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Final field set for 2021 American Family Insurance Championship

The American Family Insurance Championship
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Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 9:26 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The final field for the 2021 American Family Insurance Championship was announced Friday by organizers, with 81 players set to hit the green starting next Friday.

Organizers of the tournament said two World Golf Hall of Famers, Ernie Els and 2017 AmFam Champ Fred Couples, as well as former Masters champion Mike Weir, have all been added to the tournament.

Nate Pokrass, tournament director, said they were ready for another competitive tournament.

“We have a field filled with legends of the game and players from across the world, representing 15 countries,” said Pokrass. “And, we have three of the most accomplished PGA TOUR players in Wisconsin history in our player-host Steve Stricker, defending champion Jerry Kelly and Andy North.”

The PGA TOUR Championship begins next Friday at University Ridge, then the second 18-hole round will be played next Saturday. The final round will take place next Sunday.

To buy tickets for the tournament, which are available on a per-day basis, and see the full list of competitors, visit the tournament’s website.

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