Tag: The First Tee

USGA boosts its support of First Tee with $100,000 in grant funding

August 12, 2019 By
Thanks to a $100,000 donation from the United States Golf Association (USGA), First Tee chapters across the nation are receiving grants to further their efforts to introduce life skills and the game of golf to more young people. The grants are ...

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Power for Good scholarship winners honored at The John Deere Classic

July 12, 2019 By
The First Tee 2019 John Deere Power for Good scholarship contest winners celebrated at a special lunch & learn during The John Deere Classic. The winners participated in a panel discussion with Scott Langley, an alumnus of The First Tee, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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