August 25, 2017

Clark Kellogg to Host Ohio State Legends and More at Celebrity Golf Tournament


Aug. 25, 2017

Columbus, Ohio — Tournament officials announced today the field of celebrity participants for the 2017 Copart Celebrity Pro-Am hosted by Clark Kellogg. A total of 30 local and nationally renowned stars of the sporting world will team up with two amateurs and one Tour professional at Double Eagle Club on Monday, August 28 at 1:00 P.M. in advance of the 11th playing of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship, which begins competition on Thursday, August 31 at The Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course. Media availability for the participants listed below will be from 11 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. on Monday (8/28).

Will Allen
Jose Alvarez
Charles Barkley
Craig Berhalter
Jim Breech
Jay Burson
Andrew Cassels
John Cooper
Bill Davidge
Michael Doss
Mike Durant
Matt Finkes
Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre
Archie Griffin
AJ Hawk
Chris Holtmann
Branden Joe
Clark Kellogg
Jeff Logan
Frank Minnifield
Dave Mlicki
Freddie Modin
Anthony Munoz
Ron Oester
Jay Richardson
Jody Shelley
Tom Skladany
Rick Smith
Troy Taylor
Justin Zwick

The field for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship will compete over 72 holes of stroke play, with a cut to the top-65 players and ties after 36 holes. Golf Channel will broadcast tournament coverage from Thursday’s opening round to the trophy presentation on Sunday in high definition.

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship raised a total of $1,723,105 for charitable organizations last year, including $1,604,500 for pediatric cancer research and treatment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The total marked the largest single-season charitable donation raised by the tournament for the hospital in the history of the Tour Finals event. Since its inception in 2007 the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship has donated a total of over $7.3 million in support of the hospital’s pediatric cancer program.

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship’s Charity Ticket Program, now entering its 10th year, allows for participating charity organizations to receive donations based on the number of “charity tickets” redeemed at the tournament. For a list of participating charities and information about how to join the program please visit

General admission for this award winning stop on the Tour is free. For details and to print free tickets the public may visit

For Tournament information please visit or call (614) 764-GOLF. Stay connected with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship on Twitter @NCHC_Golf and on Facebook at