the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide

The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide is one of the elite events in professional golf, founded and hosted annually by Columbus native Jack Nicklaus and the Nicklaus family and played at storied Muirfield Village Golf Club.The Tournament and Nationwide Children's Hospital have a long partnership, dating back to the inception of the tournament in 1976. Memorial Tournament

The Memorial Tournament regularly attracts an outstanding global field, recognizes those who have distinguished themselves and contributed significantly to the sport, and at the same time ensures that many deserving charities are recognized and supported to help those in need. Nationwide began its presenting sponsorship of the Memorial Tournament in 2011 which bolstered the Tournament's impact to charity, namely Nationwide Children’s Hospital through an alliance with the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation established in 2010.

The Memorial Tournament: shining a spotlight on Nationwide Children's Hospital 

Since 1976, the Memorial Tournament has raised over $12.7 million for Nationwide Children's Hospital. Each year, eight Patient Champions are invited to a full morning of VIP Tournament experiences. Together these Patient Champions represent the more than 1.2 million patient visits to our hospital every year.

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2018 Memorial Tournament Bear

Memorial Tournament Bear

Meet Pandel, the 2018 Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Limited Edition Bear. 

Jack Nicklaus and Nationwide Children's Patients

Memorial Tournament Patient Champions

Each year, eight Patient Champions from Nationwide Children’s Hospital have the opportunity to take center stage for pre-tournament events and meet PGA TOUR professionals and VIP Tournament experiences.

Memorial Badges 2018

Memorial Patron Will Call

The MPWC is pleased to offer two different levels of service, Premium Service and Standard Service. For answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Memorial Patron Will Call, click here. For any questions or issues about Memorial Patron Will Call, please call (614) 722-2965.

Single Day Memorial Badges

Single Day Badges

Purchase a single day pass to the 2018 Memorial Tournament. The honoree this year is Hale Irwin. Purchases are limited to 4 (four) passes per individual/household.

Memorial Volunteer Committee

Memorial Volunteer Committee

The Memorial Volunteer Committee is responsible for coordinating the thousands of volunteers who are essential to the success of the Memorial Tournament.

Nationwide Children's Hospital is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (EIN: 31-1036370).