Jayci Jordan of Tyler 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 Jayci Jordan, age 7 of Tyler, Texas
Local Golf Professionals
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 has received support from generous donors, including WorldLink, Inc., 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, May 18, 2013
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
Alpine Target Golf Center
2695 Alpine Road
Longview, Texas 75605
ABOUT JAYCI: Jayci Jordan, age 7, of Tyler, Texas is a patient of TSRHC and has been treated for left side weakness due to an in-utero stroke. She recently underwent hand surgery to allow better movement of her left hand. This will be Jayci’s first Learn to Golf clinic and she has been practicing at home to get ready. Jayci loves the outdoors and participating in sports. She also takes a hip hop dance class, plays soccer and enjoys jumping on the trampoline. Jayci is in the first grade at Andy Woods Elementary School in the Tyler ISD.
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.