Durham, NC, August 22, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The First Tee of the Triangle, a nonprofit organization dedicated to impacting the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf, has announced that in celebration of the organization’s 10th anniversary, it will host a Family Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Hillandale Golf Course, located at 160 Hillandale Road, Durham, NC.
The highlight of the event will be The Dennis Walters Golf Show. A member of the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Hall of Fame, Walters travels the country performing shows of spectacular golf tricks, such as hitting precise shots using bizarre items like fishing rods and cell phones as clubs. His show also features tricks by his dog, Bucky.
The full schedule of events is as follows:
-9:00-10:00 a.m. – The Dennis Walters Golf Show
-10:00-10:45 a.m. – Driving Range Clinic for Kids
-10:45-11:15 a.m. – Karl Kimball Exhibition
-11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Driving Range Clinic for Parents
In addition to these events, participants and their families are invited to partake in several other activities until 12:30 p.m., including The First Tee Nine Core Values Nine Hole Putting Contest, The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits Golf Fitness program, activities at the Time Warner Cable STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) tent and various kid-friendly crafts. Sandwich samples from Jersey Mike’s will be available. After 3:30 p.m., kids are invited to play Hillandale Golf Course for free with a paying adult; all tee times must be made in advance.
To register for the event, please visit http://bit.ly/VzXr9g.
“We are very excited to host the Family Fun Day to help us celebrate a decade of delivering The First Tee Life Skills Experience™ to young people in the Triangle,” said Brandon Baker, executive director of The First Tee of the Triangle. “This event is sure to be exciting for families and people of all ages, and we invite everyone to join us. We look forward to seeing Dennis perform and to having families join us as we kick off a month of celebration for our 10th anniversary.”
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About The First Tee of the Triangle:
Established in 2004, The First Tee of the Triangle is a nonprofit organization dedicated to impacting the lives of young people in the area by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Offering programs specifically designed for young people ages 6 to 18 in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill areas of North Carolina, the organization has worked with nearly 20,000 young people in the area. With nine partnering facilities in the area, The First Tee of the Triangle delivers The First Tee Life Skills Experience™ to area youth who might not otherwise be exposed to the character values of the game. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/1bke0rI.