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PLAY GOLF AND TENNIS PRESS & NEWS BRIEFS

Play Golf and Tennis News highlights for 2005 and 2014

2014

June 21, 2014 - Play Golf and Tennis welcomes Protiviti, for the second year in a row.

Play Golf and Tennis and Protiviti are teaming up for a lunch and learn (Golf Clinic) and fun,
team building Baseball Golf Game. This will be an inhouse clinic. Micro-site included.

May 30, 2014 - Play Golf and Tennis welcomes Mayer Brown Legal Eagles Golf Club!

Play Golf and Tennis and Mayer Brown have teamed up to created a customized Golf Club for over 40 female Attorneys for 2014-15. This clinic will be held at Diversey Range, consist of 3 seperate statiions\Golf Pros and snacks and dinner will be served. Event time 3 pm - 7 pm. Play Golf and Tennis will also create a micro-site and offer 40 free golf classes over the next year as part of deal.

May 29, 2014 - Play Golf and Tennis welcomes The Lipstick Golf League from June to August!

Play Golf and Tennis and The Lipstick Golf League has teamed up with over a dozen Female Golfers to created a customized 10 STep Golf Program that will run between June 18 and September of 2014. The lessons will cover all aspects of the game and conclude with a 9 hole playing lesson at Robert Black (Classes, Baseball Golf Clinics \ Games and Golf Outing).

April 12, 2014 - Play Golf and Tennis welcomes Deloitte for a Corporate Golf Clinic May 30, 2014!

Play Golf and Tennis and Deloitte Consulting are teaming up in May to put on a Business Golf Clinic and Seminar for 27-40 employees. The Business Golf Clinic will focus on Golf and Business Golf etiquette, as well as golf instruction, and will conclude with a fun, team-based Baseball Golf Game. The Deloitte Golf Club Clinic will ge held at Diversey Driving Range. A micro-site is included.

March 3, 2014 - Play Golf and Tennis Introduces Baseball Golf Clinics and Team Challenges

Learn, partner and compete with your driver, GIRs (Greens in regulation), Short Game and Putting Game. These clinics will take place the end of each month for up to 16 people. You will learn how to hit certain shots and then been teamed up for some fun and games.

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March 20, 2014 - Red Cross Class Golf Outing Donations

Play Golf and Tennis is proud to announce our 2014 Associate membership donations to the Red Cross Chicago Classic Golf Outing.

March 20, 2014 - Play Golf and Tennis Announces Baseball Golf Clinics and Leagues!

Play Golf and Tennis launches Baseball Golf Club, which will start in June, and focus on putting, short game and GIR's (Approach Game) clinics, challenges, tourneys and leagues. We will also play games called Basketball and Football Golf as well.

March 8, 2014 - Ron started teaching golf again

Ron started teaching golf again at White Pines Golf Dome on the weekends.

2013

October 15, 2013- Play Golf and Tennis getas Facelift

Play Golf and Tennis website landing page was redesigned by Ron Carroll.

AUGUST 8, 2013 - PROTIVITI CONSULTING GOLF CLINIC!

Play Golf and Tennis and Protiviti Consulting proudly presents Protiviti Golf Clinic (prior to an annual golf outing).

JUNE, 2013 - G.E. WOMEN'S CORPORATE GOLF CLUB

Play Golf and Tennis welcome's the G.E. Corporate, Monday night at 7 pm Golf Club to Diversey Driving Range.

APRIL 8, 2013 - THE NIGHT MINISTRY

Play Golf and Tennis has donated six Associate Memberships to The Night Ministry for 2013.

Support The Night Ministry

PLEASE SUPPORT THIS GREAT CAUSE FOR THE POOR, HOMLESS AND MORE: http://www.thenightministry.org

APRIL 1, 2013 - CHILDREN'S ONCOLOGY SERVICES

Play Golf and Tennis has donated four club memberships to the Children’s Oncology Services Campfire Event for 2013.

Support Children with Cancer

PLEASE SUPPORT THIS GREAT CAUSE FOR KIDS WITH CANCER: http://www.onestepcamp.org

MARCH 20, 2013 - RED CROSS CLASSIC GOLF OUTING

Play Golf and Tennis has donated six Play Golf and Tennis memberships to the Red Cross Golf Class to help raise money.

Support the Red Cross

PLEASE SUPPORT THE RED CROSS: http://www.redcross.org

FEBRUARY 19, 2013

Play Golf and Tennis has created a You tube Channel, Blog and has added Video Testimonials for 2013.

