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Over A Hundred McKinney-Area Kids & Families to Participate in 10th Annual KidSwing Golf Tournament

KidSwing Golf Tournament benefitting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children turns out to be another successful turnout raising money for child patients and their treatment.

 
 
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PRLog - Jul. 11, 2012 - The 10th annual KidSwing Golf Tournament presented by Ambit Energy, benefiting  Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) http://www.tsrhc.org/ took place on Monday, July 9, 2012 at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club –The Hills Course in McKinney, Texas with more than 100 participants.

KidSwing, celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer, is a nine-hole, best-ball scramble for children ages 7 to 18 at all levels of golfing ability. TSRHC patient Colin Ashlock, age 13 of Sherman, will speak at the awards ceremony about his experience at the hospital. His inspirational words are meant to remind the participants of why they are raising funds for TSRHC. KidSwing is proud to be presented by Ambit Energy this year. All KidSwing proceeds will go toward the renovation of Allan Shivers Park, a play area for TSRHC patients, families and the community, which is located on the grounds of the hospital.

About KidSwing:
KidSwing, presented by Ambit Energy, is a nine-hole, best-ball scramble for players ages 7 to 18 at all levels of golfing ability. The original KidSwing golf tournament was founded in 2003 by former Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patient Ben Sater of Plano and his mother, Kim Sater. Ben founded KidSwing as a way to give back to TSRHC for the care he received. KidSwing is all about kids helping kids, and to date, KidSwing golf tournaments have raised more than $1.3 million for TSRHC. Currently, three KidSwing tournaments are played in the Dallas-Fort Worth area each year. For more information about becoming a KidSwing sponsor or playing in an upcoming KidSwing golf tournament, please visit www.KidSwing.org.

About TSRHC:
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, such as scoliosishttp://www.tsrhc.org/scoliosis-spine.htm , clubfoot http://www.tsrhc.org/clubfoot-foot-disorders.htm , hip dysplasia http://www.tsrhc.org/hip-dyslasia-perthes.htm , hand disorders http://www.tsrhc.org/hand-disorders.htm , and Legg-Perthes http://www.tsrhc.org/hip-dysplasia-legg-perthes.htm , and certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age. Patients receive treatment regardless of the family's ability to pay. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit http://www.tsrhc.org/.

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