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

More than 100 North Texas Kids to Participate in KidSwing-McKinney Golf Tournament

MORE THAN 100 NORTH TEXAS KIDS TO PARTICIPATE IN
KIDSWING-MCKINNEY GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITING TEXAS SCOTTISH RITE HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN
WHO: KidSwing participants (ages 7 to 18), volunteers and sponsors
Stonebridge Ranch Country Club representatives
TSRHC patients, families, volunteers and staff
WHAT: The fourth annual KidSwing-McKinney golf tournament benefiting TSRHCincludes a nine-hole, best-ball scramble for children ages 7 to 18. The tournament will include lunch, an awards program and pool party. There is no entry fee to play in the tournament, but children who enter are encouraged to raise $100 for the hospital by asking their family and friends to “sponsor” them. This is the second tournament in the KidSwing summer series.
WHEN: Monday, July 18, 2011
7 a.m. – Registration
8 a.m. – Nine-hole scramble shotgun start
11 a.m. – Lunch, Awards Program and Pool Party
1 p.m. – Event concludes
WHERE: Stonebridge Ranch Country Club (The Hills Course)
5901 Glen Oaks Drive
McKinney, Texas 75070
PHOTO / INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
Approximately 100 KidSwing participants, ages 7 to 18
TSRHC patients and families (Collin County residents included)
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. KidSwing-McKinney 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 million 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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