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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Students enjoy their Holiday Party at Celebration Station

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On the last day before the Holiday break Academy students spent the afternoon with endless rides on go-karts, playing games and soaking each other on the bumper boats at Celebration Station! This annual end of the year get together allows our students, teachers and supporters a wonderful opportunit...

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The First Tee Life Skills Experience at the Chi Chi Academy

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One of the many reasons the Chi Chi Academy is unique is the use of golf as a tool to learn. Twice a week, The First Tee Program Director Karen Wise, PGA works with Academy students during the Physical Education class. The First Tee programs are designed around teaching young people the game of g...

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