Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 16, 2011
http://www.2ndswing.com - 2nd Swing Golf, a company specializing in buying, selling and trading new and used golf equipment, has become a supplier of golf equipment trade-in services to The First Tee, a youth development organization whose mission is to positively impact young people by providing character education programs through the game of golf.
Through the agreement, customers can send pre-swung clubs to 2nd Swing and choose to donate the trade-in value of the clubs to a designated chapter of The First Tee or The First Tee home office. Chapters can also trade in donated equipment and receive a portion of the value to support their programs.
"Our team at 2nd Swing is very excited to provide The First Tee with a process that allows golfers to make a monetary contribution by donating their used golf equipment," said Simon Kallal, CEO of 2nd Swing. "The program will be a great benefit to participants of The First Tee as chapters and the home office will receive a financial contribution for all equipment donated."
"This is a great opportunity to formalize a club donation program for The First Tee," said Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., chief executive of The First Tee. "We appreciate 2nd Swing Golf's interest in supporting the mission of The First Tee."
About The First Tee
The First Tee (http://www.thefirsttee.org), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth development organization whose mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. With its home office at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla., The First Tee reaches young people on golf courses, in schools and on military installations.
Since its inception in 1997, The First Tee has introduced the game of golf and its values to more than 4.7 million participants in all 50 United States and four international locations. The First Tee is an initiative of the World Golf Foundation and its Founding Partners are LPGA, the Masters Tournament, PGA of America, PGA TOUR and the USGA. President George W. Bush serves as honorary chair.
About 2nd Swing Golf
The New 2nd Swing Golf (http://www.2ndswing.com) is a young, innovative business specializing in buying, selling, and trading golf equipment. We are committed to maintaining the highest integrity, offering outstanding values, preserving manufacturer brand experiences, and above all, providing a fun and service-intensive experience for our customers. Our mission is to provide an excellent selection of golf equipment at outstanding values.
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