Women's Board of Nationwide Children's Hospital Hosts Junior Golf Classic July 19

June 17, 2010

The Women’s Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is proud to host for the 18th time, the Junior Golf Classic Monday, July 19, 2010 at The Ohio State University Golf Club – Gray Course. The revival of this tournament coincides with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational.

The Junior Golf Classic is geared for children ages 6-18, allowing participants to have fun while putting their golf skills to the test, and helping patients and families of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the areas of greatest need at the hospital.

Entries are open to golfers who will not have reached their 19th birthday by July 19, 2010. The field is open to the first 140 junior golfers with the following divisions and fees:

18 holes: 16-18- and 13-15-year-olds ($50 for registration)
9 holes 10-12- and 6-9-year-olds ($40 for registration)
*Lunch will be provided for all participants.

During the Classic, the Women’s Board will hold the “Tag-A-Bag” campaign in which contributors can designate a tag to a junior golfers’ bag commemorating their participation. Donations range from $10 to $100, and may be sent to Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation – attn: Junior Golf Classic, 700 Children’s Dr., Columbus, OH 43205.

Sponsorships are also available and all inquiries should be directed to Stacie Russell at (614) 783-5971.

To register for the Junior Golf Classic, go to NationwideChildrens.org and keyword search “Junior Golf.” For more information, contact Katelyn Burkholder, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-0822 or Katelyn.Burkholder@NationwideChildrens.org

The Women’s Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital was part of the original vision of the hospital when it was founded in 1892. Members of the Women’s Board host the Junior Golf Classic and its members serve on the Memorial Tournament Women’s Committee. For nearly 120 years, the Women’s Board has been serving the hospital by raising funds to support its mission.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.