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       LPGA standout and SKYiGOLF Ambassador Paula Creamer

      NORTH PORT, Fla. – SKYiGOLF was created by Rich
      Smith, PGA Professional and golf course owner, to help
      his fellow PGA Professionals and facility owners and to
      make the game he loves a lot more fun for golfers.

      SKYiGOLF’s reason for being is simple yet innovative in
      the industry: SKYiGOLF, built by PGA Professionals for
      PGA Professionals, will invest in the future of golf facilities
      and help to lift overall enjoyment of the game by providing
      state-of-the-art technology to help build a better business
      while introducing events that will lead the golfer to a better

                                     Smith,   48,   a    PGA
                                     Pr of es s ion al ,f or me r
                         CEO/Executive Director of the PGA
      of America’s North Florida Section and an owner of two
      golf courses in southwest Florida, doesn’t view SKYiGOLF,   SKYiGOLF members also will have the opportunity to
      launched in late October, as a business. He sees it as     participate  in  the  exciting  SKYiGOLF  Global  Scramble
      a calling, one that’s essential to bolster an industry that   Championship, with local and regional qualifying staged
      could use a boost.                                         at SKYiGOLF facilities around the country. The inaugural
                                                                 three-round  Global  Scramble  finals  will  be  played  in
                                                                 November 2019 across three world-class courses in the
      “This is a group of like-minded PGA Professionals who      Bahamas: The Ocean Club; Royal Blue; and Albany,
      share a passion for the game of golf and want to make      home of Tiger Woods’ annual Hero World Challenge.
      sure this industry improves so that everyone has the       Fifty teams will qualify for the Bahamas, and players will
      opportunity to enjoy golf the way we have,” Smith said.    stay at Atlantis Resort, one of the world’s most famous
      “We’ve built a platform of amenities and resources to help   destinations, where they and their families will be treated
      everyone involved in the game. We’ve built a program       to dinners and concerts in a week that will produce
      where everybody wins.”                                     memories for a lifetime.

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