FYCCN GoPro Award Arrives

Categories: Palm Beaches

Florida Wildlife Commission Commissioner Gary Nicklaus contacted our Chapter to propose a golf and fishing pilot program. As a professional golfer and avid fisherman, Gary understands that the lakes on golf courses are typically rarely fished. Combining golf and fishing presents an incredible opport...

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Veteran Spotlight – Bob Hall

Categories: Palm Beaches

Bob Hall is 78 years old and a veteran of the Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Navy Seabees. Bob also helps us with electrical work at First Tee. You can find him and his wife playing our par 3 course on Sundays....

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Stars And Cars

Categories: Palm Beaches

World War II veteran and chapter student Bob Massimini was invited by our Founding Partner, Erin Finnegan, to attend a fundraiser for Operation 300 at The Car Barn in Jupiter, FL. Operation 300 provides mentorship to children of the fallen, honoring the sacrifice of those who have given their all fo...

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Chapter Mourns The Loss Of Two Golf Legends

Categories: Palm Beaches

Our Chapter recently lost two dear friends and supporters who knew each other well and loved and respected the game of golf. Richard Ekey (pictured above left) was simply the ultimate grinder. After 14 months in ICU, he was called to the Lord on March 24th. He learned his love of golf from his fathe...

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Chapter Students Staci, Wylie And Tyler Secure Victories

Categories: Palm Beaches

Staci Pla (pictured above left) shot 78-73=151 for a four-shot victory to win the Girls 11-14 year old Junior World Qualifier at Country Club at Ocala. She qualified for the 2021 IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships at Torrey Pines. 2020 SFPGA Prep Tour Player of the Year Wylie “Coyote&...

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Club Drives – Thank You Ladies!!

Categories: Palm Beaches

It is that time of year. Club Drives are in progress all over Palm Beach County to support our Chapter. The ladies of The Country Club of Florida, St. Andrews Country Club and Banyan Golf Club recently conducted successful Club Drives and fundraisers. Country Club of Florida The Country Club of Flor...

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Join Us For Summer Camps

Categories: Palm Beaches

Weekly summer camps allow participants ages 6 to 18 to learn First Tee life skills through the game of golf. Camps are offered at golf courses located throughout Palm Beach County. Please visit our website for locations and to register your children....

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Veterans Spotlight – John Hartwell

Categories: Treasure Coast

John Hartwell is 71 years old and served in the Army. John started in our First Tee veterans’ program this winter at Jensen Beach Golf Club. He has been playing golf for 10 years and is originally from Connecticut. “I truly can’t believe how great they treat the veterans down here ...

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Little Brother Hooked On Golf Because Of His Big

Categories: Treasure Coast

Damarius has been with one of our program partners Big Brothers Big Sisters for several years. Just this year he was matched with a Big who loved sports as much as Damarius does. Big Brother Hank loves the game of golf and he started to bring Damarius to the golf course. Because he did not …...

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Congratulations To 2021 Chapter Award Winners

Categories: Treasure Coast

Mason Sarkin – Participant of the Year Mason is 12 years old. He has been with Coach Bo and First Tee for 6 years. He attends Hidden Oaks Middle School in Palm City where he is an Honor Roll student. He loves football, basketball and especially golf. His favorite part of golf is putting and &h...

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