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Topgolf to provide free lessons in honor of National Golf Day

With free lessons at 27 venues nationwide, Topgolf will recognize National Golf Day this week by giving back to the community and trying to grow the game in a dynamic and entertaining setting.

Topgolf will offer free five-minute lessons Wednesday with a golf professional at all U.S. venues excluding the Las Vegas location. Erik Anderson, co-chairman and CEO of Topgolf Entertainment Group, said he’d be happy if the company provided 3,000 lessons to exceed the number given away last year on National Golf Day.

“We feel we’ve been the beneficiary of a lot of folks who have been great stewards of the game, obviously the PGA (of America), PGA Tour, USGA, all of the organizations,” Anderson said. “And the ability to take it forward, introduce young people and get more people involved in the game, is of meaningful interest to us, and we think it’s important. It’s a great way for us to give back to the game, to the communities and particularly young people.”

Five minutes isn’t a long lesson, but Anderson says…

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