Lexi Thompson’s Red Bull Tee Time at UNF


UNF Golf Course
1 UNF Dr #48
Jacksonville, FL 32224

WHO: Lexi Thompson, 19 year-old LPGA pro and winner of the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship, will be in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday, October 1, at the University of North Florida Golf Complex.

Men and women’s golf teams and golf enthusiasts from the North Florida area, including incoming freshmen to the University of North Florida, Jacksonville University, University of Florida and Flagler College, will be welcomed to hit balls alongside Lexi at the range, receiving one-on-one instruction from Lexi herself. Golf enthusiasts, who would like to attend, please email your RSVP request to Dustin Schumacher at dustin.schumacher@us.redbull.com.

Lexi is committed to bringing more youth and energy into the sport of golf. Along with Florida instructor Dolph Roder, Lexi will tell her story, give tips and interact with collegiate athletes at Red Bull Tee Time.

WHAT: Lexi Thompson will share her compelling story of entering golf at a young age and pursuing it as her career. She will also reveal some of the obstacles she overcame and tips that it takes in order to play with the professionals. Golf instructor Dolph Roder will talk the technicalities that led Lexi to the top of her profession, and how to gain these fundamentals as a young golfer.

Red Bull Tee Time was born three years ago when Lexi aspired to get closer to her fans while offering young golfers helpful advice on growing a career in the sport. Jacksonville will host the third Tee Time in 2014, with two events that took place in Dallas and North Carolina earlier this year.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
3:30 – 4:00 PM: Arrival / Check-In
4:00 – 5:00 PM: Discussion / Q&A
5:00 – 6:00 PM: Driving Range Demo / Instruction
6:00 – 7:00 PM: Putting Green Demo / Instruction
7:00 – 7:30 PM: Autograph Session

Media Interviews will be made available upon request pre event.

WHERE: University of North Florida Golf Complex at the Hayt Learning Center
1 UNF Drive, Building 48
Jacksonville, FL 32224

MEDIA: For media inquiries, contact Jack Wolfe at jack@impactpublicity.com or 786.326.6763.

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About Lexi Thompson
Alexis “Lexi” Thompson is an American professional golfer. At age 12, she was the youngest golfer ever to qualify to play in the U.S. Women’s Open. The Coral Springs, Fla., native turned professional in June 2010 at age 15. She has won four times on the LPGA, including the Kraft Nabisco, the first major championship of 2014.

About The University of North Florida
The University of North Florida in Jacksonville is a nationally ranked university located on an environmentally beautiful campus that offers students who are dedicated to enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures -rounded education.

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