VETERAN SPOTLIGHT – KEVIN SUTTON

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Kevin Sutton is 73 and retired from the Army. He has been playing golf for 15 years and involved with our program for over 2 years. “After returning from Vietnam and joining the NYPD, for many years I had never set foot on a golf course,” said Kevin. “I have enjoyed playing now tha...

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PARTICIPANT SPOTLIGHT – HANNAH CHANG

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Hannah is 12 years old and a straight A student. She participates in the First Tee Life Skills Experience at The Bridges at Springtree. “I have had a very positive experience with First Tee over the past 10 months.” Hannah commented. “I have worked with Coach Sue, Coach Stefan, and...

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JULY AMBASSADOR MEETING

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Chapter Ambassadors recently held their summer meeting at PGA Tour Superstore in Broward. The Ambassadors support us through fundraising, volunteer efforts, and by broadening awareness of our mission and programs in Broward County. The group held a putting contest at the end of the meeting, which wa...

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100 – HOLE CHALLENGE BREAKING RECORDS IN 2021

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Day 1 consisted of 9 players completing 100 holes at The Club at Weston Hills in 95-degree heat, no rain or storms! Special thank you to Director of Golf Jon Banas and the staff. Day 2 featured 16 players at Lago Mar Country Club. Weather was threatening but tropical storm Fred decided to support ou...

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RYAN ATTENDS THE GAME CHANGERS ACADEMY

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Chapter student, Ryan Shimony, was selected to attend the First Tee Game Changers Academy Honoring Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. this summer in Philadelphia, PA. First Tee Game Changers Academy addresses the challenges and experiences teens face in their daily lives and helps better equip them to build the ...

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BACK TO SCHOOL = BACK TO FALL PROGRAMS

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Summer is over and we are beginning our Fall programs. Enroll your children as golf is the sport of business and the sport of a lifetime! Our program locations include: • Grand Palms Hotel-Spa & Golf Resort • Hollywood Beach Golf Club • Parkland Golf & Country Club • PGA TOUR Superst...

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Program Spotlight | Mission United

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Our Mission United veterans golf programs continue to fill up each month. They are made possible from a generous grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation. V/r Marcos Espinosa is one of our veteran students and shared this with our staff: “First Tee’s program has offered me the o...

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2021 Club Drives A Huge Success

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Our Chapter’s annual Club Drive was a huge success. Early estimates point to 300 sets of clubs (1,500 total clubs) being collected at over 22 different golf courses! The money raised from the Club Drive helps the children and veterans in Broward County learn important life lessons, but also te...

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FALL INVITATIONAL AT ROYAL PALM ALMOST SOLD OUT

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Fall Golf Invitational at Royal Palm Yacht & CC Monday, October 4, 2021 12:00 Noon Registration, Warm-Up and Lunch, 1pm Shotgun Four Person Teams. Play Your Own Ball. One Best Ball of the Foursome. Net and Gross Divisions. Limited Field. Please visit our website for sponsorship opportunities. Pl...

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Veteran Spotlight – Tony Blanco

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Tony Bianco is 75 years old and served in the U.S Army. Tony has been golfing for 15 years and participating in the First Tee Veterans program for 3 years. He participated with First Tee at Eagle Trace Country Club in Coral Springs. Tony commented, “I have found all of the coaches to be extrem...

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