Niswonger Classic

Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic Champions

Congratulations to our 2016 Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic Champions: Team Bank of Tennessee, Bruce Smith and Peter Malnati!

Niswonger Children's Hospital

Niswonger Children's Hospital

About Niswonger Children's Hospital

Niswonger Children’s Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn., serves more than 200,000 children in a four-state, 29-county region. The 69-bed children's hospital is staffed by pediatric experts who know, love and care about children and their families. The goal of Niswonger Children's Hospital is to provide safe and child-friendly care that is centered on the patient and family. Read more

As a partner of the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic, your support will create an amazing new service, The Children’s Resource Center. This new initiative serves as the hub for outreach, advocacy, education and support for children and their families in the region. Drawing together the necessary resources to support families and children in need, The Children’s Resource Center will develop a variety of health-related prevention and education programs.

Mountain States Foundation

Mountain States Foundation

Changing Lives Through Giving

Mountain States Foundation provides support to numerous causes that are of great importance to the people of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Western North Carolina and Eastern Kentucky. The generosity of individuals, businesses and other organizations across the region enables the foundation to fulfill its mission. Learn more

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Niswonger Classic

About Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic

In 2015 the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic raised $503,703 to benefit children in our region. The Classic has also earned a reputation of excellence amongst national golf tournaments and players, with many of our repeat participants traveling more than 500 miles to play in this prestigious event.

The 2016 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic featured:

  • Five major events over 10 days
  • 20 of golf’s best players from the PGA, LPGA, and Champions Tours
  • 20 A-list celebrities from the NFL, MLB, NBA, NASCAR and the world of entertainment and music
  • An exclusive concert featuring some of Country music’s biggest stars
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2016 Golf Video
2015 Golf Video
Featured Video
  • Tanaya Anderson
    Tanaya Anderson

  • James Griffith
    James Griffith

  • Kyah Jones
    Kyah Jones

  • Andrew Keys
    Andrew Keys

  • Maddy King
    Madison “Maddy” King

  • Trae Wampler
    Thomas “Trae” Wampler, III

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Celebrity and Tour Players
  • Peter Malnati
    Peter Malnati
    Defending Champion
  • Brooke Pancake
    Brooke Pancake
    LPGA Tour
  • Bruce Smith
    Bruce Smith
    Hall of Fame Defensive End, Buffalo Bills

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Niswonger Services Overview

Niswonger Children's HospitalNiswonger Children’s Hospital is the region’s only children’s hospital. This 69-bed, not-for-profit facility offers a full array of emergency, primary and specialty services. Niswonger Children’s Hospital provides care, diagnostics and intervention to pediatric patients. Read more

Scott Niswonger
About Scott Niswonger

Few individuals have made a lasting impact on the health of a region as greatly as Scott Niswonger. This Greeneville, Tenn., native has become known for his philanthropy, made possible by the success of his transportation and logistics company, Landair Corporation. Scott has put his name and his resources behind many worthwhile causes throughout our area, including investments in higher education at Tusculum College and investments in the arts at Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. Arguably, his greatest investment has been in the children of our community through his ongoing support of the region’s only children’s hospital.

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Steve Johnson
About Steve Johnson

Mr. Steve Johnson, is a native of Huntsville, Alabama. The 1988 graduate of Virginia Tech 
is President of Johnson Commercial Development.

A two-time Honorable Mention All-American tight end, Johnson finished sixth on the Hokies’ all-time list for career receptions and eighth in touchdowns. Following his college career, he played for the New England Patriots. In 2013, Virginia Tech renamed its practice fields for Johnson.

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Event & Partnership Opportunities

Niswonger Children’s Golf Classic Event and Partnership Opportunities Booklet