The name Vince Lombardi is synonymous with a winning tradition, and a steadfast dedication to excellence and integrity. When the greatest head coach in the history of the National Football League was diagnosed with cancer 45 years ago, the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation was founded to create awareness and help raise money for leading edge cancer research and compassionate care at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinics located throughout Eastern Wisconsin.

In addition to being a fantastic cause, the Lombardi Golf Outing is one heck of a great time! Every year celebrities flock to my home club of North Hills Country Club in Menomonee Falls to show their support and raise funds for the cause, and this year will be no exception. Joining for the 45th annual event on June 5-6 will be:

  • Jared Abbrederis
  • Morten Andersen
  • Jim Bakken
  • Zeke Bratkowski
  • Willie Buchanon
  • Mark Chmura
  • Paul Coffman
  • Mason Crosby (Event Co-Chair)
  • Lynn Dickey
  • Gary Ellerson
  • Garth Gerhart
  • Scott Henry
  • Brett Hundley
  • Micah Hyde
  • Chris Jacke
  • Dan Jansen
  • Wayne Larrivee
  • Ryan Longwell
  • Cody Mandell
  • Chester Marcol
  • Tim Masthay
  • Greg Matzek
  • Karen Palacios-Jansen
  • Dan Pastorini
  • Pat Richter
  • Dave Robinson
  • Ken Ruettgers
  • Len Sanders
  • Lynn Swann
  • Gorman Thomas
  • Scott Tolzien
  • JC Tretter
  • Bob Uecker
  • Greg Vaughn
  • Jeremy Vujnovich
  • Josh Walker
  • Frank Winters

While Friday is a closed event, the course is open for spectators on Saturday for a $10 donation. Entrance includes a celebrity souvenir program and all proceeds benefit the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation.

The Lombardi Golf Outing is one of the longest running two-day charity golf events in the country, and always draws a great crowd to a beautiful golf course:

WiscoGolfAddict hole-by-hole review of North Hills Country Club

A few pictures from last year’s Friday practice round:

Green Bay Packers kicker and Vince Lombardi Golf Classic co-chair Mason Crosby teeing off on 7 at North Hills Country Club
Green Bay Packers kicker and Vince Lombardi Golf Classic Co-Chair Mason Crosby teeing off on the par 3 12th at North Hills Country Club

Bill Heise's tee shot on the par 3 7th
Bill Heise’s tee shot on the par 3 7th
Jared Abbrederis with Stephen Soltwedel, Nelson Corazzari, Paul Soltwedel and Gene Faus on the par 3 2nd
Jared Abbrederis with Stephen Soltwedel, Nelson Corazzari, Paul Soltwedel and Gene Faus on the par 3 2nd

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AM 620 WTMJ Sports Co-Anchor Greg Matzek setting up his approach to the 13th green
AM 620 WTMJ Sports Co-Anchor Greg Matzek setting up his approach to the 13th green
Pizzas on the grill by the 16th tee box
Pizzas on the grill by the 16th tee box

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Green Bay Packers center Brett Goode teeing off on the par 4 15th
Green Bay Packers center Brett Goode teeing off on the par 4 15th
Richard Kessler teeing off on the par 4 15th
Richard Kessler teeing off on the par 4 15th
Green Bay Packers legend Lynn Dickey teeing off on the par 3 16th
Green Bay Packers legend Lynn Dickey teeing off on the par 3 17th
Milwaukee Brewers legend Gorman Thomas teeing off on the par 3 17th
Milwaukee Brewers legend Gorman Thomas teeing off on the par 3 17th
One heck of a closest-to-the-hole by Kevin Redden on the par 3 7th
One heck of a closest-to-the-hole by Kevin Redden on the par 3 7th
Hot dog cart by the 7th tee
Hot dog cart by the 7th tee
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Fellow ex-Arrowhead HS former kicker Rocky Maglio’s group on the par 3 12th
The Seider group ready to tee off on 11 - pretty much have to wait for the green to clear for this group to tee it up!
The Seider group ready to tee off on 11 – pretty much have to wait for the green to clear for this group to tee it up!
Karen Palacios-Jansen's group on the par 4 15th
Karen Palacios-Jansen’s group on the par 4 15th
“Hammer” teeing off on two shortly after getting pegged in the head by a wayward golf ball
Norm Schulz teeing off on the par 4 16th
Norm Schulz teeing off on the par 4 16th
Paul Soltwedel teeing off on the par 4 15th
Paul Soltwedel teeing off on the par 4 15th
Bill Heise, Bill Fleming and cart girl Lauren at the food stop between 13 and 14
Bill, Bill and Lauren at the food stop between 13 and 14
Micah Hyde's group on the par 4 13th
Micah Hyde’s group on the par 4 13th

Participation in the event costs $1,300 if registering after February 1, and includes:

  • One playing spot in the Vince Lombardi Golf Classic
  • Gift package
  • Friday lunch
  • Practice round on Friday
  • 2 tickets to the Vince Lombardi Golf Gala on Friday night, featuring dinner, auction, golf pairings and entertainment
  • Saturday breakfast and lunch
  • 5-man shotgun golf scramble on Saturday morning with a celebrity
  • Guest clubhouse pass
  • Vince Lombardi Golf Classic awards ceremony on Saturday, including cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

While golf spots have been filled for quite some time, sponsorships are still available and of course there is always the option of participating in the event by showing up on Saturday at North Hills to watch the action.

Can Lynn Dickey’s team repeat this year as tournament champions? Will this be the year Mason Crosby, a 4-handicap and event Co-Chairman, will propel his team to victory? Show up and find out!

Event Details:

Location: North Hills Country Club in Menomonee Falls, WI
Dates: June 5-6, 2015
Spectator entry cost: $10

Vince Lombardi Golf Classic Website

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