Thomasville Heights Elementary & Coan Middle Students’ Trip to TOUR Championship Golf Tournament


Students in Coan Middle School’s STEM Club enjoyed a field trip to the TOUR Championship Golf Tournament, and participated in Chevron’s STEM Zone activities.



Chevron’s STEM Zone can be found at many popular golf tournaments and is full of fascinating lessons that explore the exciting world where science and sports collide.

Students even had an exciting opportunity to see Tiger Woods in person!In the STEM Zone tent, students learned the connection between math and science, and the game of golf. Coan students participated in enriching hands- on activities involving speed, aerodynamics, friction and energy.

Students at Thomasville Heights Elementary also traveled to the East Lake Golf Club on September 18th for the PGA TOUR Championship Practice Round. During the event, students were exposed to golf and learned more about the sport.

golfGolf coach Willie Burkes, who recently hosted a golf clinic at Thomasville Heights, began the field trip with a tour of the country club and gave students a detailed synopsis of the game. The students met legendary Pro Golfer Phil Mickleson and watched Tiger Woods practice his drills on the green.

The students of Thomasville Heights Elementary enjoyed themselves on their golf field trip and are inspired to be future golfers!

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