Veterans Spotlight – Robert Ketterer

Categories: Broward

Robert is a U.S. Navy veteran and has been playing golf and participating in our programs for 4 years. “I use the game of golf, and the First Tee Program, to meet veterans from across the country,” said Robert. “I’ve met interesting people and coaches through this program and...

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Veterans Golf Programs Continue To Thrive

Categories: Broward

Our Chapter, in partnership with United Way of Broward County’s MISSION UNITED and three of our local country clubs with a generous grant from the Mangurian Foundation are pleased to offer three 8-week golf coaching programs, open to all veterans, FREE of charge. PGA professionals and First Te...

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Corporate Spotlight – Steady Returns

Categories: Broward

Would you benefit from a long-term relationship with a financial professional you trust—one who clearly answers your questions, provides ongoing financial coaching & advice, and manages your investment portfolio so that you may enjoy your retirement years? “Over many years meeting with c...

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New Program With Life Developmental Center

Categories: Broward

First Tee Broward began a new 2021 golf program with the Life Developmental Center in Pembroke Pines. This special needs program will be conducted over nine consecutive weeks at the center. Nine athletes ages 25-42 will be introduced to the game of golf and the First Tee life skills program. First T...

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Congratulations To 2021 Chapter Award Winners

Categories: Broward

Sean Kicker – Coach of the Year Sean Kicker, PGA and Recognized First Tee Coach pioneered a First Tee program at Grand Palms Hotel – Spa and Golf Resort and now has over 90 participants registered, 4 First Tee Assistant Coaches, and 2 volunteers that help each week. As the Director of Go...

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Special Olympics New Program Partner

Categories: Broward

Our Chapter began a new 2021 golf program with Special Olympics Florida. We send a special thank you to Spirit Airlines and Chapter Director Laurie Villa in assisting with funding for this program. This new program will run 9 consecutive weeks on Saturdays at the Grand Palms Hotel-Spa & Golf Res...

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Golf Is A Social Distancing Sport – Register Now!

Categories: Broward

First Tee registration is open at multiple program locations in Broward County. Please visit our website to learn more about class days and times at the following locations: • Grand Palms Hotel-Spa & Golf Resort • Hollywood Beach Golf Club • Parkland Golf & Country Club • Pompano Bea...

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Chapter Students Play In The 12th Annual Raymond Floyd Open

Categories: Palm Beaches

Our Chapter has enjoyed a very long and continually growing partnership with the Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course. Each year, the Par 3 Foundation funds three weeks of summer camps for our students at the course. These funds are raised each year at the Raymond Floyd Open. Our Chapter sends a team each y...

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Chapter Wins Outstanding FYCCN Partner

Categories: Palm Beaches

First Tee – Palm Beaches was awarded the Regional Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network (FYCCN) 2021 Outstanding Partner Grand Prize Winner! Florida Wildlife Commission Commissioner Gary Nicklaus contacted our Chapter to propose a golf and fishing pilot program. As a professional golfer a...

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