Brett Favre, Jack Nicklaus among those to play in AmFam Championship celebrity foursome

MADISON (WKOW) — The popular celebrity foursome returns this year to the AmFam Championship.

Brett Favre will return again in 2019. He will be joined by Jack Nicklaus, the winner of 18 major championships; Andy North, two-time U.S. Open Championship winner and country singer Toby Keith.

The 2019 event will be held June 15-23 with all proceeds allocated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation for distribution to the American Family Children’s Hospital and other charities.

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 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.

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

Sam Brink

Sam Brink

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