Foundation, a not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization, is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Trustees consisting of statewide sports, business, community, and government leaders. The Sports Commission was created to be a catalyst for Utah in its Olympic legacy efforts and to help enhance Utah’s economy, image and quality of life through the attraction, promotion and development of national and international sports. The Sports Commission works closely with communities, sports entities, and organizations to provide event services ranging from the bid process, on-site logistics, volunteer coordination, sponsorships and promotional opportunities and other related services. For more information, visit www.utahsportscommission.com