The First Tee of Greater Charleston Welcomes Area Children, Veterans, Golfers and Families to The Dennis Walters Golf Show

Event Date: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Contact: Bucky Dudley, bucky@charlestonfirsttee.com, 843-737-5543 (office), 843-364-4582 (cell)

In partnership with the Lowcountry Autism Foundation, Family Connections, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Palmetto Warrior Connection, and Special Olympics South Carolina

World-renowned paraplegic golfer and trick shot artist Dennis Walters, with his co-star dog Bucky, is bringing his highly interactive, precision golf show to Charleston, inspiring children, veterans, golfers and families to have courage, perseverance and determination to overcome obstacles in life.

After aspiring to play on the PGA Tour, Walters suffered a golf cart accident in 1974 that left him a paraplegic. Since 1977, he has devoted his life to entertaining and inspiring others through his motivational shows. One of only 11 honorary lifetime members of The PGA of America, Walters has performed more than 2,700 shows nationwide and has been honored with numerous awards, including the 2008 PGA Distinguished Service Award and the Ben Hogan Award by the Golf Writers Association of America.

WHAT: The Dennis Walters Golf Show
WHEN: Saturday, June 20 – 10:30-11:30am (attendees to arrive at 10am; local food trucks onsite)
WHERE: Patriots Point Links Practice Range – 1 Patriots Point Rd, Mt. Pleasant, SC, 843-881-0042

The event is free of charge; interested attendees are asked to pre-register Register here to attend.

The First Tee of Greater Charleston is pleased to host The Dennis Walters Golf Show in partnership with the Lowcountry Autism Foundation, Family Connections, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Palmetto Warrior Connection, and Special Olympics South Carolina.

Founded in 2008, The First Tee of Greater Charleston (www.thefirstteegreatercharleston.org) annually reaches nearly 10,000 area youth (ages 5-18) with on-course and elementary school-based programs that teach The First Tee Nine Core Values and character-building life skills. It is one of seven South Carolina chapters of The First Tee, an international youth development organization that has reached more than 10 million youth since 1997.

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