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Madison PGA Champions Tour Stop to Benefit American Family Children's Hospital

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Madison PGA Champions Tour Stop to Benefit American Family Children's Hospital

Madison, Wisconsin - The Professional Golf Association (PGA) has announced that the PGA Tour’s Champions Tour will make a stop at University Ridge Golf Course next June.

Part of the proceeds from the event will benefit American Family Children’s Hospital.

PGA tour winner and Wisconsin native Steve Stricker worked with the PGA Tour and American Family Insurance to sponsor the event that will be held June 22 to June 26, 2015.

"We are thrilled to partner with American Family Insurance and hometown hero Steve Stricker to bring this great event to Madison and the state of Wisconsin," said PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem.

The inaugural American Family Insurance Championship will feature an 81-player field competing for a $2 million purse.

In addition to American Family Children’s Hospital, the proceeds will go to the Steve Stricker Foundation.

 Left to right: UW Athletics Director Barry Alvarez, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, PGA golfer Steve Stricker, Bucky Badger, American Family Insurance CEO Jack Salzwedel, American Family Children's Hospital Senior Vice President Jeff Poltawsky
Left to right: UW Athletics Director Barry Alvarez, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, PGA golfer Steve Stricker, Bucky Badger, American Family Insurance CEO Jack Salzwedel, American Family Children's Hospital Senior Vice President Jeff Poltawsky

 


Date Published: 05/22/2015