Penny Hardaway: Memphis must unite to help its youth because ‘they need us’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 09, 2022 12:23 PM CT | Published: September 08, 2022 8:12 PM CT
<strong>&ldquo;We just need to come together to heal our city,&rdquo; Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway said Thursday, Sept. 8, during a reception for his Memphis District Golf Classic. Proceeds will be used toward mentoring at-risk youth and their families through exposure to golf.</strong>&nbsp;(Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian file)

“We just need to come together to heal our city,” Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway said Thursday, Sept. 8, during a reception for his Memphis District Golf Classic. Proceeds will be used toward mentoring at-risk youth and their families through exposure to golf. (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian file)

The Tigers’ basketball coach spoke firmly at the reception of his golf classic, asking the city to come together following the tragedies of the last week. 

Drew Hill

Drew Hill

Drew Hill covers the Memphis Grizzlies and is a top-10 APSE winner. He has worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.


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