News & Press Releases

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Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic Announces

Junior Golf Clinic powered by Wisconsin Public Service Foundation

ONEIDA, WISCONSIN (May 22, 2017)

The Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic and Oneida Youth Leadership has partnered with the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation to host a Junior Golf Clinic on Saturday, July 8th from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. The Junior Clinic is open to 100 girls and boys of all skill levels, ages 6 to 17, and will be an afternoon of fun activities that includes swinging stations, putting stations, crafts, games and interaction with LPGA players.

“Wisconsin Public Service Foundation is proud to partner with Oneida Youth Leadership to sponsor the Junior Golf Clinic at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic this summer,” said Karmen Lemke, Manager of Community Relations for Wisconsin Public Service. “We are excited to help young golfers throughout our area develop their skills in a sport people of all ages can enjoy.” Registration for the Junior Golf Clinic is free; however parents or guardians will need a Single Day Grounds ticket for entry to the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic.

“One of the truly incredible things about the LPGA Tour is the interaction that parents and children can have with the best golfers in the world,” said Kelly McAnally, Tournament Director, Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. “Together with the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, we are so excited to welcome families to the tournament and offer kids the opportunity to learn about the game of golf from the pros.”

A variety of advance ticket sale options are still available through the tournament website including Single Day Grounds Tickets ($25), Weekly Grounds Tickets ($70), Single Day Clubhouse Tickets ($60), Weekly Clubhouse Tickets ($150). There will be an increase in ticket prices at the gate. Children 17 and under are admitted to the tournament free of charge when accompanied by a ticketed adult.

For more information about the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic and to register for the Junior Golf Clinic, please visit www.thornberrycreeklpgaclassic.com.

About Wisconsin Public Service Foundation

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation is funded by company shareholders, not by the customers of its utility subsidiaries, and is in its 53rd year. Through direct grants, scholarships and an employee Matching Gifts program, the foundation actively supports improvements in the quality of life in the communities served by Wisconsin Public Service. Since its inception, the foundation has provided nearly $32 million in contributions to programs that support work in the areas of arts and culture, community and neighborhood development, education, human services and health, and care for the environment.