The PGA Champions Tour, American Family Insurance and 12-time PGA TOUR winner and Wisconsin native Steve Stricker are thrilled to be having this new event in Wisconsin for 2016. Wind River is also very proud to be a sponsor of the event. To learn more about it go here.

Taking place June 20-26 at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, the inaugural American Family Insurance Championship will feature an 81-player field participating in pro-am events on June 22-23 followed by three days of tournament play on June 24-26 competing for a $2 million purse. Tickets can be purchased by going here.

The event will be broadcast on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable provider of the Champions Tour, reaching in excess of 205 countries and territories and more than 145 million households.

“This will be a fantastic event, not only for players and golf enthusiasts, but for everyone who will benefit from its popularity and the positive economic impact it will bring to our local communities,” said Jack Salzwedel, American Family Insurance chairman and CEO.

Charities benefiting from the American Family Insurance Championship:

American Family Children’s Hospital – located in Madison, Wisconsin, ranked as a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, providing comprehensive medical and surgical care for the sickest and most seriously injured infants, children and adolescents.

Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation – supports charities, educational initiatives and organizations aimed at building strong families and healthy kids, empowering them to chase and achieve their dreams. To follow Steve’s Foundation and the event on Facebook, go here.

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