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AmFam golf championship kicks off in Madison

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The American Family Insurance Championship begins at University Ridge in Madison on Monday.

The event is hosted by PGA tour winner and Edgerton native, Steve Stricker. He partners with American Family Insurance to bring the PGA tour competition to Wisconsin.

Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation is working to show young people their dreams are not only attainable but worth the effort. The foundation supports charities, educational initiatives, and organizations aimed at building strong families and healthy kids, empowering them to chase and achieve their dreams.

Brett Favre, Derek Jeter and Andy North are returning to play in the fan-popular celebrity foursome at the 2018 American Family Insurance Championship. They will compete for charity with one other sports celebrity who will be announced later this week.

Tickets for the American Family Insurance Championship are available at AmFamChampionship.com/tickets, with special discounts for certain tickets purchased before June 18, including:

• $5 off a $25 general admission ticket

• $5 off a $20 champions ticket (50 years +)

Active duty, reserve and retired military personnel can again enjoy a free three-day pass and any child 15 and under gets free admission to the tournament with a paid adult admission.

The event runs through Sunday.

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