Registration Open for Junior Golf Classic Slated for July 8 at The Ohio State University Golf Club

March 15, 2013

Registration is open for the 21st Annual Junior Golf Classic slated for Monday, July 8, 2013 at The Ohio State University Golf Club – Gray Course. The event is organized by the Women’s Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital with proceeds benefitting the hospital.

“Well kids helping sick kids” has been the motto for this annual junior golf event since its inception. The tournament provides an opportunity for youth ages 9-18 to play the game they love and give back to their community by helping raise funds for the areas of greatest need at Nationwide Children’s.

Entries are open to male and female golfers who will not have reached their 19th birthday by July 8, 2013. The field will be limited to the first 140 junior golfers. An entry fee and advance registration is required and can be obtained at

The “Tag-A-Bag” program is back this year. This campaign provides each junior golfer with a personalized bag tag which is donated by a contributor to the program. The contributor is recognized in the event program and the donation is tax deductible. To become a contributor, visit

Last year, the Junior Golf Classic welcomed a field of 136 golfers and raised more than $14,000 for Nationwide Children’s. The event is free to the public as spectators.

For more information, contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-0819 or

About The Women’s Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The Women’s Board of Nationwide Children's Hospital is an auxiliary of women that dedicate their time and talent in support of the hospital. The Women’s Board believes in the mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay.

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