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Andy North & Friends raise more than $1 million for UW Carbone Cancer Center

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MADISON (WKOW) -

Andy North and his friends raised more than $1 million for the UW Carbone Cancer Center with the annual Andy North and Friends golf event, which includes a dinner and golf tournament.

The two-time US Open champion is a survivor of skin cancer and prostate cancer. He received treatment at the UW Carbone Cancer center and has helped raise more than $8 million with this event over the past eight years.

This year's event was held at the Maple Bluff Country Club. The celebrities this year included Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Olympic gold medalist speed skater Bonnie Blair, former Badgers basketball player and current assistant Joe Krabbenhoft, former Badgers basketball players Frank Kaminsky, Jordan Taylor, Ben Brust and Josh Gasser. Badgers basketball coach Greg Gard, men's hockey coach Tony Granato and athletic director Barry Alvarez were also in attendance.

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