LECOM Suncoast Classic Junior Golf Clinic
Contact Name: Andy Mears
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Contact Phone Number: 269-491-4653
Bradenton, FL (February 16, 2021) – First Tee - Sarasota/Manatee (FTSM) -- an organization founded in 2000 with the primary goal of impacting the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf – announces it will team with the LECOM Suncoast Classic, a Korn Ferry Tour/PGA TOUR event, February 18 – 21, to produce a FREE youth golf clinic.
The golf clinic will be held on Saturday, February 20 at Lakewood National Golf Club, the host Club for the Korn Ferry Tour event. The clinic begins at 3:00pm with instruction from a Korn Ferry Tour Professional(s), IMG Academy instructors, and First Tee - Sarasota/Manatee coaches. All children are welcome to attend, and kids get into the tournament at no charge throughout the week.
Justin Kristich, Tournament Director, said, "We are excited to team up PGA Tour Superstore on this unique, community-based partnership. By partnering with First Tee - Sarasota/Manatee, we are looking forward to a fun and rewarding experience for youth golfers of all levels during the LECOM Suncoast Classic".
As noted by Justin Kristich, the youth clinic is being sponsored by PGA Tour Superstore, located on University Parkway just off I-75. PGA Tour Superstore via the Arthur A. Blank Foundation is a major supporter of First Tee. Their mission promotes positive change in peoples' lives and strives to build and enhance the communities in which they live. Bridgett Zuri, PGA Tour Superstore GM added, “We seek innovative solutions that enable young people, families, and communities to achieve results beyond what seems possible today.”
FTSM Executive Director, Lexi McKenney said, “We are so excited to once again support the youth golf clinic with LECOM and PGA Tour Superstore. First Tee will have a presence in the Tournament Fan Zone. It is an amazing brand opportunity for our Chapter. Having the platform to educate people about becoming involved with First Tee as a Volunteer, Register a Child or Donate to support the mission is simply unparalleled via this golf tournament.”
The LECOM Suncoast Classic is a great way to see tomorrow’s PGA TOUR stars today. For more information and ticket purchases, go to www.lecomsuncoastclassic.com.
First Tee - Sarasota/Manatee currently serves area youth at its golf course locations and in-school program, as well as, LPGA/USGA Girls Golf of Sarasota/Manatee, Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association, and PGA Jr. League. FTSM is supported by generous donations from corporate partners, foundation grants, and individual donors.
For more information about First Tee Sarasota/Manatee, go to www.TheFirstTeeSarasotaManatee.org