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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Veteran Spotlight | Charles Schmidt

Categories: Broward

Charles Schmidt, 77 years old was in the United States Air Force. Charles has been playing golf 50 years and has been involved with First Tee for 6 years. “The First Tee has provided an amazing program for our veterans’ community to learn and play better golf. Our thanks go out to the nu...

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Divine Academy Of Broward | Special Needs Program

Categories: Broward

First Tee – Broward began a new golf program with the Divine Academy of Broward, a school serving students with special needs. This Program will run 9 weeks at the Divine Academy of Broward in Hollywood. Students ages 11-19 were introduced to the game golf and the First Tee Nine Core Values an...

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Gunther Motors Sponsors And Wins Par 3 Corporate Challenge

Categories: Broward

The Rees Jones 9-hole par three course at Coral Ridge Country Club provides for a sensational venue for our annual Corporate Challenge each year. We are so appreciative to the members and staff at Coral Ridge for hosting this fun event. Thank you to Gunther Motor Company for being our presenting spo...

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Time To Register For Summer Camps

Categories: Broward

Weekly summer camps allow participants 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 Broward County. Please visit our website for locations and to register your children. ...

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ASM Scholarships – Florida College Golf Camp

Categories: Broward, Palm Beaches, Treasure Coast

This year the South Florida PGA Junior Tour has partnered with ASM Scholarships. The partnership gives juniors the opportunity to continue their golf journey on the collegiate level. The camp will include insight into: college prep, competition, mental game, technical skills, and the physical fitnes...

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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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