Pairings Announced for Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge


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Greensboro, Ga. (April 24, 2012) – The Chick-fil-A Bowl today announced the official pairings for the sixth annual Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. A 16-team field of NCAA head coaches and celebrity alumni will compete in a two-man scramble format over 18 holes, vying for a first-place prize of $125,000 in scholarship funds. All participating teams will receive a portion of the $520,000 total scholarship purse.

In the event’s largest field to date, featured groups include conference and state rivalry pairings, as well as teams that have competed or are set to compete in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game (Alabama vs. Virginia Tech – 2009 and 2013, NC State vs. Tennessee – 2012). Official group pairings include:

Group One: Coach Celebrity Pairing Notes
Tennessee Derek Dooley / Stanley Morgan 2012 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game match-up
NC State Tom O’Brien / Tom Gugliotta

Group Two:
Alabama Nick Saban / Johnny Musso 2013 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game match-up
Virginia Tech (’07 Champions) Frank Beamer / Dell Curry

Group Three:
Florida State (’10 Champions) Jimbo Fisher / Terrell Buckley Conference / state rivalry pairing
Miami Al Golden / Gino Torretta

Group Four:
Maryland Randy Edsall / Stan Gelbaugh Conference rivalry pairing
Virginia Mike London / Jim Dombrowski

Group Five:
Wake Forest Jim Grobe / Riley Skinner Conference rivalry pairing
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Group Six:
Georgia Tech (‘11 Champions) Paul Johnson / Jon Barry Coach rivalry pairing
Ohio State Urban Meyer / Jeff Logan

Group Seven:
North Carolina Larry Fedora / Roy Williams Rivalry pairing
South Carolina (’08, ‘09 Champions) Steve Spurrier / Sterling Sharpe

Group Eight:
Mississippi State Dan Mullen / Fred McCrary Conference / state rivalry pairing
Mississippi Hugh Freeze / Sean Tuohy

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