Champions for Children Golf Tournament to benefit children’s hospital in Williamson County, scholarships for health care students

FRANKLIN, Tenn. –The 22nd annual Champions for Children Golf Tournament hosted by the Williamson Medical Center Foundation will be Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Vanderbilt Legends Club of Tennessee. Funds raised from the event benefit the Fay Porter Memorial Medical Scholarship administered by the WMC Foundation and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center, which is the only dedicated children’s hospital in Williamson County.

In its 21-year history, the Champions for Children tournament has raised more than $500,000. In 2016 alone, 27 students, both high school seniors and medical school students, received scholarships.

Morning flight registration and breakfast begin at 7 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Lunch and presentation of awards will follow play. Afternoon flight registration and lunch begin at noon with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. A buffet-style meal and awards presentation will follow play.

The tournament features a four-person scramble; putting contest; mulligan package; door prizes; player gift bags; and prizes for flight winners, longest drive, closest to pin and hole-in-one.

Sponsorship levels range from $250 to $5,000, and sponsors will be recognized in tournament publicity. For registration and additional information, call Leigh Williams, Foundation Development Coordinator, at 615-435-5158 or visit

The annual Champions for Children Golf Tournament has provided more than $100,000 in medical scholarships over the last 21 years.


Williamson Medical Center offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, 24-hour emergency care, preventive health screenings and wellness activities. Services offered by Williamson Medical Center are developed to provide the most cost-effective, convenient and accessible health care possible. More than 600 physicians represent 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties. The caliber of physicians and care at Williamson Medical Center offers patients a level of expertise and sophistication one expects to find at larger facilities, but with compassion and convenience unique to WMC. In 2015, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center opened on our campus, adding dedicated pediatric emergent and inpatient care to our offerings. With our fully equipped pediatric rooms, we are now able to provide focused, specific care to the children of our community as well as their parents. For more information visit


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