Farmers Open Returns to Torrey Pines this weekend.

January 23rd Through January 26th

January 23, 2020
Torrey Pines

Donald Miralle

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This week Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course in La Jolla welcomes the return of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jason Day, Rory Mcllroy,and more than 150 other notable golfers for the PGA Tour’s 2020 Farmers Insurance Open.

Thursday, Jan. 23 through Sunday, Jan. 26, Torrey Pines Golf Course will be filled with professional golfers and fans as it plays 7,765 yards this season. Making the course the longest ever to host an official PGA event. According to CBS Sports.. 

The $7.5 million, 72-hole tournament. Participating golfers will compete for a prize of $1,350,000 and 500 FedExCup points. Justin Rose won the title last year and is the defending champion. 

Rory Mcllroy first visited San Diego playing Junior World in 1999 and says “It feels good to be back. It's a beautiful place to start the year. Last year I started it in Hawaii, but I decided to spend Christmas and New Year back home in Ireland. It's already a big trip from the East Coast to go to Hawaii, so even more so from Ireland. Gave me a couple of weeks to practice at home and prepare.

“It's a golf tournament I've always enjoyed watching on TV. A lot of really cool things have happened here over the years and it was exciting to get to play it for the first time last year. One year in, I feel a little bit more comfortable with the golf courses."

Back in February last year, Torrey Pines Golf Course started a $14 million renovation that focused significantly on the always popular South Course. Updates included a new high-tech irrigation system, plus renovations to bunkers, and a couple of fairways and cart paths. 

For more information on the annual PGA Tour’s 2020 Farmers Insurance Open and to purchase tickets, visit farmersinsuranceopen.com.