In His Words: Aaron Errico Joins 46 Junior Golfers at The First Tee Training Program at IJGA

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Thanks to a partnership between The First Tee and International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA), 47 lucky junior golfers were selected to attend The First Tee Training Program at IJGA earlier this month in Hilton Head, S.C. The teens received daily instruction on all aspects of the golf game from IJ...

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Golf is a Game for Everyone: New exhibit honors the legacy of African-Americans in golf

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by Chris Hybl The World Golf Hall of Fame’s new exhibit “Honoring a Legacy: A Tribute to African Americans in Golf” highlights the lives of those who have championed many of The First Tee’s core principles, including the belief that golf is a game for everyone. The World Golf Hall of Fame &a...

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Did you know The First Tee has produced more than 1,750 college golfers?

Categories: I am the First Tee, Uncategorized

The First Tee strives to teach young people about values, life skills and healthy habits they can use on and off the golf course. And with national youth opportunities like The First Tee Academies to help prepare participants for college golf, it’s no wonder that The First Tee has seen mor...

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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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