15th Annual First Tee Invitational

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We thank all of our sponsors, players, and auction donors. With Chubb’s leadership and because of our attendees, we were fortunate to raise over $150,000 which directly supports our programs. We had a total of 148 players golfing throughout the day to benefit our students. We are grateful to Ch...

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Thank You Vince Donahue

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Thank you, Vince, for your wonderful support of The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia (TFTGP) is indebted to Vince Donahue of Lamb McErlane Attorneys at Law.  Vince has served TFTGP as Outside Counsel on a pro bono basis.   Over the past two years, Vince helpe...

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Kids on The Hill Summary

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We were very proud to partner with the Kids On the Hill Program this year and watch all the kids grow both their golf games and interpersonal skills. We ended this years program with a fun tournament with different prizes and the kids had a blast! It was a really fun summer and we are so …...

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US Kids Golf World Championship

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Just received AWESOME news from one of our families who moved to Florida a couple of years ago. “Dear TFTGP, This is Gloria. I just can’t wait to share a good news with you. Angela just won the US Kids Golf World Championship in Pinehurst, NC. She played 9 years old girls division in Cou...

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Tournament at St. Martins (Philadelphia Cricket Club)

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On Monday, July 24th, 20 First Tee students teed it up at the historic 9 holes of the St. Martin’s Course at Philadelphia Cricket Club. The participants were divided into 10 teams of 2, as the teams competed against each other in a 2 man scramble format. Prior to the start of the round, the &h...

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Kids On The Hill Program

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Kids on the Hill From Camper to Manager By Coach Vinny De Torro In the Summer of 2017, I was offered a position with The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia as a program intern. Although I was a bit unsure of what I would be doing with my position,  I was excited to begin working …...

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The First Tee/PAL Class

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7/18/17 GolfTalk Live host Tony Leodora interviews Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officers Jim Martin and Mike Chichearo in front of the First Tee/PAL class at Spring Mill CC in Ivyland, Pa. Both officers are graduates of the PAL program and Officer Chichearo also was introduced to golf via the First T...

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Celebrity Invitational Presented By Accenture Coverage

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  Our Celebrity Invitational Presented By Accenture was a great success. It was very cool to see so many celebrities support The First Tee’s mission. We are grateful for all the media coverage we received. These stories help spread our message to the world. This event helped raise ove $10...

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Fox 29 Story

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Fox 29 stopped by Walnut Lane Golf Club to observe a First Tee session with the Sports for Juvenile Justice Program. Our programming helps reinforce the core values that are essential to growth....

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9th Annual Northeast Regional Challenge

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“The Northeast regional challenge was an amazing experience.  We got to meet different kids from all different chapters of the first tee.  We also stayed at Kean university which was cool to see how college students live on campus during the year.  The course we played at for the tournament...

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