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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What is the definition of perseverance? Just ask these 10 participants.

Categories: I am the First Tee, Uncategorized

Struggling with learning disabilities, enduring ongoing medical issues, losing their home in Hurricane Katrina and surviving a car accident after being hit by a drunk driver … these are some of the truly amazing stories of perseverance from the 2014 RBS Achievers of the Year Award finalis...

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Linking Junior Golfers to the STEM of Golf

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

The First Tee is helping teen golfers get excited about linking the sport with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)! The First Tee STEM Links is a new youth program that leads participants through nine experiments that align a STEM concept with relevant golf experiences....

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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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Pay It Forward program pairs college students with junior golfers

Categories: Golf Channel Highlights, I am the First Tee, Life Skills

First generation college students at California State University, Monterey Bay are making an impact by giving their time through a program called Pay It Forward. Through this program, the students are mentoring junior golfers at The First Tee of Monterey County....

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