38th annual Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament returns

May 19, 2022

Nathan Aamodt
Sanford Health Media Relations
(701) 200-6080/nathan.aamodt@sanfordhealth.org

FARGO, N.D. – The Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament tees off for the 38th time on June 16, offering both an 18-hole golf tournament and a 9-hole scramble.

The 18-hole tournament, presented by Happy Harry’s Bottle Shops, takes place at Rose Creek Golf Course, 1500 E. Rose Creek Parkway S., Fargo. Tee times are 7:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Cost is $1,000 per team of four.

The 9-hole scramble, presented by Luther Family Buick GMC, takes place at Osgood Golf Course, 4400 Clubhouse Drive S., Fargo. The tee time is 9 a.m. and the cost is $500 per team of 4. The scramble is an opportunity to engage community members to enjoy a morning of fun in support of cancer survivors and the great care provided by the Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center.

Featured guests at this year’s Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament include:
• Kent Hrbek
• Paul Molitor
• Chad Greenway

Kent Hrbek played his entire 14-year Major League Baseball career with the Minnesota Twins, helping guide the Twins to World Series titles in 1987 and 1991. In 2000, Hrbek was inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame.

Paul Molitor played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball, which featured seven All-Star Game appearances and 3,319 hits. In 1993, Molitor was named World Series Most Valuable Player, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. In 2004, Molitor was elected to the MLB Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Molitor most recently served as manager for the Minnesota Twins from 2015 to 2018. In 2017, he was named American League Manager of the Year.

Chad Greenway played his entire 11-year NFL career with the Minnesota Vikings. Greenway is a two-time Pro Bowler and led the National Football Conference (NFC) in combined tackles in 2010. Greenway is a two-time Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee, given annually honoring a player’s volunteer and charity work, as well as excellence on the field.

A number of well-known local athletes will also be participating.

Roger Maris All-Star Week was created to support the work happening at the cancer center, honor loved ones, friends and neighbors affected by cancer, promote Roger’s passion for fitness and youth sports and celebrate the enduring legacy of hometown hero, Roger Maris.

All proceeds from Roger Maris All-Star Week and the golf tournaments remain local, benefitting the Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center. To register to play in the golf tournaments, visit RogerMarisWeek.com.

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in America’s heartland. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than one million patients and 220,000 health plan members across 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 47 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and research scientists, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations and world clinics in 8 countries around the globe. Learn more about Sanford Health’s commitment to shaping the future of rural health care across the lifespan at sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.