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The Lansing Journal journeys: Shriners Open


submitted by Jennifer Polley

Griffin Polley served as a Shriners Standard Bearer ambassador, representing the Chicago Shriners Hospital at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, a PGA Tour event in Las Vegas. Griffin’s responsibilities as ambassador and his access to golf celebrities did not keep him from remembering his digital Lansing Journal. In the background are professional golfers Peter Uihlein and Isaiah Salinda, practicing their putting. (Photo: Jennifer Polley, Griffin’s mom)

In fact, Griffin and two other ambassadors opened the PGA tournament with a Ceremonial Tee Shot. Griffin is on the left:



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Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.