Principal Charity Classic
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The Principal Charity Classic is an annual PGA TOUR Champions event held at Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa. The event is focused on raising funds for Iowa children's charities.
The tournament has raised approximately $13.5 million for charity since 2007, including a record $3,581,427 in 2017.
Funds raised support the tournament’s “FORE Our Kids” charities, including:
1) Tournament Charity Partners, select organizations that provide a broad level of support to children of Iowa in the areas of education and culture, financial security and stability, and/or health and wellness. These organizations are supported through net proceeds of the tournament.
2) Birdies for Charity Partners, which includes more than 100 additional children’s charities across Iowa that receive support through individual pledges and contributions made prior to and during the tournament.
The 2018 tournament dates are June 5-10, and the defending champion is Brandt Jobe.