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Independence Bank Named Title Sponsor of Western Kentucky Junior Championship

LOUISVILLE, KY (April 30, 2021) – The Kentucky PGA Junior Tour is pleased to announce a new partner in Independence Bank, who has agreed to become the title sponsor of the Tour’s Western Kentucky Junior Championship for both 2021 and 2022.

Scheduled to take place July 12-13 at Country Club of Paducah, the Independence Bank Western Kentucky Junior Championship stands as one of the premier junior golf competitions in Western Kentucky. Junior Golf Scoreboard and Global Junior Golf Rankings each weigh this event into their rankings, making it a great opportunity for junior golfers across the state to build their playing resumes as they pursue college golf.

“Independence Bank stands ready and willing to support the youth in the communities we serve, knowing that they are the next generation of tomorrow,” Kevin Kauffeld, Independence Bank President said. “When asked to come on board with the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour, this was an opportunity to align that mission with a sport that teaches so much about the game itself as well as life lessons that foster growth and Independence for many years to come. We are looking forward to a great event.”

“The Kentucky PGA Junior Tour is excited to partner with Independence Bank for the Independence Bank Western Kentucky Junior Championship at the Country Club of Paducah,” Jeff Adkerson, PGA Executive Director/CEO at Golf House Kentucky stated. “Independence Bank has a rich and storied history of community engagement and is truly invested in enhancing lives of youth through the game of golf, particularly with this championship. We are excited to partner with Independence Bank through the 2022 season and look forward to some exciting experiences for players and their families!”

Registration for the Independence Bank Western Kentucky Junior Championship is open and will be through July 8. Players can register by clicking here. For more information about Independence Bank, click here.

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Golf House Kentucky is the umbrella organization for Kentucky’s Family of Golf Organizations: Kentucky Golf Association, Kentucky PGA and Kentucky Golf Foundation. The vision of Kentucky’s golf leaders, Golf House Kentucky was founded in 1978, and is headquartered in a picturesque country setting in Louisville, Kentucky. Golf House Kentucky conducts competitions for golfers of all ages, gender and skill levels (amateur, professional and junior), and provides valuable services to Kentucky PGA professionals and member golf facilities. Working in partnership with the USGA, Golf House Kentucky provides individual golfers and member golf facilities with a wide range of services: Handicapping, USGA Course and Slope Rating, award programs, club consulting and golf management software. The family’s philanthropic affiliate, Kentucky Golf Foundation promotes the Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame, Kentucky golf museum and provides grant and scholarship programs for youth in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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