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Free fun and fitness!

The free event will feature golf instruction from Michigan Section PGA Professionals, a fitness clinic and the Mercedes-Benz Mobile Performance Center. The first 250 people who register online and attend will receive a pair of Championship practice round tickets.

2012 Senior PGA Championship Play Golf America Day

The free Play Golf America Day is open to players and fans of all ages and abilities. (The PGA of America)

Harbor Shores Golf Club will host a fun-filled day of free golf and fitness activities during the Play Golf America Day, May 12 (Saturday) from 1-5 pm. The first 250 people who register online at PlayGolfAmerica.com and attend the Play Golf America Day will receive a pair of Championship practice round tickets for Tuesday or Wednesday at Harbor Shores Golf Club in Benton Harbor (one pair of tickets per household).

The free event will feature golf instruction from Michigan Section PGA Professionals and a fitness clinic led by PGA Director of Fitness David Donatucci. The Mercedes-Benz Mobile Performance Center will also be on-site and will feature other fun and interactive experiences for men, women and children. This event will help kick-off the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid as well as Welcome to Golf Month, a national promotion that is designed to create a welcoming atmosphere to encourage new players to try golf throughout the month of May. 

WHAT:
-- Play Golf America Day
-- Free golf lessons from Michigan Section PGA Professionals
-- Fitness Clinic and PGA Sports Academy Station with PGA Director of Fitness David Donatucci
-- Mercedes-Benz Mobile Performance Center, a mobile golf tour powered by The PGA of America, will also be on-site with PGA Professional golf instruction featuring GolfTEC's g-SWING full swing analysis and g-PUTT putting analysis.
-- Special Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid commemorative giveaway to the first 200 attendees
-- Photo opportunities with the Alfred S. Bourne Trophy (Senior PGA Championship Trophy)
-- Free Community Fitness Walk along the first five holes of the Harbor Shores golf course, 8 a.m. Click here to register. The first 200 adults to register will receive a fitness walk t-shirt.

WHEN:
-- Saturday, May 12, 1-4 p.m.

WHERE:
-- Harbor Shores Golf Club, 201 Graham, Benton Harbor, MI, (502) 624-4218

WHO:
-- PGA Professionals from the Michigan PGA Section will give free golf lessons

Notes:
-- Single-day and week-long tickets to the Championship may be purchased by clicking here, or by calling (800) PGA-GOLF (742-4653).
 
On-site Media Contact:
Jeannie Dieffenbaugher, Championship Manager, 269.830.2974, jdieffenbaugher@pgahq.com

ADMISSION IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Call the Senior PGA Championship Office at (269) 487-3200 for more details

Created to showcase the game of golf in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, PGA Play Golf America Days are presented by The PGA of America, Mercedes-Benz and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The event is designed to provide free expert instruction to golfers of all ages and skill levels, introduce new golfers to the game and promote the many healthy aspects for the sport of golf.

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