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PGA TOUR AND USA NETWORK STAGE KID'S DAY AT MIAMI'S DORAL

PGA TOUR PRO NOTAH BEGAY SERVES AS HOST

Miami, Fl., Feb. 28, 2003 - PGA TOUR pro Notah Begay will offer his expertise to 300 kids at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami on Tuesday, March 4 (4:20 PM) as part of the PGA TOUR/USA Network Youth Golf Clinics "Kid's Day."

Begay, who is expected to play at the Ford Championship at Doral beginning March 6 (
USA Network, Thurs-Fri., March 6-7, 4 PM Live ET/1 PM Live PT), will serve as host of Kid's Day. The exhibition also will showcase shot-making skills and trick shots by Dennis Walters. The final clinic week includes a golf challenge competition, graduation ceremony, as well as awarding trophies and certificates. Two youngsters will receive golf scholarships and all participants receive mini-sets of golf clubs.

The seventh PGA TOUR/USA Youth Golf Clinic of the 2003 season is the initiative of the PGA TOUR and
USA Network in which 29 clinics spanning coast-to-coast are scheduled to eventually introduce the game of golf to over 10,000 youths nationwide in 2003.

The PGA TOUR/USA Youth Golf Clinics with 300 multicultural kids from the Boys & Girls Club of Miami and the Overtown Youth Center takes place at Miami's International Links at Melreese North and South Sites from Feb. 24-March 28. The clinics include five weeks of 1 1/2-hour sessions with each participant receiving a golf shirt, golf balls and hat. Each day, participants will learn and practice the fundamentals of the game of golf.

The PGA TOUR/USA Youth Golf Clinics are designed to introduce youngsters to golf and provide them access to the game, facilities, equipment and instruction. Each clinic is available to children (7-17 years-old) residing within a 30-mile radius of the clinic locale. This event is coordinated through
USA Network, PGA TOUR and the Multicultural Golf Association of America (MGAA). Comcast, South Florida Interconnect is the local cable affiliate sponsor of the program.

The PGA TOUR is a tax-exempt membership organization of professional golfers. More than 120 events are being contested on the three tours in 2003, for approximately $290 million in prize money. In addition to providing competitive opportunities for its membership, TOUR events also generate significant sums of money for charity. TOUR events have raised nearly $700 million for charity since 1938, the first year such records were kept. The PGA TOUR's web site address is www.pgatour.com

USA Network is cable television's leading provider of original series and feature movies, sports events, off-net television shows and blockbuster theatrical films. USA Network is available in 82% of all U.S. homes, and is seen in 86 million U.S. homes. The USA Network Web site is located at www.usanetwork.com.

USA Network is a program service of Universal Television Group (www.universalstudios.com), a division of Vivendi UNIVERSAL Entertainment (VUE), the U.S.-based film, television and recreation entity of Vivendi Universal, a global media and communications company.

   

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Contacts:

Dr. Maureen Condon

Tom Caraccioli

 

MGAA, Inc.

USA Sports

 

(631) 288-8255

(212) 413-5686

 

mgaainc@aol.com

Tom.Caraccioli@unistudios.com