Milwaukee Bucks Pat Connaughton announced as fourth participant in 2024 AmFam Champ’s celebrity foursome

Pat Connaughton, NBA Champion with Milwaukee Bucks, will play in The AmFam Champ Celebrity Foursome Hosted by Andy North on Saturday, June 8.

Connaughton will join previously announced participants Olympian Michael Phelps and former Atlanta Falcons quarterback and football analyst Matt Ryan, for the popular 9-hole exhibition on Saturday, June 8, starting at approximately 2 p.m.

Connaughton is a two-sport professional athlete and NBA Champion, who was selected in the MLB draft in 2014 and NBA draft in 2015. After an illustrious basketball and baseball career at the University of Notre Dame, Connaughton capped off his time there with the Men’s Basketball’s only Conference Championship in the ACC.

Connaughton is co-founder and CEO of real estate development company, Three Leaf Partners, headquartered in Milwaukee with the mission of connecting professional athletes with business executives through the vehicle of real estate. Three Leaf Partners currently has 19 employees, 125 investors, and 17 projects in its portfolio.

Connaughton started the Pat Connaughton Foundation in 2016 and uses its three pillars – clinics, courts, and character to carry out its mission of paying forward the access to athletics to the next generation of student athletes. The foundation has six courts completed with nine underway, and in the last eight years, held 25 clinics and impacted 20,300 student-athletes.

A friendly team challenge will have North and Connaughton competing against Phelps and Ryan. The winning team will have a donation of $25,000 made in their names to the American Family Children’s Hospital.

Tournament ticket information

Tickets for the American Family Insurance Championship are available for purchase at Tickets, which can be used for any one day of the tournament, and prices include:

  • Adult general admission ticket: $25
  • Champions ticket (age 50 years or older): $20
  • Youth general admission ticket (with paid adult): Free
  • Active duty, reserve and retired military personnel ticket: Free
  • First responder ticket: Free


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About the American Family Insurance Championship

The American Family Insurance Championship was created in 2016 by American Family Insurance, PGA TOUR Champions and PGA TOUR player and Wisconsin native Steve Stricker. Since its inception, the championship and associated events have raised more than $17 million for the American Family Children’s Hospital and other charities. The 2024 championship will be held June 1-9 at the University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wisconsin with tournament play June 7-9. For more information: Web:; X: @AmFamChamp; Threads: @AmFamChampionship; Facebook: American Family Insurance Championship; Instagram: amfamchampionship. TikTok: @amfamchampionship #AmFamChamp

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