Ambassadors Tee It Up At Drive Shack

Categories: Palm Beaches

Chapter Ambassadors held their first event of the post-COVID-19 calendar year at Drive Shack in West Palm Beach. This event was a great opportunity for current and potential members of the group to network and get to know one another while enjoying great food, drink and contests. The Ambassadors (fo...

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Chapter Mourns The Loss Of Dr. Pam Cunningham

Categories: Palm Beaches

Our hearts go out to the family of Dr. Pamela Cunningham, a founding board member of our Chapter. She recently lost her nine-year battle with a rare form of salivary gland cancer. “Pam was a great board member for First Tee,” said Chapter Chairman Steve Rockoff. “She was a courageo...

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Harry Scores The Evans Caddie Scholarship!

Categories: Palm Beaches

Four years ago, our Chapter was approached by John Hand, a member of Seminole Golf Club about starting up a caddie program for students. The goal was to introduce students to caddying to eventually apply for a full tuition and room and board Evans Scholarship from the Western Golf Association. Chapt...

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Frenchman’s Creek Hosts Club Drive

Categories: Palm Beaches

Thank you, members and staff of Frenchman’s Creek, for the generous donation of golf bags and clubs from their end of season Club Drive to support our children and veterans. Frenchman’s Creek members support many local non-profits through their foundation and their Volunteer Match Progra...

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Fun Day For Students From Connections Education Center

Categories: Palm Beaches

To mark the end of Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month, students at Connections Education Center participated in golf lessons with their post-COVID renewed partnership with our Chapter and Drive Shack. 50 students on the spectrum enjoyed learning more about the game of golf because Drive Shack’s...

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Thank You Jesper Parnevik

Categories: Palm Beaches

Chapter President Bobby Hendel connected with PGA Tour, Champions Tour, and European Tour winner, Jesper Parnevik. Jesper and his wife, Mia, were interested in making a very large donation of golf equipment and clothing to our children and veterans. Jesper, who has played professionally throughout t...

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Time To Register For Summer Camps

Categories: Palm Beaches

Weekly summer camps are in progress and allow students ages 6 to 18 to learn First Tee life skills through the game of golf. Intermediate and advanced camps also being offered! Camps are offered at golf courses located throughout Palm Beach County. First Tee Summer Camp Locations: Banyan Cay Resort ...

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Special Olympics Florida Check Presentation

Categories: Broward

Spirit Airlines recently presented our chapter with a $2,000 check to fund our Special Olympics program. Thank you to Chapter Director Laurie Villa, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Spirit, for in assisting with the funding for this program. The program will run nine consec...

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Volunteer Of The Year

Categories: Broward

Steve Greenstein – Volunteer of the Year Steve has been volunteering for 18 months with our chapter and is currently assisting with Coach Hector at Cooper Colony Country Club. Steve originally began volunteering two years ago when he came out as a participant in our Mission United Veterans go...

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