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Golf great Jacobsen to host UHS Expo

Peter-Jacobsen-newsletter-storyA professional golfer with 22 wins in a 40-year career will headline the 2017 UHS Golf Expo this summer as part of the 11th annual Dick’s Sporting Goods Open.

PGA Tour Champions pro and NBC Sports commentator Peter Jacobsen will host the Expo and conduct a golf clinic.

The free event is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 16, beginning at 4 p.m., at the En-Joie Golf Course in Endicott.

“Mr. Jacobsen is one of the true legends of professional golf, and we’re very proud to have him as the host of our annual event in connection with the Open,” said Christina Boyd, vice president for Community Relations at UHS. “The Expo will be a great opportunity for people in the community to meet Mr. Jacobsen, benefit from his golf insights and gain valuable information about lifelong wellness.”

The Expo will get under way at 4 p.m. on Aug. 16, with an afternoon of UHS-sponsored health education exhibits, refreshments, giveaways and drawings.

Each attendee will receive a Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card.

Physicians, surgeons and other clinicians will be on hand to answer attendees’ questions on a wide range of health topics.

Starting at 6, Mr. Jacobsen will hold a golf clinic, providing valuable tips on how to improve golf swings and scores.

This is his first year as host of the Expo.

The event is free, but advance registration is required; call 205-1500 or click here to register online.

The Dick’s Sporting Goods Open will be held Aug. 14 to 20 at the En-Joie course.