PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2022) – Featuring top pros from the PGA TOUR Champions’ as well as youth from First Tee chapters from across the country and professional golf clubs, the annual PURE Insurance Championship is scheduled for Sept. 20-25 on the Monterey Peninsula.
Play will take place Friday and Saturday at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill Golf Course. The final tournament will be held at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Sunday, where 23 Junior Tee Juniors compete based on their performance over 36 holes. The tournament will determine one male Champion and one female First Tee Junior Champion on Sunday.
Hosted by the Monterey Peninsula Foundation and hosted by Clint Eastwood, the event will be televised nationally on the Golf Channel. The public will be allowed to watch the game at Pebble Beach Golf Links (no viewing at Spyglass Hill). Parking is provided at the Special Events Field/Lot 10 in Pebble Beach and shuttle service is provided directly to the course.
In addition to the three-day practice session starting Tuesday, The Hay – a short nine course that was also designed by Tiger Woods – will host the Chevron Tournament on Thursday with six juniors and six pros playing for charity.
When play begins Friday, the 78-player professional division will feature three-time veterans Kirk Triplett and Jeff Sluman. He will be joined by previous winners Jim Furyk (2019) and Bernhard Langer (2017), as well as Mark O’Meara (five-time AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am winner), Ernie Els, Retief Goosen and Steven Alker, who is on the Charles Schwab Cup money list of 2022.
Three identical races are taking place at the PURE Insurance Championship. The 2021 winners were:
- Expert: KJ Choi
- Pro-Junior Division (team net best ball): Tim Petrovic and junior golfer Sydney Craven (First Tee-Monterey County);
- Pro-Junior Division (male): Rocco Mediate and Colin Vineberg (First Tee-Greater Baltimore); and
- Amateur Division: Matthew Schreibeis and Steven Pincus.
Volunteers are needed in various capacities for this year’s competition. Most volunteer committees need at least three days to deal with responsibilities such as registration, guest services, scoring, administration, and transportation. People who are interested in volunteering are requested to visit this site the link.
“We encourage spectators to come and enjoy the tournament because the great setup and First Tee youth are unique and fun to watch,” said Steve John, CEO, Monterey Peninsula Foundation. “In addition, Pebble Beach Golf Links is spectacular since the last week in September usually gives us great weather.”
More than 1,000 young players from the First Tee have played in the PURE Insurance Championship, experiencing the opportunity to meet, play, and be mentored by PGA TOUR Champions and non-professionals on the field.
First Tee is a youth development organization that teaches life skills and helps children and youth develop good morals through the use of golf. The PURE Insurance Championship is one of the many international opportunities that First Tee Headquarters provides to encourage and motivate participants as they progress through the program and the opportunity for higher education.
About the PGA TOUR First Tee Foundation (“First Tee”)
First first (www.firsttee.org) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization sponsored by the PGA TOUR. Its mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character and promote good behavior through the game of golf. In 2022, First Tee celebrates its 25th anniversaryTh commemoration and reaching millions of young people through its network of 150 chapters, 10,000 schools and 1,700 youth centers. Headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, programs are offered in all 50 United States and select regions worldwide. President George W. Bush serves as Honorary Chair.
More on the Monterey Peninsula Foundation
With more than $200 million in total donations, the Monterey Peninsula Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that provides proceeds from the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the PGA TOUR and the PURE Insurance Championship Impacting First Tee at Pebble Beach. , the PGA TOUR Champions tournament. The Foundation focuses on improving people’s lives Monterey, Santa Cruzand San Benito County.
About PURE Insurance
Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE) Insurance is a property and casualty insurance company designed for successful and responsible families. We opened the business more than 15 years ago to offer something different in the insurance space: a company that focuses on doing what is right for our membership (policyholders), that promotes transparency and aligns interests and offers the best value.
Today, after growing nearly 15% every year since our inception, we are the top-rated insurance provider in our industry, serving all 50 states including homeowners, auto, collection, marine, general liability, fraud & cyber. , with an influx of more than 100,000 community members and families. Pureinsurance.com | 888.813.7873
About the PGA TOUR Champions
The PGA TOUR Champions is a group of professional golfers 50 and older, including 34 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Tour is to provide financial opportunities for its players, to entertain and inspire its fans, to provide great value to its partners, to create a dedicated shopping center to give back, and to generate philanthropic and financial contributions to the competitive landscape. Follow the PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions, on Twitter @ChampionsTour, and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.
All events are televised in the United States, with most broadcast on Golf Channel, the television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. The competition programs are available through more than 25+ TV channels in 145+ countries and territories, with 25 channels with long-form and/or big picture and 200+ hours of broadcast in 135+ countries and regions. Programming is also available through the OTT GOLFTV platform operated by the PGA TOUR in every market outside the United States, except China and Korea, which is broadcast in 130+ countries and territories.
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