PGA TOUR Charities, Inc. will host 24th Annual Area Wide Junior Golf Clinic at TPC Scottsdale

As part of the PGA TOUR’s commitment to give back to local communities, TPC Scottsdale “Home of the PGA TOUR’s Waste Management Phoenix Open” will host the 24th Annual Area Wide Junior Golf Clinic sponsored by PGA TOUR Charities Inc. on Wednesday November 16, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More than 500 local youths are expected to participate in this award-winning junior golf program, which encompasses learning the game of golf and the positive ideals it teaches.

The day will include an exhibition by trick shot artist Chuck “The Hit Man”. Chuck “The Hit Man” performs over 120 exhibitions per year that are chocked full of humor, crowd interaction, incredible athleticism, and off the charts hand-eye coordination that will amaze audiences of all ages both golfers and non golfers alike. In addition to Chuck, there will be an appearance by a surprise PGA TOUR professional, the participation of special guests from The First Tee of Phoenix, and hands-on golf instruction offered by PGA Golf Professionals from the Southwest Section at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course practice facility. We would like to express that this is not only a field trip to learn about golf but an opportunity to get a real life lesson on perseverance and determination.

The day’s events will include:
9:30 a.m. Registration and PGA TOUR player appearance
10:30 a.m. Chuck “The Hit Man” Exhibition
11:30 p.m. Golf instructional clinic (Lunch will be provided to all youth who attend)

Valley youths ages 4 to 17 are invited to participate in this special event, which is being presented by PGA TOUR Charities, Inc. in collaboration with The First Tee of Phoenix. The First Tee is an initiative of the World Golf Foundation aimed at impacting the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through golf. Since its inception, the Area Wide Junior Golf Clinic has attracted more than 7,000 local youths.

TPC Scottsdale is located at 17020 N. Hayden Road in Scottsdale. To participate in the clinic or for more information, contact Greg Wolf at 480. 585.4334 ext. 229 or

Visit the following link to footage from of the 2008 Clinic.