PGA TOUR Champions Professionals Fred Funk & Tim Petrovic to
offer life-long lessons to children at Greystone Golf & Country Club
Birmingham, Ala. (May 14) – Over 300 third through fifth graders from local schools will take part in Alabama Power’s Junior Clinic in advance of the Regions Tradition. The clinic will be held Tuesday, May 15, at 10 a.m. on the driving range at Greystone Golf & Country Club.
This year’s Junior Clinic features PGA TOUR Champions professionals Fred Funk and Tim Petrovic and will focus on teaching students about life lessons that come with the game of golf. During the clinic, students will learn what it means to be a professional golfer and how the PGA TOUR Champions professionals worked their way to the top through hard work, focus and determination. Fred and Tim will share stories about their careers while incorporating the importance of sportsmanship, honesty and friendship.
The Regions Tradition will take place Wednesday, May 16, through Sunday, May 20. Tickets start at only $20, and children 18 and younger are admitted free with a ticketed adult. All the stars of the PGA TOUR Champions will compete in this major championship, including John Daly, Vijay Singh, Steve Stricker, Tom Lehman and defending champion Bernhard Langer. For more information, please visit www.regionstradition.com.
About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of golfers age 50 and older, with the most recognizable and accomplished players in the game – including 34 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame who compete regularly in its events. PGA TOUR Champions is Where Legends Play, and is home to The Ultimate Clubhouse. Conceived in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour, it started with just four events and purses totaling $475,000. The primary purpose of PGA TOUR Champions is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, protect the integrity of the game and generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays. Introduced in 2016, the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs identify and recognize the Tour’s leading player via a season-long race for the Charles Schwab Cup. The Commissioner of the PGA TOUR is Tim Finchem. Greg McLaughlin is President of PGA TOUR Champions. The PGA TOUR’s website is PGATOUR.com, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Follow PGA TOUR Champions at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions and on Twitter @ChampionsTour.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $125 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,600 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com
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