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Farmers Insurance Rewards School Spirit During Third Round of Farmers Insurance Open

LA JOLLA, CA - Farmers Insurance rewarded school spirit during the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open, encouraging fans and TOUR players to wear their university colors in support of Farmers new “University of Farmers” advertising campaign. Farmers awarded over $30,000 to the college golf programs of the three players posting the best third-round 18-hole scores. D.A. Points/University of Illinois and Phil Mickelson/University of San Diego carded 4-under 68s and will each earn $12,500 for their respective schools. Six players carded 3-under 69s and will earn $1,000 for their schools: Greg Chalmers/Golf Coaches Association of America, Tom Gillis/Oakland Community College, Spencer Levin/University of New Mexico, Hunter Mahan/Oklahoma State University, Jhonattan Vegas/University of Texas and Bubba Watson/University of Georgia.

About Farmers Insurance
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the 3rd largest insurer of personal lines autos and homes in the United States, and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial service products. Farmers is proud to serve 10 million U.S. households with more than 20 million individual insurance policies across all 50 states through the efforts of more than 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.

Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be. Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Financial Services Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. The Zurich Financial Services Group has been a long-time sponsor of the PGA TOUR's Zurich Classic of New Orleans, which this year will be held April 28th through May 1st in New Orleans. Just as Zurich has stepped up by proving its commitment to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, Farmers Insurance has demonstrated its commitment to San Diego following a series of devastating wildfires in recent years. For more information about Farners, visit the Farmers website at at