The Champions Tour all-time money leader is returning to Des Moines. Hale Irwin has committed to play in the Principal Charity Classic next month at the Glen Oaks Country Club. Irwin is currently second in the Charles Schwab Cup standings.
Tournament director Jeff Starr says they’re excited to have Irwin play the tournament, as he’s one of the premiere player son the tour. Starr says every tournament hopes to attract the game’s most recognizable players. He says Irwin has a great personality, and he encourages people to come out Wednesday and Thursday and see the players before they put their work face on.
The field includes the six former winners of this event, including 2006 champ Gil Morgan, and nine of the top ten from the current money list. The Principal Charity Classic is June fifth through the tenth.