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

Local 12-year-old to participate in a golf clinic for children with physical differences

Lauren “Saige” Pruitt of Flower Mound to practice golf at event for
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children patients

WHO: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patients, families and staff
TSRHC patient Lauren “Saige” Pruitt, age 12 of Flower Mound
Local Golf Professionals
WorldLink, Inc. staff

WHAT: TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf 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 golf.
The Learn to Golf program is proudly presented by WorldLink, Inc. The program also receives support from the North Texas Golf Course Superintendents Association and the National Alliance for Accessible Golf, which is funded through the United States Golf Association (USGA). There is no charge for patients to participate.

WHEN: Saturday, April 21, 2012
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: Grayson County College Golf Course
56 Golf Drive
Denison, Texas 75020
(903) 786-9719

ABOUT SAIGE:
Lauren “Saige” Pruitt, age 12 of Flower Mound has been a patient of TSRHC for the past year and is being treated for scoliosis. Saige enjoys going to the golf course with her dad and is looking forward to her first Learn to Golf clinic. Saige is in the sixth grade at Forestwood Middle School in Flower Mound, where she enjoys playing the trombone in the school band. She also likes to play basketball, volleyball and enjoys swimming.

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.

ABOUT WORLDLINK:
WorldLink, Inc. is a Certified Minority Owned, Services Oriented organization specializing in WorkforceSolutions, Engineering Services, and Mobile Solutions for telecom, IT, and emerging technology industries. WorldLink’s vast industry and business processes expertise, along with broad global resources and recognized success, allows WorldLink, Inc. to synchronize the right people, skills, and technologies to help clients continue as high-performance profitable businesses.

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