Past winners, PGA TOUR Champions legends sign up for the AmFam Champ
Triplett, McCarron, Langer and Jimenez say they’re coming to Madison
Past AmFam Champ winners Kirk Triplett and Scott McCarron, in addition to Bernhard Langer and Miguel Angel Jimenez, two of the most accomplished players on PGA TOUR Champions, will play in this year’s American Family Insurance Championship
The players recently committed to the PGA TOUR Champions tournament, to be held June 10-12 at University Ridge Golf Course. They join Jerry Kelly, two-time AmFam Champ defending champion, and tournament player-host Steve Stricker, whose entries were previously announced.
Kirk Triplett won the first American Family Insurance Championship in 2016, winning by two strokes over Bart Bryant and Mike Goodes. He holds eight PGA TOUR Champions titles and has three wins on the PGA TOUR.
Scott McCarron claimed the 2018 American Family Insurance Championship, winning by a stroke over Kelly and two strokes over Stricker, defending Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie. McCarron has 11 wins on PGA TOUR Champions, including three in 2019 when won the season-long Charles Schwab Cup title. He also has three victories on the PGA TOUR.
Bernhard Langer’s 43 wins on PGA TOUR Champions is second all-time, contributing to a record six Charles Schwab Cup season titles. Langer also has three victories on the PGA TOUR including two wins at the Masters in 1985 and 1993. He’s played on 10 European Ryder Cup teams and captained the team in 2004.
Miguel Angel Jimenez, popularly known by his nicknames of “The Mechanic” and “The Most Interesting Golfer in the World,” has already won twice this year on PGA TOUR Champions and is second in the Charles Schwab Cup race. He’s earned 12 PGA TOUR Champions titles and almost won another when he finished second to Kelly at the 2021 AmFam Champ. He also holds 21 titles on the European Tour and played for the European Ryder Cup team four times.
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
About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 34 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions, on Twitter @ChampionsTour and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.
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