2019 Leaders & Achievers Gala Recap

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The  2019 Leaders and Achievers Gala was a wonderful success.  We far exceeded our fundraising goals and raised $175,000. Thank you, Chubb and Accenture, for your continued support and Eagle Sponsorship. Last night was a special evening for everyone. Hearing the transformational impact The First...

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Coach’s Corner: Simulator League Update

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By: Anthony Hoffman This Past Saturday concluded our Winter Simulator Series with a championship at the Junior Level (10-13yrs old) and the ‘Amateur Level’ (14-18yrs old). After 6 weeks of Regular season play, 4 students of each level qualified for the championship event. Lenny Gipson he...

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Golf To Paradise

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ABOUT This three-day competition gives two participants from 12 different First Tee chapters an opportunity to play at the Quail Creek Country Club and the Flamingo Island in Naples during the Chubb Classic. Competition Format During the 2019 event, 24 participants played a total of nine holes durin...

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Lilly Pulitzer Shop & Share

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Lilly Pulitzer hosted a Shop & Share at their King of Prussia Mall location showcasing their new golf line. 10% of all proceeds benefitted The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia! Thank you, Lilly, for your tremendous support! ABOUT Lilly Pulitzer More than fifty years ago, a wave of pioneering p...

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Ellis A. Gimbel Trust Making An Impact For The First Tee

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We thank The Ellis A. Gimbel Trust for their partnership with The First Tee in making a difference in the lives of many visually impaired underprivileged young people in the Philadelphia community.  The First Tee and golf for underprivileged children provides an entertainment outlet for the childre...

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Ametek Equipment Drive

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Golf equipment donations are an essential aspect of our fundraising for our programs. The clubs directly support our programs and those participants in need of equipment. Thanks again to AMETEK, Inc. for all the wonderful club donations. Special thanks to Ron Oscher, Ametek Chief Administrative Off...

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Middle School Golf

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Middle School Golf has been coming to FDR Golf Course and Walnut Lane Golf Club over the past 7 weeks practicing golf and learning The First Tee 9 Core Values. It was a lot of fun watching the students grow both on and off the golf course. Their understanding of the core values reflected in …...

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Jr/Sr Tournament at Walnut Lane

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Sunday, November 4th The First Tee annual Jr/Sr Tournament was held yesterday at Walnut Lane Golf Club and what a beautiful day it was! The weather was absolutely perfect! Thanks again to Lunchbox Philly for the wonderful Peanut Butter Jelly Truck! Congratulations to our winners! Front 9 Winners: Ju...

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Philly Golf Course Superintendents Help Improve Walnut Lane GC

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Thursday, November 1st, 2018 The Philadelphia Association of Golf Course Superintendents stopped by Walnut Lane Golf Club for the 8th annual Volunteer Day. With their help and hard work, the beautification of Walnut Lane continues. Their commitment to our mission has been extraordinary and we cannot...

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