The Principal Charity Classic is Des Moines' annual and award-winning PGA TOUR Champions event. Since 2007, the tournament has raised more than $45 million for Iowa children's charities. Recent competitors include Fred Couples, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Bernhard Langer, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, John Daly and many more.
Benefiting Iowa Children's Charities
The Principal Charity Classic raises funds for Tournament Charity Partners, which are select organizations that provide a broad level of support to children of Iowa in the areas of education and culture, financial security and stability, and/or health and wellness, as well as for Birdies For Charity Partners, which include more than 100 additional children's charities across Iowa that receive support through individual pledges and contributions made prior to and during the tournament.
Tournament Charity Partners
United Way of Central Iowa
Blank Children's Hospital
MercyOne Children's Hospital
Variety - the Children's Charity
|Course||Wakonda Club |
|Location||Des Moines, Iowa|
|Tournament Course Par||72|
|Tournament Course Yardage||Estimated 6,833 total yards|
|Format||Three-day, 54-hole stroke-play competition; no cut |
|Field||78 PGA TOUR Champions Players|
|2022 Champion||Jerry Kelly|
|Economic Impact||Estimated $23 million annually|