Sorenstam part of preview day at Bay Hill

First TeeThe First Tee of Central Florida will host an interactive golf preview day on Friday, June 29, at storied Bay Hill Club & Lodge.

Highlights include a skills clinic with hall of famer Annika Sorenstam that will be hosted by the Golf Channel's Scott Walker. Sorenstam will relay a few of her secrets to success on and off the course. She'll also discuss The First Tee's Nine Core Values along with their Nine Healthy Habits, of which she is the national spokesperson.

The clinic will be followed by a round of golf for participating supporters at the home of the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational. Palmer, a national trustee of The First Tee, donated the course, food and facilities to support the day.

Schedule of events:

• 7:45-8:30 a.m. - Continental breakfast
• 8:30-9:30 a.m. - Interactive clinic with Annika Sorenstam hosted by Golf Channel's Scott Walker
• 9:30-10:30 a.m. - Juniors to participate in The First Tee stations, which will include a Core Value and Healthy Habit
• 10:30 a.m. - Supporting foursome tee times begin

Golf Channel, a new national partner of The First Tee helped coordinate the day and will be on hand to cover the festivities. Other major benefactors of TFTCF include the ANNIKA Foundation and Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation.

"We're looking forward to an exceptional day at Bay Hill," Sorenstam said. "The Central Florida chapter's re-launch is a first step toward our goal of eventually making it a model for programs nationwide. This area is a hotbed for golf and our chapter should represent that."

The event, which is open to media and the public, will help raise awareness of TFTCF's revamped chapter and its mission to impact the lives of area youth. For additional information about Preview Day or The First Tee, email tftcfl@gmail.com or call (321) 236-3160.

 

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