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Local 11-year-old to participate in Learn to Golf clinic for children with physical challenges

Adriana Guerra to join other patients of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children at event
WHO: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patients, families and staff
TSRHC patient Adriana Guerra, age 11 of Lancaster, Texas
Golf and allied healthcare professionals

WHAT: TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges. Junior golfers will learn about golf safety, etiquette, driving, chipping and putting.

TSRHC’s Learn to Golf program is designed for patients with challenging physical conditions. Learn to Golf provides the tools and instruction needed for patients to participate in and reap the rehabilitative benefits of the game.
The Learn to Golf program has received support from the United States Golf Association (USGA), PGA TOUR Charities, Wadsworth Golf Charities Foundation, Northern Texas PGA and other generous donors.

WHEN: Saturday, April 30, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. – Registration
9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Learn to Golf clinic
11:30 a.m. to Noon – Lunch

WHERE: North Texas Golf Center
2101 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, Texas 75229
(972) 247-4653

ABOUT ADRIANA GUERRA: Adriana Guerra, age 11 of Lancaster, Texas, has been a hand patient at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) since she was 6 months old. Adriana is treated in the hospital’s Charles E. Seay, Jr. Hand Center. Adriana has participated in the Learn to Golf program for almost four years and has played in KidSwing golf tournament benefiting TSRHC for three years. This year, she is going to participate in the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program and play in the Dallas Parochial League Golf Classic. In addition, Adriana is a member of the Girl Scouts and enjoys volleyball, softball and track.

ABOUT TSRHC: 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 to TSRHC 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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