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FINAL FIELD ANNOUNCED FOR THE 40TH PLAYING OF THE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT PRESENTED BY NATIONWIDE

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2015

Dublin, Ohio – At 6:00 p.m. EDT Tournament Officials announced the final playing field for the 2015 Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide. World No. 2 Jordan Spieth leads a contingent of 120 players for the 40th edition of the prestigious invitational Jack Nicklaus started in 1976.

 

The list of entrants includes, in order, six of the top-10 from in the Official World Golf Ranking: No. 2 Spieth, No. 5 Jim Furyk (2002 Memorial winner), No. 6 Justin Rose (2010 Memorial winner), No. 8 Jason Day, No. 9 Rickie Fowler and No. 10 Dustin Johnson. The 2015 field also boasts 15 of the top-20 on the FedExCup points list and seven of the current top-10 on the PGA TOUR money list.

 

In addition to Furyk and Rose, nine past winners of the Memorial Tournament will be returning to Muirfield Village Golf Club, including K.J. Choi, Ernie Els, Matt Kuchar, Hideki Matsuyama, three-time winner Kenny Perry, Carl Pettersson, Vijay Singh, Steve Stricker and five-time winner Tiger Woods.

 

To purchase weekly badges to the 40th playing of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, the public can call the Tournament ticket office through this Sunday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day at 877-MT BADGE (877-682-2343). Weekly Patron badges, which are valid Monday through Sunday and provide access to the Tournament grounds, are available for $173 each. Youth 16 and under can attend for free with a ticketed adult, and kids 18 and under are admitted free on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, for Junior Golf Day. Daily practice round tickets for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are also available. The cost is $35 and they are valid for all three practice-round days.

 

 

Thomas Aiken
Sangmoon Bae
Daniel Berger
Zac Blair
Jason Bohn
Steven Bowditch
Keegan Bradley
Scott Brown
Jonathan Byrd
Alex Cejka
Greg Chalmers
Kevin Chappell
K.J. Choi
Stewart Cink
George Coetzee
Erik Compton
Timothy Crouch
Ben Curtis
Jason Day
Brendon de Jonge
Graham DeLaet
Jason Dufner
Ken Duke
Ernie Els
Harris English
Matt Every
Gonzalo Fdez-Castano
Tony Finau
Tommy Fleetwood
Rickie Fowler

Jim Furyk
Lucas Glover
Andres Gonzales
Retief Goosen
Jason Gore
Bill Haas
Chesson Hadley
Adam Hadwin
James Hahn
David Hearn
Russell Henley
Jim Herman
Charley Hoffman
Morgan Hoffmann
Billy Horschel
Charles Howell III
John Huh
Ryo Ishikawa
Dustin Johnson
Matt Jones
Chris Kirk
Kevin Kisner
Colt Knost
Russell Knox
Brooks Koepka
Jason Kokrak
Matt Kuchar
Martin Laird
Scott Langley
Danny Lee

Marc Leishman
Justin Leonard
David Lingmerth
Will MacKenzie
Ben Martin
Hideki Matsuyama
William McGirt
George McNeill
Troy Merritt
Phil Mickelson
Francesco Molinari
Ryan Moore
Kevin Na
Bradley Neil
Seung-Yul Noh
Sean O'Hair
Carlos Ortiz
Jeff Overton
Pat Perez
Kenny Perry
John Peterson
Carl Pettersson
Scott Piercy
D.A. Points
Andrew Putnam
Michael Putnam
Patrick Reed
Kyle Reifers
Patrick Rodgers
Justin Rose

Rory Sabbatini
Sam Saunders
Charl Schwartzel
John Senden
Vijay Singh
Cameron Smith
Jordan Spieth
Scott Stallings
Brendan Steele
Shawn Stefani
Richard Sterne
Robert Streb
Kevin Streelman
Steve Stricker
Chris Stroud
Brian Stuard
Andy Sullivan
Daniel Summerhays
Andrew Svoboda
Hudson Swafford
Nick Taylor
Justin Thomas
Brendon Todd
Cameron Tringale
Bo Van Pelt
Camilo Villegas
Nick Watney
Gary Woodland
Tiger Woods
Gunn Yang

