TIAA Bank teams up with the LPGA to teach financial fundamentals in Charlotte

Local LPGA-USA Girls Golf Site swings into action at kickoff event

Charlotte, N.C. — Aug. 13, 2021 — Continuing its commitment to serve the community, TIAA Bank has teamed up with the Ladies Professional Golf Association to teach financial fundamentals to Charlotte area youth. LPGA-USA Girls Golf – A Perfect Swing Charlotte becomes the newest addition to the list of TIAA Bank sponsored sites. The partnership will officially launch on Saturday, Aug. 14, at Sunset Hills Golf Course where the program will host a clinic for girls ages 6-17.

“TIAA is proud to be part of the Charlotte community, with 3,600 associates in the metropolitan area and our main campus located in University City,” said Cathy Ivey, TIAA vice president of inclusion diversity and equity. “From San Francisco to Miami, TIAA and TIAA Bank are proud to positively impact the communities in which we work and live.”

TIAA Bank has been a sponsor of LPGA Girls Golf since 2015. The Charlotte site will mark the seventh program supported and sponsored by the bank.

“At LPGA-USGA Girls golf we believe that girls can do and be anything they set their minds to,” said Ashaunta Epps, LPGA-USA Girls Golf Charlotte site director. “Through the ‘Five Es of Girls Golf,’ we inspire girls to not only become well-rounded golfers, but well-rounded individuals.”

The no-cost kickoff event hosted by LPGA-USGA Girls Golf at A Perfect Swing Charlotte, will be held at Sunset Hills Golf Course from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Open to girls ages 6-17 with an interest in golf, the day will incorporate both golf fundamentals and financial education activities based on the Five E’s of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf: Empower, Enrich, Engage, Exercise, and Energize. Participants will learn valuable financial skills while also practicing their swings.

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About TIAA Bank
As a part of TIAA’s Retail Financial Services business, TIAA Bank, a division of TIAA, FSB, provides full-service banking services to consumer, commercial and institutional clients through a variety of channels, including online and its Florida-based financial centers. More information on TIAA Bank can be found at

About LPGA-USA Girls Golf
Run in partnership by the LPGA Foundation and the United States Golf Association, LPGA*USGA Girls Golf (Girls Golf) is a non-profit 501-c3 junior golf program with sites in more than 500 communities across the country. Girls Golf sites provide girls with quality golf instruction led by LPGA and PGA teaching professionals who provide a supportive girl-friendly environment for young women to learn and enjoy the game. Girls Golf reaches more than 80,000 young women annually through traditional junior golf programs and outreach efforts, empowering them with confidence and valuable life skills (including leadership and healthy living) through the Five E’s of Girls Golf.

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