Each year, the Ambassador of Golf Award is presented by the Bridgestone Invitational and Northern Ohio Golf Charities, Inc. to an individual who has fostered the ideals of the game on an international level and whose concern for others extends beyond the golf course.

Peter Jacobsen, known for his passion and personality throughout his 40-year PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions careers, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Ambassador of Golf Award.  Jacobsen, 62, made his PGA TOUR debut in 1977 and won seven times during his career.  Jacobsen also collected 10 other victories, particpated on four national teams and has won twice on the PGA TOUR Champions.

Join us for an exclusive evening with Peter Jacobsen, one of golf's all-time greats!

Enjoy an inside look at the career and legacy of Peter with a special question and answer presentation in the main dining room of Firestone Country Club along with an hors d'oeuvre reception.  Options to participate in the evening are:

  • $2,500 for ten tickets plus one signed pin flag by Peter Jacobsen
  • $250 per person

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 5:30pm

Proceeds from the evening will benefit Northern Ohio Golf Charities, Inc., which annually contributes to worthy causes in the region through a grant request process.  Through professional golf tournaments at Firestone Country Club, over $26 million has been given back to Northeast Ohio charities since 1984.

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For information or to purchase tickets, please contact Glenda Buchanan at 330.245.2302 or