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Tournament of Wishes

2018 Tournament of Wishes

The 22nd annual Tournament of Wishes was held at the Golf Club of Georgia. With over 100 golfers in attendance we raised over $130,000 for local wishes!

  • Pro-golfer Tyler Beasley joined us on our Pebble Beach hole.

  • Wish ambassador and former intern, Alexa, joined us on the Creekside course.

  • Tournament of Wishes is Make-A-Wish® Georgia's longest standing fundraiser.

  • We raised over $130k for wishes at the Tournament!

  • Tournament of Wishes was held at the Golf Club of Georgia.

  • Golfers got a chance to hang out with wish kids and their families.

  • Wish kid Isaac got to play with his new golf clubs!

  • Tournament of Wishes 2018 was a blast!

  • Alexis wished for a companion dog.

  • There were exciting auction items.

  • It was a great day to raise money for local wishes!

  • Sam wished to train like a Jedi.

  • Sahana wished to meet Cinderella at Walt Disney World®.

  • The day ended with a lunch and awards reception.

  • 2018 is the 22nd anniversary for Tournament of Wishes.

  • Golfers warm up on the driving range.

  • Over 150 participants joined us for a day of golf.

  • And great prizes!

  • Ernst & Young went head to head with a men's and women's team.

  • It was a beautiful day to play golf.

2017 Tournament of Wishes

Our 21st annual Tournament of Wishes was a blast!

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2016 Tournament of Wishes

Held at beautiful Reynolds Lake Oconee 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.

  • 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 with some NFL players.

  • Welcome signs for 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 with critical illnesses.

  • Registration.

  • Golf Carts Pre Tournament.

  • Driving Range.

  • John J. Brennan with Dylan, Angelica and Carson.

  • 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.

2013 Tournament of Wishes

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 with critical illnesses.


  • 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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