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August 1, 2011

Author of “Let’s Play Golf” to Visit Golden Horseshoe

Nicole Weller, author of “Let’s Play Golf,” a book that introduces children to the game of golf, will meet aspiring young golfers and sign copies of her book at the Golden Horseshoe Gold Clubhouse from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3. The book, illustrated by children’s book illustrator Jennifer Zivoin, will be available for $12.95.

Special rates of $29 on the Spotswood course and $56 on the Green Course are in effect all day, and golfers under 17 playing with an adult play for free.

Weller began to play golf at the age of four and participated in numerous national junior and amateur events before earning an athletic scholarship to Wake Forest University. She is a member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division and the PGA of America and has earned numerous awards for working creatively with golfers, especially young junior golfers. She is currently the head teaching professional at The Landings Club near Savannah, Ga.

For more information or to arrange a tee time at the special rate, call 757-220-7696.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and presentation of the 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg offers more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels, including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six other restaurants, a full-service 20,000-square-foot spa, 45 holes of golf at the Golden Horseshoe golf courses and 67,000 square feet of conference space centered at the renovated and expanded Williamsburg Lodge. Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research and educational programs. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at

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Barbara Brown
(757) 220-7280