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

North Texas Kids to Participate in Inaugural KidSwing-Trophy Club Golf Tournament Benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

NORTH TEXAS KIDS TO PARTICIPATE IN INAUGURAL
KIDSWING-TROPHY CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITING
TEXAS SCOTTISH RITE HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN
WHO: Approximately 70 KidSwing participants (ages 7 to 18), volunteers and sponsors
Trophy Club Country Club representatives
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patient families and staff

WHAT: The first annual KidSwing-Trophy Club golf tournament benefiting TSRHC includes 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.

WHEN: Monday, August 8, 2011
7 a.m. – Registration
8 a.m. – Nine-hole scramble shotgun start
11 a.m. – Lunch, Awards Program and Pool Party
*Note: The pool is located 1.2 miles from the clubhouse. All participants MUST drive their own vehicles to the pool party. Directions attached.
1 p.m. – Event concludes

WHERE: Trophy Club Country Club
500 Trophy Club Drive
Trophy Club, Texas 76262

PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: KidSwing participants – ages 7 to 18
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children patients and families

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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