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PGA TOUR Superstore Awards $5,000 To The First Tee Of Greater Dallas

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PGA TOUR Superstore has announced a $5,000 grant to The First Tee of Greater Dallas to deliver educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

The First Tee of Greater Dallas conducts year-round in-school, after-school, weekend, and summer programs for more than 15,000 young people annually, including 12,000 via 42 area elementary schools enrolled in The First Tee National School Program.

PGA TOUR Superstore will award the check on Saturday, February 23, as part of the PGA TOUR Superstore GOLF EXPO at the Plano store. Young people from The First Tee of Greater Dallas will participate in the event, and the public is invited to attend.

Across the country, PGA TOUR Superstore and its store associates support The First Tee chapters. In addition to grants, PGA TOUR Superstore provides young people with access to state-of-the-art teaching, club fitting and training.

The superstores are owned and operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., whose controlling owner and chairman is Arthur M. Blank, retired Home Depot co-founder and owner of the Atlanta Falcons and a Trustee of The First Tee.

"The First Tee provides young people with life-changing experiences," said Golf & Tennis Pro Shop President and CEO Dick Sullivan. "Our associates are proud to help more youth gain access to The First Tee character education and golf instruction."

In partnership with The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, PGA TOUR Superstore supports The First Tee chapters reaching young people in Atlanta, Chicago, Paramus, Dallas, Delray Beach, Denver, Myrtle Beach, Naples and Phoenix. PGA TOUR Superstore has announced that it will open a store in East Palo Alto next month.

The Foundation's chairman, Arthur M. Blank, is also chairman of Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, the owner and operator of PGA TOUR Superstore. He became a Trustee of The First Tee in January 2012, committing $1 million to the youth development organization through his family foundation.

About The First Tee of Greater Dallas:The First Tee of Greater Dallas ( www.thefirstteedallas.org) is one of 200 chapters of The First Tee. To achieve the mission, the chapter conducts in-school, after-school, weekend, and summer programs. Conducted at seven dedicated learning facilities and a variety of schools, community centers, and partner agencies across the Greater Dallas area, The First Tee Life Skills Experience allows participants to learn the importance of maintaining a positive attitude, make decisions by thinking about possible consequences, define and set goals, and transfer positive values such as responsibility and sportsmanship from the golf course into their everyday lives.

About PGA TOUR Superstore:PGA TOUR Superstore is operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., a subsidiary of AMB Group, LLC, headquartered in Roswell, Georgia.

As the PGA TOUR's exclusive off-course/off-airport retail partner, PGA TOUR Superstore provides customers with access to the same technology and expertise that card-carrying TOUR pros use each week in the TOUR Vans that accompany them. All stores are staffed with teaching professionals and have multiple state-of-the-art swing simulators, practice hitting bays, a putting green and chipping area. There is also an in-house club making and repair facility. Many stores are equipped with a full-size tennis court and a tennis professional on staff for lessons and clinics.

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