Why we truly love golf
Golf is a game of risk management and resilience. That resonates in our business. In fact, that resonates for a lot of the businesses we insure. That’s why we are a proud supporter of the PGA TOUR. We became the title sponsor of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in 2005, the year of Hurricane Katrina. In 2006, the Zurich Classic became the first major sporting event to return to New Orleans after the storm. That’s teamwork, determination and agility at work. In short, that’s resilience.
Another side of the scorecard
The Zurich Classic of New Orleans generates an estimated $40 million annually in economic activity, which has helped in rebuilding and resilience efforts post-Katrina. Since 2005, the Zurich Classic also has contributed more than $18 million to over 200 charities.
A different spin
Just as we strive to innovate for our customers, the Zurich Classic differentiates with a two-man team format, featuring two rounds each of Foursome and Four-Ball competition. The Zurich Classic is the only FedExCup team event on the PGA TOUR.
More than a tournament: Highlights of the Zurich Classic
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Jason Day, a member of the Zurich Golf Ambassadors family since 2015, has represented Zurich on his golf bag each week during competition since 2017. Jason’s rise in 2015 earned him time as the world’s top-ranked golfer. He remains one of the best in the game.
Jamie Donaldson has been a member of the Zurich Golf Ambassadors family since 2015 and sports the Zurich logo on his left sleeve and golf bag. Jamie clinched the 2014 Ryder Cup for Team Europe and has a total of seven career international victories.
Tommy Fleetwood joined the Zurich Golf Ambassadors family in 2018 and will carry the Zurich branded golf bag throughout the year. After a No. 1 ranked amateur career, Tommy finished his 7th professional season, 6th on the European Tour by winning the season-long Race to Dubai.
Sergio Garcia joined the Zurich Golf Ambassadors family in 2018 and will carry the Zurich branded golf bag throughout the year. Sergio has captured 32 professional victories over his distinguished career, including his first major at the 2017 Masters Tournament. He was named the 2017 European Tour Golfer of the Year.
Billy Horschel has been a member of the Zurich Golf Ambassadors family since 2013 and wears the Zurich logo on his left collar. Billy’s first PGA TOUR win was at the 2013 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. In 2014 he was crowned the FedExCup Champion.
Justin Rose has been a member of the Zurich Golf Ambassadors family since 2010 and sports the Zurich logo on his left sleeve. Justin is an eight-time PGA TOUR winner, and he won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games for Great Britain.
Lexi Thompson has been a member of the Zurich Golf Ambassadors family since 2015. She sports the Zurich logo on her left sleeve. Capturing the 2017 Race to the CME Globe title and nine LPGA Tour victories, Lexi has quickly become one of the most recognized golfers in the world.
A close-up of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans