International legends commit to the AmFam Champ
Clarke, Goosen, Montgomerie and Singh join the 2022 field
The strength of the 2022 American Family Insurance Championship continues to build with the recent commitments of Darren Clarke, Retief Goosen, Colin Montgomerie and Vijay Singh.
The four international legends will play in this year’s AmFam Champ June 10-12 at University Ridge Golf Course. They join previously announced players: tournament player-host Steve Stricker, two-time defending champion Jerry Kelly, Bernhard Langer, Miguel Angel Jimenez and past AmFam Champ winners Kirk Triplett and Scott McCarron.
Darren Clarke, of Northern Ireland, has three PGA TOUR Champions wins, all during the 2020-21 season. He is best known for his victory at the 2011 Open Championship at Royal St. George’s in England, one of his three PGA TOUR victories. He’s won 21 tournaments worldwide, played five times for the European Ryder Cup Team and was captain of the team in 2016.
Retief Goosen, of South Africa, is one of the most consistent players on PGA TOUR Champions and at the AmFam Champ, where he’s recorded two top-five finishes in two appearances. He already has one tour win this year at the Hoag Classic, plus three other top 10s. A member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Goosen won seven times on the PGA TOUR, including triumphs at the U.S. Open in 2001 and 2007.
Colin Montgomerie, known by fans as “Monty,” shot up the leaderboard at the 2018 AmFam Champ, finishing in a tie for third after a final-round 64. He has seven PGA TOUR Champions titles, including three majors, along with 42 international wins. A Scotland native, he’s played on eight European Ryder Cup teams and captained the team in 2010.
Vijay Singh’s 34 wins on the PGA TOUR include major victories at the Masters and PGA Championship, which he won twice. A native of Fiji, he holds four PGA TOUR Champions wins, including a major, the 2018 Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship, and the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
Tournament ticket information
The following tickets for the American Family Insurance Championship are available for purchase at amfamchampionship.com, and can be used for any one day of the tournament:
- Adult general admission ticket: $25
- Champions ticket (age 50 years or older): $20
- Youth general admission ticket (with paid adult): Free
- Active duty, reserve and retired military personnel ticket: Free
- First responder ticket: Free
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About the American Family Insurance Championship
The American Family Insurance Championship – also known as the AmFam Champ – is a premier annual PGA TOUR Champions tournament and community celebration in Madison, Wisconsin. Since its debut in 2016, the championship has raised $12.6 million for charity, with proceeds distributed by the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation to American Family Children’s Hospital and other non-profit organizations. The championship is a two-time recipient of the PGA TOUR Champions President’s Award, given annually to the tournament that demonstrates outstanding achievement in charitable giving, sales, attendance and economic impact, as well as intangibles that set it apart. The 2022 AmFam Champ will be held June 4-12, featuring Pro-Am competitions, 5K run/walk, charity concert, celebrity foursome and three days of tournament play June 10-12 at University Ridge Golf Course. For more information on the event: Web: www.AmFamChampionship.com; Twitter: @AmFamChamp; Facebook: American Family Insurance Championship; Instagram: amfamchampionship #AmFamChamp
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