Madison,
14
October
2019
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05:18 PM
America/Chicago

Volunteer registration open for June 2020 American Family Insurance Championship

Summary

Public can again sign up to volunteer at PGA TOUR Champions golf event in Madison.

Volunteer registration for the fifth annual PGA TOUR Champions American Family Insurance Championship is open and the public is invited to sign-up to participate. Those interested can learn about the numerous volunteer opportunities by visiting the volunteer section of the championship website and sign-up at the volunteer portal.

The tournament and accompanying events will take place earlier this year May 30- June 7, 2020, with play June 5-7 at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wisconsin. Steve Stricker, 12-time PGA TOUR winner and five-time PGA TOUR Champions winner, will continue as player/host for the 2020 event.

All proceeds from the championship are donated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation. A portion of those proceeds are earmarked for the American Family Children’s Hospital, with the remainder donated to other state-wide charities determined after the championship. The events from 2016 through 2018 have raised nearly $5 million with distribution to more than 185 charities. Recipients of the proceeds from this year’s championship will be announced on Nov. 13.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Volunteers are critical to our success and we are very grateful for the enthusiastic support we’ve received from the community in the tournament’s first four years,” said Gail Perla, American Family Insurance Championship volunteer coordinator. “Spots do fill quickly, so we encourage anyone interested in volunteering for the 2020 event to sign up now and not delay.”

Volunteers pay a $75 registration fee, with proceeds donated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation. Included with the registration fee, all volunteers will receive a tournament shirt, hat, jacket, commemorative pin, meals during the shift, parking, and tournament tickets.

For questions on volunteering, please contact Gail Perla at gperla@amfam.com.

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About the American Family Insurance Championship
American Family Insurance, the PGA TOUR Champions and Wisconsin native Steve Stricker launched this professional golf tournament in June 2016. The American Family Insurance Championship, held annually at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wis., features a 78-player field. Past champions include Jerry Kelly (2019), Scott McCarron (2018), Fred Couples (2017) and Kirk Triplett (2016). Championship week includes the three-day tournament, two Pro-Am competitions, 5K run/walk, charity concert and a special exhibition featuring celebrities from the sports and music industries. The 2020 event will be held May 30-June 7 with all proceeds allocated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation for distribution to the American Family Children’s Hospital and other charities. More than $4.7 million has been donated to charity since the inaugural event in 2016. For more information: Web: www.AmFamChampionship.com; Twitter: @AmFamChamp; Facebook: American Family Insurance Championship; Instagram: amfamchampionship #AmFamChamp