FORT MYERS, Fla. ( June 6 , 2013)

A record number of 45 young golfers ranging from age 7 to 16 participated in the free Shell Point Golf Club Junior Golf Camp that was sponsored by a generous donation from the Shell Point Men’s Golf Association. The four-day camp included range time with certified golf professionals, as well as actual course play.

Shell Point resident AJ Marinin, president of the Men’s Golf Association, said, “We felt, as a group, that is was important to support up-and-coming players. It’s always nice to get some young golfers out at Shell Point Golf Club!”

Golf Course Manager and PGA Professional Michael Raber added, “We were thrilled to welcome such a large group of young players who were eager to learn more about the great game of golf. It was a wonderful experience for everyone involved.”

Shell Point Golf Club is an 18-hole Championship Golf Course that opened in 2000 and was designed by Gordon Lewis. The course offers a grass driving range and practice green, lessons, a fully-stocked pro shop and snack bar. The course is open to the public and is located at the entrance to Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, Florida, just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel Island Causeway. Please call (239) 433-9790 for more information about the course summer schedule and tee times.

Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point has received national accreditation from CARF-CCAC, and is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry. The community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with an 18-hole championship golf course that is open to the public, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.

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