Tag: The First Tee

John Deere recognizes the First Tee 2018 scholarship winners

July 31, 2018 By
John Deere celebrated The First Tee 2018 John Deere Power for Good Scholarship Contest winners at a special Lunch & Learn panel discussion during the John Deere Classic. The presentation, which honored the winners — Neeve Chen, Varsha Nekkanti and ...
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John Deere extends support of The First Tee through 2021

August 10, 2016 By
John Deere has extended its commitment through 2021 to The First Tee, the non-profit youth development organization that uses golf to teach life and leadership skills to young people. Deere’s support from 2017 to 2021 will focus on a scholarship ...
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‘The Fastest Man in Turf,’ Joe Sell, talks bunkers and building a green in 48 hours

August 11, 2015 By
Joe Sell, senior assistant superintendent of the Straits Course at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., chats with Golfdom‘s Seth Jones on the work his team has done to prepare the course’s bunkers for the 2015 PGA Championship. [Link mentioned in ...

Locations set for The First Tee 2015 Careers on Course program

April 1, 2015 By
The First Tee, a non-profit youth organization that uses golf as a platform to teach life and leadership skills that provide character education programs for youth, will host its 2015 Careers on Course program at four courses and chapters across ...

ClubCorp partners with WGF ‘Golf For Her’ website

February 19, 2015 By
ClubCorp has partnered with the World Golf Foundation (WGF) in the development of GolfForHer.com, a new website designed to increase women’s participation in the game. GolfForHer.com – for beginner, junior, recreational and competitive players – offers a wide range of content from golf ...

Teenagers learn about careers, agronomy through First Tee program

April 29, 2014 By
The First Tee‘s Careers on Course program, sponsored by John Deere, teaches teenage participants from three chapters about golf course management and the science of agronomy. In partnership with John Deere, the PGA TOUR and its TPC Network, The First Tee’s Careers on ...