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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Chapter Students Win Monday After The Honda Tourney

Categories: Treasure Coast

For the last 12 years, our Chapter has conducted the Monday after The Honda Invitational. Our donors, supporters and students play the Sunday pins from the PGA TOUR event. A few crazy people even played the pro tees! Chapter students Katie Harwood and Jacie Goodman (pictured above left) won the low ...

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Golf Is A Social Distancing Sport – Register Now!

Categories: Treasure Coast

First Tee registration is open at multiple program locations in St. Lucie and Martin Counties. Please visit our website to learn more about class days and times at the following locations: • Crane Watch Club • The Saints at Port St. Lucie Golf Course • The Champions Club • Riverbend Country ...

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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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