Sara Scarlett's Message to Junior Golfers: Be Safe and Smart in the Golf Cart

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Meet Sara Scarlett–she is a stand-out alumna and junior golfer from The First Tee of Greater Sacramento with a passion for golf cart safety. After attending The First Tee Outstanding Participant & Leadership Summit in 2013, Sara applied the leadership and presentation skills she lear...

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Happy 4th of July: A Message from CEO Joe Louis Barrow, Jr.

Categories: I am the First Tee, Uncategorized

We are off to celebrate July 4th. As we do it will bring back memories of Paul Revere and the brave souls that wanted to make certain that we were separated from England. And while our country was “independent” it would take years for women, African/Hispanic Americans to gain such freedoms. I am...

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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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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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The First Tee Coaches, Mentoring Our Youth

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Uncategorized

Caring adults who are passionate about seeing kids and teens succeed are essential to The First Tee’s mission. Chapter staff and volunteers play a key role in creating positive relationships that inspire junior golfers to discover their individual potential. And parents are taking notice. Here is ...

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