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 NFL¬†Super Bowl¬†championships, College football’s annual¬†bowl game, the¬†Holiday Bowl.¬†

The annual¬†Farmers Insurance Open¬†golf tournament on the¬†PGA Tour¬†occurs at¬†Torrey Pines Golf Course. This course was also the site of the¬†2008 U.S. Open Golf Championship. Parts of the¬†World Baseball Classic¬†were played at Petco Park in 2006 and 2009.¬†Rugby union¬†is a developing sport in the city. The¬†San Diego Legion¬†was one of¬†Major League Rugby‘s founding teams, beginning play in 2018. More can be found here.

San Diego College Sports

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