Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship

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Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship
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Tournament information
Location Columbus, Ohio
Established 2007
Course(s) The OSU Golf Club
Par 71
Length 7,455 yards (6,817 m)
Tour(s) Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund US$1,000,000
Month played September
Tournament record score
Aggregate 270 Harris English (2011)
To par −14 Harris English (2011)
Current champion
United States Grayson Murray

The Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship is a golf tournament on the Tour. It was played for the first time in July 2007 at The Ohio State University Golf Club's Scarlet Course in Upper Arlington, Ohio. Jack Nicklaus, a former Ohio State golfer and Upper Arlington native, serves as honorary host of the event.

The first six years of the event were unique in that it invited the top collegiate golfers to compete.[1] Amateurs won two of the six events.

Since 2013, it is part of the Tour Finals and the field consists of the top 75 players from the Web.Com Tour money list and the players ranked 126 to 200 on the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup points list at the start of the Finals.[2][3]

The 2016 purse was $1,000,000, with a $180,000 winner's share.


Year Player Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship
2016 Grayson Murray  United States 69-67-68-68=272 −12 1 stroke
2015 Andrew Loupe  United States 71-70-68-70=279 −5 2 strokes
2014 Justin Thomas  United States 67-69-72-70=278 −6 Playoff
2013 Noh Seung-yul  South Korea 68-65-70-69=272 −12 5 strokes
Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational
2012 Ben Kohles  United States 66-69-67-70=272 −12 Playoff
2011 Harris English (amateur)  United States 66-66-68-70=270 −14 1 stroke
2010 D. J. Brigman  United States 66-72-72-64=274 −10 1 stroke
2009 Derek Lamely  United States 71-69-68-65=273 −11 Playoff
2008 Bill Lunde  United States 67-72-67-73=279 −5 1 stroke
2007 Daniel Summerhays (amateur)  United States 68-69-72-69=278 −6 2 strokes


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