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Tournament of Wishes

2016 Tournament of Wishes

Tournament of Wishes celebrated it's 20th Anniversary by raising over $300,000 for local wishes. Held at Reynolds Lake Oconee for a second year, the Tournament featured almost 100 golfers from 27 sponsor companies on Monday, June 6.

  • Wish kid Andrew with his father, football star Ronnie Brown and event chairman Mitch Nelson.

  • Tournament chairman Mitch Nelson drives to the next hole.

  • Tournament of Wishes raised over $300,000 in 2016.

  • Board members Mitch Nelson and Andrew Steinberg with football player Ronnie Brown.

  • Almost 100 golfers took part in the Tournament on the beautiful Oconee Course.

  • 2016 is the 20th Anniversary of the Tournament of Wishes in Georgia.

  • For the second year, the Tournament was held at beautiful Reynolds Lake Oconee.

  • The money raised at the Tournament will grant the wishes of more than 30 local children.

  • Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO Tim Earley with board member Bill Meagher and Development VP Lindsi Pearson.

  • Wish ambassador Tucker came with his mom and brother, Dylan.

  • George hamming it up with board member Bill Meagher.

  • All golfers received a commemorative tumbler and golf towel.

  • Wish kid George enjoys playing golf almost as much as he loved his wish trip to Hawaii.

  • Our staff and interns enjoyed helping everyone enjoy their day at the Tournament.

  • Wish kid Andrew and his family posing in front of Andrew's sign.

  • Thanks to the 27 companies who sponsored the Tournament, including presenting sponsor World Financial Group!

2015 Tournament of Wishes

Held at beautiful Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga., the 19th Annual Tournament of Wishes attracted almost 200 golfers who raised over $300,000 to grant the wishes of local children.

  • Golfers warming up on the driving range.

  • Wish kid Callie and her family

  • Event chairman Mitch Nelson with NFL players Ronnie Brown and TJ Yates

  • The wish ambassador families applaud the golfers' support

  • The golfers head out to hit the links

  • Wish ambassadors Tucker, Evan, Jayden and Callie

  • The Make-A-Wish flag on one of the greens

  • A foursome of golfers tee off to begin the day

  • A foursome of golfers playing through the course

  • Wish kid Tucker and his family with some of the golfers.

  • Wish kids Tucker and Callie with a golfer.

  • The beautiful Reynolds Plantation golf course

  • Event chairman Mitch Nelson with sportscaster Zach Klein and some NFL players

  • Welcome signs to the Tournament of Wishes

  • Wish kid Jake and his family

  • A few golfers pose on the green

  • A golfer lines up his putt

  • Setting up for the post-tournament reception

  • The golfers enjoy the post-tournament reception

  • Event chairman Mitch Nelson addresses the crowd at the reception

2014 Tournament of Wishes

The 18th Annual Tournament of Wishes took place on May 19, 2014 at the Golf Club of Georgia. A silent auction and awards ceremony followed the event, which raised over $305,000 to help grant wishes for children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

  • Registration

  • Golf Carts Pre Tournament

  • Driving Range

  • John J. Brennan with Dylan, Angelica and Carso

  • Chris Morea, Richard Swift, Robert Watson

  • Chris Richardson, Luke Haymond, Bobby Hutchinson, Mike Antonio

  • Dennis Taylor, Mike DeKoning, Mike That, Paige Freeman

  • Diane Burch, Ken Benson, Brad Thomas Christos Thomas

  • Greg Cooke, John Grundhoefer, Mark Hahn, BJ Shubert

  • Mitch Nelson, Jonathan Ganz, Shane Hoff, Mark Deutsch

  • Paul Naquin, Brandon Van Orden, John Beach, Brad Mcleary

  • Rich Gutzky, Tom Henderson, Jeff Glass, Greg Lawson

  • Richard Whire, JJ Jones, Chris Dastou, Josh Whir

  • Rob Sager, Von Wright, Scott Williams, David Forbes

  • Ryan Webb, Carl Hansson, Erik Hannson, Rick Dawson

  • Steve Fisher, Steve Pohl, Bill Meagher, Moss Davis

  • Todd Stroup, Mike Fahey, Ron Cofield, Jason Levin

  • Post Tournament Reception

  • George Georgious, Keaton, Robert Watson, Pierce and John J Brennan

  • George Georgiou, Robert Watson and Bill Meagher

The 17th Annual Tournament of Wishes took place on May 29, 2013 at the Golf Club of Georgia. A silent auction and awards ceremony followed the event, which raised over $270,000 to help grant wishes for children battling life-threatening medical conditions.


  • 680 The Fan; Rob Peterson, Jason Gorman, Adam Foster, Scott McFarlane

  • Alvarez and Marsal; Bill Meagher, Von Wright, Joe Cronk III, Joe Cronk Jr.

  • AT&T; Skip Fears, David Cane, Betsy Oxford, Paul Urbanowski

  • BMC; Steve Ridge, Mike Cromwell, Kelly Free, Jim Griffiths

  • Brocade; Tim Mele, Gregg Lewis, Tom Ellery, Dave Barba

  • CA Technologies; Chris Delcuze, Pete Moynahan, Keith Wolters, Marc Degenkolb

  • CGI; Phillip Crenshaw, Clayton Hofelich, Jody Beasley

  • Cisco; Bo Thomas, Dan Wuest, Jeff Glass, Darren

  • Compuware; Jack Doane, Susie Galyardt, Glenn Ecker, Bob Thompson

  • Dell; caddy, Brannon Boggus, Terry McLain, Craig Peterfeso, Lane Mansell

  • EMC; James Wood, Jason Kane, Ed Ross, Jim Melear

  • HCL; Sarah Zumbrum, Jim Lindenmeyer, Diane Burch, Ken Benson

  • HP; Mark Hahn, Travis Vogel, BJ Shubert, Greg Lawson

  • IBM; Rick Hardron, Rick Felts, Jay Stortzum, Josha Kainady

  • Intersect Group; Wade Hughes, Cheri Brown, Steve Fisher, Jason Seeby

  • Jones, Lang, LaSalle; Rob Metcalf, John Wilson, Gregg Metcalf, Kade Miller

  • KPMG; Jose Vargas, Greg Corliss, Michael Stice, Craig Barber

  • Merrill Lynch; Dan Howard, Derek Stalker, Kevin Higginbotham, Doug Broennle

  • Nalley Modern Luxury; Brian Golf, Greg Mabry, Mindy Hylton, Jason Hylton

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