Battle at BallenIsles to Pit PGA and LPGA Tour Pros Against Each Other Saturday, October 13
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh from the 2012 Ryder Cup, Keegan Bradley, PGA Tour Pro and holder of the No. 4 spot in the U.S. will tee off against LPGA Tour Pro, Paige Mackenzie, who began playing golf at the age of 3 and recently made Sports Illustrated's Top 100 list from great tweets she provides about her life on the LPGA Tour.
At stake, The Battle at BallenIsles Trophy and bragging rights to a win in the first golf tournament of its kind on the historic East Course at BallenIsles, where many golf legends originally qualified for the PGA Tour.
The Cleveland Golf Touring Pros will each be teamed with 3 winners of the 2012 BallenIsles Junior Cup in a "Best Ball" format that will include the best ball hit by a Pro and the best ball hit by a Junior.
The highly anticipated event will take place at BallenIsles Country Club on Saturday, October 13 beginning at 9:00 AM with a Golf Exhibition at the driving range followed by a 10:30 AM Tee Time when the 2 Foursomes will compete for the Battle at BallenIsles trophy.
"This is going to be another landmark event for the sport of golf as this tournament symbolizes the promise of golf's new generation and BallenIsles is proud be again part of a history making moment in the world of golf," said Brian Kelley, BallenIsles Country Club's Director of Golf.
Earlier this year, Troon Golf, the world's largest golf management company, applauded the 2012 BallenIsles Junior Cup which saw 36 young, rising stars of golf competed in a Ryder Cup format tournament on the Club's historic championship East Course.
Highly regarded for its 3 championship golf courses, where many golf legends originally qualified for the PGA Tour, BallenIsles is also home to a $26 million state-of-the-art Sports Complex that is testimony to the Club's extraordinary commitment to a healthy member lifestyle. Out of nearly 200 Clubs managed worldwide by Troon Golf, BallenIsles has been awarded "Facility of the Year." For more information visit www.BallenIsles.org.
MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Hopkinson
NewsMark Public Relations
SOURCE BallenIsles Country Club
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