Betsy King, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, winner of six major women’s golf championships, will be joined by participants of the 77th US Women’s Open for a demonstration golf clinic reception at the Country Club of North Carolina on June 1 , open to the public.
King, who won the US Women’s Open in 1989 and 1990, as well as former LPGA player and executive director Kendall Dye and Angela Stanford, Sophia Popov and Ally Ewing, who will play the US Women’s Open at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in South Pines will conduct a golf clinic (which includes a question-and-answer session) on the CCNC practice range at 3:30 p.m.
In addition to the clinic, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. with hearty appetizers, a silent auction, and a presentation with a Q&A with King and Dye.
Tickets cost $150 per person and proceeds will benefit King’s service initiative called Golf Fore Africa, which focuses on funding clean water projects for rural communities in Zambia.
“Golf Fore Africa is very pleased to hold its demonstration clinic and cocktail reception at the prestigious CCNC,” said King, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. “I’m sure with the support of CCNC members and US Women’s Open fans, the clinic will be a success. Attendees will have the chance to ‘connect and connect’ with our participating tour professionals. Proceeds will help bring safe drinking water to children and families living in extreme poverty in Zambia.
“The Country Club of North Carolina is proud to host Hall of Famer Betsy King and her hugely beneficial humanitarian project which provides a vital resource to so many in Africa,” said CCNC President Mark Reinemann. . “We hope our community will rally behind Golf Fore Africa and have fun while supporting the important work of this life-changing program.”