The 2017 American Family Insurance Championship golf tournament raised over 1.6 million dollars for charities, tournament organizers announced Monday. In its second year, the PGA Tour Champions event raised $1.625 million, surpassing the 2016 total by $535,500.
Following in the successful footsteps of the inaugural tournament, the 2017 American Family Insurance Championship raised $1,625,000 for charity in only its second year, tournament and PGA TOUR officials announced today, surpassing the 2016 total by $535,500.
It may be an unofficial money event on the PGA Tour, but a win is a win for Steve Stricker and Sean O’Hair, neither of whom have won since 2012. They ended their droughts on Sunday with a better-ball eight-under 64 to finish at 26-under 190 and win the QBE Shootout by two shots at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla.
Years come and go with a greater velocity for Steve Stricker these days and the Madison golfer packed so much into the first nine months of 2017, he figured it was a good time for a break. Stricker confirmed Tuesday that he will skip the Charles Schwab Cup playoffs as he continues to re-charge his 50-year-old battery that was put to the test this year like never before.
Steve Stricker devotes time raising money for charities in south central Wisconsin.
With his selection Tuesday of Jim Furyk to be his fourth assistant captain for the 12th Presidents Cup this fall at Liberty National in Jersey City, N.J.
TROON, Scotland — Steve Stricker showed up at Royal Troon thinking this might be his last major championship. He can count on three more….