Arthrex to Sponsor First Tee Girls Golf Challenge During CME Group Titleholders

NAPLES, FL (NOV. 6, 2012) – CME Group Titleholders tournament officials are pleased to announce, the Arthrex First Tee Girls Golf Challenge, which will take place during tournament week of the culminating championship of the LPGA Tour season. The LPGA’s best players will return to Naples for the Tour’s grand finale at the newly-constructed Eagle course at TwinEagles Golf and Country Club Nov. 12-18.

“Through the partnership with Arthrex, we’re excited to be able to offer this opportunity to the First Tee girls in the area,” said Tournament Director Lesley Baker. “Giving these girls the chance to play with some of their favorite pros out on a golf course like the Talon is amazing, and it will serve as a great showcase for the First Tee and all that they do.

On Wednesday, November 14 at 3:00 p.m., during tournament week, members from the First Tee chapters of Naples-Collier, Roanoke and Palm Beach will participate and play with professionals from the LPGA Tour. Three teams of three, consisting of two First Tee girls and one professional will compete on the Talon course at TwinEagles, holes 10, 11, 17 and 18.

“By partnering with the CME Group Titleholders and the LPGA Tour we’re providing a memorable golf experience for the First Tee girls,” said Lisa Gardiner, Arthrex spokeswoman.  “The First Tee, led by outstanding role model golfers, is among our most rewarding associations for it does a tremendous job of building character and life skills in young people both on and off the golf course.”

With the field consisting of the winners and top finishers from each official LPGA tournament, the year-end event of the season will feature the strongest and most dynamic players on the Tour. Highlights from the field include top-ranked players in the world like Yani Tseng, Stacy Lewis, Na Yeon Choi and Suzann Pettersen, and fan favorites such as Lexi Thompson, Michelle Wie and Cristie Kerr.

Daily tickets are $25, valid any one day, Tuesday, November 13 – Sunday, November 18. Weekly grounds passes, valid all week, can be purchased for $50. General public parking passes are on sale for $5 per pass (per day), valid any one day Thursday – Sunday, and On-site VIP Parking Pass is $45 per pass (per day), valid any one day Thursday – Sunday. More ticket packages are also available. Tickets are on sale at www.cmegrouptitleholders.com, by calling (239)-593-3900 or at PGA Tour Superstore in Naples and Delray.

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Topics: CME Group Tour Championship