Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Tempesta Recognized as U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Teacher

ATLANTA – Kate Tempesta of New York, N.Y., is among the class of the Top 50 Kids Teachers for 2012, as announced by U.S. Kids Golf.

Tempesta has been a junior golf instructor for six years and is currently the owner of Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy. This is the second time that she has been named a Top 50 Kids Teacher by U.S. Kids Golf.

“I am truly honored to be recognized by a company committed to the growth of children and the game of golf,” Tempesta said. “I am very, very lucky to be doing what I love so much.”

The award, in its ninth year, recognizes golf professionals across North America who focus much of their time and energy on developing young golfers in their communities. The instructors are judged on several criteria, including percentage of time devoted to kids programs, creativity, communication and efforts to grow the game.

This year’s class represents 19 states, Australia and Canada and includes teachers who work at public,private and resort courses.

“The Top 50 Kids Teachers represent a group of professionals who are dedicated to helping kids develop their skills and their love of the game,” said Dan Van Horn, founder and president of U.S. Kids Golf. “We are pleased to recognize their talents and commitment.”

The 2012 Top 50 Kids Teachers will be recognized Friday, January 25, at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando.

About U.S. Kids Golf

U.S. Kids Golf, LLC is based in Atlanta, Ga., and manufactures equipment and related golf productsmade especially for kids. In addition to more than 4,000 golf shops and retail locations in the U.S., thecompany’s products also are available in over 75 countries worldwide.

The U.S. Kids Golf Foundation, a Georgia non-profit recognized as a 501(c)(3) charity, was created in2001 and provides services that include competition and instruction. The Foundation organizes morethan 700 golf tournaments for kids each year, including Local Tours in more than 40 cities, ten Qualifiers across the nation, seven Regional Championships, a European Championship and the U.S.Kids Golf World Championship and Teen World Championship, which are held each year in Pinehurst,N.C.

In partnership with the PGA of America, the Foundation also supports the U.S. Kids Golf FamilyCourse program, which provides guidelines that help courses make the game easier to learn and morefun for kids and their families.

For more information, call 1-888-387-5437 or visit  www.uskidsgolf.com.

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