Des Moines, Iowa (May 28) – The Principal Charity Classic announced the final field list for next week’s tournament. With seven World Golf Hall of Famers and many new faces competing June 4-6 in Des Moines, the 2021 Principal Charity Classic will boast one of the strongest fields ever visiting the historic Wakonda Club. (View Full Field)
Several fan favorites will be appearing in Des Moines, including:
Fred Couples – (HOF 2013) 1992 Masters champion, 15 PGA TOUR wins and 13 PGA TOUR Champions wins
John Daly – five PGA TOUR wins including two majors, one PGA TOUR Champions win
Ernie Els – (HOF 2011) 19 PGA TOUR wins including 4 majors, 2 PGA TOUR Champions wins
Jim Furyk – 17 PGA TOUR wins including 2003 U.S. Open, 2 PGA TOUR Champions wins
Miguel Angel Jimenez – 10 PGA TOUR Champions wins, 21 international victories
Bernhard Langer – (HOF 2002) 2-time Masters Champion, 41 PGA TOUR Champions wins
Colin Montgomerie – (HOF 2013) 7 PGA TOUR Champions wins including 3 majors, 31 European Tour wins
Vijay Singh – (HOF 2006) 34 PGA TOUR wins including 3 majors, 4 PGA TOUR Champions wins
Mike Weir – 2003 Masters champion, 8 PGA TOUR wins, one PGA TOUR Champions win
Former champions in the field include Brandt Jobe, Tom Lehman, Scott McCarron, Tom Pernice, Jr. and three-time winner Jay Haas. Couples, Els, Langer, Montgomerie and Singh are joined by fellow World Golf Hall of Fame members Retief Goosen and Mark O’Meara.
“Never before has the Principal Charity Classic seen a field this strong,” said tournament director Doug Habgood. “Welcoming the fans and players back to Wakonda Club will be a great boost to our charitable mission.”
Sponsored by Principal Financial Group®, the Principal Charity Classic has donated $30 million to Iowa children’s charities since 2007, positively impacting the lives of more than 130,000 children each year. Visit www.PrincipalCharityClassic.com for more information, including spectator information.
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 2020, the Principal Charity Classic raised a record $6.7 million for charity, bringing the tournament’s giving total to more than $30 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.
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