Des Moines, Iowa (May 29, 2022) – The Principal® Charity Classic and the Iowa PGA Foundation will conduct the Second Annual Principal Charity Classic Junior Open, a junior tournament, at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, May 30, 2022. The Principal Charity Classic Junior Open allows junior golfers to experience the golf course where PGA TOUR Champions players will play later in the week for the Principal Charity Classic. Family and fans are welcome to the course for the PCC Junior Open. The tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. local time.

The limited field will consist of 80 junior golfers ages 12 to 18. The contestants will play 18 holes. Participants will receive awards and tee gifts from the Iowa PGA Junior Tour and the Principal Charity Classic. A Major Point Event on the Iowa PGA Junior Tour, the Iowa PGA staff will administer the event. The junior golfers will also have an opportunity to interact with professional golfers.

“The Principal Charity Classic has always been about the kids. Through the money raised for local charities, we invest in programs that help kids thrive,” said Ken McCullum, board chair for the Principal Charity Classic. “This Junior Open is another way we hope to provide new opportunities for the next generation.”

The 2022 Principal Charity Classic will take place from June 3-5 with one of the best fields ever visiting the historic Wakonda Club. For more information, please visit www.principalcharityclassic.com or connect with the tournament on social media through Facebook at facebook.com/principalcharityclassic, Twitter @PCCTourney, and Instagram @principalcharityclassic.

 

About the Principal Charity Classic

The Principal Charity Classic is an annual and award-winning PGA TOUR Champions event dedicated to investing in the future of Iowa kids. In 2021, the Principal Charity Classic raised a record $7.3 million for charity, bringing the tournament’s giving total to more than $37 million since 2007. Tournament funds benefit organizations that provide a broad level of support to Iowa kids in the areas of education and culture, financial security and stability, and/or health and wellness. Last year, the tournament touched the lives of more than 130,000 children statewide.

 

About PGA TOUR Champions

PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 35 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. 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.

 

About Principal Financial Group®

Principal Financial Group® (Nasdaq: PFG) is a global financial company with 18,500 employees1 passionate about improving the wealth and well-being of people and businesses. In business for more than 140 years, we’re helping more than 54 million customers1 plan, protect, invest, and retire, while working to support the communities where we do business, and build a diverse, inclusive workforce. Principal® is proud to be recognized as one of America’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies2, a member of the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, and a Top 10 “Best Places to Work in Money Management3.” Learn more about Principal and our commitment to building a better future at principal.com.

 

1 As of March 31, 2022
2 Barron’s, 2022
3 Pensions & Investments, 2021

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