120 Players in the Field Alternates:
Wheatcroft, Steve
Hurley III, Billy
Garrigus, Robert
Park, S.J.
Barber, Blayne
Curran, Jon
Pinckney, Scott
Guthrie, Luke
Collins, Chad
Wagner, Johnson

 

the 2015 Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Television Schedule

 

Date

Network

Times

Show Description

Thursday, June 4

Golf Channel

2:30 – 6:30 P.M. (ET)

Live First Round Coverage

 

Golf Channel

7:30 P.M. – 11:30 P.M. (ET)

First Round Replay

 

Golf Channel

12:30 A.M. – 4:30 A.M. (ET)

First Round Replay

 

 

 

 

Friday, June 5

Golf Channel

2:30 – 6:30 P.M. (ET)

Live Second Round Coverage

 

Golf Channel

9:00 P.M. – 1:00 A.M. (ET)

Second Round Replay

 

Golf Channel

3:00 A.M. – 6:00 A.M. (ET)

Second Round Replay

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 6

Golf Channel

12:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Live Bonus Coverage

 

CBS/Direct TV

3:00 – 6:00 P.M.

Live Third Round Coverage

 

Golf Channel

8:30 P.M – 1:30 A.M.

Third Round Replay

 

 

 

 

Sunday, June 7

Golf Channel

12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Live Bonus Coverage

 

CBS/ Direct TV

2:30 – 6:00 P.M.

Live Final Round Coverage

 

Golf Channel

8:00 P.M – 1:30 A.M.

Final Round Replay

 

 

 

 

Monday, June 8

Golf Channel

1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Final Round Replay

 

 

 

 

 

 

the 2015 Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Schedule of Events

 

Monday, June 1

Practice Rounds                                                                                               All Day

 

Tuesday, June 2

Practice Rounds                                                                                               All Day

 

Wednesday, June 3

Practice Rounds                                                                                               All Day

 

Nationwide Invitational at the Memorial (Official Pro-Am)                   7:30am

 

Military Appreciation Day                                                                             All Day

 

Junior Golf Day                                                                                                All Day

 

Honoree Ceremony                                                                                         3:00pm

    ?Sir Nick Faldo – Tournament Honoree                                                             ?Doc Giffin – Journalism Honoree

 

Jack Nicklaus Golf Clinic                                                                               4:30pm

                                                                                                                                                             

Junior Golf Clinic - Safari Golf Club                                                            5:30pm

 
 
 

Thursday, June 4

First Round

 

 

Friday, June 5

Second Round

 

 

Saturday, June 6

Third Round

Complimentary Jack Nicklaus Ice Cream from 11am – 4pm at Patron Village

 

 

 

Sunday, June 7

Final Round

Complimentary Pancake Breakfast from 8am – 10am at Patron Village for the first 400 people.

Trophy Presentation Following Play of Final Round

 

 

*All times subject to change

 

 

About the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide

The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide is held annually at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. The Tournament, founded and hosted by Jack Nicklaus, is conducted each year with three goals in mind: to honor the memory of individuals living and deceased who have distinguished themselves in the game of golf; to showcase the world’s best golfers competing on one of the most challenging venues in the world for the enjoyment of spectators; and to benefit many Greater Columbus Charities in alliance with the Nicklaus Children's Healthcare Foundation, Nationwide Children's Hospital and numerous other local organizations. For more information, visit www.thememorialtournament.com or call 614-889-6700.

 

 

About Nationwide
Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; specialty health; pet, motorcycle, boat and farm insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.

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Media Contact

Thomas P. Sprouse

Director of Communications

E-Mail: tsprouse@thememorialtournament.com

Office: 614-889-6791

Mobile: 614-519-1873

 

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