Linking The First Tee National School Program to the Course

Categories: Life Skills, National School Program, Uncategorized

How One Field Trip is Positively Impacting School Attendance Did you know missing 10 percent of the school year in elementary grades can set many students up for future academic struggle, including a higher chance of dropping out in high school? Ten percent. That’s just 18 days a school year. The ...

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A Father’s Gratitude for The First Tee

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

My name is Charles Wright. I would like to start by telling you how much The First Tee has done for my child. I recently began spending time with my eight year-old daughter, whom I had not seen since she was about a year old. When we began our visits, she had a great deal of difficulty concentr...

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Youth Recognized by The First Tee for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Categories: Character Education

More than 9,100 junior golfers from The First Tee have been recognized for receiving A/B Honor Roll during the Fall 2013 semester — a record-breaking number! Sponsored by Founding Corporate Partner Shell Oil Company, The First Tee A/B Honor Roll program recognizes outstanding academic achievem...

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Charlie Sifford's Perseverance Paved the Way for Black Golfers

Categories: Life Skills

Decades before Tiger Woods was breaking records on the golf course, Charlie Sifford was breaking barriers. The First Tee joins the country in celebrating Black History Month by highlighting Sifford’s story of perseverance, leadership and integrity....

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John Deere and PGA TOUR Partner to Mentor Junior Golfers

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Written by Royce Thompson Media Relations Specialist, PGA TOUR Talk about a reason to rise before the sun. Earlier this week at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Ahmen Williams and Raymond Frequez, junior golfers from The First Tee of Phoenix, were busy before sunrise with the Careers on Course pro...

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