WATCH: ‘Mike Quick Celebrity Invitational’ Benefits Youth Development Organization

By Ukee Washington │ CBS3 Philly (CBS affiliate – Philadelphia)

The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia raised over $100,000 for programs during a celebrity invitational at Philadelphia Country Club. Former Eagles wide receiver Mike Quick helped organized the event where students caddied for celebrities such as Ron Jaworski, Brian Westbrook, Danny Briere, Andre Reed and others.


Southwest Florida golf column: North Naples wins Life Skills Cup at First Tee tournament

By Greg Hardwig │ Naples News

Over 80 parents and players attended The First Tee of Naples/Collier Middle School Golf Championship on Saturday at Quail Village. The new Life Skills Cup, modeled off the FedEx Cup. At each match players answered questions involving the 9 Core Values and Life Skills and applied the same during the match as well as at school and at home.


Four PGA Jr. League teams to form in area

By Al Arend │ Herald Palladium (subscription required; see attachment)

There will be a new and unique golf league for area youth this summer In Berrien County. The PGA Jr. League program will be launched at Harbor Shores n coordination with The First Tee of Benton Harbor. Under the PGA Reach charitable program, four area courses will eventually have six PGA Jr. League teams for youth 13-and-under that will compete against each other.


Student receives $1,000 Bay View scholarship

Petoskey High School student Katie Kurburski recently received the 2018 Bay View Woman’s Council $1,000 Petoskey High School Girl Scholarship Award, which was presented to her at a recent school honors assembly. Kurburski played on the varsity golf team for three years and served as team captain, leading her team to their first-ever Division 11 state finals. Her love for the game inspired her to coach golf at The First Tee of Northern Michigan and to help young golfers at Shot Makers.