Participants Receive Surprise Announcement During Golf Channel Interview

Emily Valentine; Charlie Rymer, Cameron Fields
Emily Valentine; Charlie Rymer, Cameron Fields

Golf Channel, The First Tee’s proud media partner, helped surprise two participants of The First Tee with an exciting announcement…

Emily Valentine, a participant at The First Tee of the Palm Beaches, recounts her reaction upon hearing the news that she and fellow participant Cameron Fields had been selected to play in the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

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Have you ever wanted to play Augusta?

Junior Golfers from The First Tee Take on the Iconic Course

DriveChipPutt_Logo_with_Sponsor Augusta National Golf Club…the iconic course where legendary players like Nicklaus, Palmer and Woods solidified their legacies. Did you ever think you or your child’s participation in The First Tee may be what allows you to head down Magnolia Lane and into this very exclusive club? For several junior golfers of The First Tee, this dream is becoming a reality. This year, several young people (ages 7-15) from The First Tee are making their way to Augusta by participating in the inaugural  Drive, Chip and Putt competition. Continue reading “Have you ever wanted to play Augusta?”

President George W. Bush: The First Tee's Honorary Chair Talks to Golf Channel

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President George W. Bush, held a private question-and-answer session with the 32 members of the Outstanding Participant Summit at The First Tee 2013 Network Meeting in Nashville, Tenn.

In 2011, former President George W. Bush was named The First Tee’s honorary chair. He succeeded his father, former President George H. W. Bush, who served as The First Tee’s honorary chair since the organization’s inception in 1997. Continue reading “President George W. Bush: The First Tee's Honorary Chair Talks to Golf Channel”