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Birdies for Kids nets $124,311

 Eight Australians who all work in the golf industry in North Texas managed 177 birdies and six eagles in 126 holes at the Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas to raise $124,311 in the seventh annual Birdies for Kids.

The Aussies were Justin Barrick, an assistant professional at The Honors Golf Club of Dallas in Carrollton; Simon Buckle, head professional at Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas; Stuart Deane, a teaching professional at Sinclair’s Golf Training Center in Euless; Nick Griffin, a teaching professional at L.B. Houston Golf Club in Dallas; Jeremy Langdale, an assistant professional at Green Tree Country Club in Midland; Dean Larsson, an assistant professional at Bent Tree Country Club in Dallas; Cameron McCormick, the director of instruction at Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas; and Mark Harrison, the director of operations with the Northern Texas PGA.

In seven years the fundraiser has generated $852,164 for various children's charities. Sharing the funds this year will be the NTPGA Jun ior Golf Foundation's Golf in Schools program and the Children's Medical Center.




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