Langer, Daly and Singh join the 2021 AmFam Champ
Langer continues chase for record sixth Charles Schwab
Bernhard Langer is bringing his pursuit of a record sixth PGA TOUR Champions Charles Schwab Cup to the 2021 American Family Insurance Championship. Langer currently leads the season-long competition. Big-hitting John Daly and 34-time PGA TOUR winner Vijay Singh have also entered the field.
The 2021 AmFam Champ will be held June 11-13 at University Ridge golf course in Madison. Tickets are available at amfamchampionship.com.
Bernhard Langer, of Germany, is one of the most accomplished players in PGA TOUR Champions history, with 41 wins (second only to Hale Irwin’s 45), and a record five Charles Schwab Cup titles. Langer also has three victories on the PGA TOUR include two wins at the Masters in 1985 and 1993. He’s played on 10 European Ryder Cup teams and captained the team in 2004.
John Daly, a fan favorite due to his monster drives and flashy wardrobe, captured his sole PGA TOUR Champions title at the 2017 Insperity Invitational. He finished fifth at the 2019 American Family Insurance Championship and seventh at the 2018 event.
Daly launched his PGA TOUR career with a surprise win the 1991 PGA Championship, followed by a second major title at the 1995 Open Championship. He recorded three other PGA TOUR victories.
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 the 2018 Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship and the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
Other commitments to this year’s American Family Insurance Championship include Stricker, defending champion Jerry Kelly, past champions Scott McCarron and Kirk Triplett, Jim Furyk, Alex Cejka, Darren Clarke, Retief Goosen, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jesper Parnevik and Andy North. Former Canadian Tour player Mario Tiziani, of Madison, will play under a sponsor’s exemption. The full 81-player field will be announced June 4.
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About the American Family Insurance Championship
The American Family Insurance Championship was created in 2016 by American Family Insurance, PGA TOUR Champions and PGA player and Wisconsin native Steve Stricker. Since its inception, the championship and associated events have raised $10.2 million for the American Family Children’s Hospital and other charities. The 2021 championship will be held June 5-13 at the University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wisconsin. For more information: Web: amfamchampionship.com; Twitter: @AmFamChamp; Facebook: American Family Insurance Championship; Instagram: amfamchampionship #AmFamChamp
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