Shining A Spotlight On Our Partners: Thank You to PwC!

PwC’s First Tee Challenge allows fans to take their shot at a scaled version of the par-3 17th hole at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.
PwC’s First Tee Challenge hole allows fans to take their shot at a scaled version of the 17th hole at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Proceeds benefiting The First Tee of North Florida.
Since 2000, PwC has been a loyal supporter of The First Tee, serving as a Trustee, partner and friend to our youth participants. With associates, retired partners and staff serving as volunteer board members for chapters of The First Tee, PwC continues its company-wide support through a variety of activities and development opportunities for our junior golfers. Continue reading “Shining A Spotlight On Our Partners: Thank You to PwC!”

In His Words: Aaron Errico Joins 46 Junior Golfers at The First Tee Training Program at IJGA

IJGA blogThanks 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 IJGA instructors, as well as attended mental training, fitness training and college placement sessions. Continue reading “In His Words: Aaron Errico Joins 46 Junior Golfers at The First Tee Training Program at IJGA”

The First Tee Alumnus Cameron Champ–The 9th Ranked Junior Golfer in the World

Cameron Champ_action shotCongratulations to Cameron Champ, an alumnus of The First Tee of Greater Sacramento who is currently the 9th ranked junior golfer in the world according to Golfweek–he finished the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley just one point behind the leader at 4 under par! The Junior Invitational is the most prestigious junior golf championship in the world—an invitation-only annual event for the top 54 players from around the globe, hosted by the renowned Sage Valley Golf Club in South Carolina. Continue reading “The First Tee Alumnus Cameron Champ–The 9th Ranked Junior Golfer in the World”

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?”

Meet Ella–PGA TOUR Superstore Super Kid of the Month

PGA_Logo_White_StackedThe PGA TOUR Superstore is a generous corporate partner of The First Tee, committed to strengthening our mission and brand. The PGA TOUR Superstore’s Super Kids program honors outstanding junior golfers participating in The First Tee chapters around the country. PGA TOUR Superstore donates equipment to the participant who is recognized each month and promotes the winner’s accomplishments and leadership skills nationally and in their communities. This month, Ella, a courageous young girl with a warm smile and sunny personality, has been recognized as the PGA TOUR Superstore Super Kid. Continue reading “Meet Ella–PGA TOUR Superstore Super Kid of the Month”