Springfield— June 2, 2021 – The Memorial Health Championship presented by LRS announced today that the 2021 tournament will be open to the public and tickets for the event, scheduled for July 15 – 18 at Panther Creek Country Club, are on sale now.
“We look forward to welcoming spectators back to the tournament this year and have been working on plans to ensure that we comply with guidelines set forth by the PGA TOUR and public health authorities,” said Kate Peters, Executive Director of the Memorial Health Championship. “With the anticipated move to Phase 5 in mid-June, we look forward to hosting one of the area’s largest outdoor events and bringing much-needed tourism dollars back to the area.”
Following the new recommendations on face coverings issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fully vaccinated individuals will no longer be required to wear a mask indoors or outdoors at this year’s tournament. Unvaccinated individuals should wear a mask indoors at all times and outdoor when they cannot socially distance at least 6-feet between individuals.
General Admission grounds tickets are $20 per day. New this year, J&J Gaming will sponsor an all-inclusive VIP experience that includes access to tournament grounds, complimentary food & beverage, clubhouse access and entry into the reserved VIP viewing area between 9 & 18. Tickets are $125 per day.
For more information or to purchase your tickets, visit MemorialHealthChampionship.com
Volunteers are still needed for the 2021 tournament and the online registration is open for the Country Financial volunteer program. 400 volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of committees including scoring, standard bearers, marshals, security and the practice range. For more information on volunteering, visit MemorialHealthChampionship.com or contact Tanya at (217)670-2910.
ABOUT MEMORIAL HEALTH CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY LRS
The Memorial Health Championship presented by LRS will consist of a 156-player field, competing for a purse of $600,000 at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield. The 7,244-yard course was designed by World Golf Hall of Fame Member Hale Irwin in 1992. Past winners include; Martin Flores(2016), Adam Schenk(2017), Anders Albertson (2018), Xin-Jun Zhang(2019) and Brett Drewitt(2020)
ABOUT KORN FERRY TOUR
Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Korn Ferry Tour identifies and develops golf's next stars, preparing them to compete and win on the game's biggest stage. The Korn Ferry Tour, which has served as a path to the PGA TOUR since its inception, began providing 50 PGA TOUR cards annually in 2013. Each season, the top 25 players secure PGA TOUR cards via the Korn Ferry Tour’s regular season and an additional 25 players secure promotion through the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. With more than 550 PGA TOUR titles and 24 major championships, Korn Ferry Tour alumni make up over 75 percent of the PGA TOUR’s current membership. To learn more about the PGA TOUR, the Korn Ferry Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM or follow the Korn Ferry Tour on social media.