Official Pairings Announced for Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge


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Greensboro, Ga. (April 24, 2015) – The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge today announced the official pairings for the ninth edition of the annual charity golf tournament. A 13-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 and charity. All participating teams will receive a portion of the $520,000 total purse. Featured groups are highlighted by conference and state rivalry pairings, and include:

Featured groups highlight conference and state rivalry pairings, and include:

GROUP ONE
North Carolina Larry Fedora / Roy Williams
South Carolina Steve Spurrier / Sterling Sharpe
GROUP TWO
Alabama Nick Saban / Mark Ingram
Ohio State Urban Meyer / Jeff Logan
GROUP THREE
Georgia Tech (2011, 2012, 2014 Champions) Paul Johnson / Jon Barry
Mississippi State Dan Mullen / Fred McCrary
GROUP FOUR
Clemson Dabo SwinneyDabo Swinney
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Auburn Gus Malzahn / Bo Jackson
GROUP FIVE
Ole Miss Hugh Freeze / Sean Tuohy
N.C. State Dave Doeren / Terry Harvey
GROUP SIX
Cincinnati Tommy Tuberville / Kevin Huber
Arizona Rich Rodriguez / Kenny Lofton
GROUP SEVEN
Maryland Randy Edsall / Scott McBrien
The nation’s premier head coach and celebrity golf event will be held April 26-28 at the Reynolds Plantation resort on Lake Oconee outside Atlanta. Over the past eight years, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge has provided $4.7 million in scholarship and charitable contributions.

Proceeds from the event will benefit endowed scholarships at the participating universities and charitable foundations selected by the coaches, benefitting a wide range of organizations throughout the Southeast.

The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge is a significant contributor to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl’s overall charitable and scholarship donations, which total more than $17.6 million since 2002, making the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl college football’s most charitable bowl game.

The tournament will be broadcast on ESPNU in August and December. Specific air dates will be announced this summer.

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