What is the connection between The First Tee and heavyweight champ Joe Louis?

Categories: Life Skills, Uncategorized

May 13, 2014 marked the 100th birthday of former world heavyweight champion and amateur golfer Joe Louis. Why does this day matter to The First Tee? Because the “Brown Bomber”, as he was known to many, is the father of Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., chief executive officer of The First Tee! &nbs...

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Alumna of The First Tee Making Professional Debut

Categories: Girls Golf, I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Nearly seven years ago, Ericka Schneider had the opportunity of a lifetime. One of 81 junior golfers, Ericka earned her spot to play Pebble Beach in The First Tee Open, but her career in golf was just beginning....

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Linking Junior Golfers to the STEM of Golf

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Uncategorized

The First Tee is helping teen golfers get excited about linking the sport with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)! The First Tee STEM Links is a new youth program that leads participants through nine experiments that align a STEM concept with relevant golf experiences....

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How Long Does it Take to Walk Across America? Just Ask The First Tee of Monterey County!

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

When The First Tee of Monterey County started a program to implement The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits they had no idea it would turn into fun way for the junior golfers and staff to come together for a common goal–to walk the equivalent distance between their chapter in Salinas, Calif. an...

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Have you ever wanted to play Augusta?

Categories: Golf Channel Highlights, I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Junior Golfers from The First Tee Take on the Iconic Course Augusta National Golf Club…the iconic course where legendary players like Nicklaus, Palmer and Woods solidified their legacies. Did you ever think you or your child’s participation in The First Tee may be what allows you to he...

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