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Wednesday, 20 October 2010 18:00

PHILADELPHIA - Participants of The First Tee of Philadelphia will have the opportunity to meet and learn from student-athletes and coaches from six area colleges/universities this Sunday, Oct. 24 from noon to 3 p.m. during a special event at Walnut Lane Golf Club.

The First Tee of Philadelphia and Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) have teamed up to organize the event, which will benefit the more than 90 young people from the Philadelphia area who are planning to attend. Student athletes and coaches participating in the event are from Cabrini College, LaSalle University, Philadelphia University, Rutgers-Camden, Temple University, University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University.

The event will give The First Tee of Philadelphia participants the opportunity to learn from collegiate players and coaches and in the areas of golf instruction and wellness, as well as the importance of high school graduation, preparation for college and college golf opportunities.

A nine-hole “friendship match” will also be played, giving participants the opportunity to interact individually with the college players and coaches.

For more information on the event, please call 215-840-8540.

 
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