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Youth Golf Tournament Sponsoring Program

July 15, 2013 at 9:24 AM

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – The John Shippen Youth Golf Academy is currently conducting a golf tournament sponsoring program. The Youth Golf Club, made up of boys and girls ages 8 to 17, was doing fundraising in Scotch Plains on Saturday. A donation of $25 will pay for a kid’s entry fee into the JSYGA Annual Golf Tournament that will be held August 3rd at the Scotch Hills Country Club.  Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover came out on Saturday to show support for the Youth Golf Club, which has been conducting the sponsoring program for 5 years.

John Shippen, an African American, was the first American pro golfer. Born in 1879, he was taught how to play golf when he was 9. The John Shippen Memorial Golf Foundation, a 501c(3), was founded in 1996.

On Saturday 7 year old Derek Gutierrez and other members of the golf club did some active fundraising along Park Ave. Derek, who was player of the year in 2012, said that he had been playing golf since he was 3 ½ years old.

The John Shippen Memorial Foundation is at 1597 St. Ann Street, Scotch Plains, NJ and they can be reached at  (908) 322 2986. For information about the tournament contact Thurman Simmons at (908) 322 5486. The JSYGA Annual Tournament is hosted by Scotch Hills Country Club, 820 Jerusalem Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, and will be held on Saturday, August 3rd, 8:00 AM– 12:30 PM.

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