PGA TOUR Champions Return to Pebble Beach for the 2019 PURE Insurance Championship, Sept. 27-29

MONTEREY, Calif. (August 20, 2019) – Nine of the top ten Schwab Cup money leaders on the PGA TOUR Champions, including past champion Bernhard Langer, 2019 money leader Scott McCarron, and Champions Tour rookie Retief Goosen, have already committed to the 2019 PURE Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach.  Other notables in the field include fan favorites Mark O’Meara, Jerry Kelly, Esteban Toledo, and Jeff Sluman who will compete over Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, Sept. 27-29, 2019.

“We have a very strong professional field this year as well as some exciting attractions for the entire family,” said Steve John, tournament director and CEO for Monterey Peninsula Foundation, the host organization.

General admission to all six days of the event is free, courtesy of MasterCard.  Patrons don’t need tickets to attend practice rounds Tuesday – Thursday (September 24-26), but fans must register online either in advance or onsite at to attend tournament play, Friday – Sunday (September 27-29, 2019).  Children 15 and under do not need a ticket to attend.

All ticket holders enjoy access to the Bubble Bar on the 17th green at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Friday, September 27 – Sunday, September 29.  The open-air deck offers incredible views of golf and the stunning Pebble Beach coastline. Champagne, wine, beer, and specialty snacks are available for purchase. The Family Fun Zone on the 18th fairway is open on Friday – Sunday, September 27 – 30, beginning at 10:00 am. Activities include complimentary lawn games, face painting, and crafts.

Shared hospitality opportunities are available and allow fans to view the tournament from a well-appointed deck perched above one of the most spectacular finishing holes in golf—the 18th at Pebble Beach. Special access hospitality tickets include entrance to Palmer’s 18th Green Hospitality; including a full bar, catered lunch, and afternoon snacks. A three-day hospitality ticket also includes access to Friday night’s Jake Owen Barefoot Beach Party Concert in Pebble Beach.

The PURE Insurance Championship pairs 78 PGA TOUR Champions players with 78 boys and girls, ages 14 to 18, from The First Tee chapters around the country. The junior golfers are selected by a national panel of judges, which evaluates participants’ playing ability and comprehension of  life skills and core values learned through their involvement with The First Tee.

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.

Since 2004, the tournament has been one of the most exciting stops on the PGA TOUR Champions schedule, producing champions such as World Golf Hall of Fame member Hale Irwin (2005), Jeff Sluman (2008, 2009, 2011), Kirk Triplett (2012, 2013), and John Cook (2014).

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About Monterey Peninsula Foundation
Monterey Peninsula Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization which donates funds from the proceeds of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the PGA TOUR and the PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee, a PGA TOUR Champions tournament. The Foundation focuses on improving the quality of life in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties.;;

About PURE
Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE) is a policyholder-owned insurer dedicated to creating an exceptional experience for responsible high net worth individuals and families. PURE provides best-in-class, customizable coverage throughout the U.S. for high-value homes, automobiles, jewelry, art, personal liability, watercraft and flood. Having grown by more than 40% every year since inception, today PURE insures more than 55,000 responsible, high net worth families. Inspired by some of the finest policyholder-owned companies in the world, PURE emphasizes alignment of interests and transparency. PURE’s low cost of capital, careful member selection, and proactive risk management all contribute to highly competitive rates. In return for a fee, PURE Risk Management, LLC acts as Attorney-in-Fact for PURE. For more information or to find a local broker, visit

About The First Tee
The First Tee ( is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth development organization whose mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. With its home office at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla., The First Tee reaches young people on golf courses, in elementary schools and at other youth-serving locations.

Since its inception in 1997, The First Tee has grown its network to deliver programs in all 50 United States. In 2016, The First Tee brought character education through the game of golf to more than 5.3 million young people. The First Tee’s Founding Partners are LPGA, the Masters Tournament, PGA of America, PGA TOUR and the USGA. Shell Oil Company is The First Tee’s Founding Corporate Partner and Johnson & Johnson is its Legacy Partner. Former President George W. Bush serves as honorary chair.

About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 33 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. In 2019, the PGA TOUR Champions schedule includes 27 tournaments across the United States, Japan, England and Canada, with purses totaling nearly $58 million. The Charles Schwab Cup, which includes the Regular Season and the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs, is used to determine the season-long champion. All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable-television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Internationally, telecasts air in excess of 170 countries and territories, reaching more than 340 million potential households, and distributed in 15+ markets via GOLFTV. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at, at, on Twitter @ChampionsTour and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.

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