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The Golf Channel’s “Drive, Chip & Putt” Event to be Hosted by Eisenhower Park GC

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (July 25, 2008) - Mutual of Omaha Drive, Chip & Putt presented by The Golf Channel, the world’s largest junior golf skills competition, will swing into the Long Island area to host a local championship at Eisenhower State Park Golf Course in East Meadow, N.Y., on Thursday, August 7.

The event,  which begins at 4:00p.m., is a free golf skills competition for junior golfers of all abilities between the ages of 7 -14. Participants will be divided into four age divisions competing in three competitions: driving, chipping and putting. Prizes will be awarded in each age group including first, second and third place for best overall performance. The top three finishers in each age group will be invited to one of 16 Regional Championships held throughout the country. From these events, regional winners in each age group will advance to the National Championship.


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