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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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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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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