JANUARY 6, 2013

Play Golf and Tennis is launching an Indiegogo campaign to create a series of Get a Grip on Your Game DVDS for 2013.

JANUARY 2, 2013

2012

Play Golf and Tennis has expanded it's golf clinic offers for the summer of 2013, added sim-golf at White Pines in the
winter with playing lessons, and will have up to a dozen golf outings this summer as well as six golf and tennis tournaments.

DECEMBER 17, 2012

Get a Grip America Inc. has created a second DBA called Chicago Business Partners, designed to assist business startups
and growing businesses with partnered growth, value-added selling and vertical turnkey solutions.

DECEMBER 9, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis has redesigned it's website, expanded it's social media coverage, added a You tube Channel and more.

NOVEMBER 5, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis is in the process of securing a retail store front\facility for golf and tennis. Our goal is to offer basic equipment and have a putting green, a few golf hitting bays, sim golf and tennis, instruction, branded merchandise, DVD series, and much more. The location will be in between Diversey Driving Range and Hamlin Park. (We are negotiating with a few different facilities right now). Depending on the size we acquire, we may have a half court and\or hitting lanes for tennis as well as hitting bays for golf.

NOVEMBER 1, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis will introduce a few new services in 2013, such as winter sim golf tourneys, video analysis for golf and tennis, an online blog and forum, as well as end of year tennis and golf tourneys in the summer. The goal is to offer a vertical turnkey solution for both golf and tennis, which will cover everything from classes, clinics, team challenges and tournaments.

OCTOBER 23, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis will begin offering Business Startup and Partnership\growth seminars for entrepreneurs. Join Ron Carroll and his 25+ years of small business experience and learn inside tips and secrets on how to cost-effectively and efficiently starts and\or grow a home-based or small business. Seminars starts in January.

OCTOBER 1, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis and White Pines Golf Dome have recently renewed their contract and partnership for the 2013, indoor winter golf season. Indoor winter golf starts back on December 1, 2012, and runs through April 14, 2013.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis has started to redesign it's website, and the new site will be up by November 8th. However, it will take some time to finish all the pages and content. However, it will be up in early November and ready to use on a basic level.

AUGUST 22, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis has started on a series of Golf and Tennis DVDs for the 2013 season. For beginners, we will offer Game Breaker Golf and Tennis DVD's, and more experienced golfers, we will offer Game Changing Golf and Tennis DVDs. Each DVD will cover our well known 10 step program.

JUNE 9, 2012

For the 2012 season, Play Golf and Tennis has will over 8 golf outings and 2 tennis tourneys.

MAY 27, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis has recently added an online Golf Academy for Members Only and created free DVD's for members. The online Academy will mirror our real 10 steps for each club and level.

APRIL 12, 2012

Play Golf and Tennis has redesigned our Members Only Website and added more resources.

MARCH 17, 2012

For the 2012 season, Play Golf and Tennis has combined clinics with all classes in an effort to build tennis skills. Our clinics will focus on the service game, approach game and net game, footwork, fitness and adding different shots. Golf clinics will be held the last class of the day, and focus on the short game, putting, the long game and sand play. The goal is to add skills that vital for playing each game effectively. We call it all court tennis and all point golf.

Ladder up Donations from Play Golf and Tennis

Play Golf and Tennis Ladder Up Donation

Play Golf and Tennis once again has donated golf and tennis club memberships to Ladder up.

LADDER UP... Since 1994, over 16,000 Ladder Up volunteers have returned $247 million to 124,000 hardworking families, helping them climb above the poverty line. Through our programs, TAP (Tax Assistance Program) and LIFT (Life-Improving Financial Tools), we provide free, real world financial solutions that maximize earnings and savings.

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2011

Our new DBA for 2011 is Play Golf and Tennis, effect April 1, 2011.

Chicago, IL,  March 31, 2011:   Get A Grip America, Inc., has officially and legally changed it's dba name for 2011 to Play Golf and Tennis from Get a Grip Chicago with a DBA of Play Golf Chicago. This name change better reflects what we do now, golf and tennis.

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2010-2006

Play Golf and Tennis is partnering with Ben and Jerry's and The Great Urban Race, Special Olympics and others this summer to promote nationwide tours and local events. They are also sponsoring our Fun-Life Club Meetup Groups and events in 2010. Click on any picture below to go to our Fun-Life Meetup Group. Look to your left for the logos below and click them from our meetup group for more information on the Ben & Jerry's Tour and the Great Urban Race.

