Farmers Insurance®and PGA TOUR Player Rickie Fowler Host 8thAnnual
Youth Golf Event on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 3:30 p.m. PST

WHAT:                         The eighth annual Farmers Insurance Open Youth Event will take place at the Torrey Pines Driving Range. PGA TOUR player Rickie Fowler will host alongside PGA TOUR players Ben Crane and Billy Horschel. Web.com Tour player and former No. 1 ranked amateur in the world, Maverick McNealy, and University of Oregon standout and Pro Kids alumni, Norman Xiong will also serve as hosts. All of the players will join a fun demonstration for 80 kids from Champions for Youth organizations and share a number of golf tips. Finale to include players competing against each other in Golf-Skee-Ball. 

WHY:                           Farmers®is dedicated to giving back to the community, especially through the charitable programs in the San Diego area. Farmers and The First Tee have a longstanding partnership on both the local level, through the Farmers Insurance Open®, as well as the national level, through the National Schools Program. The shared commitment to encourage education and help children grow is the backbone of the relationship between Champions for Youth and Farmers. Farmers and Champions for Youth work together to give teachers across America the ability to make an impact in their classrooms and communities through the Thank America’s Teachers®program. To date, Thank America’s Teachers has donated more than $4 million in educational grants to hundreds of teachers to support proposals and exciting projects that make a difference.

VISUALS:                      –     More than 80 excited kids wearing official Rickie Fowler Cobra Puma hats  from Pro Kids | The First Tee of San Diego and other Champions for Youth organizations

  • PGA TOUR Players Rickie Fowler, Ben Crane, Billy Horschel; com Tour player and former No. 1 ranked amateur in the world, Maverick McNealy; Oregon standout and Pro Kids alumni, Norman Xiong; and, Michael Collins, Senior Golf Analyst for ESPN
  • Multiple ShortGolf activities for kids
  • Finale to include players competing against each other in Golf-Skee-Ball

WHEN:                         Tuesday, January 23 at 3:30 p.m. PST (media check-in at 3:00 p.m.)

WHERE:

Torrey Pines – Driving Range

11480 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

WHO:

Jeff Dailey, CEO of Farmers Insurance

Rickie Fowler, PGA TOUR Player and Farmers Brand Ambassador

Ben Crane, PGA TOUR Player, 2010 Farmers Insurance Open Champion and 6-time winner

Billy Horschel, PGA TOUR Player and 2014 FedExCup Champion

Maverick McNealy, Web.com Tour player and former No. 1 ranked amateur in the world

Norman Xiong, Sophomore at the University of Oregon and alumni of Pro Kids | The First Tee of San Diego

Michael Collins, Event emcee, Senior Golf Analyst for ESPN and Former PGA TOUR Caddie