Swinney to play in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge
Swinney, Fuller to play in charity golf tournament
ATLANTA (July 30, 2015) – On Saturday, fans can tune in to see the Tigers duo of Head Football Coach Dabo Swinney and former Clemson and NFL quarterback Steve Fuller compete in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. The event will be nationally telecast on ESPNU on Saturday, Aug. 1 in a one-hour special starting at 3 p.m. ET.
The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge features the top coaches from around the nation partnered with celebrity alumni in two-man teams competing for a charity and scholarship purse of $520,000. Team Clemson split its winnings between Dabo’s “All In Team” Foundation and an endowed scholarship at Clemson University.
“We’ve got a great lineup of coaches and celebrities representing the top programs from around the country,” said Gary Stokan, President & CEO of Peach Bowl, Inc. “This event is so special because it not only provides an inside look into these coaches’ personalities and level of competition, but an opportunity for these teams to give back to their universities and charities.”
ESPN college football play-by-play announcer Dave Neal and analyst Andre Ware serve as commentators for the golf action that includes 26 NCAA head football coaches and celebrities, including:
2011, 2012, 2014 Champions
North Carolina State
2008, 2009 Champions
The show will also feature exclusive interviews with the participating coaches and highlights from the Long Drive and Closest to the Pin competitions that took place prior to the golf tournament.
The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge is the country’s premier head coach and celebrity charity golf event featuring NCAA head coaches and former athletes and celebrities from the same school competing against their rivals for a share of a $520,000 scholarship purse.
In addition to the $520,000 charity and scholarship purse, another $113,305 was generated for charitable organizations including the American Diabetes Association. Over the last nine years, the event has contributed a total of $5.3 million in scholarship and charity, helping make the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl college football’s most charitable bowl game.