Defending champion Harry Hall highlights preview day
GLENVIEW, Ill. – Current PGA TOUR player Harry Hall joined officials from NV5, Old National Bank and the Western Golf Association on Monday to preview the 2023 NV5 Invitational presented by Old National Bank, which will be played at The Glen Club on July 27-30.
In 2022, Hall joined reigning PGA TOUR Player of the Year Scottie Scheffler and 2022 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year Cameron Young as a winner of the NV5 Invitational presented by Old National Bank. Hall spoke to the impact winning can have on a Korn Ferry Tour player’s pursuit of reaching the PGA TOUR.
“Winning at The Glen Club was really important in terms of confidence and knowing that you’re a Korn Ferry Tour winner hopefully on the path to the PGA TOUR,” Hall said. “Seeing the winners that The Glen Club produces goes to show you how big this event can be. I’m honored to be one of those guys.”
The event’s new summer dates place the NV5 Invitational presented by Old National Bank in a critical stretch leading up to the Korn Ferry Tour Finals, where an unprecedented 30 PGA TOUR cards will be awarded to top finishers.
Fans can purchase tickets for the championship at www.nv5invitational.com/tickets. Upgraded hospitality tickets for The Hangar presented by Corona Premier, a premium spectator venue overlooking the 18th green with food and drink included, are also available.
The Korn Ferry Tour and Barstool Sports also announced that the sports, lifestyle and entertainment brand will exclusively stream live coverage of the event, the first streaming production of professional golf by the digital media company.
All proceeds from the championship benefit the Evans Scholars Foundation, which offers full tuition and housing scholarships to deserving caddies across the nation. There were 1,100 Evans Scholars enrolled in 22 leading universities nationwide last year.
Northwestern Evans Scholar Ryan Lach, a caddie at Riverside Golf Club in Riverside, Illinois, shared what the Evans Scholarship has meant to his family during the preview event.
“I was lucky enough to be offered a lifechanging opportunity in the form of the Evans Scholarship during such a time of turmoil; and that is not something I will ever take for granted,” Lach said. “It’s incredible that one summer job could hold the keys to so many doors that I didn’t even know I could open.”