Principal Charity Classic

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Principal Charity Classic
2017 Principal Charity Classic logo.png
Tournament information
Location Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Established 2001, 16 years ago
Course(s) Wakonda Club
Par 72
Length 6,833 yards (6,248 m)[1]
Tour(s) PGA Tour Champions
Format Stroke play - 54 holes
(no cut)
Prize fund $1.75 million
Month played June
Tournament record score
Aggregate 197 Gil Morgan (2006)
197 Jay Haas (2012)
To par −16 as above
Current champion
United States Scott McCarron
Des Moines is located in the US
Des Moines
Des Moines
Location in the United States
Des Moines is located in Iowa
Des Moines
Des Moines
Location in Iowa

The Principal Charity Classic presented by Wells Fargo is an annual PGA Tour Champions golf tournament in Des Moines, Iowa. It has been held at the William Langford-designed Wakonda Club since 2013. Founded in 2001 as the Allianz Championship, that name has been used by another tournament in Florida since 2007.

The tournament, which raises money for Iowa children's charities, donated a record $2,053,725 in 2016. This brought the event's charitable giving total to nearly $10 million in 10 years.

Tournament venues[edit]

Course layout[edit]

Wakonda Club

Hole Yards Par Hole Yards Par
1 431 4 10 441 4
2 179 3 11 408 4
3 382 4 12 361 4
4 421 4 13 529 5
5 549 5 14 201 3
6 418 4 15 510 5
7 365 4 16 430 4
8 549 5 17 174 3
9 174 3 18 311 4
Out 3,468 36 In 3,365 36
Source:[1] Total 6,833 72

Winners[edit]

Year Date Champion Country Winning score To par Margin
of victory
Winner's
share ($)
Purse ($)
Principal Charity Classic
2016 Jun 5 Scott McCarron  United States 68-68-65=201 −15 1 stroke 262,500 1,750,000
2015 Jun 7 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 67-68-69=204 −12 1 stroke 262,500 1,750,000
2014 Jun 1 Tom Pernice, Jr.  United States 68-67-69=204 −12 Playoff 262,500 1,750,000
2013 Jun 2 Russ Cochran  United States 71-67-67=205 −11 1 stroke 262,500 1,750,000
2012 Jun 3 Jay Haas (3)  United States 66-65-66=197 −16 5 strokes 258,750 1,725,000
2011 Jun 5 Bob Gilder (2)  United States 68-66-65=199 −14 1 stroke 258,750 1,725,000
2010 Jun 6 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 67-65-67=199 −14 4 strokes 258,750 1,725,000
2009 May 31 Mark McNulty  Zimbabwe
 Ireland
66-65-66=203 −10 Playoff 258,750 1,725,000
2008 Jun 1 Jay Haas (2)  United States 70-68-65=203 −10 1 stroke 258,750 1,725,000
2007 Jun 10 Jay Haas (1)  United States 65-67-69=201 −12 3 strokes 240,000 1,600,000
Allianz Championship
2006 Jun 4 Gil Morgan  United States 66-64-67=197 −16 1 stroke 225,000 1,500,000
2005 Jun 5 Tom Jenkins  United States 65-72-67=204 −9 Playoff 225,000 1,500,000
2004 May 23 D. A. Weibring  United States 65-68-71=204 −9 3 strokes 225,000 1,500,000
2003 Aug 24 Don Pooley  United States 66-67-67=200 −13 3 strokes 225,000 1,500,000
2002 Sep 1 Bob Gilder (1)  United States 67-66-67=200 −16 1 stroke 277,500 1,850,000
2001 Sep 9 Jim Thorpe  United States 68-65-66=199 −14 2 strokes 262,500 1,750,000

Multiple winners[edit]

Two players have won this tournament more than once through 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Course map" (PDF). Principal Charity Classic. 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°33′N 93°38′W / 41.55°N 93.64°W / 41.55; -93.64