Shriners Hospitals For Children Open October 8-11, 2020

Shriners Hospitals

“I’ve lost three playoffs. This is my first playoff win. I kept telling myself this is the playoff I’m going to win.”

– Kevin Na

Location & Course Information

Las Vegas, Nev.

TPC Summerlinn

Noted architect Bobby Weed designed TPC Summerlin with player consultant Fuzzy Zoeller in 1991. The strategic layout was carved from a swath of rugged desert terrain, meandering through arroyos and canyons.

Yardage: 7,255; par 71

Notable Course Features

The four-hole closing stretch features classic risk-reward challenges starting with the drivable par-4 15th. The par-5 16th is reachable in two, guarded in front by a pond. While the last two holes don’t offer as many birdie opportunities, water is very much in play on the par-3 17th and par-4 18th.

2019 Champion

Kevin Na, U.S.

Quick Facts

Field: 144 players

Format: 72 holes stroke play

Purse: $7 million (2019)

Winner’s Share: $1,260,000 (2019)

FedExCup Points: 500 to the winner

Charity Benefit

The tournament supports Shriners Hospitals for Children, a unique health care system that has improved the lives of more than 1.4 million children since its founding in 1922, serving kids with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate.

Media Coverage

Golf Channel

Social Media

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HOW KEVIN NA WON

Kevin Na, who previously won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in 2011, joined Jim Furyk (1995, ’98, ’99) as the only players to win the event more than once.

Na’s 123 total in the middle two rounds was one off the PGA TOUR record of 122 set by Troy Matteson at the 2009 Frys.com Open.

Na set a tournament record for 54 holes with a 191 total. His 72-hole total of 261 was one off the tournament record of 260 by Ryan Moore (2012) and Webb Simpson (2013).

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