This Sunday, March the 13th, the Transitions Golf Championship will begin at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida. During this week long 72-hole PGA tournament, Transitions Optical will be sponsoring and hosting several events. Not only can you watch the pros play, but also enjoy great food and fun with friends and family while visiting some of the consumer destinations throughout the tournament. As the official eye wear of the this PGA Tour, Transitions wants everyone to gain knowledge about the importance of eye health. Below is an events list that will give both the young and old the opportunity to learn more about eye care.
Sunday March 13th at 4pm:
The “Think About Your Eyes Family Walk” will kick off the 2011 Transitions Golf Championship. All of the proceeds from this walk will go to Prevent Blindness Florida. Fun for all ages, the walk will start promptly at at 4pm. Upon completion of the walk there will be BBQ, entertainment by Radio Disney, and many chances to win great prizes.
Monday March 14th through Sunday March 20th:
The “Think About Your Eyes Pavilion” is a main attraction that will have interactive simulators highlighting vision and swing. These engaging vision experiences were created by numerous optical industry partners.
At the “Healthy Sight Village”, hands on demonstrations, meeting pro-golfers, and receiving wellness screenings will definitely be exciting and educational. This event will be located on the green behind the 18th.
LensCrafters will feature a “Kids Zone” where kids can have fun participating in games and activities such as the Power Wheels Track. Also, children will receive vision screenings that are complimentary.
VSP, Transitions, and Nike, will host “Competitive Advantage”. In this area attendees can learn how vision can impact their golf game. Everyone who visits will gain information on how the latest innovations in eye wear can help you perform at your best. Tyler Parsons, a certified kinesiologist, will give assistance in interactive putting experiences and demonstrations.
Over at the “Eyenstein Mobile Vision Clinic”, Transitions and VSP have collaborated with “Bess the Book Bus” to offer tours, read-alouds, and a vision clinic to teach everyone how to maintain and protect their sight. There will also be giveaways for the children which is part of Transitions Optical’s “Eye Didn’t Know That!” eye care and health awareness program. This program helps children understand the connection between having healthy eye sight and its impact on reading.
Monday March 14th and Wednesday March 16th:
“Youth Days” will allow the area youth to receive vision screenings through the partnership of Transitions and Essilor Vision Foundation. Over 2,000 elementary and middle school age children will be able to watch the Pro-Ams, participate in various activities, and attend a golf clinic.
Tuesday March 15th:
Oakley will host the “Rolling O” golf experience and the Oakley Pro-Am on the Island Course for local club professionals. Calloway will also be in attendance for the first time as well, offering a demo featuring the new Calloway RAZR Hawk driver.
To show appreciation to all military members and their dependents, which includes Active, National Guard, Reserve, and Retired, Transitions Optical is offering free admission. A valid Common Access Card or retired ID card (including dependents) will be required at the gate in addition to a ticket. Also, children under the age of 17 can attend all events for free. No matter what event you attend, this is going to be a great week not only for golf, but for family fun and vision education as well.
For more information about the schedule and ticket pricing, please visit the below link: