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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Friends And Family Remember Richard Ekey

Categories: Palm Beaches

In late April, friends and family gathered to remember our dear friend Richard Ekey who passed in March after spending 14 months in ICU. Richard volunteered at our facility cutting the fairways three times each week. It was his time to meditate and speak with the Lord. The chapter dedicated their ne...

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WSGA Registration Championship Extended

Categories: Palm Beaches, Treasure Coast

The purpose of the WSGA is to promote, maintain and protect the game of golf among amateur women golfers in the southern states. The association is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of dedicated volunteer women who conduct the Amateur, Mid-Amateur, and Senior Championships (WAGR events) and...

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