UTC CONTINUES GENEROUS SUPPORT OF VETERANS PROGRAMS

Categories: News

For the fourth year in a row United Technologies has provided for a generous grant to our Chapter benefitting our programs serving Veterans with disabilities. A check was presented in the amount of $35,000 in the Patriots Outpost (the tournament’s military appreciation tent sponsored by UTC) i...

Read More

DENNIS WALTERS AND BUCKY ENTERTAIN AT THE ELS CENTER CLINIC

Categories: News

Ernie Els and his wife Liezl discovered their son Ben was quite impacted by Autism at an early age. Ernie and Liezl, established the Els for Autism Foundation in 2009 with the goal of funding an Autism Center of Excellence, the first of its kind in the world, now open at its brand new campus &hellip...

Read More

FEMALE STUDENTS ATTEND EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S DAY

Categories: News

The PGA TOUR Executive Women’s Day was held at PGA National Resort & Spa on Tuesday of tournament week for the fifth year in a row.    The event is a powerful platform for celebrating, empowering and inspiring women executives.  This forum brings together hundreds of local business leaders ...

Read More

THE FIRST TEE OF AIKEN HELPS DISTRIBUTE PAIRINGS GUIDES

Categories: News

Brice, Charlton, Tony and Anna from The First Tee of Aiken, South Carolina (pictured above left) worked side by side with our Chapter students (Theodore and Harriet pictured above right) as they greeted patrons with complimentary pairings guides upon entering The Honda Classic on the weekend.  Stud...

Read More

CHAPTER STUDENTS SERVE AS COURSE REPORTERS

Categories: News

Chapter students Wen Barto, Kameron Povio and Frances Melendez served as roving PGA TOUR Junior Course Reporters at The Honda Classic. The students received inside the ropes media credentials and shadowed reporters preparing articles and videos for media publications. The students will complete an e...

Read More

PGA TOUR SUPERSTORE CONTINUES FANTASTIC SUPPORT

Categories: News

The PGA TOUR Superstore has supported our chapter for many years through the generosity of Trustee Arthur Blank.  The Blank Family Foundation supports chapters in all markets where there is a PGA TOUR Superstore.  In addition, the Superstores established incentive dollars for chapters that met cer...

Read More

BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR WITH GOLF CHANNEL

Categories: News

Seven Chapter participants were invited to tour the set of Golf Channel on Friday morning of tournament week.  Not only did they hang out with Golf Channel Anchor Rich Lerner, but they were invited to tour the on-site T.V. production truck....

Read More

WELLS FARGO HOSTS MORGAN HOFFMAN CLINIC AT DYER PARK

Categories: News

PGA TOUR player Morgan Hoffman (pictured above with our students) earned a 2nd place finish at The Honda Classic and he also visited our golf facility for a junior clinic on Wednesday of tournament week.  Wells Fargo, a Trustee corporate partner of The First Tee, hosted and organized the clinic for...

Read More

THE BEAR TRAP CHALLENGE

Categories: News

Thank you to all participants in The 2017 Bear Trap Challenge.  The BTC is a fun, fantasy league style activity/contest during The Honda Classic tournament week that correlates directly to the unique three-hole stretch known as THE BEAR TRAP. The objective is to draft the player that ends up with t...

Read More

CHAPTER PARTICIPANT ATTENDS TRUSTEE EVENT

Categories: News

The First Tee home office and Trustee Jim Crane recently hosted a Trustee outing at Floridian National. The event brought together a small group of existing Trustees and new Trustee candidates.  Chapter Director, Ken Ohrstrom, confirmed his acceptance of becoming our newest Trustee. Chapter partici...

Read More