MARCH 17, 2010

Check out Get a Grip America in teh Press, again.

CHECK OUT RON CARROLL ON CNN MONEY
Tax breaks for hiring the unemployed . Click Picture above.

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PLAY GOLF AND TENNIS AND WHITE PINES GOLF DOME PARTNER UP
Play Golf and Tennis will begin offering winter golf classes for it's members at White Domes Golf Dome (Top 100 domes in the US) between November and April. In addition, for only $495, new members will receive several hours of free balls, 32+ group golf lessons, 2 private PGA pro lessons and much more.

CLICK TO VIEW OUR $495 PATNER DEAL.

AUGUST 22, 2009

FEATURED ON 2ND PAGE OF WEEKEND EDITION OF REDEYE
SUNDAY DRIVE! Free Game Breaker PGA Golf Clinics, Challenges and Free Introduction to Golf training in September at Diversey Range.

CLICK TO READY...REDEYE ARTICLE ON 8-22-2009 - SUNDAY DRIVE.

JULY 11, 2009

2009 Red Cross Mission Red Auction

Play Golf and Tennis donates 2 six 1 year memberships to the American
Red Cross
' Mission Red Experience Auction in Chicago valued at $790.

JULY 15, 2009

British Airways Sponsors our Chicago Entrepenuers Meetup Group

British Airways sponsors the Play Golf and Tennis Small Business Startup Meetup Group. Click on the logo above to visit our biz meetup group.

JUNE 16, 2009

Prince - Rule the court

Play Golf and Tennis has just picked up Prince Tennis products for
it's ever growing New Tennis Social Club and Game Breaker Tennis Club.

APRIL 30, 2009

Free Golf Lesson on Fox News Chicago, April 30, 2009

Fox News Chicago interviews Ron Carroll, President of Play Golf and Tennis regarding his golf and tennis club. May of 09. IF THE VIDEO LINK DOES NOT WORK, Click here FOR PIC.

APRIL 26, 2009

Wilson Golf Products now at Get a Grip America

Play Golf and Tennis has just picked up Wilson Golf products for it's ever growing Social Golf Club.

MARCH 15, 2009

Billy Casper Golf Chicagoland Golf Academy.  Billy Casper Golf.

Play Golf and Tennis has partnered up with The Chicagoland Golf Academy

Play Golf and Tennis is now a business partner of The Chicagoland Golf Academy (A division of Billy Casper Golf). Billy Casper Golf managed CPDGOLF facilities. The Chicagoland Golf Academy is the educational training arm of Billy Casper Golf.

MARCH 12, 2009

Check out Ron Carroll on CNN Money!

CHECK RON CARROLL ON CNN MONEY
Starting a business in a recession. Click Picture above.

JANUARY 17 , 2008

Check us out in the the Reader's FREE SHIT section.

CHECK OUT PLAY GOLF CHICAGO IN THE READER ON JANUARY 17, 2008. FREE SHIT SECTION ON PAGE 22 OR ONLINE. CLICK HERE TO VIEW ARTICLE.

JUNE 6, 2007
Getagripchicago makes the front page of the Booster - June 2007!
Play Golf Chicago to expand... (CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE)
BOOSTER -
Pioneer Press story about Play Golf and Tennis (Formerly GetaGripChicago)- how it was started as Play Golf Chicago, and how we plan to expand. We have over 150 Members, 1500 Associate Members, and 3500 visitors per month.

DONATIONS

Join Chicago Cares on June 9, 2007

Play Golf and Tennis offers free banner ad and gift cards to Chicago Cares

Casino Night and Silent Auction Fundraiser - PlayGolfChicago has donated $1500 in Member Gift Cards to be Auctioned off!

Play Golf and Tennis offers free memberships golf and tennis for auction.

PLAYGOLFCHICAGO IN THE NEWS!  Metromix and Redeye 6-15-06!

Playgolfchicago - summer 2006 (in the Red Eye and on Metromix.com)
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REDEYE STORY - Free Golf Lessons by Playgolfchicago (Get a grip) JUNE 15, 2006 (CLICK TO READ THIS STORY AS IT APPEARED IN THE METROMIX SECTINON OF REDEYECLICK TO ENLARGE

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