JUNE 5 - 10, 2018 | WAKONDA CLUB | DES MOINES, IOWA
2017 Principal Charity Classic
News & Notes: Monday, June 5
The following players have withdrawn from the tournament field today: Fred Couples, D.A. Weibring and Larry Nelson. Couples, who was planning to return to the Principal Charity Classic for the first time since 2010, has been battling a persistent back injury. The above three players have been replaced in the field by Bill Glasson, Tom Purtzer and Gary Hallberg. The field list can be viewed here.
Tournament week gets underway Tuesday.
On-course activity officially tees off tomorrow (Tuesday, June 6) with the BNY Mellon Pro-Am. This event is closed to the public. Also tomorrow, the final four spots in the Principal Charity Classic field of 78 will be determined by the tournament qualifier at Glen Oaks Country Club in West Des Moines.
Tournament opens to spectators on Wednesday.
The full pairings for the Prairie Meadows Pro-Am on Wednesday and the UnitedHealthcare Pro-Am on Thursday will be released at approximately 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Pairings and results will be available at principalcharityclassic.com.
Tournament tickets start at just $20, and kids 15 and under get in free every day of tournament week when accompanied by a ticketed adult. Free admission is also provided for all active duty, retired and reserve military members and their families. Tickets may be purchased at the tournament gates or online at principalcharityclassic.com/tickets.