The Superbowl of Golf is the culmination of the NFL Alumni's Chaarity Golf Classic Tour. Winning teams from more than 25 tournaments earn a trip to compete for the coveted Super Bowl of Golf ring.
The Super Bowl of Golf ring is presented to each member of the Super Bowl of Golf championship team. The ring, designed by Jostens, maker of 23 of 40 Super Bowl rings, is a masive 10 carat yellow gold ring featuring a raised football with NFL Alumni Super Bowl of Golf and National Champions.
Prizes are also awarded to the members of the second and third place teams.
The Super Bowl of Golf is played on the nations' finest courses. Listed below are some of the past sites and champion captains.
The NFL Alumni Charity Golf Classics
The NFL Alumni Charity Golf Classic series of tournaments is a unique vehicle for aggressive marketers involved in sports and related areas to reach a high-quality audience of top corporate executives, affluent sportsmen and civic leaders. The series and the Super Bowl of Golf Championship event offer advertising, public relations and promotional opportunities at every level from national sponsorships to local advertising and promotions, including contributions in kind and cause-related marketing possibilities in more than 25 markets.
The largest series of charity amateur golf tournaments on the circuit with a national championship. Quality one-day, 18-hole team scramble play in a shotgun format, with golfers playing on teams captained by the legends of professional football.
The tournaments are played on some of the finest curses in the country, including Firestone in Akron, Oakmont in Pittsburgh, Winged Foot in New York, and Olympic in San Francisco.
When and Where
From February to November every year, in more than 25 major markets, with Super Bowl of Golf in a sunbelt resort the following spring.
The Alumni series started in 1979 with pilot tournaments in Detroit and Philadelphia and grew to nine tournaments in 1980, when the first Super Bowl of Golf was played. Now in its 27th year, the series has a track record of more than 400 successful tournaments and has raised millions of dollars for more than 175 "adopted" youth charities and youth sports groups nationwide.
Benefits of Sponsorship
Golfers enjoy a great day of golf and good fellowship with Alumni team captains as their host; excellent food, refreshments, entertainment, gifts and souvenirs. The Alumni handicapping system permits every golfer to complete on an equal basis; the winning fivesome is invited to complete in the Super Bowl of Golf for the national championship and the massive Super Bowl of Golf ring.
Alumni tournaments often attract home team players, coaches and owners. Other celebrities have included Bob Hope, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Lemmon, Perry Como, Willie Nelson; alumni from other sports including Bill Russell and Billy Cunningham from basketball, Gordie Howe and Bobby Clarke from hockey, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays from baseball; Lunar Astronauts Gene Cernan and Alan Shepard, and many others.
Alumni chapters select charities to benefit according to local needs. More that 175 charities have benefited from the tournament series. They include the Special Olympics, Ronald McDonald Houses, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Clubs, major disease foundations, children's homes and hospitals, the NFL Alumni Foundation, and NFL Alumni Youth of America programs.
Northern California Chapter
1311 Madison Avenue
Redwood City CA 94061
Phone (650) 366-3659 Fax (650) 261-3992