Volunteer Registration Now Open for the Inaugural Magnit Championship
Korn Ferry Returns to New Jersey for the First Time in 25 Years
Volunteer Registration Available Here
Tickets to Go on Sale in June
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 25, 2023 – The Korn Ferry Tour will be returning to New Jersey in August with the inaugural playing of the Magnit Championship, Aug. 17-20 at Metedeconk National Golf Club in Jackson Township. Tournament officials today announced that volunteer registration is now open for the Magnit Championship, with a variety of opportunities open to work alongside the Korn Ferry Tour and to have an up-close viewpoint to the future stars of the PGA TOUR.
Volunteer registration is now available at www.magnitchampionship.com/volunteer.
The Magnit Championship is seeking more than 300 volunteers to fill a variety of roles during tournament week, including marshaling, scoring, transportation, hospitality services and many other important roles. The $75 volunteer package includes one official tournament branded golf polo, a hat or visor; volunteer pin; one volunteer badge allowing access to the grounds and free parking all week; two any-one day grounds passes, along with food and beverages for each day worked.
The inaugural Magnit Championship marks the Korn Ferry Tour’s first event in New Jersey since the 1997 Laurel Creek Classic, which was played at Lauren Creek Country Club and won by six-time Korn Ferry Tour winner Matt Gogel. The 2023 Magnit Championship will feature a field of 156 players from around the world competing over 72 holes for a share of a $1,000,000 purse. The event will be the 22nd of 26 events on the 2023 Korn Ferry Tour schedule and final opportunity for players to qualify for the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. Tickets will go on sale to the general public in mid-June for the Magnit Championship.
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Metedeconk National Golf Club, which originally opened in 1987, is located in the upper region of the New Jersey Pinelands and is routed through the local marsh and lowland pine forest. Metedeconk National Golf Club is a private, 27-hole facility, which was designed by world-renowned golf course architects Robert Rent Jones, Se. and Roger Rulewich.
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About Korn Ferry Tour
Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Korn Ferry Tour identifies and develops golf's next stars, preparing them to compete and win on the game's biggest stage. The Korn Ferry Tour, which has served as a path to the PGA TOUR since its inception, will award 30 PGA TOUR cards based off its points list in 2023, with the No. 1 player earning exemptions into the following year’s PLAYERS Championship and U.S. Open. With more than 600 PGA TOUR titles, 28 major championships and six FedExCup champions, Korn Ferry Tour alumni make up 88 percent of the PGA TOUR’s current membership. To learn more about the PGA TOUR, the Korn Ferry Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM or follow the Korn Ferry Tour on social media.
Six Korn Ferry Tour events are televised annually on GOLF Channel in the United States, with tournament programming also available via 22 linear TV partners in 170-plus countries and territories. Over 70 hours of live coverage is available in 130-plus countries and territories. Programming is also available via the OTT platform GOLFTV powered by PGA TOUR in every market outside of the United States (240-plus countries and territories), excluding China, Korea and Russia, with live coverage distributed in 130-plus countries and territories.