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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The First Tee Alumnus Cameron Champ–The 9th Ranked Junior Golfer in the World

Categories: I am the First Tee

Congratulations to Cameron Champ, an alumnus of The First Tee of Greater Sacramento who is currently the 9th ranked junior golfer in the world according to Golfweek–he finished the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley just one point behind the leader at 4 under par! The Junior Invitational ...

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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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Junior Golfers Drive, Chip and Putt Their Way Through Augusta

Categories: Golf Channel Highlights, I am the First Tee

Congratulations to the 88 junior golfers who competed in the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championships at the iconic Augusta National Golf Club! The First Tee was proud to be represented by 13 participants in the field! Find out which of our junior golfers were crowned champions. AND THE WINN...

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The First Tee–Linking Girls to Golf

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

Young people today, especially girls, are experiencing more pressure than ever. Peers, parents, school and media all influence a girl’s concept of how she should look and act....

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