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Release Date: 07.16.2012 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: PGA TOUR Superstore

PGA TOUR Superstore and Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation Team Up to Support Youth Tennis

PGA TOUR Superstore and the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation (AFYF) have awarded a $10,000 grant to Georgia Tennis Foundation to deliver year-round youth tennis programming in Atlanta and Gainesville.

In partnership with the Blank Family Youth YMCA, the Butler Street YMCA and the Georgia Mountains YMCA, the Georgia Tennis Foundation will deliver after-school and summer programming to 800 youth.

The award is part of AFYF’s ongoing initiative to improve youth fitness and reduce childhood obesity. PGA TOUR Superstore supports youth tennis through equipment donations, clinics and instruction.

"Georgia Tennis Foundation is using tennis to encourage more young people to adopt healthy, active lifestyles," said Ralph Stokes, director of partnership marketing and events for PGA TOUR Superstore. “We are thrilled to expand access for more youth in Atlanta and Gainesville.”

Founded in 1983, the Georgia Tennis Foundation seeks to grow and enhance tennis in the state of Georgia by providing community tennis programs with an emphasis on youth development. Through its YMCA Tennis Georgia program, the Georgia Tennis Foundation is serving 10,000 youth at more than 46 YMCA sites across the state.

About The Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation:
Investing across Georgia, the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation helps nonprofit organizations reduce childhood obesity and improve youth fitness. The foundation was established in 1985 to serve as the philanthropic arm of the Atlanta Falcons. Since Arthur Blank acquired the Atlanta Falcons in 2002, the foundation has grown to be the largest owner-funded foundation in the National Football League, providing more than $17 million in grants to nonprofit organizations across the state of Georgia.

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.

Along with equipment and accessories, PGA TOUR Superstore has an unmatched selection of men’s, women’s and juniors’ apparel and footwear for golf and tennis.

For more information, visit www.pgatoursuperstore.com.

PGA TOUR Superstore.  TOUR Quality.  Expert Advice.

Contact Info

Contact Name: Brittany Rowe

Company: PGA TOUR Superstore

Phone: (770) 645-6790

E-mail: browe@pgatss.com