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Press Releases

November 17, 2021

AdventHealth Championship announces Tournament Advisory Council

The AdventHealth Championship, the only PGA TOUR-sanctioned professional golf tournament in Kansas City, announced today the formation of a Tournament Advisory Council. The mission of the Tournament Advisory Council, which is comprised of key leaders across Kansas City, is to assist the AdventHealth Championship by advising and directing the leadership team on strategies for enhancing and elevating the event and the overall impact on the greater Kansas City community.

September 14, 2021

PGA TOUR Announces 2022 Korn Ferry Tour Schedule

The PGA TOUR announced today the Korn Ferry Tour’s 2022 schedule, which features 26 tournaments across four countries and 18 different states with the season culminating at the Korn Ferry Tour Championship presented by United Leasing & Finance in September. 2022 Schedule

May 13, 2021

AdventHealth Championship announces exemptions for 2021 tournament

The AdventHealth Championship announced today their player exemptions for the 2021 AdventHealth Championship, hosted at Blue Hills Country Club the week of May 17-23, 2021. Joining the field of 156 professionals will be Alex Springer, Andy Spencer, Chris Thompson and Peter Creighton.

February 10, 2021

Korn Ferry Tour, KC Golf Classic partner with AdventHealth to sponsor the AdventHealth Championship

The KC Golf Classic announced today a six-year partnership with AdventHealth to serve as the event's official title sponsor. The tournament, which will formally be renamed the AdventHealth Championship, returns to Blue Hills Country Club for the second time the week of May 17-23, 2021.

November 17, 2020

PGA TOUR Announces 2021 Korn Ferry Tour Schedule

The PGA TOUR announced today the 2021 portion of the Korn Ferry Tour’s 2020-21 combined schedule, featuring 23 tournaments to be played during the next calendar year, with the season culminating at the Korn Ferry Tour Finals in August. The one-time wraparound season will result in a slate of 46 total events. 2021 Schedule

July 21, 2020

KC Golf Classic Announces Dates for 2021 Event

Tournament officials announced today the tournament date for the Korn Ferry Tour’s 2021 KC Golf Classic, set to be contested the week of May 17-23 at Blue Hills Country Club in Kansas City.

May 4, 2020

Korn Ferry Tour Announces New Restart Schedule and Combined 2020-21 Season

The Korn Ferry Tour announced today additional modifications and details regarding the restart of the 2020 schedule and a fall calendar of events that will be part of a one-time, combined 2020-21 Korn Ferry Tour season.

February 19, 2020

Watson Challenge Champion Receives Exemption To Play in KC Golf Classic

The KC Golf Classic – a Korn Ferry Tour stop and Kansas City’s only PGA TOUR-sanctioned event – has partnered with the Watson Challenge, honoring KC golf legend Tom Watson to award an exemption to its annual champion, beginning with the 2020 event. Alex Springer, the 2019 Watson Challenge champion, will compete in this year’s KC Golf Classic, to be held May 4-10 at Blue Hills Country Club.

January 28, 2020

PGA TOUR, Its Tournaments Surpass $3 Billion in All-time Charitable Giving

PGA TOUR announced that the TOUR and its tournaments have surpassed $3 billion in all-time charitable giving. The charitable total, which includes a record $204.3 million in 2019 to bring the all-time total to $3.05 billion, includes donations made by tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Korn Ferry Tour, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Series-China.

January 7, 2020

KC Golf Classic Announces New Tagline and Kansas City Area Development Council Membership

The KC Golf Classic, a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event on the Korn Ferry Tour, unveiled today a new tagline for the 2020 tournament: “KC Golf Classic, It’s More Than Golf.” The new tagline emphasizes the tournament’s brand identity along with a promise to fans, partners, volunteers, Tour players and commitment to the Kansas City community.

June 19, 2019

PGA TOUR Announces Korn Ferry as Umbrella Sponsor of Newly Named Korn Ferry Tour

The PGA TOUR and Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) announced today a 10-year agreement making the Los Angeles-based, global organizational consulting firm the Umbrella Sponsor of the newly named Korn Ferry Tour.

January 30, 2019

PGA TOUR Announces Alexandra “Alex” Baldwin as New President of Tour

The PGA TOUR announced today that current Vice President of Marketing Partnerships, Alexandra “Alex” Baldwin, has been named President of the Tour. With the announcement, Baldwin becomes the first female in history to lead one of the PGA TOUR’s six global Tours as President.

October 23, 2018

Blue Hills Country Club Named Host Venue for Tour’s Annual KC Golf Classic

The PGA TOUR and Blue Hills Country Club announced today a five-year partnership to host the Tour’s longstanding KC Golf Classic event. In addition to a new host course, the tournament has also signed a five-year agreement with Bruno Event Team to manage the event. The 2019 tournament is set to be contested the week of May 6-12.