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Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn to Address Juniors During the Tournament

Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn, photo credit: lindseyvonn.com

Lindsey Vonn, the most successful female ski racer in American history, will address the junior contestants and Champions Tour pros during the 2011 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.  Vonn, the only American woman to have captured downhill gold at the Olympics and three World Cup overall titles, will speak on confidence, one of the Nine Core Values® of The First Tee.

The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, scheduled for July 5 through 10 on Pebble Beach Golf Links, is an official Champions Tour golf tournament showcasing The First Tee, a nonprofit organization providing young people of all backgrounds an opportunity to develop life-enhancing values and life skills through golf and character education.

Champions Tour pros scheduled to play include Craig Stadler, Fred Funk, Ben Crenshaw, John Cook, Chip Beck, Fuzzy Zoeller and former US Open winner Tom Kite.  Clint Eastwood serves as chairman of the event and Arnold Palmer is honorary co-chair.  All three competitive rounds (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) will be broadcast on the Golf Channel. 

The tournament, benefitting The First Tee, is hosted by Monterey Peninsula Foundation which  also stages the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on the PGA TOUR.  Further information is available at www.thefirstteeopen.com or by calling 800 541-9091 or 831 649-1533.

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