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September 6, 2011

Admirals Announce Norfolk Admirals Golf Shootout 2011

NORFOLK, Va. – The 2011 Norfolk Admirals Golf Shootout will take place at Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, the Admirals announced today.

One current Admiral player or an Admirals representative will be paired with every group. In addition, the tournament will feature several hockey-themed events, including the "Closest to the (Hockey) Stick," "He Shoots, He Scores," "Five-Hole in One," a longest drive contest and a putting contest. Prizes for the tournament are also hockey-based with Admirals season tickets, jerseys, corporate box seats, gift certificates and autographed memorabilia up for grabs.

The shotgun start is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and the tournament will conclude with an awards ceremony, complete with food and beverages. You may fill out a registration form and download a brochure on Simply click on the “Admirals Golf Shootout” under the Fan menu option.

Proceeds from the Golf Shootout will benefit Operation Smile and Admirals Angels. Operation Smile mobilizes a world of generous hearts to heal children's smiles and transform lives across the globe. Operation Smile’s network of volunteers works worldwide to repair childhood facial deformities including cleft lips and cleft palates. Operation Smile’s corporate headquarters is based in Norfolk.

The Admirals would like to thank USA Discounters for becoming a Gold Sponsor of the 2011 Admirals Golf Shootout. To become a sponsor of the tournament or for more details, please contact Admirals Corporate Sales Manager Dennis McEwen at (757) 640-1212 ext. 14.

The Admirals Angels program allows the Admirals to provide an enjoyable night of hockey for groups of disadvantaged children, people with disabilities, veterans and other deserving organizations throughout Hampton Roads. Since the 2005-06 season, more than 50 different businesses and friends have provided more than 4,000 tickets to the community through the Admirals Angels Program.

The puck drops for the 2011-12 Admirals season on Friday, October 7, as the Admirals host the Charlotte Checkers at Norfolk Scope Arena. Individual tickets will go on sale on Monday, September 19, at the Scope Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at

The 2011-12 season marks the twenty-third campaign of Admirals hockey, the twelfth as a member of the American Hockey League and the fifth as top minor league affiliate of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.

Don’t miss a minute of Admirals action by purchasing your 2011-12 season tickets or 10-packs today. Stop by the Admirals’ Administrative Offices at Scope, call (757) 640-1212 weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or visit anytime!

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