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Jacqueline Baer
(214) 559-8352
jacqueline.baer@tsrh.org

Hundreds of Area Children to Play Golf for Good, Participate in 9th Annual KidSwing Golf Tournament

HUNDREDS OF AREA CHILDREN TO PLAY GOLF FOR GOOD, PARTICIPATE IN NINTH ANNUAL KIDSWING GOLF TOURNAMENT
KidSwing Golf Tournament has raised more than $1 million for
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
WHO: Former Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patient, KidSwing founder Ben Sater, age 19
Approximately 200 KidSwing participants, ages 7 to 18
TSRHC patients, families, volunteers and staff

WHAT: The ninth annual KidSwing golf tournament benefiting TSRHC is a nine-hole, best-ball scramble for children ages 7 to 18. In addition to the tournament, there will be an awards reception, pool party and dinner. Tournament proceeds will benefit the Charles E. Seay, Jr. Hand Center. To date, KidSwing has raised more than $1 million for the hospital.

WHEN: Monday, June 20, 2011
8 a.m. – Morning registration
9 a.m. – Morning shotgun start
1 p.m. – Afternoon registration
2 p.m. – Afternoon shotgun start
4:30 p.m. – Pool opens
5 p.m. – Dinner served
5:30 p.m. – Awards program

WHERE: Brookhaven Country Club
3333 Golfing Green Drive
Dallas, Texas 75234

PHOTO/INTERVIEWOPPORTUNITIES: Approximately 200 KidSwing participants, ages 7 to 18
Former TSRHC patient, KidSwing founder Ben Sater, age 19

KIDSWING INFORMATION: The original KidSwing Golf Tournament was founded in Dallas in 2003 by former TSRHC patient, Ben Sater, and his mother, Kim. KidSwing is a nine-hole, best-ball scramble for players ages 7 to 18. A KidSwing tournament in McKinney, Texas, was added in 2008 and a KidSwing tournament in Trophy Club, Texas, has been added this year. To date, KidSwing tournaments have raised more than $1,022,000 for TSRHC. For information about becoming a KidSwing sponsor or playing in any of the 2011 KidSwing Golf Tournaments, please visit www.KidSwing.org.
HOSPITAL INFORMATION: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age. Patients receive treatment regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call
(214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.
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