Looking to Grow the Game:First Tee of the Triad and Wyndham Championship partner up

Posted by Press Release on May 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm under Amateur, Professional | Comments are off for this article

WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP, FIRST TEE OF THE TRIAD PARTNER TO GROW THE GAME, HOST FREE PARENT-CHILD GOLF CLINIC

GREENSBORO, N.C. – In an effort to help grow the game of golf, the Piedmont
Triad’s PGA TOUR event is partnering with The First Tee of the Triad to host
the Wyndham Championship Golf Clinic presented by Sunbrella, a free golf
clinic on Saturday, June 23, it was announced today. The 73rd annual
Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 13-19, 2012.

People of any age who want to learn to play golf are invited to attend this
free clinic, set for 9 a.m. until Noon, and golfers are encouraged to attend
in parent-child or grandparent-child twosomes allowing children and their
parents or grandparents to learn the game together from professional
instructors.

Carolinas PGA Professionals will staff each station teaching a different
basic golf skill such as putting, chipping, basics of the swing and more.
The clinic will take place at Gillespie Park in Greensboro, site of the very
successful Newspapers in Education kids’ clinic held earlier this year. To
sign up, attendees can visit www.thefirstteetriad.org and click on the
“register” in the spotlight section. Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. on
Thursday, June 21. A maximum of 200 players may participate.

Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country
Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and
is the seventh-oldest event on the PGA TOUR. Tickets will be available soon
at www.wyndhamchampionship.com or through the tournament office. The
tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Worldwide, presenting sponsor BB&T
and Premier Partners, Flow Automotive, Harris Teeter, McConnell Golf,
SunbrellaR, Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. and VF Corporation for their
continued support. Additional tournament information, including ticket
packages and sponsorship information, is available at
www.wyndhamchampionship.com or through the tournament office at (336)
379-1570. For more information about Wyndham Worldwide, please visit
www.wyndhamworldwide.com.


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