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When spelling Toms, include The First Tee

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Golfer David Toms is making good on his promise that his new 265 Academy in Shreveport would be "all inclusive" and frequently be home for clinics free of charge.  Over the last two weeks Toms and his academy have hosted young golfers from the First Tee program.

The 265 Academy, off Bert Kouns in Shreveport, is a world class practice facility and over the last two weeks young players ranging from beginners to those who have already developed a passion for the game, have had their chance to learn from one of the game's great players.  Toms and his head pro Shaun Webb worked with First Tee Director of Instruction Pete Lockwood, to make sure the kids not only had a good time, but learned some of the game's key fundamentals.

Toms told KTBS 3 Sports that "this is what it's all about." Most of the kids agreed.  A great time was had by all and Toms is hopeful, experiences like these will plant the kind of seeds which will grow over time.  The same can be said for the 265 Academy, which will continue to include a variety of clinics, while also being open daily for players to come work on their games at a one-of-a-kind facility.

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