Kamaiu Johnson

Categories: Palm Beaches

If Johnson had not been swinging a stick near his apartment on the perimeter of the Haliman Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla., in 2007, Jan Auger would never have noticed him. She crossed a couple of fairways to greet the kid.  She asked Johnson why he wasn’t in school, he fibbed that he was home-...

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Staci & Lando Play In The Honda Classic Monday Pro-Am

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Chapter students Staci Pla and Landon “Lando” Murray joined Chapter Executive Director Carl Mistretta and Program & Marketing Coordinator Emily Valentine for the Monday Pro-Am. Our team played with PGA TOUR professional Michael Gligic originally from Canada and now a Jupiter resident...

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Golf Fans Have A Blast At The Honda Classic

Categories: Palm Beaches

The Honda Classic is a Founding Partner of our Chapter. They support our children’s and veterans’ programs throughout the year in many ways from grants, to providing volunteers and even donating practice balls for our driving range. Matt Jones, a PGA TOUR veteran from Australia carded a ...

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Time To Schedule Club Drives

Categories: Palm Beaches

Time to clean out the trunk and the garage and donate all of that unused golf equipment! Club Drives help us support thousands of young people in Palm Beach County, including those with special needs, and veterans. Typically, the club schedules a two-week time frame for members to drop off donated c...

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Veterans’ Programs At Dyer Park

Categories: Palm Beaches

Thank you for your service. Our Chapter delivers weekly golf programs to many local veterans. We provide golf equipment, golf instruction and opportunities to socialize and play local golf courses. These programs are open to Palm Beach County veterans, free of charge. Programs occur at 9:30am, Monda...

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CMAA 100 – Hole Challenge A Fantastic Success

Categories: Palm Beaches

Chapter Executive Director Carl Mistretta (middle) awarded the winning team shadow boxes to BallenIsles Director of Golf Jeff Fitzherbert, PGA (left) and General Manager Ryan Walls (right) for raising the most money in our annual 100 – Hole Challenge. The members of BallenIsles contributed ove...

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Inaugural Leadership Series In Partnership With PGA TOUR Superstore

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The First Tee Leadership Series in partnership with PGA TOUR Superstore kicked off this month at the Palm Beach Gardens store. 10 students including eight from our chapter participated. The program is an interactive five-week series designed to provide teens the opportunity to discover their persona...

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Koepka, Berger Commit To Play In The 2021 Honda Classic

Categories: Palm Beaches

The last two tournament champions on the PGA TOUR have committed to play in the 2021 Honda Classic, our Founding Partner and local PGA TOUR event which will return to PGA National Resort & Spa March 15-21. Waste Management Phoenix Open champion Brooks Koepka and AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am cham...

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Golf Is A Social Distancing Sport – Register Now!

Categories: Palm Beaches

First Tee registration is open at multiple program locations in Palm Beach County. Please visit our website to learn more about class days and times at the following locations: • Michael B. Finnegan Learning Center- Dyer Park • John Prince Golf Learning Center • Seagate Country Club • Common...

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Veteran Spotlight – Scott Siegel

Categories: Broward

Scott Siegel is 64 years old and formerly served in the Air Force. He has been playing golf for 2 years but used to play weekly when he was younger. He has been a participant in our 8-week programs for about 2 years. “I was reintroduced to golf while at the Blind Rehab Center at …...

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