Tournament
Facts

Tournament Facts

DATE:
May 1-7, 2017


SITE:
Eagle Point Golf Club, Wilmington, NC


PAR/YARDAGE:
Par: 36--36—72; Yards: 7,259 (subject to change)


PURSE:
$7.5 million, 1st place: $1.35 million


PAST CHAMPIONS:
2003 David Toms*
2004 Joey Sindelar
2005 Vijay Singh*
2006 Jim Furyk*
2007 Tiger Woods*
2008 Anthony Kim
2009 Sean O’Hair
2010 Rory McIlroy*
2011 Lucas Glover*
2012 Rickie Fowler
2013 Derek Ernst
2014 J.B. Holmes
2015 Rory McIlroy (2)
2016 James Hahn

*Denotes Major Championship winner (total of 24 major titles)


FORMAT:
72 holes of stroke play; After 36 holes, the field of 156 competitors is cut to the low 70 scores and ties.


CHARITABLE PROCEEDS:
Since 2003, the Wells Fargo Championship has raised over $19 million for charity. Wells Fargo and Champions for Education will continue this effort in 2017.


ECONOMIC IMPACT:
Estimated to be between $40 and $60 million for the Wilmington area


TV:
The Wells Fargo Championship will be broadcast to a national and international audience. The broadcast and scenes from Wilmington will be available to over 1 billion potential households in 32 languages, across 225 countries and territories outside of the U.S. via international TV partners. HD coverage of events will be available internationally on 35 channels across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australasia, Latin America and Canada.


TOURNAMENT ORGANIZER:
Champions for Education, based in Charlotte, NC, will operate and manage all aspects of the tournament. Champions for Education is the non-profit tournament host of the Wells Fargo Championship and has been in operation since the tournament was founded by Wells Fargo, Quail Hollow Club and the PGA TOUR in 2002. Led by Kym Hougham, the Executive Director, the nine-member staff will spend several months of total time in Wilmington preparing for the tournament.


TOURNAMENT PARTNERS:
Wells Fargo (title sponsor), PGA TOUR, Eagle Point GC, Champions for Education


TOURNAMENT SOCIAL:
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