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Highly-acclaimed golf coach Sam Puryear Jr. will host the Wyndham Championship Junior Golf Clinic at Winston Lake Golf Course on Aug. 15 at 11 a.m. This event is free and open to the public for junior golfers ages 8-16. No registration is required. Youth may be dropped off at 10:45 a.m. and picked up at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be served.

Puryear has held golf clinics at Winston Lake Golf Course for the past three summers and has established junior golf programs across the country. Puryear coached at Stanford and Michigan Universities, leading his teams to two Pac-10 titles, a Big Ten title and NCAA regional title. In 2008 he was named Big Ten Coach of the Year. Puryear is now back in his home state after taking a position at Queens University in Charlotte as the director of golf operations and head of the Professional Golf Management Program.

Also joining Puryear for the clinic will be Joseph Bramlett, an up-and-coming PGA Tour rookie. Bramlett has made the cut in nine out of 19 tournaments this season. He will also play in the Wyndham Championship, Aug. 18-21 in Greensboro.

For more information about the golf clinic, please contact Ralph Gaillard, the Winston Lake golf pro, at 727-2703, or call CityLink at 727-8000.


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