Methodist Home to receive over $18,000 from Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl charity golf event

Coach Paul Johnson, head coach of Georgia Tech football, accepts check for $37,500 from Gary Stokan, President/CEO of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Georgia Tech’s winnings will be divided evenly between The Methodist Home for Children & Youth and an endowed scholarship at Georgia Tech/The Methodist Home for Children and Youth

MACON, Ga. -- The Methodist Home for Children and Youth will be receiving over $18,000 from Georgia Tech's winnings at the 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

Head Coach Paul Johnson and former basketball star Jon Barry earned $37,500 at the Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament.

The charity golf event features NCAA head coaches and former athletes and celebrities competing for scholarship and charity.

This year, 11 teams participated and were paid out a total of $650,000. The winnings were split evenly between a charity of the coaches' choice and an endowed scholarship at each university.

The event has contributed $7.6 million in scholarship and charity since its creation in 2007.

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