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Backfield in Motion to Host 18th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, May 10th

Celebrity Golf Event will be hosted by former Tennessee Titans player

Kevin Dyson & Friends


Nashville, TNMarch 3, 2021 – Backfield in Motion (BIM) will host their 18th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, May 10th at Gaylord Springs Golf Club hosted by former Tennessee Titans player Kevin Dyson. Celebrity golfers/guests to date include former NFL players Blaine Bishop, Brad Hopkins, DeRon Jenkins, Joey Kent, Tee Martin, Peerless Price and A.J. Terrell. (NOTE: Celebrities are subject to change without notice).


Backfield in Motion is a 501©3 organization that focuses on fostering teamwork and building academic and social foundations. The BIM academic program is one of the only programs in Davidson County that employs certified, state licensed teachers and currently serves approximately 300 MNPS students throughout the school year. The BIM annual golf tournament event provides a significant amount of funding to their operating budget and programs that serve these students.


“We have seen incredible support over the years for this event from donors and the community,” said Todd Campbell, CEO/Executive Director of Backfield in Motion. “We are thrilled to have Kevin Dyson host this year’s event as well as having celebrity guests join us in the cause. This event unites us all to raise much-needed funds for Backfield in Motion’s mission to Educate, Engage, and Empower the many students we serve. We invite the community to join us once again in this effort and event.”


Tournament Details:

On Monday, May 10th, golfers will enjoy playing the Gaylord Springs Golf Links with registration and lunch at 12:00pm provided by Hunt Brothers Pizza; a shotgun start at 1:30pm and the tournament will conclude with an awards dinner provided by Uncle Bud’s immediately after play.

For more information on sponsorships, teams and individual golf spots, visit www.BackfieldinMotion.org/Events. Various corporate sponsorships are also available and can be customized to fit specific needs. Sponsorships start as low as $250 to support the cause along with a single golfer at $500 and a foursome at $1,500.


More About Backfield in Motion:

Backfield in Motion recently announced that the program is now all-inclusive as they have added female students to the roster. Students are challenged with more rigorous instructional methods and higher academic expectations. As students’ progress from the elementary and middle school setting, they are encouraged to engage in varsity level sports and be exposed to a college/career readiness curriculum, which includes college visits, admissions counseling, internships, and job training. Throughout the program, teachers instruct students in preparation for end of course exams such as TNReady, and ACT/SAT and other placement exams. The BIM classes feature differentiated instruction, allowing students to receive targeted interventions, support services, more time on task with extended days, and individualized academic reinforcement. Students also receive character education and team building skills through our enrichment time instructed by our program coordinators.


For more information about Backfield in Motion, please visit their website at www.BackfieldinMotion.org.


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Media Contact:

Tresa Halbrooks, LEGACY PR & Events

615-669-6058 or tresa@legacy-pr.com




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