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News Release: July 26, 2013

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Hoy Murphy, Public Information Officer (304) 957-9365 hoy.r.murphy@wv.gov


Sherri Harold – Pro Shop Manager, Canaan Valley Resort, www.canaanresort.com, 304-866-4121 x 92632

First Tee Program at Canaan Valley State Park Encourages Youth Golf Play, July 27-28, 2013

            DAVIS, W.Va. - Canaan Valley Resort State Park Golf Course will host a First Tee program Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28, 2013, for children ages 5-14 interested in learning the lifetime sport of golf.  Class size is limited and there is a fee of $30 per person for the two-day program.  Age-based classifications are Little General Juniors (ages 5-7) and The First Tee (ages 8-14)   Contact Canaan Valley Resort golf pro shop to register or with any questions, 304-866-4121 x92632. 

About The First Tee Program

            The First Tee West Virginia is a chapter of an international youth development organization, introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through this program, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life. The First Tee has helped shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by teaching values like integrity, respect and perseverance.

            To learn more about The First Tee, visit www.thefirsttee.org. Golf Events scheduled at Canaan Valley Resort are online at http://canaanresort.com/championship-golf/golf-events/