CONGRATULATIONS

We are proud to announce the recent recipients for the “2016 – Coaches and Volunteer of The Year Award.”

The First Tee of The Palm Beaches – Nancy Stuart
The First Tee of The Treasure Coast – Anthony Coletta
The First Tee of Broward – Ryan Wikel

The First Tee of The Palm Beaches ‘Volunteer of the Year’ – Jay Jenkins 
The First Tee of Broward ‘Volunteer of the Year’ – Tom Tookey

Each Coach and volunteer will receive a plaque.

These Coaches and Volunteers have been chosen because they have demonstrated chapter leading dedication, enthusiasm and professionalism and have met our objectives to be a successful Coach. Congratulations to all of the winners.

COACHES MEETING SCHEDULE 2017

Our Coach Meetings are an important gathering to share ideas, discuss challenges and prepare for the upcoming months. Please save the dates and join us. We all learn more when you are there!

Topics:
First Meeting: Getting Ready for Summer Camp
Second Meeting: How to have a Successful Fall Program and Participants’ Certification
Third Meeting: The Importance of the Database and Coaches’ Certification

Location and Time – TBD

EDUCATIONAL AND LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARTICIPANTS

Thanks to corporate partners and generous donors, The First Tee can offer a variety of educational and leadership opportunities for participants each year. These events often become life-changing experiences for our participants as they further develop an awareness of possibilities that surround them. Please click here to download the eligibility requirements. If you have any participant that you think is eligible to apply, please contact me.

SUBMITTING YOUR DATABASE

We are responsible for tracking and reporting participant data in The First Tee participant database for Home Office.

After every 9 week class session every Coach needs to submit a completed database form. Please send in your participant names throughout the year.

Through consistent tracking, this assists our Chapter to measure the relevance and impact of programs and monitor trends. If you need the database form, please let me know.

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FEATURE OF THE PGA SHOW 2017

“The LowZone”

Turn Your Practice Facility Into A Playground For Skill Development.

The system sets up quickly and easily for developing all of your scoring skills while providing measurable visual feedback.

-Putting – Chipping – Pitching – Bunkers – Partial Swing – and Full Swing –

Unlike most golf training products on the market which focus solely on technique, the LowZone is designed to let the user develop or hone their technique by visually analyzing their performance through task-oriented training routines.

Go to http://www.royboygolf.com for more information.

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REGISTRATION OPENING FOR DRIVE CHIP AND PUTT

The USGA, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the 2018 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship by announcing the local qualifying schedule for the programs fifth year. The schedule includes dates and locations for participants to play in local qualifiers across the country with the opportunity to advance and earn an invitation to next year’s National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club. Online registration is available at drivechipandput.com.