BEACH PONTE VEDRA, Fla. – The PGA TOUR and the Memorial Competition announced today that Workday, Inc., a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, will be the new exhibition sponsor for the Memorial Competition, with a 10- year beginning in 2022.
The Memorial Tournament was founded in 1976 by golf legend Jack Nicklaus and is held annually at Muirfield Town Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. In addition to the ongoing support for Nationwide Children’s Hospital, starting in 2022, the competition will also benefit Eat. Learn. Play., Oakland, California-based founder with three-time NBA champion and two-time MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, and Ayesha Curry, New York Times entrepreneur, guest and sales author. Both Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Eat. Learn. Game. will be recognized as the main winners of the Competition through a partnership with the Nicklaus Children’s Healthcare Foundation.
“We have long viewed the Memorial Competition for its history as an event that highlights not only the best in golf, but also its support for important causes through the years, ”said Aneel Bhusri, co-founder and co-president, Working Day. “Working Day is an honor to be part of this fantastic event, and to join in the incredible efforts of the Nicklaus and Curry families to support children and families through the valuable work of organizations such as Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Eat . Learn. Game. ”
“We are both excited and grateful for both Working Day and PGA TOUR for their collaboration with the Memorial Competition and support,” said Jack Nicklaus. “We want to welcome a Working Day to our extended family. From the first day of the Memorial Tournament, we have tried to celebrate and honor the individuals and traditions of the game, showcase the best players in the world, while at the same time helping to ensure that the event is a vehicle to bring back and impact families and children in Central Ohio and beyond. Nationwide Children’s Hospital has always had a special place in the heart of our family, and we will continue to support their great efforts. ”
“We also commend Labor Day and how important it is to help children,” said Nicklaus. “That commitment is reflected in their support for Eat. Learn. Game. We are thrilled to join Work Day in welcoming Stephen and Ayesha, as well as their foundation, to our family, and we know that the Memorial will help to promote the secret. Barbara and I have a great love for children, and we are passionate about our efforts to help children. The shared goal at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Nicklaus Children’s Healthcare Foundation, and Eat. Learn. Game. will only be strengthened with the help of Working Day. ”
Nicklaus also wished to acknowledge and sincerely thank Nationwide for their support as a sponsor of the 2011 Memorial Competition.
“Nationwide has been an outstanding partner and friend over the past decade, and through their support – including the leadership of CEO Steve Rasmussen and now Kirt Walker – has They have helped the Memorial Competition to continue to grow in image and charity, and we can thank them enough, ”said the golden bear. “We are delighted that they will continue to play an important role in the Remembrance Competition.”
The Memorial Competition is one of three promoted events on the PGA TOUR chart in recognition of their legendary guests, along with the Arnold Palmer Invitational showcased by Mastercard and The Genesis Invitational, hosted by Tiger Woods. These invitation-only events will feature 120-player domains, offer enhanced purses, enhanced FedExCup points (550), and a three-year PGA TOUR release for the winner.
“We are delighted to be partnering with Workday for the Remembrance Tournament, bringing together two highly honored founders and acclaimed guest of Remembrance, Jack Nicklaus, and NBA star Stephen Curry, with the opportunity to advance the charitable impact for Nationwide Children’s Hospital. as well as Eat. Learn. Play., ”Said PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan. “We thank Workday, a long-standing supporter of the PGA TOUR, for its role in ensuring that the Memorial Competition presented by Workday maintains its position each season. as one of the very special events on the PGA TOUR table. We are grateful to Nationwide for their support of the Memorial Competition since 2011, and we look forward in the coming year to rightly celebrating their contribution to the event, to the Columbus community and to charity. ”
Ith. Learn. Game. designed to ensure an equal path to success for all children, rooted in three of the most essential pillars of a healthy childhood – nutrition, education and physical activity. Curry’s family and their partners believe that children are the future, and they are particularly keen to empower them and open doors for the futures. The hope is that they will eat. Learn. Game. it will have a positive impact on children in Oakland, San Francisco, and other communities in the Bay Area and beyond to make the dream come true.
“Ayesha and I are honored to be part of one of the PGA TOUR pavilion competitions and are grateful to Labor Day and the monument for inviting Eat. Learn. Game. Get involved in this amazing event, “said Stephen Curry.” Jack Nicklaus is a true icon both on and off the golf course. He and his wife Barbara have set a benchmark for success and have spent their lives growing the game of golf and helping children in the process. We are very grateful that the Monument will be large. part of our efforts to unlock the incredible potential of every child. “
Since its inception in 1976, the Memorial Competition has donated more than $ 25 million in charitable donations to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, recognized as one of the nation’s leading pediatric facilities, with over $ 17 million created since Nationwide began its partnership with the Memorial in 2011. Nationwide, a PGA TOUR partner for more than 30 years, will remain a commemorative exhibition sponsor through 2021 and will continue as a major supporter of the Nationwide Memorial and Children’s Hospital Competition, starting in 2022.
The 2021 Memorial Tournament will be held May 31 – June 6 at Muirfield Town Golf Club, and will be broadcast on CBS, Golf Channel and PGA TOUR LIVE.