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Barbasol Championship Golf 2018


2018 Barbasol Championship Facts

Location Nicholasville, Kentucky, U.S.
Established 2015
Course(s) Keene Trace Golf Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
(alternate event)
Format Stroke play
Prize fund $3.5 million
Month played July
Tournament record score
Aggregate 263 Grayson Murray (2017)
To par −23 Troy Merritt (2018)
Current champion
Troy Merritt

Prize Money

2018 Barbasol Championship Purse: $3.5 million

Schedule of Events

  • MONDAY, JULY 16
    Player practice – Course closed to the public
  • TUESDAY, JULY 17
    Player practice – Free admittance to the public
    Executive Women’s Day presented by Merrill Lynch
    Barbasol Championship Acoustic Jam at Lexington Opera House – 7 p.m.
    Gates open at 7 a.m.
  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 18
    Player practice – Free admittance to the public
    Tournament Pro-Am
    Gates open at 7 a.m.
  • THURSDAY, JULY 19
    Heroes Day – Free admittance for military & first responders (registration required)
    First Round of the Barbasol Championship (tee times – TBA)
    Gates open at 7:30 a.m.
  • FRIDAY, JULY 20
    Second Round of the Barbasol Championship (tee times – TBA)
    Gates open at 7:30 a.m.
  • SATURDAY, JULY 21
    Third Round of the Barbasol Championship (tee times – TBA)
    Gates open at 7:30 a.m.
  • SUNDAY, JULY 22
    Final Round of the Barbasol Championship (tee times – TBA)
    Trophy presentation on 18th green immediately following the completion of play
    Gates open at 7:30 a.m.

Tickets

  • DAILY GROUNDS PASS
    Prices range from $30-$40
  • WEEK-LONG GROUNDS PASS
    Four-Day Pass – $100
  • MAN O’ WAR PADDOCK
    $400 week-long
  • PARKING PASSES
    $10 per day

Leaderboard

POS PLAYER NAME TOTAL THRU ROUND R1 R2 R3 R4 STROKES
1 Troy Merritt -23 F -5 62 67 69 67 265
T2 Billy Horschel -22 F -5 65 66 68 67 266
T2 Richy Werenski -22 F -6 66 66 68 66 266
T2 Tom Lovelady -22 F -4 66 67 65 68 266
6 Brian Gay -20 F -7 67 68 68 65 268
T7 Cameron Percy -19 F -3 67 64 69 69 269
T7 Sam Ryder -19 F -2 68 68 63 70 269
T7 Hunter Mahan -19 F -1 66 68 64 71 269
T10 Steve Wheatcroft -18 F -5 68 67 68 67 270
T10 Robert Streb -18 F E 67 68 63 72 270
T12 William McGirt -17 F -6 68 72 65 66 271
T12 Ben Silverman -17 F -7 67 70 69 65 271
T12 Blayne Barber -17 F E 71 65 63 72 271
T15 Fabián Gómez -16 F -6 70 69 67 66 272
T15 J.J. Henry -16 F -5 69 67 69 67 272
T15 Conrad Shindler -16 F -5 72 64 69 67 272
T15 Joel Dahmen -16 F -5 65 72 68 67 272
T15 David Lingmerth -16 F -3 67 69 67 69 272

Past Results

Season Player Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up Winner’s
share ($)
Purse ($) Opposite event
2018 Troy Merritt United States 265 −23 1 stroke Billy Horschel
Tom Lovelady
Richy Werenski
630,000 3,500,000 Open Championship
2017 Grayson Murray United States 263 −21 1 stroke Chad Collins 630,000 3,500,000 Open Championship
2016 Aaron Baddeley Australia 266 −18 Playoff Kim Si-woo 630,000 3,500,000 Open Championship
2015 Scott Piercy United States 265 −19 3 strokes Will Wilcox 630,000 3,500,000 Open Championship