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Week of May 13th, 2019

Top Stories

The Jack in the Box Foundation Donates $300,000 to No Kid Hungry, The First Tee and Every Monday Matters; Funds Raised at Jack in the Box® Charity Golf Tournament
Associated Press (Press Release)
The Jack in the Box Foundation today announced it donated a total of $300,000 to three non-profit organizations: No Kid Hungry, the First Tee and Every Monday Matters.

USGA, First Tee Collaborate to Bring Interactive Kids and Family Experience to 119th U.S. Open
The USGA and the First Tee, a youth development organization dedicated to helping youth build character through the game of golf, will debut the ‘Junior Experience featuring First Tee’ at the 119th U.S. Open in Pebble Beach, Calif, June 10-16.

Around the Network

First Tee of Memphis
WATN ABC (Memphis, TN)
Mackenzie Mack runs the city’s First Tee program. A program that is free to join and allows all golfers under the age of eighteen to play for free at any city course.

5th Annual Kentucky Derby Viewing Party hosted by The First Tee Upstate
Greenville News (Greenville, NC)
The 5th annual Kentucky Derby viewing party was hosted by the First Tee Upstate at the BMW Zentrum. The Churchill Downs inspired experience featured all the hats and fashion you would expect as well as an amazing silent auction.

Industry News

Bundle up at Bethpage as PGA Championship opens in cold rain
Doug Ferguson, Associated Press 
The PGA Championship has moved to May for the first time since 1949, and for the moment, everyone is feeling it.

Use the ‘Sam Snead criteria’ for wins, Tiger Woods actually has 95 tour titles. We’ll explain
Alex Myers, Golfworld
Details around the TOUR’s efforts to market Tiger’s chase for 82 wins