Thirty Special Olympics Tennessee athletes are scheduled to compete in the Middle Tennessee Golf Regional this Monday, August 15 at Old Fort Golf Course in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. A number of athletes will compete in skills only, while others will compete as individuals and others with a unified partner. Some will play nine holes and others will play all 18 holes. To qualify to play 18 holes, an athlete must shoot less than 120. This regional event is a preparation for the state golf tournament which will take place on Monday September 19th.
WHEN: Monday August 15, 2022, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Old Fort Golf Club – 1028 Golf Ln, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
About Special Olympics Tennessee
Special Olympics Tennessee (SOTN) is a state chapter of Special Olympics North America, part of Special Olympics International. The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round athletic training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with developmental disabilities, giving them ongoing opportunities to develop their fitness, to show courage, to experience joy, and to participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. SOTN offers 17 Olympic-style sports and is made up of 36 zones spanning the entire state with volunteer leaders managing activities in these districts. Its state office is in Nashville, Tennessee.
Special Olympics Tennessee is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by private donations from individuals, businesses, and organizations statewide. Special Olympics is “America’s Most Credible Charity” according to a survey published in the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Learn more about Special Olympics Tennessee.