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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THE FIRST TEE PHILLY OFFERS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE AT CELEBRITY INVITATIONAL

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The First Tee Philly Offers Unique Experience at Celebrity Invitational   The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia will be hosting the 2017 Celebrity Invitational Presented by Accenture at Huntington Valley Country Club on July 17th, 2017.  “Accenture has been a longtime supporter of The First ...

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Carolina Leadership Academy

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  6/30/17 Almost home! We had a wonderful trip! After playing cards until 11:30 TFTGP students did an awesome job getting up and to the van by 3:45am!!! Of course there was a lot of sleep to be had on the bus! Thanks again Carolinas Leadership Academy for having us! Hope to see you again &helli...

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Kids on the Hill

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The First Tee is proud to be partnered with the Police Athletic League to run the Kids on the Hill program which was started by James D. Sykes to promote youth golf. We kicked off the summer program at Horsham Family Golf under the direction of Officer Ernie Rehr and First Tee Intern (and Kids &hell...

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