PGA TOUR Event Moves up One Week to July 7-10
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NICHOLASVILLE, KY (August 3, 2021) –
Today the PGA TOUR released its official tournament schedule for 2021-2022. The Barbasol Championship, played at Champions at Keene Trace in Nicholasville, Kentucky received exciting news with its dates moving up one week to July 7-10, thus positioning it to be contested the week prior to the British Open.
“We are thrilled with the PGA TOUR’s decision to move the Barbasol Championship up one week and serve as the last US tournament prior to the British Open,” said Barbasol Championship Tournament Director Bryan Pettigrew. “This positions us to attract an even more dynamic field and generate more excitement around professional golf in Kentucky.”
The 2021 Barbasol Championship enjoyed large crowds with increases in general admission and hospitality sales over 2019. Television ratings increased 83%, and media exposure in a five-state-footprint experienced significant growth.
For the PGA TOUR’s complete 2021-22 schedule, please visit: www.pgatour.com/tournaments/schedule
For complete information on the Barbasol Championship please visit: www.barbasolchampionship.com
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About the Barbasol Championship: www.barbasolchampionship.com/
The 2021 Barbasol Championship is a PGA TOUR event most recently played July 15 – 18, 2021 at Champions at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky, a suburb of Lexington. Champions is an Arthur Hills designed golf course conveniently located one hour from Cincinnati and Louisville. The Barbasol Championship provides its winner with 300 FedEx Cup Points and a two-year PGA TOUR exemption and a trip to the PGA Championship. The 2021 winner of the Barbasol Championship was Seamus Power of Ireland. The 2022 Barbasol Championship will be played at Champions July 7-10.
The Barbasol Championship’s charitable arm, Caddie127, reflects the biblical principle from James 1:27 “to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” Just as Caddies and their players support one another, so will Caddie127 support local philanthropic organizations that benefit and empower women and children. 2021 charitable partners include All God’s Children, Kentucky Children’s Hospital (UK HealthCare), the Kentucky Region of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Refuge for Women, Sunrise Children’s Services, and the Woodhill Community Center (Lexington Leadership Foundation).