Milestone celebrated during biennial Network Meeting attended by 1,000+ representatives The First Tee, a youth development organization introducing golf and its inherent values to young people, is hosting its 20th Anniversary Network Meeting in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 8-11. Hosted at Omni Orlando Resort...Read More
LATEST NEWS FROM THE FIRST TEE
At The First Tee we strive to not only make good golfers, but better people. News from across the country shows how our program is making an impact on youth today.
Keith Dawkins named organization’s next Chief Executive Officer Jersey City, New Jersey (September 29, 2017) – Keith Dawkins, an executive for Viacom’s Nickelodeon, will become The First Tee’s next CEO, it was announced today by the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors. President George ...Read More
Langer also clinches pro competition Pebble Beach, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2017) – Justin Potwora from The First Tee of Greater Portland and PGA TOUR Champions professional Bernhard Langer clinched the Pro-Junior title today at the PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee finishing 21 under. ...Read More
Golfers ages 14 to 18 representing 26 states to play alongside game’s legends at Pebble Beach ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – PGA TOUR Champions and The First Tee announced today the 81 junior golfers selected to play in the 2017 PURE Insurance Championship. The annual event, hosted by the Monterey Penins...Read More
St. Augustine, Fla. (October 5, 2016) – After leading The First Tee from reaching hundreds of young people in 2000 to impacting more than four million annually, Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. has announced his intention to step down as CEO at the end of 2017 as the organization celebrates its 20th annivers...Read More