Jerry Kelly was born in Madison, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Hartford in 1989 and turned professional later that year. Jerry has 3 PGA Tour wins at the Sony Open, Zurich Classic and the Advil Western Open, along with 3 PGA Tour Champions victories. Kelly was a member of the 2003 Presidents Cup team where he defeated Tim Clark in singles. Jerry was an All-City ice hockey selection in high school while playing for Madison East, he still loves the game. In 2009 he received an honorary doctorate degree in Humanities from the University of Hartford. Jerry now hosts the Cologuard Classic in Tucson, AZ.
Andy North was born in Thorpe, Wisconsin and raised in Monona, Wisconsin. North is a 1972 graduate from the University of Florida where he was a 3 time All-American. Andy joined the PGA Tour the same year. Andy has 3 PGA Tour wins, including 2 US Opens. He has 1 PGA Tour Champions win and 5 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf wins, 2 times partnering with Jim Colbert and 3 times partnering with Tom Watson. Andy played on the 1985 Ryder Cup team. Since 1993 North has served as a golf analyst for ESPN. He was elected to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998. Andy has raised over $10.5 million for cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center through his Andy North & Friends event. He is also the host of the Sanford International Tournament in Sioux Falls, SD.
Sherri Steinhauer was born in Madison, Wisconsin playing her junior golf at Nakoma G.C. She attended The University of Texas where she claimed 6 collegiate victories and was inducted into the inaugural 2000 Hall of Honor. During her 26 year career on the LPGA Tour she claimed 8 victories, including 3 British Opens. She was inducted into the Wisconsin State Golf Association Hall of Fame in 2004. In April she will be inducted into the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame. Sherri now enjoys competing on the pickleball court and volunteering for The First Tee of South Central Wisconsin. Sherri credits Allan Mitchell, Manuel de la Torre, Pat Weis, and her parents as people most influencing her career.
Steve Stricker was born in Edgerton, Wisconsin. He grew up playing golf at both Lake Ripley C.C. in nearby Cambridge and at Edgerton Towne C.C. Steve is a 1990 graduate of the University of Illinois, where he was a 2 time All-American. He turned pro in 1998 and has amassed 12 PGA Tour victories, 2 International Victories, he won the Shark Shootout partnering with Jerry Kelly and has 3 PGA Tour Champions victories. Steve has competed in 5 President Cups, 3 Ryder Cups and 1 Dunhill Cup. Stricker was inducted into the Wisconsin State Golf Association Hall of Fame in December 2007. In 2016 & 2018 he was Vice-Captain of the United States Ryder Cup team and in 2017 he was the Presidents Cup Captain for Team USA. Steve is the host of our local American Family Insurance Championship.