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Eckerd Kids Project Bridge Announces Second Annual Celebrity Charity Second Chance Golf Tournament


To be held at Falcon’s Fire in Kissimmee on May 14th

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KISSIMMEE, Fla - Join Eckerd Kids Project Bridge in its efforts to provide Central Florida youth with a second chance at its 2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing on Saturday, May 14th, 2016. Join us in welcoming our youth celebrities, Shawn Coultoff and Arianna Leon. They will be dedicating their time on May 14th at the Second Chance Golf event.

You will have the opportunity to meet Shawn Coultoff, a pint sized dynamo in the world of junior golf and a superstar with Foundation Golf Academy. He has more than 50 victories under his belt and he is only 9 years old. Shawn has won three US Kids Regional Championships and has finished in the top three in two other Regional events including the 2015 Canadian Championship. Shawn has more than 15 US Kids Player of the Year Titles and has won 5 AAU Eagle Junior Golf Tour titles. Shawn continues to have a great year as he competes again for the 2016 US Kids World Championship title and the 2016 Future Masters Championship.

Also meet Arianna Leon, known as Smiles to the coaching staff at Foundation Golf Academy. Arianna is a talented young golfer who has only been playing for a short time but has made a big impact on the US Kids Golf Tour. Arianna has placed in the Top 5 in 6 US Kids Golf Tour events and won one US Kids Tampa Tour event in 2015. Arianna continues to impress all who compete against her with her increasing distance off the tee and her "never give up" attitude.

Join them at Falcon’s Fire on Hole 11 as they offer a Chip Against a Champ Challenge. For $10.00, each player in the event will have the opportunity to play against either Shawn or Arianna. The winner will receive a $50 certificate to Dicks Sporting Goods.

The event, which benefits Eckerd Kids Project Bridge, will help provide educational and vocational support to vulnerable youth. Eckerd Kids Project Bridge provides positive role models and mentors for youth while providing educational and vocational courses and certifications, teaching responsibility and preparing youth for a successful career path. It will take place at Falcon’s Fire Golf Club, 3200 Seralago Blvd. Kissimmee, Fl 34746. Tee time is at 8:30am with registration starting at 7:30am. There will be hole in one prizes, a silent auction, game of chance, as well as other games.

Falcon’s Fire Golf Club received the Award of Excellence as the Best Public Course in 2015 and is a must play Orlando Golf Course. Falcon’s Fire Golf Club is recognized both regionally and nationally as one of the finest public golf courses in Orlando. A Rees Jones designed championship golf course offer guests a spectacular venue and immaculate golf course.

Individual tickets are $100; a golf foursome is $350. This will include lunch, cart and goodie bag. A spectator fee of $50 is available which includes lunch and participation in the silent auction as well. All proceeds benefit Eckerd Kids Project Bridge. To provide a sponsorship or register to play, please visit www.eckerd.org/secondchancegolf. For more information about Eckerd Kids, or to learn how you can provide future second chances, please visit www.eckerd.org. For more information, contact Laurie Stern, 407-205-4376, lsterneckerd.org



About Eckerd Kids:
Eckerd Kids is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, that has given much-needed second chances to more than 150,000 children and families since its founding by Jack and Ruth Eckerd in 1968. Eckerd Kids serves over 18,500 children and their families each year through life-changing child welfare, juvenile justice, workforce development and behavioral health programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. Eckerd Kid’s mission is to provide and share solutions that promote the well-being of children and families in need of a second chance. To learn more visit www.eckerd.org. Follow us on Twitter at eckerdyouth and “like” us on Facebook at facebook.com/eckerdyouth

 
Contact Info
Eckerd Kids
100 Starcrest Dr
Clearwater, FL 33765

Phone: (727) 439-5421

Website: http://www.eckerd.org/secondchancegolf