Pure Insurance Championship

PURE Insurance Championship
Impacting The First Tee

September 15 – 20, 2020 | Pebble Beach, California

Don’t miss golf’s greatest PGA TOUR Champions players at the PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee, September 15 – 20, 2020. The 3-day, 54-hole tournament played at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course features 78 PGA TOUR Champions players, 78 junior golfers (ages 15-18) from The First Tee, and 156 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.

2020 Tournament

 2019 Results

Kirk Triplett
Billy Andrade
Paul Broadhurst
Tom Gillis
Tom Lehman
Round 1
70
70
72
69
67
Round 2
69
67
67
70
73
Round 3
67
69
68
69
69
Total
206
206
207
208
209
Par
-9
-9
-8
-7
-6
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2019 players

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Previous Champions
2019 Tournament Winner

Tournament Winner: Kirk Triplett

Score: 206

Holes: 54

2019 Pro-Junior Team Winner

Tournament Winner: Sam Sommerhauser & Ashley Menne

BOYS TITLE:  Sam Sommerhauser, The First Tee of Greater Sacramento A 17-year old senior from Rocklin, California, Sam is headed for the University of Arizona in Fall 2020.  He plays to a 1.9 handicap and has aspirations to be a professional golfer.  He has been involved with The First Tee since he was 11 years old.  Sam was paired with Kirk Triplett, who went on to win the 2019 Pure Insurance Championship.  Sam’s score of 192 (63-66-63), was 23 under par, enough to earn him the 2019 Boys title by one stroke. GIRLS TITLE:  Ashley Menne, The First Tee of Phoenix Ashley, who started playing golf at age five, is a three-time Arizona State High School Golf Champion and plays to a 1.2 handicap.  A 17-year old high school senior, Ashley has her sights set on collegiate golf at Arizona State University.  In this week’s Chevron Shoot-Out Ashley and her professional partner, Esteban Toledo, won $50,000 towards Chevron scholarships for The First Tee.  In the 2019 PURE Insurance Championship final round, she was paired with PGA TOUR Champions professional Tom Lehman and finished first among the female competitors with an 18-under par, 197 (64-68-65).

2019 Amateur Team Winner

Tournament Winner: Matt Ginella & Alfonso Ribeiro

Score: 179

Holes: 54

2018 Tournament Winner

Tournament Winner: Ken Tanigawa

Score: 205

Holes: 54

Making an eagle putt on the final hole, Ken Tanigawa walked off the 18th green at Pebble Beach Golf Links with his first PGA TOUR Champions victory. A 2018 “rookie” on the tour who never played on the PGA TOUR, Tanigawa edged tour veterans Kirk Triplett and Marco Dawson by one shot.

2018 Pro-Junior Team Winner

Tournament Winner: Matthew Sutherland & Kevin Sutherland

Score: 199

Holes: 54

Tour pro Kevin Sutherland and his nephew Matthew Sutherland (son of former tour pro David Sutherland) survived a three-way scorecard playoff at 16-under-par 199 to become the first “family team” in tournament history to capture the pro-junior championship. Also finishing at 16-under were Caroline Wales with pro Stephen Ames, and Yena Jang with pro Duffy Waldorf.

2018 Amateur Team Winner

Tournament Winner: John Tracy & Shawn O'Grady

Score: 176

Holes: 54

John Tracy and Shawn O'Grady combined for a three-day total of 39-under-par 176 to take the 2018 team title by two strokes. After a first-round 62, the duo charged to the front with rounds of 56 – the low score of the tournament – and 58 Sunday at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

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 78 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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