Volunteers Step Up for The First Tee

Categories: Blog, Volunteers

To the best of our calculations, in 2018, volunteers have given 2,611 hours of their personal time to The First Tee of the Sandhills. Simply put, that’s 109 days! During those 156,630 minutes, their commitment allowed 724 kiddos to come through 64 programs offered in Moore and Cumberland County. F...

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Community Answers the Challenge

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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 The First Tee of the Sandhills footprint stretches across an ...

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The First Tee: Hirtle Attends Leadership Academy

Categories: Blog, Participant Spotlight

Recently, Mara Hirtle, a rising junior at Pinecrest High School, joined 95 other teens from around the country at The Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. Life Skills and Leadership Academy hosted on campus at Michigan State University. Annually, this week-long Academy provides participants golf and leadership ins...

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The First Tee to Host Kick Back at The Cradle

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Raise your hand if you’re a Mom, Dad, Mimi, Grammy, Papa, Great Uncle, Best Aunt, Super Cool Big Brother, or Cousin twice removed of a kiddo that ranges between walking and graduating from college? Great. You are in for a treat! On Monday, August 20, The First Tee of the Sandhills and Pinehurst Re...

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A Win for the CGA

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Growing up as a golfer in the 1990’s and early 2000’s, team and golf were two words that didn’t get intermixed, frequently. At least not at the junior amateur level. While we had the opportunity to play on our high school team, and later college team, the format was always the same – ind...

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Caddiemaster Open Supports The First Tee’s Mission

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More than ever, local and world news reminds me why it’s so important to invest in the next generation. Teaching young people the value of respect, how to manage emotions and embrace diversity. By being a positive influence on these individuals we are making deposits in the future of our communiti...

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The First Tee: Participants Get a Taste of College

Categories: Blog, Participant Spotlight

As Mark Twain once said, ‘plan for the future, because that’s where you are going to spend the rest of your life.’ Planning for the future is one of the six Core Lesson’s focused on through Eagle Level Curriculum programs at The First Tee of the Sandhills. During this portion of the curricul...

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Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork

Categories: Blog, Volunteers

I’ve been blown away in recent weeks by the community members who’ve stepped in to support our mission. I’d like to share with you how those small investments are impacting the puzzle pieces within our organization. About two weeks ago, while sitting in Bob Farren’s office, Director of Golf ...

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