Volunteers of America Classic Announces Community Programming

Contact: Lexi Wood (913) 231-1002

May 18, 2021

The Volunteers of America Classic returns to The Colony, TX June 28 – July 4, 2021 with top LPGA professionals competing for a $1.5 million purse playing Old American Golf Club at Golf Clubs at The Tribute. In addition to world-class golf, Tournament week will encompass a variety of free family-friendly event programming.

Tournament week kicks off Monday, June 28, with a Junior Golf Clinic for youth ages 7-13 featuring LPGA player engagement. Programming will begin at 10 am, and registration can be found HERE. Tuesday will feature the third annual Women’s Leadership Summit presented by Versant Health. The event will feature a hybrid format with both limited in-person and online viewing options. More details and speaker announcements will be announced soon.

#VOAClassic week is excited to also welcome a new family-friendly event in partnership with the city of The Colony, Family Yoga at the LPGA, Wednesday, June 30. All participants will receive a complimentary Daily Ticket to the Tournament in additional to the yoga mat. Healthy snacks will be provided following the yoga session. Registration is also free and can be found HERE.

“The Colony is thrilled to welcome the Volunteers of America Classic back to the community and elevate the Fourth of July programming that is already a yearly tradition in the city,” Mayor Joe McCourry said. “Residents and those throughout the metroplex can expect an exciting week with a variety of family-friendly events to attend.”

Going into the Fourth of July weekend, the Liberty 5K/10K, celebrating its 35th year in The Colony, will take place on-site at the Tournament for the first time. Runners will enjoy a race route through the trails along Lake Lewisville. Participants can register HERE. That evening The Colony Community Concert will take place at Golf Clubs at The Tribute following play at 7 pm. Admission is free to the public and will feature headliner Jason Boland & The Stragglers opened by Cody Canada. All attendees will also receive a Daily Ticket to the #VOAClassic. Food and drink will be available for purchase from Truck Yard The Colony. Attendees can also expect to see a Truck Yard presence at the Tournament all-week with rotating food trucks throughout the course. Concert tickets can be reserved HERE.

Visit voaclassic.com for more details on community programming and to purchase Tournament tickets. Daily Tickets are available for $10 and Weekly Tickets are $20. Follow us on socia lmedia @voaclassic.

About Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered those most in need, including veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, those recovering from addictions and many others. Through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and health care, Volunteers of America helps more than

1.5 million people in over 400 communities. Learn more at www.voa.org.

About Golf Clubs at The Tribute

Each course set on this remote peninsula inside The Tribute community was specifically designed to take you back in time to experience the game of golf in its purest form. Old American Golf Club, designed by PGA Tour Winner Justin Leonard and Golf Course Architect Tripp Davis, pays homage to the “Golden Age” of golf course architecture in America, while Tribute Golf Links also designed by Tripp Davis, allows you to immerse yourself in a true links-style course paying homage to the most famous holes in Scotland. To learn more about the Club or its courses, visit www.golfclubsatthetribute.com.

About The Colony, Texas

The City by the Lake offers unparalleled entertainment in the heart of North Texas. Known for strikingly beautiful views of Lewisville Lake, The Colony extends 23 miles along its eastern shoreline providing endless outdoor excursions. Inside Grandscape, the city’s sprawling entertainment district, refined dining, live music and the world’s largest and most unique retail experiences await. The Colony offers a tranquil getaway complemented by modern, urban luxuries. To find out more about The Colony please visit www.visitthecolonytx.com.

About the LPGA

The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950 and headquartered in Daytona Beach, Fla., the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 2,300 members representing more than 30 countries. With a vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while the Symetra Tour, the official development and qualifying tour of the LPGA, consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. Additionally, LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management.

The LPGA demonstrates its dedication to the development of the game through The LPGA Foundation. Since 1991, this charitable organization has been committed to empowering and supporting girls and women through developmental and humanitarian golf initiatives, such as LPGA*USGA Girls Golf.

Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web. Join the social conversation on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and on Instagram and Snapchat at @lpga_tour.

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