2022 American Family Insurance Championship raises more than $2.2 million
After COVID-related limitations on attendance and associated events in 2021, the PGA Tour Champions American Family Insurance Championship returned in 2022 with no restrictions and raised $2,234,000 for charitable organizations, according to a release from the organization. Approximately half of this year’s proceeds will be distributed to the American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison and 140 other primarily local charities will share the rest in varying amounts.
The sixth American Family Insurance Championship was held in June at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison. Fans from 32 states attended during the three days of tournament play and 925 volunteers from 14 states donated 20,000 hours to the event. The local economic impact of the tournament was estimated to be approximately $15 million. The total economic impact from 2016–2022 is estimated at $83 million. The event has raised $14,813,000 for charity since its inaugural event in 2016.