Intern Outlook by Mason Scott: My New Perspective on 4th of July

Categories: Blog, Volunteers

Growing up in small town Virginia, my exposure to military families was minimal. However, after living in Fayetteville the past three years, while attending Methodist University, I’ve become accustomed to seeing men and women in uniform, daily. A reminder of their gracious offer to protect our cou...

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March Spotlight: Rick Kaiser

Categories: Volunteers

Coach Rick, a transplant from Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, joined our volunteer team at The First Tee of the Sandhills in 2016, soon after relocating to our area. As a semi – retiree, he wanted to find an organization to volunteer with to keep busy while engaging in the community. He enjoyed coachin...

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Local Chapter to Host Volunteer Orientation

Categories: Blog, Volunteers

Spring programs across the Sandhills will kick off in three weeks at golf courses, youth centers and ball fields near you. In an effort to achieve our vision – ensuring a diverse group of kids are provided the chance to develop and grow through mentorship and character education while enjoying the...

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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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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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The First Tee: Volunteer Workshops on Tap

Categories: Blog, Volunteers

The First Tee of the Sandhills will begin spring programs in Moore County mid-March. To prepare, we will be hosting two (2) upcoming volunteer orientation and training sessions. These sessions are open to all volunteers – whether you are returning, newly signed up or simply interested in what we a...

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Flashback – 2017 Spotlight: Deb Fitzgerald

Categories: Volunteers

Spunky. Charismatic. Dedicated. Thoughtful. Passionate. These are the adjectives that come to mind when I think about Deb Fitzgerald. A Level 1 trained coach for The First Tee of the Sandhills, she is a transplant to the area from Arlington, Virginia. While her youth was spent on the left coast, mos...

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