BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — For the twelfth straight year, Nick and Terry Saban hosted the Nick’s Kids Golf Tournament at Old Overton Club Thursday. The tournament’s goal is to raise funds for Nick’s Kids to distribute throughout the next year for different projects in the Alabama community.
“This is really a fun event for us,” Nick Saban said before the event. “We feel great about the things that we’ve been able to do in the community.”
In 2017 alone, Nick’s Kids distributed over $500,000 to 150 organizations and projects. Those included the seventeenth Habitat for Humanity house built to represent Alabama’s seventeenth national championship as well as contributions to the Tuscaloosa Juvenile Detention Center’s Welding and Classroom facility set to break ground next month.
“This is kind of our family legacy to try and do this,” Nick said. “A lot of people support it, obviously, and it’s in honor of my father and what he tried to do to help young people.”
Saban also discussed topics concerning his football team, including the quarterback competition, building depth at all positions, and his trip out on the lake with team leaders. To hear all of his comments, check out the video at the top of the page.