College of Golf Studetns COntinue to Train Special Olympic Golfers

As the Florida Special Olympics 2013 State Golf Tournament approaches in September, ten Saint Lucie County Special Olympics golfers continue to train with student volunteers from Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance on Monday and Thursday afternoons.

Yesterday, College of Golf & Sport Management students Jason Gitel, Wono Yoo, Steven Shaw, Tommey Lyons, Aldrin Mota, Mollie Collins, and Sabrie Boothe worked diligently with Special Olympics athletes Talona, Adolfo, John, Jeremy, Mark, Kenyatta, Alex, Frank, Jessica, and Danielle on their iron and wood games. Special Olympics Saint Lucie County Coordinator Jeff Hancock was on hand to assist with the training, and in a follow up email he commented: “WOW.

That is all I can say about what I saw yesterday. What you are able to do for our athletes is just amazing. Thank you so much from all of our athletes.” Training will continue until the September 6th and 7th State Golf Tournament, which will be held on the Reserve and Crane’s Bend courses at Orange Lake Resort & Golf Club in Orlando, FL. Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management wish all the Special Olympics athletes the best in the five levels of competition that will t  ake place in the State Golf Tournament. As the Special Olympics oath states: “Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

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