Sports Activities in San Diego

Professional Sports in San Diego

San Diego is home to the major baseball league team, the San Diego Padres, whose home arena is Petco Park. San Diego has been to a lot of national pro sports teams such as the San Diego Charger football team, the San Diego Rockets and the San Diego Clippers Basketball teams. San Diego has hosted various sporting events, which include three NFLĀ Super BowlĀ championships, College football’s annualĀ bowl game, theĀ Holiday Bowl.Ā 

The annualĀ Farmers Insurance OpenĀ golf tournament on theĀ PGA TourĀ occurs atĀ Torrey Pines Golf Course. This course was also the site of theĀ 2008 U.S. Open Golf Championship. Parts of theĀ World Baseball ClassicĀ were played at Petco Park in 2006 and 2009.Ā Rugby unionĀ is a developing sport in the city. TheĀ San Diego LegionĀ was one ofĀ Major League Rugby‘s founding teams, beginning play in 2018. More can be found here.

San Diego College Sports

San Diego hosts threeĀ NCAA Division IĀ universities:Ā San Diego State University, theĀ University of California, San Diego, and theĀ University of San Diego. The city is home to various college sports teams such as theĀ San Diego State Aztecs,Ā San Diego Toreros,Ā UC San Diego Tritons,Ā Cal State San Marcos CougarsĀ and theĀ San Diego Christian Hawks. See also about San Diego Government.