Northwestern Mutual Named Title Sponsor of Annual World Challenge

August 14, 2013

The Tiger Woods Foundation has announced leading financial security company Northwestern Mutual as the title sponsor of the 15th annual World Challenge.

This year’s event will again feature the host Tiger Woods, as well as 17 of the PGA TOUR’s best players competing for a $1 million top prize. The tournament is co-sponsored by the PGA TOUR and raises funds for the Foundation’s college-access programs. It will take place 2-8 December at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California.

Northwestern Mutual were the presenting sponsor of the 2012 World Challenge and have expanded into the title sponsor for this year’s event.

Tiger Woods said: “Northwestern Mutual has been an excellent partner over the years, and we are pleased they will be the title sponsor of the World Challenge.

“I’m really looking forward to competing this year. This event welcomes a fantastic field, and it’s always fun to come home and play in front of the Southern California fans.”

Conrad York, vice president of marketing at Northwestern Mutual, added: “We are pleased to be a part of the World Challenge again, this time as the title sponsor to benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation.

“Northwestern Mutual shares a common goal to improve educational success, health and development of children and families so they have bright futures ahead of them.”