Final Field Announced (original release date 7/18/08)
May 19, 2010
Columbus, Ohio - July 18, 2007 -
Final field announced for Nationwide
Children's Hospital Invitational
At 5:55pm Tournament Officials announced the final playing field for the 2008 Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational. 144 players with eight alternates are listed below.
Miguel Angel Carballo
Jason Cook +
Brendon De Jonge
Zach Doran +
Stephen Gangluff +
Gibby Gilbert III
Won Joon Lee
David K. Miller
Jack Steinicke +
Michael H. Thompson
144 Players in the Field
+ - Sponsor Exemptions
* - Open Qualifier
2008 Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational Schedule of Events
Monday, July 21 Safelite AutoGlass Celebrity Pro-Am 1:00pm Shotgun
Practice Rounds All Day
Tuesday, July 22 Practice Rounds All Day
Wednesday, July 23 Official Pro-Am Tournament Morning Tee Times from 7:00am
Scarlet Course Afternoon Tee Times from 12:15am
Practice Rounds All Day
Thursday, July 24 First Round Official Tournament Competition
First Tee Time 7:15am
Friday, July 25 Second Round Official Tournament Competition First Tee Time 7:15am
Junior Golf Clinic, OSU Golf Club 4:00pm
Saturday, July 26 Third Round Official Tournament Competition First Tee Time 8:00am
Jeni's Ice Creams Day (free ice cream) 12:00pm-5:00pm
Sunday, July 27 Fourth Round Official Tournament Competition First Tee Time 8:00am Awards Ceremony Following Play of Final Round
Free Pancake Breakfast 9:00am-12:00pm
*All times subject to change
2008 Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational Television Schedule
Date Network Times Show Description
Thursday, July 24 Golf Channel 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. First Round Coverage
Friday, July 25 Golf Channel 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. Second Round Coverage
Saturday, July 26 Golf Channel 6:30 - 9:00 P.M. Third Round Coverage
Sunday, July 27 Golf Channel 6:30 - 9:00 P.M. Final Round Coverage
ABOUT THE NATIONWIDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL INVITATIONAL
The Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational is owned and operated by Champions of the Community, Inc., an Ohio non-profit corporation. The event is the only tournament on the Nationwide Tour to operate as an "invitational", providing a unique platform in which the best players on the Nationwide Tour will be joined by a select number of the country's top collegian/amateur golfers in a limited field of 144 players. The tournament is conducted to showcase the best golf on the Nationwide Tour on one of the most challenging venues in the world for the enjoyment of spectators and to benefit charitable organizations in central Ohio. For more information, call 614-764-GOLF or visit our website at www.nchigolf.com.
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Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Nationwide Tour identifies those players who are ready to compete and win on golf's greatest stage. As the official proving ground of the PGA TOUR, two-thirds of the current PGA TOUR membership played on the Nationwide Tour. Tour alumni have won more than 200 PGA TOUR titles, including a grand slam and three PLAYERS Championships. Twenty-five PGA TOUR cards and a record purse approaching $19 million will be at stake over the course of 30 events in 2008 concluding with the $1 million Nationwide Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch. Recognizing the Tour's growing stature, Nationwide Insurance has renewed its umbrella sponsorship of the Nationwide Tour through 2012. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its three tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players and volunteers, supports over 2,000 local charities and has surpassed $1 billion in charitable giving. To learn more about the PGA TOUR and Nationwide Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit www.PGATOUR.com.
ABOUT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is completely self supporting and receives no university monies, tax dollars or student fees. The Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three that are co-educational - and is committed to providing the very finest in academic and athletics support in an effort to provide its nearly 900 student-athletes with a quality, life-changing experience at Ohio State.