KCCI (CBS 8) Principal Charity Classic Rescheduled

DES MOINES, Iowa —

Officials with the Principal Charity Classic announced Monday that the 2020 event has been rescheduled due to coronavirus concerns.

Originally set for May 26-31, the annual PGA TOUR Champions tournament will now be held September 1-6 at Wakonda Club in Des Moines.

Officials said all tickets purchased to this point will be honored for the new date.

“Iowans have remarkable strength in unifying toward a common cause,” said Dan Houston, Chairman, President and CEO of Principal. “Right now, our collective efforts are focused on immediate response to the current crisis. But when we get through this – and I know we will — we look forward to joining together, once again, at the Principal Charity Classic for great golf in support of Iowa children’s charities.”

The Principal Charity Classic has raised more than $23 million for Iowa children’s charities during that time, benefitting more than 130,000 kids each year.

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It’s still great golf for a great cause. It’s just happening a little later than usual this year.

The Principal Charity Classic, presented by Wells Fargo, has been rescheduled to September 1-6, 2020 at Wakonda Club in Des Moines.

The health and well-being of our participants and the community were top of mind as we established this new date. All tickets, volunteer registrations, and sponsorships for the original dates (May 26-31) remain valid for the rescheduled dates of September 1-6.

We remain committed to our philanthropic mission because together we help more than 130,000 Iowa kids each year. Take a moment to hear from Dan Houston, CEO of Principal®, on this signature event for the community. 

We will see you in September. Until then, stay safe and be well.

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