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Second Annual McLaren Adaptive Golf Clinic set for Monday, August 21 at The Ally Challenge Presented by McLaren

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2023

GRAND BLANC, Mich. – The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren announced today the return of the tournament’s McLaren Adaptive Golf Clinic on Monday, August 21 at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club from 10 a.m. to noon on the driving range.

Together with McLaren Health Care and the McLaren Flint Foundation, the tournament has once again teamed up with the National Amputee Golf Association (NAGA) and the U.S. Adaptive Golf Alliance (USAGA) to put on a clinic featuring trained adaptive golf coaches providing instruction to a group of more than 20 adaptive golfers using a wide array of adaptive golf equipment. Attendees will experience an atmosphere of camaraderie and include McLaren Health Care physical therapy patients and participants identified by NAGA, USAGA, and The Disability Network.

Adaptive golf is a rising movement in golf to continue to grow the game and provide people with physical disabilities the tools and training to enjoy the game.

“The McLaren Adaptive Golf Clinic clearly underscores the power of golf to bring people of diverse abilities, motivation, ages and backgrounds together for a common purpose,” said Laurie Prochazka, vice president of marketing at McLaren Health Care. “It is so inspiring to watch these coaches interact with adaptive golfers to teach techniques and skills that enable them to continue to enjoy the game they love. Words cannot describe the joy on the faces of participants as they hit their shots on the range and realize they can still play golf, regardless of their physical limitations. With our partners, McLaren is very proud to have taken a leading role in building awareness of adaptive golf as a growing movement in the sport.”

The coaches for this year’s Adaptive Golf Clinic include: 

  • JOHN BELL: Host of NAGA National Championships. Captain of the Cairns Cup
  • BRYAN BIGOLI: President of The Michigan Amputee Golf Association
  • CARLOS BROWN: Director of instruction at Integrity Golf Performance and the Carlos Brown Golf Academy in Dallas, Texas
  • KEN GREEN: 1985 Buick Open Champion – The first of his five PGA TOUR wins
  • TRACY RAMIN: National Amputee Golf Association (NAGA) Executive Director and Captain of the U.S. ParaGolf team
  • JONATHAN SNYDER: U.S. Adaptive Golf Alliance (USAGA) Executive Director and 2021 & 2022 North American one arm National Champion
  • DAVE WINDSOR:GSGA Adaptive Golf Director and widely considered one of the country’s foremost experts in teaching adaptive golfers

There is still space for additional participants in the McLaren Adaptive Golf Clinic. For more information about the Clinic, including how to participate, please contact Tracy Ramin at or Laurie Prochazka at

Tickets for the 2023 Ally Challenge presented by McLaren are on sale. The tournament is open to spectators from Thursday (August 24) to Sunday (August 27) and ticket prices start at $10. Upgraded grounds ticket experiences include The Porch @ 9 & 18 and Front of Stage tickets for the Ally Community Concert. For a complete listing of ticket options please visit the tournament website at

The Ally Challenge will be one of the premier Regular Season events on the PGA TOUR Champions in 2023, which will give way to the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs¾a season-ending, three-tournament series used to determine the TOUR’s season-long champion.

All three rounds of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren will be broadcast on Golf Channel.

For more information about The Ally Challenge, please visit For the latest Ally Challenge news and updates on social media follow the tournament on Twitter and Instagram at @AllyChallenge and on Facebook at


About The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren
The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren is an official event on the PGA TOUR Champions owned and operated by Tournaments for Charity, a Michigan non-profit corporation. This 54-hole stroke play golf tournament features 78 PGA TOUR Champions professionals competing for a $2 million purse at the historic Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, MI. The event is designed to showcase the best golf on the PGA TOUR Champions for the enjoyment of spectators and to benefit local charities in the greater Flint area. All three official rounds will be internationally televised on the Golf Channel.

For more information about The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, please visit For the latest Ally Challenge news and updates on social media, follow the tournament on Twitter and Instagram at @AllyChallenge and on Facebook at

About Ally Financial
Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a financial services company with the nation’s largest all-digital bank and an industry-leading auto financing business, driven by a mission to “Do It Right” and be a relentless ally for customers and communities. The company serves more than 11 million customers through a full range of online banking services (including deposits, mortgage, point-of-sale personal lending, and credit card products) and securities brokerage and investment advisory services. The company also includes a robust corporate finance business that offers capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies, as well as auto financing and insurance offerings. For more information, please visit and follow @allyfinancial.

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About McLaren Health Care
McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, is a $6 billion, fully integrated health care delivery system committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 13 hospitals in Michigan, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a 490-member employed primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 690,000 lives in Michigan and Indiana, home health, infusion and hospice providers, pharmacy services, a clinical laboratory network, virtual and retail care services and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 53 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S.  McLaren has 22,000 full-, part-time and contracted employees and more than 113,000 network providers throughout Michigan and Indiana.  Learn more at

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Media Contact
Thomas P. Sprouse 
Director of Communications, 
The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren               
Office: 614-889-6791
Mobile: 614-519-1873



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