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Young Golfer Helps "Girls with Clubs" - Kyla Inaba shared her skills with 12 girls from Okanagan Boys & Girls Club

25th August, 2010
Kyla InabaKyla Inaba, team member with the Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club, facilitated a golf clinic for twelve girls, aged 8 to 14, where she taught them how to swing and putt among other best practices, through a program called “Girls With Clubs”. She also gave them advice from her own experience as a young female golfer.

“Find a sport that you love and if you stick with it and practice you never know how far you will go,” said Inaba.

Inaba, an aspiring professional Golf professional and captain of the UBC Women’s Golf Team, approached the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club with the idea and was incredibly happy with the response and the turn out. She hopes to make this an annual event.

Click here for more photos of Girls with ClubsThe girls all loved the experience which was the first time many of them had ever golfed. Gallagher’s Canyon generously donated the use of the facility including clubs and balls.

The Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs is a leading provider of programs to children and youth that support the healthy physical, educational and social development for over 6,000 young people and families each year throughout the Okanagan Valley. We provide services across the Okanagan in over 30 locations from Osoyoos to Falkland. We help young people grow healthy, happy and safely from birth to adulthood, and are a resource and support for parents throughout their family’s involvement with us.

For more information and to view a video about the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs visit our website at www.boysandgirlsclubs.ca.

For media inquiries please call:
Erin Turvey, Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 250-762-3989 Ext 130 | eturvey@boysandgirlsclubs.ca

Information about Gallagher's Canyon Golf & Country Club:
Chris Currie, Sales & Marketing Manager
ccurrie@golfbc.com | Gallagher's Canyon website