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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Participant Spotlight: Jude Sword

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The First Tee of Greater Charleston has 800 participants who take part in on-course activities each year.  We are so proud of all of our participants’ successes on and off the golf course, using our Nine Core Values in their everyday lives.  Our coaches are constantly sharing great stories a...

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Using The First Tee Life Skills on Halloween

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Halloween is only one month away!  While trick-or-treating can make for one of the best and most fun nights of the year, it is always important to be alert, especially when you’re out at night.  The Nine Core Values and The Nine Healthy Habits that The First Tee of Greater Charleston instil...

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January 2017 Review

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Through our new website’s blog, on the first of each month, we will be sharing a recap of all events that took place during the previous month at The First Tee of Greater Charleston!  For information on future events and registrations, please make sure you are signed up for our e-newsletter.   R...

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New Email Addresses

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Along with our updated website, the staff of The First Tee of Greater Charleston now have .org email addresses to better reflect our status as a non-profit organization.  Please update your address books: Bucky Dudley, Executive Director: bucky@thefirstteegreatercharleston.org Meghan Taylor, Progra...

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