The First Tee Alumnus Takes on Golf Channel's Big Break The Palm Beaches, FL

Categories: I am the First Tee, The First Tee Alumni

“Professionals show up every day.” “Do not fear what they fear.” “Golf is a game of integrity.” “Persistence can change failure.” These are the words written across Clay Myers’ white board, standing front and center of his small Orlando apartment. The pursuit to play professional g...

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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 Golden Bear Talks to Congress About the Positive Impact of The First Tee

Categories: Life Skills

World Golf Hall of Fame member Jack Nicklaus, known to many as the Golden Bear, is a Trustee and long-time believer in The First Tee. He speaks to many—from his local chapters in Central Ohio and the Palm Beaches to government officials in Washington, DC—about the positive impact The First Te...

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Under Armour Suits Up its Birdie Team to Support The First Tee National School Program

Categories: National School Program, Uncategorized

With back-to-school season in full swing, The First Tee National School Program is ready to rollout in even more schools across the nation thanks to Under Armour’s Birdie Campaign benefiting The First Tee. At six select PGA TOUR events from April to June, Under Armour pledged to The First Tee $...

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Participants Meet President Obama and The Presidents Cup 2013 Team at the White House

Categories: I am the First Tee

On June 24, 2014, four participants from The First Tee had the exciting opportunity to meet privately with President Obama, PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem, The First Tee CEO Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., and players from The Presidents Cup 2013. The players were honored at the White House, hosted by t...

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