Top head coaches and celebrity alumni set to compete for $520,000 in scholarship & charity
Greensboro, Ga. (April 24, 2014) – The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge today announced the official pairings for the ninth edition of the annual charity golf tournament. A 13-team field of NCAA head coaches and celebrity alumni will compete in a two-man scramble format over 18 holes, vying for a first-place prize of $125,000 in scholarship and charity. All participating teams will receive a portion of the $520,000 total purse.
Featured groups are highlighted by conference and state rivalry pairings, and include:
|North Carolina (Larry Fedora, Roy Williams) vs. South Carolina (Steve Spurrier, Sterling Sharpe)|
|Alabama (Nick Saban, Mark Ingram) vs. Ohio State (Urban Meyer, Jeff Logan)|
|Georgia Tech (Paul Johnson, Jon Barry) vs. Mississippi State (Dan Mullen, Fred McCrary)|
|Clemson (Dabo Swinney, Steve Fuller) vs. Auburn (Gus Malzahn, Bo Jackson)|
|Ole Miss (Hugh Freeze, Sean Tuohy) vs. N.C. State (Dave Doeren, Terry Harvey)|
|Cincinnati (Tommy Tuberville, Kevin Huber) vs. Arizona (Rich Rodriguez, Kenny Lofton)|
|Maryland (Randy Edsall, Scott McBrien)|
The nation’s premier head coach and celebrity golf event will be held April 26-28 at the Reynolds Plantation resort on Lake Oconee outside Atlanta. Over the past eight years, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge has provided $4.7 million in scholarship and charitable contributions.
Proceeds from the event will benefit endowed scholarships at the participating universities and charitable foundations selected by the coaches, benefitting a wide range of organizations throughout the Southeast.
The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge is a significant contributor to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl’s overall charitable and scholarship donations, which total more than $17.6 million since 2002, making the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl college football’s most charitable bowl game.
The tournament will be broadcast on ESPNU in August and December. Specific air dates will be announced this summer.
For more information on the event, visit Chick-fil-APeachBowlChallenge.com.