imgAfter its first year, The First Tee of Orange County is in the swing

What a difference a year makes. 

Twelve months after setting up shop at the Islands Golf Center in Anaheim, The First Tee of Orange County has found its footing and is optimistic about the future. The program that’s as much about education, life skills and etiquette as golf began classes last September with 50 students and gradually added more. 

“The stretch goal was to get to about 200 kids in the program,” said Gail Krause, executive director of The First Tee of Orange County. “To have had 236 in the first year is a great accomplishment for us. Read More »

Triad chapter bringing more girls to golf

Girls spend two hours of each session off the golf course, working on The First Tee curriculum and other activities, such as decorating golf balls, writing in journals or drawing designs of golf holes. Learn More »

Students Encounter Golf for the First Time

The First Tee of West Michigan is engaging local elementary school students that never would have encountered golf otherwise. Learn More »

Chip Beck promotes The First Tee program in Alaska

Junior programs such as Hook-a-Kid-on-Golf have already proven successful, but The First Tee would push the local support and participation to a whole new level. Learn More »

Group teaches life lessons, much more through golf

At First Tee of Oakland, it's not about getting a hole in one, it's about children learning valuable life skills like confidence, integrity and responsibility -- from the first day a club is put in their hands. Learn More »

Schneider to make pro debut at Sara Bay

The First Tee of Sarasota/Manatee alumnae, Ericka Schneider has earned a sponsor’s exemption and will make her professional debut on the Symetra Tour, the official qualifying tour of the LPGA,. Learn More »

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