What is the Barbasol Championship?
The Barbasol Championship is Kentucky’s only PGA TOUR event which will be played on July 16-22, 2018 at Champions at Keene Trace. The tournament, played the same weekend as the British Open, will be broadcast live each day on Golf Channel and one of only 45 regular-season tournaments before the FedEx Cup Playoffs.
Where will the tournament be played?
Champions at Keene Trace will play host to the tournament. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Lexington, Champions is one of the finest courses in the state and has previously played host to the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship, USGA Senior Amateur Championship, Men’s & Women’s SEC Championships, Kentucky Open and Kentucky Amateur Championship.
What are players competing for?
PGA TOUR players will be competing for a purse of $3,500,000 and 300 FedEx Cup points.
How can I get involved?
The tournament will utilize more than 1,500 volunteers during tournament week. Volunteer registration will begin in the spring.
Click here for full info on the volunteer program.
How can I get tickets?
Week-long grounds passes are now on-sale through Ticketmaster. Daily grounds passes and upgraded hospitality tickets will be go on-sale in November.
Click here for full info.
Does my child need a ticket?
All youths 16 years and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult ticket holder, Thursday – Sunday. This excludes access into hospitality areas.
How will I get to the course?
Spectator parking is at Keeneland for $10/day and shuttles will run continuously throughout the day to the course. There is NO general parking at the course or in the surrounding areas. Click here for full info on spectator parking.
What can I bring with me to the tournament?
The PGA TOUR bag policy allows for bags smaller than 6″x6″x6″, clear bags smaller than 6″x12″x6″, 1-gallon plastic freezer bags and medically necessary & diaper bags. No other bags are permitted.
Click here for the full tournament policies and prohibited items.
What sponsorship/hospitality opportunities are available?
The tournament has a wide range of sponsorship and hospitality opportunities including on-property branding, pro-am play and premium hospitality.
Click here for full information on sponsorship & hospitality.
How does the tournament support the local community?
The tournament is estimated to provide more than $20 million in economic impact for the local community and provide worldwide exposure of Central Kentucky through tournament broadcasts on Golf Channel.
Additionally, the event will support local charities with tournament proceeds being invested in the local community through its Birdies for the Bluegrass campaign. Visit www.birdiesforthebluegrass.com for full info. The PGA TOUR and its tournaments donated more than $180 million to charitable causes in 2017 and has generated $2.65 billion for charity in its history.
How can I stay updated on the tournament?
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