Program Spotlight: Inaugural Pin Seekers League

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This summer, Program Director Karen Wise hosted our first ever Pin Seekers League for The First Tee participants. Over 11 participants from our PAR, BIRDIE and EAGLE classes joined Coach Karen and Coach Lizette 7 Friday evenings throughout the summer. This in-house scramble competition played at Tar...

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Program Spotlight: The First Tee Summer Camp

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The First Tee welcomed 318 campers for the Life Skills Experience this summer! Students enjoyed course time at least one day each week, along with driving range access and various games designed for fun as well as learning core values and healthy habits. Thanks to grantors like the Florida Junior Go...

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Program Director Karen Wise earns Recognized Coach Status

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Chi Chi’s and The First Tee Home Office in St. Augustine, Florida congratulates Coach Wise for achieving Recognized Coach Status. Coaches who successfully complete all three levels of training achieve this prestigious designation. Karen spent three years training around the country in courses offe...

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The First Tee of Clearwater featured on National Television

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The First Tee of Clearwater was featured in a 1/2 hour Master’s “Tee It Up” Special the Saturday prior to the Masters Tournament. Filming took place during Saturday classes and featured various students, parents and volunteers, including a feature on participant Panagioti. To watch the Masters...

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Student Spotlight: The First Tee participants enjoy once again the opportunity to be inside the ropes as Valspar Championship standard bearers

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Valspar Championship had another great field of players from all over the world! As part of Thursday’s First Tee day, 13 of our participants were Standard Bearers for the late tee times.  Our kids got to meet golfers like Sam Saunders, K.J. Choi, Branden Grace and 2016 Champion Charl Schwartzel! ...

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