Happy 4th of July: A Message from CEO Joe Louis Barrow, Jr.

Categories: I am the First Tee, Uncategorized

We are off to celebrate July 4th. As we do it will bring back memories of Paul Revere and the brave souls that wanted to make certain that we were separated from England. And while our country was “independent” it would take years for women, African/Hispanic Americans to gain such freedoms. I am...

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

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Thanks 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 IJ...

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What is the connection between The First Tee and heavyweight champ Joe Louis?

Categories: Life Skills, Uncategorized

May 13, 2014 marked the 100th birthday of former world heavyweight champion and amateur golfer Joe Louis. Why does this day matter to The First Tee? Because the “Brown Bomber”, as he was known to many, is the father of Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., chief executive officer of The First Tee! &nbs...

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

Categories: I am the First Tee

Congratulations 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 ...

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Alumna of The First Tee Making Professional Debut

Categories: Girls Golf, I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Nearly seven years ago, Ericka Schneider had the opportunity of a lifetime. One of 81 junior golfers, Ericka earned her spot to play Pebble Beach in The First Tee Open, but her career in golf was just beginning....

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