Marc Lapointe, Director of Instruction and PGA Class A Professional, and Molly Tullar, Director of Junior Golf and PGA & LPGA Class A Professional, at Dana Rader Golf School were honored for their talent and commitment to working with junior golfers by being named to U.S. Kids Golf's Honorable Mention list of Top 50 Kids Teachers for 2012. This is the third time that Marc has achieved this honor as he did so in 2010 and 2011, and the second time that Molly has achieved this honor as she did so in 2011.
Each year, the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation recognizes teaching professionals for their dedication to developing youth golf in their communities. Top 50 Kids Teachers award recipients have demonstrated their ability to organize, administer and teach at a very high level and are recognized by their peers and students as role models for the youth in their programs.
Molly Tullar also recently passed the U.S. Kids Golf and Positive Coaching Alliance tests and is now officially a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Instructor. A U.S. Kids Golf Certified Instructor is recognized as an expert in teaching golf to kids ages 12 and under. Each instructor uses an established curriculum that features game-based learning methods and play on a scaled golf course.
About Dana Rader Golf School
Dana Rader Golf School is North Carolina's most complete state-of-the-art teaching and practice facility. Selected to Golf Magazine's prestigious list of Top 25 Golf Schools in America and #1 in North Carolina, Dana Rader Golf School specializes in quality golf schools and lessons for players of all ages and skill levels. Dana Rader Golf School's full staff of award-winning PGA and LPGA certified professionals offers extensive programs and highly personalized instruction for men, women, juniors and corporate events.
The School's Founder, Dana Rader, is a nationally recognized leader in the golf industry named by Golf Digest as one of America's 50 Greatest Teachers, is consistently ranked as a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor and currently serves as LPGA Teaching and Club Professional National President. She has been honored as LPGA National Teacher of the Year and has achieved LPGA Master Professional status. For more information about Dana Rader Golf School, call 704.542.7635 or visit www.danarader.com.
About U.S. Kids Golf
U.S. Kids Golf, LLC is based in Atlanta, Ga., and manufactures equipment and related golf products made especially for kids. In addition to more than 4,000 golf shops and retail locations in the U.S., the company's products also are available in over 75 countries worldwide. The U.S. Kids Golf Foundation, a Georgia non-profit recognized as a 501(c)(3) charity, was created in 2001 and provides services that include competition and instruction. The Foundation organizes more than 400 golf tournaments for kids each year, including Local Tours in more than 40 cities, ten Qualifiers across the nation, six Regional Championships, a European Championship and the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship and Teen World Championship, which are held each year in Pinehurst, N.C. In partnership with the PGA of America, the Foundation also supports the U.S. Kids Golf Family Course program, which provides guidelines that help courses make the game easier to learn and more fun for kids and their families. For more information, call 1-888-387-5437 or visit http://www.uskidsgolf.com.
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