919 | SPOTLIGHT
REX Hospital Open
“We are excited to remain the title sponsor for the REX Hospital Open, and continue our partnership with the PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour. The REX Hospital Open is an important way we give back to the community, and support care and services for local patients and their families,” said Steve Burriss, president of UNC REX Healthcare. “UNC REX Healthcare has allowed the REX Hospital Open to cement a lasting charitable footprint in the greater Raleigh area, and we’re excited to further continue those efforts,” said Web.com Tour President Bill Calfee. The 2017 REX Hospital Open marks the 30th year of REX hosting a professional golf tournament for charity. Co-chairmen are G. Smedes York, former mayor of Raleigh and chairman of York Properties – one of the oldest commercial real estate companies in the Triangle – and George York, the firm’s president and CEO.
TOUR: DATE: LOCATION: TICKET PRICE:
PGA Web.com Tour May 30-June 4 TPC at Wakefield Plantation Daily Grounds Pass: $10 Weekly Grounds Pass: $25 Champions Club: $100 per day INFORMATION: 919-784-6736 Rexhospitalopen.com
“UNC REX is one of this community’s most important assets and George and I didn’t hesitate to help with the 2017 REX Hospital Open. We look forward to seeing some of the world’s best golfers as they compete right in our backyard for a great cause,” Smedes York said. “For the 2017 REX Hospital Open, and the 30th anniversary of REX charity golf, we knew that we wanted chairmen who understood the tournament’s significance in the history of Raleigh and this region,” said Brian Krusoe, REX Hospital Open tournament director. “We are thankful that Smedes and George have once again agreed to partner with REX as we raise money to
help improve the health and well-being of our community.” Tickets for the June 1-4 competition are $10 for a daily grounds pass; $25 for a weekly grounds pass; and $100 for admission to the exclusive Champions Club on any single day of the event. Free public parking is available at the Rex Healthcare of Wakefield campus, located at the corner of New Falls of Neuse and Capital Boulevard at 1120 Governor Manly Way in North Raleigh.0 For ticket information, call 919-7846736, or visit rexhospitalopen.com.