Alabama Power Junior Clinic teaches lessons about golf and life

Alabama Power Junior Clinic teaches lessons about golf and life
Pro golfers pose with students participating in the Alabama Power Junior Golf Clinic. (Christopher Jones)

Sunny, clear skies greeted participants in the annual Junior Clinic at Regions Tradition at the Greystone Golf Course in Hoover.

Nearly 200 students participated in the annual clinic, learning not only about golf but also about the game of life.

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The Junior Golf Clinic instructors give lessons to eager elementary students. (Christopher Jones)

PGA Tour Champions professionals Ken Tanigawa and Shaun Micheel were the instructors of the clinic, held the morning of Tuesday, May 7.

The clinic was ahead of the Regions Tradition, which will run through Sunday, May 12.

Children’s of Alabama is the tournament’s primary beneficiary. Since the tourney began in 1992, more than $17 million has been raised to benefit charities.

Golfing students participate in the Alabama Power Junior Clinic. (Christopher Jones)

On Wednesday, the Celebrity Pro-Am featured sports celebrities, including University of Alabama coach Nick Saban, Auburn coach Gus Malzhan, former Auburn running back and pro football player Bo Jackson, former Alabama running back and pro football player Trent Richardson, and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice.

 

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