Korn Ferry Tour Championship
The Korn Ferry Tour Championship presented by United Leasing & Finance is the year-end golf tournament of the Korn Ferry Tour. It has been played at a variety of courses; starting in 2019 it will be played at Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Indiana as part of a 10 year deal. Since the 2008 edition, the purse has been $1,000,000, with the winner receiving $180,000.
|Course(s)||Victoria National Golf Club|
|Length||7,242 yards (6,622 m)|
|Tour(s)||Korn Ferry Tour|
|Tournament record score|
|Aggregate||260 Jonathan Byrd (2017)|
|To par||−24 as above|
The format of the tournament is stroke play at 18 holes for four days, a total of 72 holes. Originally, the field consisted of the top 60 players on the money list, all attempting to be among the 25 to earn PGA Tour cards. Since 2013, it has been part of the Korn Ferry Tour Finals and the field consists of the top 75 players from the Korn Ferry Tour money list and the non-exempt players ranked 126 to 200 on the PGA Tour's money list at the start of the Finals. Beginning in 2013, 50 PGA Tour cards will be awarded after the event.
It is considered the flagship event of the Korn Ferry Tour, with twenty OWGR points to the winner, compared to sixteen for other Finals events and fourteen for regular season tournaments.
Tournament host coursesEdit
|2019–2028||Victoria National Golf Club||Newburgh, Indiana|
|2016–2018||Atlantic Beach Country Club||Atlantic Beach, Florida|
|2013–2015||TPC Sawgrass, Dye's Valley Course||Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida|
|2009–2011||Daniel Island Club (Ralston Creek course)||Charleston, South Carolina|
|2008, 2012||TPC Craig Ranch||McKinney, Texas|
|2007||Barona Creek Golf Club||Lakeside, California|
|2006||Houstonian Golf & Country Club||Richmond, Texas|
|2001–2005||Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
at Capitol Hill (Senator course)
|1999–2000||Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
at Highland Oaks
|1998||Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
at Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
|1997||Grand National Golf Club (Lake course)||Opelika, Alabama|
|1995–1996||Settindown Creek Golf Club||Roswell, Georgia|
|1993–1994||Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club||Cornelius, Oregon|
Bolded golfers graduated to the PGA Tour via the final Korn Ferry Tour money list, in the pre-Finals era. Since the event became part of the Korn Ferry Tour Finals, all winners and runners-up have earned PGA Tour cards.
- "Victoria National Golf Club's Web.com tour stop is now the group's championship event". Evansville Courier & Press. December 3, 2018. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
- "PGA Tour announces 2013 Web.com Tour schedule". PGA Tour. December 13, 2012. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
- Nationwide Tour Championship - Winners - at www.pgatour.com
- Nationwide Tour 2009 Guide. PGA Tour. 2008. pp. 3–38. Retrieved 2009-10-27.