In 11 years, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge has
contributed a total of $7.6 million in charity and scholarships.
The Challenge is a significant contributor to Peach Bowl,
Inc.’s overall charitable and scholarship donations, which this
year surpassed $31.8 million since 2002.
In addition to the scholarship money raised, the
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge is fun for all involved,
giving coaches an opportunity to bond with and compete
against one another.
“You’re in a competitive environment but you can have a little
bit of fun, bust each other’s chops and get away from the
office,” said Dave Doeren, N.C. State head coach. “It’s a good
time and it’s a really well-run event.”
This past spring, 11 teams competed with the Ole Miss
team shooting an 11-under par score to take home first prize.
The N.C. State team came in second at 10-under par, while
Alabama, Florida and Georgia finished tied for third at eightunder
par. The win by Ole Miss represented the first-ever
three-peat in the event’s history.
The 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge also featured an
inaugural Legends division, consisting of 10 former coaches
who competed for a share of a $50,000 purse that also went
toward their selected charities.
Former college football greats Mack Brown and Jim Grobe
paired up to win the inaugural Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge
Legends Competition by one stroke at 10-under par.
During the 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge, Clemson Head Coach
Dabo Swinney pranked Florida Coach Dan Mullen by tricking him into hitting
an exploding golf ball.
This year’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge featured an inaugural
Legends Division, consisting of 10 former coaches who competed for
a share of a $50,000 purse to be split among their selected charities.
2018 CHICK-FIL-A PEACH BOWL CHALLENGE CHARITY TOTALS
TEAM CHARITY/FOUNDATION AMOUNT
Alabama Nick’s Kids Foundation $70,000
Auburn Fort Smith Boys and Girls Club $37,500
Clemson Dabo’s All in Team Foundation $30,000
Florida Mullen Family “36” Foundation $70,000
Georgia The Kirby Smart Family Foundation $70,000
Georgia Tech The Methodist Home of the South Georgia
Conference, Inc. $37,500
North Carolina UNC Children’s Hospital $35,000
N.C. State Wake County Special Needs $90,000
Notre Dame Kelly Cares $50,000
Ole Miss Ole Miss FCA $110,000
Pittsburgh Pat Narduzzi Football Camp $30,000
PAST CHICK-FIL-A PEACH BOWL CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS
YEAR TEAM SCORE MARGIN
2018 Ole Miss (Matt Luke/Wesley Walls) -11 1 stroke
2017 Ole Miss (Hugh Freeze/Wesley Walls) -11 2 strokes
2016 Ole Miss (Hugh Freeze/Wesley Walls) -11 2 strokes
2015 Georgia Tech (Paul Johnson / Jon Barry) -9 1 (Playoff)
2014 Georgia Tech (Paul Johnson / Jon Barry) -13 4 strokes
2013 Miami (Al Golden / Gino Torretta) -11 1 stroke
2012 Georgia Tech (Paul Johnson / Jon Barry) -10 1 stroke
2011 Georgia Tech (Paul Johnson / Jon Barry) -11 3 strokes
2010 Florida State (Jimbo Fisher / Terrell Buckley) -7 1 stroke
2009 South Carolina (Steve Spurrier / Sterling Sharpe) -12 1 (Playoff)
2008 South Carolina (Steve Spurrier / Sterling Sharpe) -12 5 strokes
2007 Virginia Tech (Frank Beamer / Dell Curry) -10 1 stroke
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