College Golfer Louis Kelly: Standing Firm on Foundations of The First Tee

Categories: I am the First Tee, Uncategorized

The First Tee uses the game of golf to provide positive youth development for elementary, middle and high school students. But do our junior golfers continue to use The First Tee’s core values and life skills after they leave high school? Let’s take a look at Louis Kelly. An alumnus of...

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Michelle Xie: A Fun Twist on Auntie Anne's and The First Tee

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

The First Tee and Auntie Anne’s partnered to create the Auntie Anne’s Leaders & Entrepreneurs Forum that took place in Orlando, Fla. from Oct. 16-Oct. 19 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. During the three-day forum, participants attend interactive sessions covering career and ...

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Pedro Ortiz is Ready to Write His Future

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

At the heart of The First Tee are many young people with inspiring stories. Participant Pedro Ortiz from The First Tee of Monterey County had the incredible opportunity to share his story at the 2014 Trustee dinner for The First Tee board members–in front of dignitaries including Honorary Chair Pr...

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The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach is More Than Just a Game—It’s a Game-Changer

Categories: Life Skills, PURE Insurance Championship, Uncategorized

 ~ From Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., chief executive officer of The First Tee The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach is one of the most exciting events for The First Tee and eighty-one of our participants. Entering its 11th year, this tournament has given more than 550 young people from more ...

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Insider's Perspective: Playing with a Ryder Cup alum at the Coca-Cola Champions Challenge

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, PURE Insurance Championship

Six lucky participants from six different chapters of The First Tee were paired with six Champions Tour players, all with prior Ryder Cup experience, for the 2014 Coca-Cola Champions Challenge. Played at Pebble Beach Golf Links, this five-hole, modified scotch format charity competition has a purse ...

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