For the past the past the past 41 years years , this tournament, named in honor of the legendary Coach Woody Hayes, has been dedicated to “paying it forward.” The Woody, as it is affectionately known, has raised more than $3 million to support Nationwide Children's Hospital’s mission providing the highest quality care for all children and their families regardless of ability to pay.
The annual June golf event, is the signature fundraising event of the Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The Woody Hayes Celebrity Classic functions as a 5-person golf scramble with a shotgun start. Foursomes are paired with local celebrities and compete for first prize.
Nationwide Children's Hospital is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (EIN: 31-1036370).