Tournament Hosts

Diana Ramage

Diana Ramage began playing golf at the age of ten. National success in junior golf tournaments put her on the college radar as a young high school student.  Despite recruitment efforts by most all of the southeastern schools,Ramage knew Auburn University would become her school of choice.  While playing on the AU Golf Team, Ramage was awarded numerous  individual titles, including National First Team All American her senior year.  The Auburn University Golf Team was ranked number one at various times during Diana’s collegiate career.  The team also won two South Eastern Conference championships.  After graduating in 2005, Diana headed straight to LPGA Qualifying School where she finished in the top 15 and received her LPGA card.

 

Diana has lived in Auburn since 2000.  She is very happy to call Auburn home along with her family.  Diana is now working for a new real estate company, THREE-SIXTY.  She has been in real estate for over a year and is loving her new found career! 

 

For more information check out her company's website: www.concepttoclosing.com

Kendall Simmons

Kendall Simmons is truly an Auburn man.  He was a successful part of the Auburn football team from 1997-2002.  He received a bachelor 's degree in Graphic Design while attending Auburn University. Simmons was the first round draft pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2002.  After winning rookie of the year he was diagnosed with type I diabetes in 2003.  This condition was only a minor speed bump for Simmons.  The following year he won the Ed Block Courage Award for returning to football after being diagnosed. 

 

After winning 2 Super bowls, Simmons has now retired from the NFL.  He is currently employed as a spokesperson for Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with 87 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care.

 

Simmons is blessed to have a wonderful supporting family by his side.  He is married to his college sweetheart, Celesta Simmons.   Together they have 3 lovely little girls, Kensley, Laila and Olivia Pearl, and 1 son, Henry Kendall Tyce.