About the American Family Insurance Championship
The American Family Insurance Championship will take place at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison from June 17-23, 2019. This will be the fourth annual event in Madison. Tournament Champions include Kirk Triplett (2016), Fred Couples (2017), Scott McCarron (2018) was presented the “Dream Achieved” winner’s trophy.
The American Family Insurance Championship has showcased some of the most accomplished and recognizable players in the game, making it a fantastic event for participants, golf enthusiasts, and everyone in the community. Most importantly, proceeds raised support the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation, the American Family Children’s Hospital, and other charitable organizations that make Madison and the entire state of Wisconsin, a great place to live and work.
- Course: University Ridge Golf Course
- Location: Madison, WI
- Designer: Robert Trent Jones Jr.
- Opened: 1991
- Par: 72
- Yardage: 7,259
- Format: 3 day, 54-hole stroke play. no cut
- Field: 81 Players
- Purse: $2,000,000
- Winning Share: $300,000
- Volunteers: 1,100
Charities impacted by the American Family Insurance Championship
The American dream is kept alive by those who pursue it. That’s why the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation is working to show you people that their dreams are not only attainable but worth the effort. The foundation supports charities, educational initiatives and organizations aimed at building strong families and healthy kids, empowering them to chase and achieve their dreams.
American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center featuring nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. Located in Madison, Wisconsin, the American Family Children’s Hospital is ranked as a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News and World Report. With more than 230 faculty physicians from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, expert nursing and therapeutic staff and state of the art medical equipment, American Family Children’s Hospital is one of the crown jewels of not only the Greater Madison area, but the entire region.
The First Tee of South Central Wisconsin seeks to impact the lives of young people and their families by providing educational programs for youth that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Their vision is a community in which all kids, regardless of background, are given the opportunity to dream and work for a better future.