The Importance of Community with First Tee

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“Like the health of one’s body, it is important to also explore the health of one’s community and discover how one can give back and care for its environment and safety.” – Community, one of The First Tee’s Nine Healthy Habits This fall the Midland CC and Knollwood Village Family positiv...

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Winter at The First Tee of the Sandhills

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Winter at The First Tee of the Sandhills can feel like an eternity, as our formal ‘off season’ from curriculum programs runs November through February. It’s our goal to find fun, unique ways to keep existing participants engaged and connected while encouraging new families to check out our pro...

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Diversity and Inclusion at The First Tee of the Sandhills

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This week I came across a new commercial from Pedigree featuring a ‘lost’ dog, a golden retriever, that was ‘found’ by a lady attending a campaign rally, wearing the opposing candidates logo. During the commercial you see people with opposing election views come together, initially hesitant ...

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Sportsmanship with The First Tee of the Sandhills

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During week five of programs this fall our PLAYer participants learned about Sportsmanship; one of the Nine Core Values integrated into our weekly curriculum lesson plans. The First Tee defines Sportsmanship as observing the rules of play and winning or losing with grace. Players must know and abide...

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Participant Spotlight Elizabeth Nguyen

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Ace Level Participant Selected To Attend The First Tee Leadership Summit in Dallas, Texas   Elizabeth Nguyen spoke to group of 800 during Thursday’s Full Network Meeting   Pinehurst, NC (March 15, 2015) – Elizabeth Nguyen from The First Tee of the Sandhills was selected from candidates across...

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THE FIRST TEE THANKFUL YEAR ROUND

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A mere 22 days ago my house was recovering from a fun filled evening of trick or treating and candy eating, a Halloween celebration that spread across two weekends with school carnivals, church wide trunk or treats and door knocking. Yet, in just 33 days we will celebrate Christmas. A holiday that a...

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Sponsor Thank You Message 2015

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THANK YOU for being one of our ROCK STARS in 2015! Your support allows us to operate programs, offer scholarships to youngsters, provide continued education to coaches and staff, ensure program quality is unmatched and so much more. You’re helping cement, grow and expand our programs while put...

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Enter to Win a Charleston Golf Vacation!

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Enter to Win a Charleston Golf Vacation! Looking for a Quick Fall Getaway? Or a Weekend Guys Trip? Enter to Win a Trip to Wild Dunes – Charleston’s Island Resort! *Trip redeemable from September 11 to December 31, 2016* On the tip of Isle of Palms, a barrier island off South Carolina, Wi...

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You’ve Been Challenged!

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CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR A CLASS PROGRAM I’m Ready to Accept the Challenge! What’s next? Step 1: Contact Executive Director, Courtney Stiles (910.255.3035 or cstiles@thefirstteesandhills.org) Step 2: Formally Accept the Sponsor a Class Challenge Step 3: Determine who y...

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The Caddiemaster Open Brings Community Together

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On Monday, 120 golfers, 30 volunteers, 20 local youth, 18 hole sponsors, eight local businesses, three staff members and one title sponsor joined forces to celebrate and elevate. CLICK HERE TO VIEW A PHOTO RECAP FROM THE DAY  More than ever, local and world news reminds me why it’s so important t...

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