Participant Spotlight: PGA Jr League

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The PGA Jr League is a program where junior golfers have the opportunity to enjoy their first team golf experience.  Playing in a 2-player captain’s choice format, juniors take turns playing with and caddying for their group.  The program encourages sportsmanship, promotes mentorship, and bu...

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Supporter Spotlight: YAC Gives Back

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The mission of The First Tee is to instill Nine Core Values like confidence, responsibility, and judgment in young people through our youth development programs.  All of our core values are inherent to the game of golf but are also so important in every aspect of life.  We want to help children su...

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Participant Spotlight: SarahAnne Horne

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Congratulations to SarahAnne on her selection as Participant of the Month for June 2018!  SarahAnne has been a member of The First Tee for 5 years, since she was 7 years old.  She lives in Mount Pleasant and currently attends Palmetto Christian Academy, where she is on the golf team. SarahAnne tak...

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Participant Spotlight: Lilian Ducker

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Summer registration is now open, and one of the very first participants to register for our summer season was Lilian Ducker.  Lilian has been with The First Tee for almost five years, and she is currently at the Birdie level.  She started the program when her grandfather read about The First Tee i...

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Participant Spotlight: Tobias, Robert, and Samantha

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Congratulations to Tobias, Robert, and Samantha as their selection of our March Participants of the Month!  The Conover siblings have been members of The First Tee since 2016 and are currently at the Advanced PLAYer level.  All three agree that their favorite core value is sportsmanship because th...

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2018 National School Program Champions Cup

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The First Tee National School Program, sponsored by The First Tee of Greater Charleston, introduces elementary students to the game of golf, The First Tee Nine Core Values™, and Nine Healthy Habits™ during physical education classes.  In Charleston and Berkeley counties, 12,643 students learn...

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Participant Spotlight: The Wilber Family

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Congratulations to the Wilber Family on their selection as this month’s spotlight!  The Wilbers have been a part of The First Tee family for almost 5 years. Dad, Kris, began teaching The First Tee curriculum in his physical education classes at Burns Elementary through The First Tee National ...

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Family Golf Day at Daniel Island Club

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On February 17th, we hosted our annual Family Golf Day at the Daniel Island Club.  Over 150 people (participants and family members) attended a fun day of healthy, active golf games, geared at sharing the rules for games that families can play together on the golf course.The day began with a warm-u...

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Russ Playford Welcomed to the Board of Directors!

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The Board of Directors and Staff of The First Tee of Greater Charleston are pleased to welcome our newest member, Russell Playford. Russ was Chief Risk Officer of Bank of the West from 2009 until his retirement in 2017.  Prior to his role at Bank of the West, Russ held executive positions at banks ...

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