Southern California's weather makes it the ideal place to play golf year-round. The Farmers Insurance Open is an annual PGA Tour event that has taken place at Torrey Pines in San Diego since 1968. It's returning yet again this year. Here's what you need to know.

When is the Farmers Insurance Open 2024?

The Farmers Insurance Open for 2024 kicks off on Wednesday, January 24, and goes until Saturday, January 27. During these four days, there will be a daily schedule.

On Wednesday and Thursday, January 24 and 25, the public gates open at 8:30 a.m., and play is expected to end at 4 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, January 26 and 27, the public gates open at 9 a.m., and play is expected to end by 5 p.m. 

Tee times will be announced the night before each event, and the trophy presentation is expected to occur after play ends on Saturday.

What Course is the Farmers Insurance Open Played at in San Diego?

The Farmers Insurance Open is expected to take place on both the North and South Courses of Torrey Pines on Wednesday and Thursday. The final two days of the golf event in San Diego will take place on the South Course.

The trophy presentation will also take place on the South Course on Saturday.

Where to Find Tickets for the Farmers Insurance Open

Tickets for the Farmers Insurance Open should be purchased directly from the event website, to ensure they are legitimate tickets and not fake copies. Additionally, while you can purchase them from third-party websites such as StubHub, know that they will have a hefty service fee attached and likely be much higher in price than buying direct.

How to get to the Farmers Insurance Open 2024

Since parking at an event like this can be tedious with all the attendees, there are multiple rideshare lots and shuttles that will take visitors to Torrey Pines. The course is 20 minutes from downtown San Diego. Travelers are advised to take I-5 to the Genesee Ave exit west, to the North Torrey Pines Road, and then follow the signs.

There are also multiple parking options, and the fees must be paid in advance. 


  • Del Mar Fairgrounds - shuttle 
  • Hilton Valet - at the course
  • Sanford Consortium - walking distance to South Entrance
  • Scripps A - walking distance to East Entrance
  • Scripps B - walking distance to East Entrance


Nearby Hotels for Farmers Insurance Open / Torrey Pines

There are many hotels nearby for those visiting the area to attend the Farmers Insurance Open. Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines is actually on the golf course itself and lends to beautiful views. Then, there's The Lodge at Torrey Pines, also located on the course, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Others include Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn, and Hilton Garden Inn. 

Make sure you book your hotel in advance as they book up quickly for this event. 

Past Winners of the Farmers Insurance Open

There are many past winners of the Farmers Insurance Open, but over the last decade, the winners were as follows: 


  • 2023 - Max Homa of the US

  • 2022 - Luke List of the US
  • 2021 - Patrick Reed of the US
  • 2020 - Marc Leishman of Australia
  • 2019 - Justin Rose of England
  • 2018 - Jason Day of Australia
  • 2017 - Jon Rahm of Spain
  • 2016 - Brandt Snedeker of the US
  • 2015 - Jason Day of Australia
  • 2014 - Scott Stallings of the US

What's the Weather like at the Farmers Insurance Open?

Since the Farmers Insurance Open is held in San Diego, La Jolla, to be exact, it goes without saying that the weather is expected to be reminiscent of Southern California during that time frame. The weather at the end of January is typically mid- to high 60s during the day and mid-40s at night. 

Those attending the event should be prepared with a light jacket or sweatshirt to keep them warm while they watch the golfers seek their next championship.