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Local 7-year-old to participate in Learn to Golf Clinic designed for children with physical challenges

Korban Best 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 Korban Best, age 7 of Southlake, 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, March 26, 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: Leonard’s Golf Links
3200 Chapel Creek Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76116
(817) 560-0200

ABOUT KORBAN BEST: Korban Best, age 7 of Southlake, Texas, is a patient at TSRHC and is treated for an arm and hand difference. This will be Korban’s third time to participate in a Learn to Golf clinic. Through the Learn to Golf program, Korban has taken golf lessons and enjoys going to the driving range to practice. Korban is a yellow belt in Jujitsu, loves to swim and has played soccer.

ABOUT TSRHC: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic 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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