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2017 Ace Shootout is a Record-Breaker

The 2017 Ace Shootout raised more than $2 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the most ever raised in the event’s 20-year history. In total, Ace has raised more than $20 million through Shootout since it started.

The Ace Shootout is a celebrity golf skills challenge. Four teams of celebrities representing basketball, baseball, football and hockey compete against each other in a long drive challenge, putting challenge, chipping challenge and others. The Ace Shootout is filmed as a television show for Golf Channel.

For 2017 the teams were:

  • Team Football: Mark Rypien and Marc Bulger
  • Team Basketball: Julius “Dr. J” Erving and Cliff Levingston
  • Team Hockey: Mike Eruzione and Clark Gillies
  • Team Baseball: Kevin Millar and John Lackey


Comedian Bill Engvall and actor John O’Hurley again served as hosts for the show. The 2016 Ace All-Star, Kasey Harvey attended the event this year and will be featured on the show.

This year’s Shootout will premiere on Golf Channel on March 27 at 5 p.m. ET.

The celebrity players and Kasey Harvey show off their Miracle Bands at the 2017 Ace Shootout


2016 Ace All-Star Kasey Harvey takes a selfie with actor John O’Hurley and comedian Bill Engvall; both served as the hosts for this year’s show
2016 Ace All-Star Kasey Harvey