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 President George W. Bush, Board Chair and PGA TOUR Commission Tim Finchem, Champions Tour player Bobby Clampett and other Trustees! Continue reading “Pedro Ortiz is Ready to Write His Future”
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.
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. Continue reading “Pay It Forward program pairs college students with junior golfers”