Pure Insurance Championship

PURE Insurance Championship
Impacting The First Tee

September 25 – 30, 2018 | Pebble Beach, California

Don’t miss golf’s greatest PGA TOUR Champions players at the PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee, September 25 – 30, 2018. The 3-day, 54-hole tournament played at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course features 81 PGA TOUR Champions players, 81 junior golfers (ages 15-18) from The First Tee, and 162 amateurs.

The PGA TOUR is pleased to introduce PURE Insurance as the title sponsor of this truly unique, time-honored event. PURE is recognized nationally for its uncompromising commitment to excellence in the insurance industry, and their values pair well with our efforts in putting forth quality competition and charitable impact to create a successful partnership. Learn more about PURE.

2017 Tournament

 2017 Results

Bernhard Langer
Jerry Kelly
Scott McCarron
Olin Browne
Jesper Parnevik
Round 1
64
68
63
70
68
Round 2
67
66
72
66
69
Round 3
67
67
68
68
69
Total
198
201
203
204
206
Par
-17
-14
-12
-11
-9
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Previous Champions
2017 Tournament Winner

Tournament Winner: Bernhard Langer

Score: 198

Holes: 54

Langer shattered the tournament scoring records with a winning total of 198, 17-under par, for his first career victory at Pebble Beach. The previous records for low total, as well as relationship to par, were set in 2004 by Craig Stadler, who won the Monterey Peninsula’s inaugural PGA TOUR Champions tournament with a total 201, 15-under.

2017 Pro-Junior Team Winner

Tournament Winner: Bernhard Langer & Justin Potwora

Score: 194

Holes: 54

Langer’s performance also led to him and partner Justin Potwora winning the pro-junior team competition, only the third time in tournament history that a pro won both the individual and team titles (Craig Stadler 2004, Kirk Triplett 2013). Langer and Potwora, 17, of Eugene Ore., representing The First Tee of Greater Portland, finished at 194, 21-under-par, to win by two shots.

2017 Amateur Team Winner

Tournament Winner: Michael Rubio & Kelly Jensen

Score: 177

Holes: 54

The amateur team competition wound up in a two-way tie at 177, 38-under par, with the twosome of Michael Rubio and Kelly Jensen winning in a card tiebreaker over Tager Olson Neil Hughes.

2016 Tournament Winner

Tournament Winner: Paul Broadhurst

Score: 204

Holes: 54

A member of the European Ryder Cup team in 1991 – the famed “War on the Shore” at Kiawah Island – Paul Broadhurst has rarely competed in the United States, making only five appearances stateside in a career that began in 1988. He won six times on the European Tour and earlier in 2016 won a major, the Senior British Open Championship, which earned him a spot with the PGA TOUR Champions and a ticket to Pebble Beach. This is Broadhurst’s first time playing in the tournament.

2016 Pro-Junior Team Winner

Tournament Winner: Michael Allen & Patrick Fernandez

Score: 197

Holes: 54

The Pro-Junior competition went to a scorecard tiebreaker, when two teams finished at 197, 18-under-par. The team of pro Michael Allen and Patrick Fernandez, 16, of The First Tee of Phoenix, were determined the winners, over pro Billy Andrade and Ross Funderburke, 15, of Roanoke, Va. Both teams shot 64 in the closing.

2016 Amateur Team Winner

Tournament Winner: Joe Huston & David Baker

Score: 178

Holes: 54

The amateur team competition produced “local champions.” Joe Huston, Executive Director of the NorCal Golf Association – whose headquarters is at Poppy Hills Golf course – and David Baker, a board member of the NCGA’s Youth On Course program, led wire-to-wire, finishing at 178, 37-under-par.

2017 players

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The First Tee

Start Of It All

The First Tee is a nonprofit youth development organization with golf programs centered on building character through Nine Core Values™: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment.

The 81 juniors are selected annually by a national panel of judges that evaluate participants’ playing ability and comprehension of the life skills and core values learned through their involvement with The First Tee.

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Monterey Peninsula Foundation

A Great Cause

Monterey Peninsula Foundation stages two celebrated golf tournaments: the PURE Insurance Championship a PGA TOUR Champions event, and the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the PGA TOUR. Each year, the community investments that stem from each of these golf tournaments support hundreds of nonprofits working to impact thousands of lives in California’s Central Coast region.

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