The Hoag Classic announced today that the annual PGA TOUR Champions event will be played March 15 – 19, 2023 at the Newport Beach Country Club. The event will once again feature Hoag Health System as the title sponsor and beneficiary of Orange County’s only PGA TOUR event. Konica Minolta and City National Bank will both return as Presenting Partners for the fourth year.
In 2022, World Golf Hall of Fame member, Retief Goosen, earned his second career PGA TOUR Champions victory, with a scintillating 8-under par 63 during the final round, enroute to a 4-stroke victory over one of the strongest fields of the season.
In addition to Goosen, several other World Golf Hall of Fame members, major champions and legends of the game are eligible to compete for the $2 million purse and include, Darren Clarke, Fred Couples, David Duval, John Daly, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Padraig Harrington, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie, Vijay Singh, Steve Stricker and Mike Weir.
The 2023 event will also feature many of the same fan favorite tournament programs including Military Appreciation Day, presented by CoreLogic on Saturday March 18 and Student Day, presented by Kingston Technology on Sunday, March 19, as well as fan attractions around the golf course and the Legends Pro-Am on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16.
Volunteer Registration for the 2023 event is now open and offers an “inside the ropes” view for all individuals ages 18 and over in a variety of committees and responsibilities during tournament week. For more information on volunteering, please visit, www.HoagClassic.com or call the Volunteer Information line at (949) 764 – 7406.
General admission, Good-Any-One-Day (GAOD) digital vouchers for the Hoag Classic will go on sale beginning Monday, December 5 exclusively at www.HoagClassic.com. Each voucher costs $30 and provides access to the tournament grounds on any one day, Wednesday – Sunday of tournament week.
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